Wednesday, June 2, 2010

vintage cowgirl swap

I put this package together for my partner Paula:
I made her a pocket organizer (I was inspired by the Pretty Pockets Swap. See other pocket organizers I've made here):
I made Paula's organizer using the colors Paula said that she liked blue, red, and orange.
One of Paula's interests includes sewing, so I put together this sewing tin for her with thread, trims, embroidery floss, and buttons in those dark, pretty Fall colors that Paula mentioned she liked:
The tin for the sewing kit originally contained this cowgirl stationary:I sent them along, as well. Paula mentioned she would like to dabble a bit more in paper crafting, so I sent her an ephemera kit:
and a Fun with Fibers book (Paula mentioned she also enjoys knitting, so I figured those fibers she already has would be useful as she experiments with paper crafting): Did you notice the cowgirl cookbook? I sent Paula one, too. Paula mentioned one of her interests included cooking/baking, so I searched online for the perfect cookbook, and found this one.
These are some of the fun images inside: I got the cowgirl tags from my friend Blanca's ebay shop. Here are the links to her blog and ebay shop. I stamped on the back of them:
Paula also posted about our swap on her blog here.

See more artistic kits here.

7 comments:

  1. I just love everything, all the way down to where I can't scroll anymore!!
    I wanted you to know I have a handful of the rose clay seals on my Etsy again. They are more flat like the one you already have.
    (Just an FYI to give you first refusal!) Have a great week. Lisa

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  2. Oh Jessica! Once again you've done an awesome job on your swap! You give me tag envy!! Your's are always done so great! I love to do tags so much! I have printed out alot of images to make some and I can't wait to get started on them! I think I'm gonna take them to the campground on our vacation to work on them. Thanks for sharing! XO Fran.

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  3. Hi Jessica! Love your cowgirl swap items. Thanks for your sweet comments on my pockets and for hosting the pretty pocket swap! I had a great time working on and filling the pockets! xo, connie

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  4. i don't know how you do all these different themes so well, jessica! this is sooo fun:)

    mary

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  5. I love everything you made and sent. Such a great swap package! I had friends over last night for a "Stiching Night" and everyone oooohed and aaaaahed over the pocket organizer, cowgirl sewing kit and all. So darn cute! I also made the Cowgirl Coleslaw out of the cookbook. It was awesome~ Thanks so much, Jessica. It was absolutely the best swap package ever~

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  6. Your cowgirl swap is just awesome, so many wonderful goodies.
    DEbby

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