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Friday, October 28, 2016

Tea Cup Swap for Barbara

I participated in Stephanie's 9th. Tea Cup Exchange again!

I really enjoy doing this every time Stephanie at The Enchanting Rose hosts one.

Let me introduce my lovely Swap Partner Barbara who I sent a tea cup to, and looks so very happy opening her package!  Barbara does not have a Blog, and hopefully some day soon she will!  She shared with me that she has been hosting a Halloween Tea Party now for several years.  Wouldn't that be a great post to read about!!!  ;-)

I carefully packed all of this for her, and mailed it all the way to Texas.

This is the tea cup and saucer I picked for her.

I thought it would be very appropriate for her Halloween Tea Party.
Barbara likes vintage doilies, lace, hankies,...so I found a tatted doily for her.

Barbara was the reason I created the Googly-Eyed Halloween wreath!  Wreath and Halloween paper chain (made by moi) were received by Barbara sans bottle of wine...sorry!

Barbara enjoys drinking black tea.  To make her box a little more festive, I included a small crochet pumpkin.

A headband that she can wear for her tea party (or everyday of this month), some pumpkin shaped pasta and...

a sweet pumpkin shaped sugar cookie to go with her tea.

Since Barbara is from Texas, I thought she wouldn't mind having a little something from her own State to hold her tea bag!

Another crochet doily for her collection, and a tea pot cookie cutter in case she wants to bake some cookies for her party or use it as a napkin ring.

I added a few fall leaves so that Barbara can experience a little bit of our MN autumn!

Confession Time: I always forget to take photos of swap packages before mailing out.  I had already wrapped every thing, and then I remembered I hadn't taken photos...so every thing was unwrapped and photographed, and re-wrapped again...not funny...!!!  I just get too excited!

It was a great pleasure putting this together for you Barbara.  Enjoy!!!

Thank you Stephanie for another fun tea cup swap.  Until next time!!!

My Diet Today:
1% Real Food
99% HALLOWEEN CANDY

13 comments:

  1. Wow what a wonderful tea exchange and I love what you sent out to Barbara! I know that she will enjoy everything. I love the pretty pumpkin you crocheted. It was my pleasure to feature you cute fall decoration! Have a Happy Halloween.
    Julie

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  2. What a lovely package you put together for Barbara, so well though out for her likes.
    Blessings~~

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  3. Such a cute gift! She looks so happy. Anytime smiles come to a face it was successful. The teaparty exchange is always a lot of fun.

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  4. Opening the package was like a Halloween Christmas! It was all perfect for me. Oliva' s creativity, thoughtfulness, and generosity were overwhelmingly.

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  5. I just love the picture of Barbara! She does indeed look very happy with what you sent. Lovely package, my friend. I look forward to seeing what you received. Hugs!

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  6. Oh I just adore your sweet treasures. The tea cup is lovely. I have so enjoyed getting to meet new ladies through this exchange. This has been my first time of participating but I hope not my last. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  7. Love the headband! You sent a fun, festive package to Barbara! The teacup is so pretty!!! I'm sure she is enjoying it all!!!
    Linda
    Mysewwhatblog

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  8. Love the headband! You sent a fun, festive package to Barbara! The teacup is so pretty!!! I'm sure she is enjoying it all!!!
    Linda
    Mysewwhatblog

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  9. Wow, you put so much effort into this box! Perfect Halloween and fall theme so Barbara is ready for her next Halloween tea party!

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  10. What fun gifts you sent Barbara. What a cool teacup. I am sure Barbara will enjoy many a cup of tea in her new acquisition.

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  11. You sent a wonderful collection of autumn and Halloween gifts to Barbara. If you're reading this Barbara, you would have such fun if you started your own blog ;) Such a nice photo of you opening your box of treasures! I hope you had a great time with your Halloween tea.
    And now I have visited everyone on Stephanie's linky list (so far!).

    Wendy

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  12. A lot of thought went into your treasures sent!

    I think I love the pic of you wearing the cute bat headband best, though.

    : - )

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  13. The fun Halloween-themed package that you sent made me smile!

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