I just wrapped up my first ever blog swap, and what a fabulous swap it turned out to be. A couple of the people who signed up were old blog buddies but for the most part the participants were people I'd never met.
It couldn't have been a nicer experience. What a lovely and talented group of women! Everyone contributed 10 altered shipping tags - the only criteria being they made you think spring. As the hostess I made the covers, bound them and shipped them back.
Meet my new tag buddies..
Sweet and Sassy Scrapper
Ruby Moon Art
The Pretty Pekingnese
Art From The Heart
Nook and Cranny
My Paper Playhouse
Paula doesn't have a blog
On A Journey Through Journaling...
And my tags
These are the covers I made using an image from Karen at
The Graphics FairyI uploaded the image to Picnik to add the title, then collaged some toadstools, fairy kids, bunnies and eggbaskets (courtesy of Lisa's Altered Art) and embellished with flowers, fabric stems, butterflies and bling.
What a scrumptious, fat book loaded with paper, lace and fabric....
bound with a single binding ring covered with loads of ribbon...
all ready to be packed and shipped to my Thinking Spring friends
Thanks to all of the ladies for a most happy collabortive. I was binding them on a wintry northeast day, but was REALLY thinking spring!
I've linked to Brag Monday at The Graphics Fairy. Many thanks to Karen for all the beautiful images that contributed to our tag book, including the blog button and thank you tag (attached to book).
Ideas are already swirling round my head for the next blog swap. Stay tuned.
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