Hello Hello Friends! I'm back from Mexico, and it was Heavenly!
Thank you all for the sweet comments on my last couple of posts. You are the best!
OK, as promised, here are some Valentine's from my collection. Be sure to save them as "original size" before you print them! I hope there are some here that you can use for craft projects or just to add to your collection. Enjoy :)
Now for those of you that joined THE CANDY BOX SWAP! :)
There are 27 of us in this one! Fun Fun! There are also 2 more gals that I don't have contact info for. I'll leave your names below, and if you email me at firstname.lastname@example.org you can still join! :)
YOUR PARTNERS ARE:
Erica/Golden Egg Vintage AND Maddie/Thrifter Sisters
Marlynne/ Marlynne Creates Daily AND Erica/Golden Egg Vintage
Krista Rowels AND Fran/The Bagg Lady
Betty Smith AND Susan Skinner
All of the names are "linked" so that you can easily contact each other for mailing address'.
Carol/C.Pohl, and L.Andrade: I'm sorry, I should have told you that you would need to include your email in your comment. You all show up as "non-reply". Please email me at
Will you each please let me know that you're still "IN" by replying to this post? It would be nice if everyone could have their package mailed out by MONDAY the 21st. That gives you two weeks, and we will all have a few weeks to enjoy our decorations/etc.
I received a few emails with questions, so here are a few thoughts. First off, I'm so sorry that I didn't take into account that you might have to spend $7 to $9 bucks for the med/large heart box. I bought mine after Valentine's Day at half off...I'm sorry if that is more than you wanted to spend. But please know that there aren't any strict rules.
Here are a couple ideas. Instead of using a larger sized box (like in my original post), you could make one little one, and one med. The Russel Stover ones hold three pieces, and costs $1.00. The Whitman's holds 6 pieces and I think they are about $3. This is the style of box that you'll want though because the inside parts can be removed. Notice the box that says "Happy Valentine's Day"...it has a firm plastic inside with places that hold the chocolates. You won't be able to fill it very nicely. All of these came from Wal-Mart.
So that's that! Make one big one, two littles, a medium and a small...it's totally up to you! But PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE give your partner things that you would want to receive!
Mine are going to be filled with about 50/50 new and vintage. And I'm not anti dollar section/store because they have gotten better these days. Did you see all the cute things Target has? Love that red and white twine!
Thank you all so much for joining my swap! I'm still learning as I go, but I sure hope it goes well and that you all have fun! Happy (Early) Valentine's Day!