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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Eggies & Swap Yummies

I really seem to be in a winter slump. Sometimes I have so many projects to finish & start that I just procrastinate it all for days. Yes, days on end I pace around doing ...well nothing but tidying up & tinkering here & there. How do you get rid of those creativity blockers??? I did manage to finish they wool felt eggs, but Im really trying to get out of this uncreative slump Im in, and today this lovely parcel really helped!!!! Just look at this fabulous pink smock!!! (Dont look at the dirty mirror though OK)
Im soooo inlove with it. Thank you so much Raesha!!! You sent such an amazing pink & brown swap parcel, just look at all the loveliness!!!! How did you know how bad I needed a new notebook....and how many magnetic shopping list pads I go through??? There was ribbon, beads,a raspberry cookbook, stoneware mold(I collect pampered chef by the way!) Notecards,candy,brads, chocolate,
and just look at these cute polka-dot coasters, and matching handmade zipper bags. How uplifting!! Raesha, you have totally outdone yourself!! Thank you again for your kindness! What a fabulous swap!
Have a Fantabulous Valentines Day!!


Blogger Mrs.Kwitty said...

Happy Valentine's Day Angela. Love the smock and it looks like you scored BIG on that swap! yeah! I hate those slumps! I usually just try and forget about it, just tell myself that I am just going to take the day off and I will get back to it tomorrow. Orrrrr--I sit down and page through old craft mags or books and jot stuff down in my art journal. That usually will get the juices going. I'm sure you will be back at it before you know it!
Hugs, Karen

9:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Creative slump! I usually spend a few hours cruising the crafty blogs or look at a few japanese craft magazines. I think when I see what everyone else has been doing.... it makes me feel slack and forces me to flick through my journal which is always full of ideas.
Nicole xox

10:38 PM  
Blogger Lark said...

Hi, I have just come across your blog, gorgeous stuff! The eggs are great, and I LOVE your Valentine CD cookies, so I don't believe you can be in a slump!

Allison x

11:29 PM  
Blogger June said...

Lovely, lovely eggs! Your gifts are beautiful. Maybe it's not so much a slump you're in but rather a "re-gathering of energies" kind of "time-out." Sometimes that's what we need.

4:35 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

The eggs are beautiful! We just finished Valentine's Day and you already are FINISHING Easter projects. Amazing!!! You sure don't seem to be in a slump.

The swap stuff is great!!! I have a thing for pink and brown AND polkadots so I would have been in heaven.

3:16 PM  
Anonymous Lindsey said...

What a great smock! Thanks for reminding me about Easter :)

3:33 PM  
Anonymous Catrina said...

It's refreshing to see Easter projects...everything is so pretty!!

3:57 PM  
Blogger linda t said...

Wow, you scored big-time!
Awesome stuff!
Love the color combos and the polka-dots!

6:18 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Love the apron, it is so cute! And boy, you scored big time in the swap department!!

Its good to take a breather sometimes, its when you get refreshed with new ideas!

6:26 PM  
Anonymous jen said...

wow. there was a lot more in your package than i sent my partner. swap grief? swap Guilt?

8:02 PM  
Blogger Raesha D said...

I'm SO glad you liked everything:):) I had a wonderful time shopping and sewing for you:):) I collect Pampered Chef too:):) I found that mold at Goodwill for $1!!!!

8:52 PM  
Blogger ShoezyCakes said...

Terrific smock! Everything looks really gorgeous! Lucky girl :)

11:07 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

That's a nice boost! I find myself wandering around, tidying and tinkering too. At the end of the day I feel like if I could just stay awake, I'd make something..but it's too late by then, of course. Now I am telling myself.."just one more blog and then I'll make something." I like your eggs. I did some in homespun but I really love yours. They're gorgeous. Hope you're feeling inspired in your awesome smock!

6:50 AM  
Blogger The Polka Dot Pixie said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE those adorable eggs!!!

10:15 AM  
Blogger PamKittyMorning said...

How cute is all of that!

11:03 AM  
Blogger Vintage Wine said...

What a wonderful parcel :-)

Have a nice weekend Angie!

12:21 AM  
Blogger deb said...

Raesha is the best! What a fabulously fun package of goodies. I am drooling over those eggs. It's so refreshing seeing springy colors.

6:27 AM  
Blogger Sarah and Jack said...

The eggs are too cute (and another idea I may have to pirate!). As a side note, you have all these new posts that bloglines hadn't told me about. Harrumph, stupid bloglines.

6:59 PM  
Blogger ArtsyMama said...

What total eye candy pics. Love the stuff you got and those eggs!! WOW!!!! Totally fabulous. I would love to swap with you. You left a comment that you wanted to. An egg would be perfect! Please email me at artsy_mama@hotmail.com for details.

11:12 AM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

What a fabulous swap package! All the P&B swappers are amazing I must say.

I have that same creative block so if you figue out how to shake it off, let me know.

11:59 AM  

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