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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Crafty Peep Swap

Earlier this Spring, I signed up for the Crafty Peep Swap on Becky's blog, Strumpet's Crumpets (the most awesome-ly-named blog, right?!).

Spring Floral Embroidery

At the time I signed up, I was going through somewhat of a creative slump. Nothing serious - more like crafting apathy. Sigh. Let me tell you - ain't nothing like a swap to help you get your mojo back!

Pretty Wall Hanging!

But, not only do you get to make something awesome - you get to RECEIVE something. My swap partner was the delightful Katelyn of the blog likes & loves. She made me this cute wall decoration, with a bunny on it! You know how I feel about bunnies...

Pretty Spring Shelf

It goes perfectly in my living room. A nice bright little corner! 

I made Katelyn this embroidered wall hanging. The flowers are felt applique, with embroidered accents. I put it in a patchwork "frame," and I love the way it turned out! I was a little sad to let it go, I'll admit, but I shall comfort myself by making more. 

close up on the Spring Floral Embroidery

Thanks to Becky for hosting this lovely swap!

5 comments :

  1. wow!
    That is soooo beautiful!

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  2. the embroidery is beautiful!

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  3. I'm in the midst of my first swap (making something from one skein of yarn)and know exactly what you're talking about ... it's energizing. I love your embroidery. It's lovely.

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