Friday, January 30, 2009

A Pink Saturday and a Valentine Swap

In celebration of Pink Saturday, I am sharing with you my Vintage Valentine Swap that I received from Jessica at http://jessicarodarte.blogspot.com/. She was my partner this year and I just received the most wonderful package of delightful treasures. I believe she must have spent many hours fashioning this gift for me. All of it came wrapped in pink be-ribboned boxes. Carefully wrapped and presented in a wonderful box.

This is the most wonderful thing I have ever seen. it is a handmade photo album she made from vintage papers, trimmed in lace and posies. The pearl paperclip held our wedding photo in place.

Inside are two handmade tags and places to display more of my special pictures.

Two vintage sheer lace hankies !
Two delightful books to read, including a vintage cookbook!


A wonderful Valentine card with a silver heart!


Vintage postcards tied up in pink.
Candles and chocolates in a vintage tin.
And a glorious assortment of lace, ribbons, vintage buttons and charms, all tied up with ribbons and vintage papers. Too pretty to open!

How lucky I was to have such a dear partner! I love it all!

Have a wonderful Pink Saturday! Head over to visit all of the wonderful pink posts hosted by Beverly over at How Sweet the Sound. http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog/

Hugs and have a wonderful week,

Lorri

35 comments:

VINTAGE GIRL AT HEART said...

What a wonderful swap partner, she really outdid herself with all of the goodies!!!! Enjoy!

Sandi said...

Wow what wonderful goodies! I can see why you like them! Happy Pink Saturday!
Blessings!

kdottiedesigns said...

How wonderful! Isn't it great to receive such a gift?

Dixie's Whimsey said...

those valentines are absolutely divine! i can't wait for retirement so i can spend some time creating beatuies like these... hugs. Dixie

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, this is a dream of pinkness and other goodies! How great a partner you had! Love it ALL!

Happy Pink Saturday!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Vintage To Chic said...

YOu had a wonderful partner, So many goodies, Enjoy.
Hugs.
Judy

My Artful Heart said...

Lots of pink pretties you have there....lots of inspiration for Valentine's Day too that is coming up very shortly.

Enjoy your Pink day :)

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

What a marvelous swap partner! Those are wonderful gifts.

Jeanne said...

Hi Lorrie, your post today is wonderful with all the lovely swap items. Your partner did a fabulous job of putting together treasures for you. I love it all. Enjoy! your heading and the side panels are so pretty for the month of LOVE. Nice job.

Hugs...Jeanne

Lisa said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

What a beautiful Valentines swap!

Thanks for sharing it with us.

Lisa
www.palepinkandroses.typepad.com

Kathleen said...

Lorri you lucky girl! What a sweet and thoughtful partner you had for the swap. Everything is just so cute. Happy Pink Saturday

Mimi said...

What a wonderful swap. Isn't it gret when someone takes special time to prepare something extra special just for you?

Bobbi Jo said...

Happy Pink Saturday!
Loving all your pinks. The sweet Valentine items are wonderful. Hugs, Bobbi Jo

Lynda said...

What wonderful lovelies you have!
Happy 'Pink Saturday'!

Mary said...

Your swap partner sent you such beautiful goodies, she obviously spent much time and thought getting this together for you. A wonderful Pink Saturday Post!

Cottage Rose said...

Hello Lorri; Happy Pink Saturday;

How lucky indeed, to have such a sweet and talented partner. I love all the pretty Pink goodies. Have fun with them..

Hugs;
Alaura

vintagewindow said...

Well I would have been elated to get all those goodies in the mail. You hit the jackpot.

Thanks for visiting my blog.

I loved your previous post. What a charming place to be married. I love visiting places like this with the shops and history. I'll put this on my list of must see's.

Happy PS

Kris

Joy said...

Lorri, you lucky lady, that is a beautiful swap you received!

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Katie said...

What a wonderful bunch of goodies. Now that's a Valentine to have! Happy Pink Saturday!

Diane said...

You have an amazingly thoughtful swap partner! Happy PINK Saturday! ♥ Diane

Linda said...

Your blog is just lovely! Happy Pink Saturday and your swap Valentines are just gorgeous, what a lovely anf thoughtful swap gift!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Oh my, what lovely swap items you received!! I can just imagine you squealing as you opened each one!!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

What a sweet swap partner! Perfect post and what a treat for the eyes.

Judy

Deanna said...

Hi Lorri,
What a wonderful package! I know I would have just sat there and stared at it and not have wanted to open anything because it was too pretty!

Thanks for sharing!
Deanna :)

Barb said...

Lorri,
What a gorgeous package you received.
I'll have to check out her site.

Thanks for visiting my site, and for signing up for my 103rd bird nest giveaway.

Blessings,
Barbara jean

Blondie's Journal said...

Your gift was just so beautiful & perfect for Pink Saturday! You are a lucky girl...I would die for a present like this!!

Happy Pink Saturday!!

xoxo
Jane

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

Lucky you! awesome swap goodies you have! Enjoy.. Happy Pink Saturday

Terri and Bob said...

Thank you for visiting me today! I LOVE YOUR BLOG! This swap was amazing.

About the book The Shack, I can tell you that at times, yes, the book is a downer. It does have a positive message that redeems the book but at times this book is deep.

Betty (picture circa 1954) said...

What a fun swap...love your things. And congratulations on your RN. Wonderful story and well written...I'm glad I came over today and not yesterday. :)

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Lorri.

Wow, that is a fabulous swap package. I love everything in it.

Chatelaine said...

Wow, you got some great stuff! Swaps are such fun.

My first Pink Saturday, nice to meet you!

CC said...

Such sweet, beautiful things. And what a wonderful swap partner. Hope you had a lovely Pink Saturday and a greay week. I'm just now finishing up the last few visits on the pinks. Sorry I ws late..:)

Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

I'm so glad you liked your package Lorri! I sent you a thank you email for what you sent me. I hope you received it! I love what you sent me. :) Hugs!

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