Not really, but the title kind of grabs you, doesn't it? The Blogorette Sorority Sisters didn't necessarily smoke the cigars but our mission was to decorate a cigar box and fill it with fall findings for our secret sorority sister. Our House Mother, aka, Karen of Some Days Are Diamonds hosted this first ever Blogerette Swap and assigned our partners under a shroud of sorority secrecy. In the dark of night we crept around each others blogs to ascertain likes and dislikes before the creating, purchasing and decorating began. For weeks the suspense built, and then -
the postman came! and brought me this beautiful box from Ceekay of
Thinkin' of Home.
I fell in love instantly with the muted brown toile fabric and layered rosette!
Inside were all kinds of fun fall goodies.....
including this oh-so-sweet handmade plaque. Huge harvest hugs to my sorority sister and friend Ceekay!
While Ceekay was preparing all of that for me, I was busy finding just the right items for her. A few days after Karen announced this swap I was at an estate sale and scored this really cool wooden cigar box. I embellished with a vintage doily and one of my handmade rosettes,
assembled my specially selected Ceekay items,
stuffed that box as best I could,
and off it went with my best wishes!
Saturday is our Fall Findings Reveal Day (some of us simply could not wait!). If you'd like to see what the talented and creative Blogerettes came up with, visit our "Sorority House" for all the links. It's a BIG house-you might want to think about joining the sisterhood yourself.....
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