Back in September I joined Stephanie's of The Enchanted Rose
A total of 192 ladies across the world joined in the fun with parcels being sent and received. It is now time for the big reveal and I can show you the mug and goodies that I sent to my Partner Eva in Spain and the parcel I received back from Barbara in Cornwall England.
I first joined in this swap back in March on the 8th Tea Cup exchange but this time I elected to swap a Mug with my partner.This is the collection that I sent to Eva in Elche Spain . The information that I was given to work with was that Eva loves fruit infusions, espresso coffee , is romantic and likes vintage style. I had seen a very pretty mug which I thought Eva would like so I based the items that I sent her around the colour of the mug.
Vanilla and chamomile infused tea bags . The little glass kilner jar (decorated with lace )is filled with Percol 'Black & Beyond ' Espresso Dark and intense coffee. I made a patchwork mug rug and used the same blue vintage lace to decorate it with . The mug has delicate small blue flowers and little blue butterflies adorning it The small tea pot I painted pale blue and decorated with sprigs of tiny embroidered flowers as I had seen from Eva's blog that she likes and collects miniatures.
I enclosed a card which has a pre coloured image of tea cups on it by Hunkydory from their Little Book of Shimmer Designs. Front is my signature acetate decorated with silver stickers and pre made cream roses from my stash.
Here is what I received back from Barbara in Truro Cornwall. A delightfully decorated Butterfly box filled with gorgeous goodies. Costa Cafetiere coffee , a little bag stuffed full of old lace and ribbons and embellishments , a lovely fragrant lavender mesh bag and ..............
this very beautiful rose bone china mug that tea tastes divine in (The doc makes my evening cuppa in it) and this little book of quotes which certainly is a gift of happiness. Thankyou Barbara.
The image is a digi stack of cups by 'Beyond The Fringe' and is a Freebie on their site. I have paper pieced each cup with a different complementary paper and coloured the cup handles with a matching promarker pen. Front of card is y signature acetate decorated again with stickers and ready made pink flowers from my stash.
I'm off to the NEC tomorrow with strict instructions from Miss Di to keep away from a certain stall that I managed to nearly demolish on our last outing together and to not touch the soap dispensers in the ladies. I will keep you posted or better still just watch the ten o'clock news!!
Linking up to : The 9th Teacup and Mug reveal.