Friday, October 30, 2009

Joli Paquet Trick or Treat Swap

For the last couple weeks, my focus has been on the Joli Paquet Trick or Treat swap. It was truly a pleasure participating. The above mosaic is a bit of what I sent to my partner. Oops, and I did forgot to take pictures of a few additional items I sent too...
Well actually, what's more exciting is the totally fantastic package I received from Cerri!!
If you haven't visited her online boutique, you really must!Cerri really knew how to indulge me. I was so ecstatic to open all the treats she packed into my tote bag. I just love it! Take a look at the tote she embellished - the beautiful picture of a dark haired woman framed with an assortment of vintage lace and trims - gorgeous!
I really love the sparkly brooch she added too! Check out the smokey gray colored rhinestones. Aren't they fabulous!?
My oh my, was my tote ever overflowing with wonderful treats.
I love this silver hospital cup! Now why do you suppose we don't get silver cups at hospitals nowadays? I think I would have enjoyed a silver cup immensely when I had my babies in the hospital - I'm just sayin'... ;o) Cerri filled the cup with lots of pretty mother of pearl buttons, rhinestone trim and even another sparkly brooch!Take a look at these cool silhouettes! I love silhouettes!! I was so excited when I opened these. Cerri used old ledger paper for the backgroud - the old handwriting has so much charm!
She also filled a cute envelope with all sorts of images and cutouts which I can't wait to use!

I was desperately needing a new boo banner. Guess what? I got one! Here it is hanging with our pumpkin who'll be carved tonight.
This darling little ghost garland looks so cute hanging from one of my vintage funeral baskets. I got one of her prize ribbons too! It's really beautiful!!
Now, not only was I spoiled by Cerri, but so were the girls. She included two sweet decorated tote bags filled with yummy treats and even a fun craft for them to do too. Both girls were so giggly and excited while opening their gifts - we all had fun!!
Thanks so much Cerri! This was such a fun swap to share with you. I absolutely love everything - you completely "got" me! Thank you, Thank you!
**Please be sure to stop by the Joli Paquet blog and check out the links for other swap participants. It's always really fun to see what we each received.**


Unknown said...

It's just all too cute! Love the decorations and the pictures of the girls too.

Hugs and Happy Halloween...Tracy :)

P.S. I'm hosting a new giveaway. I hope you drop in.

Jeanne said...

Karoline, I loved getting a peek of your Joli Paquet swap goodies. And your girls look adorable with their bags from Cerri.
Happy Halloween!

Little Pink Studio said...

Yeah! I'm so glad you all enjoyed the goodies I sent your way. I know I loved every single thing you sent me!
I adore the photo of your sweet girls with their bags. Thanks so much for posting that!
Cerri xo

Rebecca @ Belle Blog said...

Oh my what fun you all had. That swap looks lovely!! And you spoiled your partner too! I love all your Halloween decor!
♥ Rebecca

maryboys said...

halloween is so fun...i just love each and every item that you gave and received:) the silhouettes are especially gorgeous.


LiLi M. said...

Your banner is too cute, too bad Halloween is over now, the swap looked just great, I was sorry that it wasn't open for international swappers, though I understood of course. Your girls look gorgeous, as always, hope all is well with you and your family.

Erica said...

OMG! Either of you can be my swap partner any time! Such beautiful creative items - breathtaking!

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Its So Very Cheri said...

Very Very cute--I love the boo banner and the ghost garland.


Julia @ Vintage with Laces said...

What a wonderful swap! You both did a fantastic job and must have been really happy to receive all those treasures!