|We'll always have P A R I S.|
Rat-a-tat-tat! The postman's tattoo brings me scurrying from my sickbed outpost - the couch - to the front door. By the time I step out onto the porch he is half way down the block, head down shoulders hunched against the wind and driving rain. I scoop up the tower of brown paper parcels and back inside I go.
|Darling tin Easter card and paisley S.|
Boxes spill from my arms onto the dining room table. Sorting through them I am pleased to find one for me amid the jumble of mostly business related bits and pieces. It's a package from Kathy at Creative Home Expressions for the Creative Wings Boutique Spring Has Sprung Swap!
What a generous swap partner!
Speckled eggs, beribboned lavender sachet, embellishments, ribbon, a pretty French tag, scrabble letters, and a lovely note were just some of the gifts tucked into a peat pot basket.
Petite ceramic bunny considers a new nest.
I wish I could get a picture that captures the charm of this peat pot basket.
Bunnies dance around a festive cabbage. A crystal 'moon' shines above.
My swap preferences were
'Paris Flea Market', 'Shabby Chic but not too much lace', pink, white and cream, and black and white . I could not have gotten luckier than to be paired with Kathy from Creative Home Expressions. Comfortable Elegance. Top drawer up cycling. An Etsy shop that makes me drool.
Kathy provides concise tutorials and great photos as well as all the dish-y details on her flea market/ thrift shop make overs.
The dresser above is one of my favorite Creative Home Expression make overs. A visit to Creative Home Expressions is always inspiring.
For the curious some pictures of my nut cup basket and goodies for Kathy are below.