Thursday, August 27, 2009

la la lovely package swap – part two

so… miss carolynn has received her lovely package which means i get to share it here on my sweet lil’ blog.
i got the email from danni of oh, hello friend revealing my swap partner and i was so excited. i got right to work on getting to know carolynn by sending her this email:

lovely package swap

  she responded quickly and answered all of my silly questions – like this: 
<<a favorite spot in my home would have to be my back screened in porch.
it has a super comfy outdoor couch and i can just curl up with my laptop and my puppy and escape in to the outdoors >>

i kept all of this in mind as i did my gathering
lovely swapcontents included:
1. a copy of sing+songs (“a mixed tape”)
2. a sweet hair pin from oh, hello friend  
3. a pack of letterpress note cards from simplesong designs
4. a handful of pretty japanese paper tape
5. a few mini latte bowls in pretty fall colors from anthro
6. a ruffle tote made by me!
now this is the pretty part:
swap gifts packaged
do {you} want a mini version of my lovely package? i saved up a few goodies to share with {you}

{a lovely-lindsay-lovely-package giveaway}
leave a comment here by sunday evening – the 30th and i will pick a mailbox to send treasures to.
but… you must answer all of my silly questions, too.
love, lindsay

25 comments:

  1. absolutely darling! i did the package exchange as well --- it was such a great idea & a lot of fun! it's definitely evident that you put a lot of time & thought into her package! so charming!

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  2. I love your blog! You are so creative and talented it kills me!!! You should be teaching our enrichments and we should be learning from you!!!

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  3. Okay really...so talented and creative! I am so inspired by your beautiful package..thank you for sharing your pictures! I love all the textures that you combined, amazing!
    So here are my answers!
    A favorite spot in my home would be my office (has a cozy white chair) or the hammock in my yard (daydreaming)...
    Songs I love...anything by jack johnson, joshua radin, donavan frakenreiter
    fav go to snack...baked cheetos, bubble gum
    top 5 etsy...anything letterpressed, love ruffles, &vintage, lobster and swan, emilie friday, sycamore street press...
    xo

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  4. Your creativity inspires me! I love looking at them! Here are my answers...
    1: I love all songs that are 80's and 90's rock and roll. I seem to be stuck on that right now!
    2: Etsy wish for's...hum...I love bags...big, fun bags. Something girlie since I have 2 boys and lots of boy stuff to go with it.
    3: A diet coke or pepsi WITH lime and hard candies. I also love anything baked but am trying to be good and lose the rest of Kaze around my waist!
    4: My favorite spot in my home is one of my big, comfy loveseats in my front room with a good romantic mystery book and sleeping kids!

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  5. I love everything you came up with! You put so much time and thought into this, I'm sure she loves it. What a fun swap!!

    Here are my answers:

    Music I love: I love listening to piano music. It's so calming and soothing. I get so happy listening to those sweet piano tunes.

    Favorite spot in my home: Hmmm...I think I'd have to say our front room because it lets the most light in, and it's my very favorite spot to read and take a quick snooze in the afternoons when the kids are at school. (I hope to resume this activity next week :)

    Favorite go to snack: Pop Secret Homestyle Popcorn and a big cold glass of Crystal Light Raspberry Lemonade. (consumed while I'm reading in my favorite spot ;)

    Things I want from Etsy: I can't decide. I love so many of the bags I see, and of course I love aprons...too many cute things to choose from.

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  6. Please enter me in your giveaway! Your so creative and the things you do are just "lovely" like you Ü... Some answers to your questions....
    Favorite snack: right now it is the Veggie Crips from Costco.
    Favorite room @ home: Athen's room, its the only one decorated.

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  7. songs i love most:
    "with or without you" -U2
    "when the ship comes in" -bob dylan
    "dear prudence" -beatles

    fave snacks:
    yogurt & granola
    chips & salsa
    anything with PB

    spot at home:
    anywhere with my cat
    kitchen table with fam

    etsy:
    washi (mt) tape
    photo postcards (polaroid or otherwise)
    vintage dessert dishes (footed)
    jeweledblossoms gratitude necklace

    your work is awesome, lindsay!

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  8. I guess I'll officially come out of "lurkdom" and toss my hat into the ring!

    1. My favorite music is anything that has a fast beat that you can dance to or exercise to. Exercising is about the only time I listen to music.

    2. Etsy wish-fors usually include the jewelry {always so original and pretty!} and usually something made with awesome fabric like a bag or something.

    3. favorite snacks include ice cream, salt and vinegar chips, cheez-its, chips and homemade salsa, and in the summer--caprese {gotta love fresh tomatoes and fresh mozzarella!}

    4. Favorite spot is my bed. This is funny because there's absolutely nothing special on my bed. There's not even a headboard. I've just always loved my bed, ever since I was a little girl. It always made me feel comforted, safe, happy, relaxed.

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  9. That girl is lucky to have you as a swapper! Man, you are good.

    music: i'm loving zee avi right now. calm and peaceful. and she's from borneo - just across the water :)

    snacks: fresh fruit, cheese and crackers, smoothies

    etsy: i'm on the search for a good set of living room pillows - there are so many pretty things out there.

    spot: my side of the bed with a good book and the windows open.

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  10. 1. Kind of obsessed with Coldplay right now.
    2. Cute stuff for my girls, jewelry, bag, apron, anything really...
    3. Chocolate, what else? Although right now, I'm really loving Chocolate pop-tarts, the s'mores variety.
    4. Couch chair by my fireplace and my bed! (which is where I really should be right now...)

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  11. Such a lucky swap partner, and such a pretty package filled with gorgeous things. I hope I'm lucky too!

    1. songs:

    * over the rainbow - Ella Fitzgerald
    * all by myself - Eric Carmen
    * feeling good - Michael Buble
    * for all we know - Donny Hathaway
    * a current fav. = honey bee - Zee Avi

    2. etsy "wish for's":

    * this
    * this
    * this
    * this
    * and this

    3. go to snacks:

    * nibs
    * mangoes
    * chocolate covered peanuts
    * apples with cinnamon
    * kettle corn

    4. favorite spots in home:

    * my piano room in the morning

    Lindsay, you are such a sweetheart.

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  12. I did the exchange too and I can't wait for my partner to receive her package (it has to travel all the way from Australia). Mine is nowhere near as pretty as yours, though!

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  13. You are so talented it's amazing.

    Fav music: definitely depends on what I'm doing, but I'm really into sweet melodies as I go about my morning business. I ALWAYS have music on in my home.

    Fav spot in my home: my kitchen because it usually means I'm cooking for someone I love.

    Fav snacks: chips and salsa, pitas and hummus, fruit, chocolate

    Fav etsy finds: jewelry for sure or original prints, cake stands, vintage glassware

    Fingers crossed!

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  14. beautiful! i'm part of the exchange, too!

    songs i love the most :
    + the vaselines - oliver twisted
    + the primitives - spacehead
    + maximum joy - stretch

    top 5 etsy wish-for's :
    + card catalog drawers
    + art by kiki and polly
    + mixed paper from found paper co.

    favorite go-to snacks :
    + chocolate
    + chocolate
    + chocolate

    favorite spots in my home :
    + my craft space
    + under my hodgepodge homemade curtains
    + anywhere my cat is

    thanks for the opportunity!

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  15. oh oh! I wanna play... any little thing you make I love and having a WHOLE package of them would make my year!! so here are my answers...

    *I have decided the 90's era is for me:0) I turn on 90's music from my tv and smile big as I clean my house
    *my fav place is easy to see if you came to my house.. i have a permanent butt mark on the left cushion on my couch :0)thats were i sit to watch my tivo shows after my fam is sleeping
    *my new fav snacks are fruit leathers,fruit and nut bars, and I cant forget mint milanos!!!!(but you already knew that one)
    *I love the fun jewelry and pendants on etsy, and just about everything on there. its such a creative sight

    I love you girl.. it was fun entering your cute contest... even if i dont win :0)

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  16. hello lindsay! i love your package...your partner was a lucky girl! this is a really fun giveaway & here are my answers...
    ="when i see you smile" by bad english (shivers! i know there are snickers by some but i loooove it!)& "have a little faith in me" by john hiatt= organic double disc necklace by elisasherejewelry, alphabet poster by sycamorestreetpress, small burlap bucket by designsmayamade, scooter bag by retrofied...& so many many more! =wheat thins, nutri-grain bars, pirate booty, brownies, cherry tomatoes =the loveseat in my living room at 1 p.m. (naptime for boys & good reading with great light for me! ***sorry that was so long lindsay but it was fun....nice to meet you!

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  17. I'm catching up on blogs, and see this fun post!!! Put me in the drawing! xoxo

    Songs I love the most ~ I ♥ Frank Sinatra. I also love that old flavor R & B that is kind of cool right now, like Duffy and Adele.

    Top 5 Etsy wish fors ~ Cool beads to make jewelry with. Or those cool flowers you got from the outdoor market in SLC... Anything like that... I trust you! ;)

    Fav snacks ~ Peanut Butter m&m's. Or trail mix (the kind with m&m's lol)

    Fav Spot in my home. In my living room, cuddled up on my comfy couch reading a good book! It's so peaceful in my living room.

    Love you! xoxo

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  18. wow... i just found your blog via oh,hello friend... you would be the best pen pal ever! that package is so beautiful!

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  19. how pretty! i love a good swap!

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  20. so sad to have missed out on your lovely little giveaway! glad to have discovered your blog though...

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  21. That's like the best package ever. I'm sure your swap partner loved it.

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  22. I just stumbled onto your blog and it's adorable.
    I just had to tell you how darling this package turned out. You are so creative! I'm sure it made her day. Thanks for letting me stop by!

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