Monday, November 17, 2014

T’was the night Blog hop

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At the end of October, this box arrived at my door.
At first I had no idea who it was from and what it was for…
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Then I opened it and read the letter and saw these presents inside.
“The days dewings” had actually “stalked” my blog and found the names of my 3 kids and made presents for each of them
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soo thoughtful!
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and one for me Smile
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it was an upcycled book
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turned into a sewing case, how clever!
thanks!!
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Then I had to wait until I got the kids from school and they opened theirs quickly.
Bjorn LOVED his minecraft pillowcase!! (making Solveig jealous I think)
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she got two ornaments
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Sonja got a basket of craft goodies
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I gave Sonja the letter stickers in order and she stuck them on the bucket
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Bjorn likes his pillow case
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Sonja played with more stickers
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Let the creativity begin! look at the mess Winking smile
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can’t blame her all on the mess on the floor though
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like mother like daughter Smile with tongue out
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FYI-I did vacuum after this….

here’s the rest of the bloggers today
Monday, Nov. 17
Thanks to Marlene and Mrs Samm for a fun blog hop






62 comments:

Anita said...

Nice gifts for your kids and you!

Judy said...

LOL, so nice for the kiddies and for you, this must have been hours of fun (and cleaning afterwards, I know, but FUN was more important!). THe sewing case is such a great idea, looks like a book, how clever!

Baa. xxx said...

What lovely gifts for you and the children. Great idea about the sewing case.

Judy B said...

Thank you for sharing your box of goodies! Happy Holidays!!!

Theresa said...

Great gifts for everyone!

Marian said...

So cute and fun, thanks for sharing Bea.. Hey, nice change on the blog theme... Loads sew much faster... Hugs!!

Mdm Samm said...

Great gifts for everyone!

Michele said...

Very nice.

Elizabeth Coughlin said...

Such thoughtful gifts!

Dorian said...

How sweet, so nice for the kids to get some gifts too. Great gifts all around.

Shari said...

Oh...how very thoughtful! Fun gifts too!

Vickie said...

Looks like the kids had fun !!

Jeanie said...

Love that recycled book... so clever! And how nice that she included the little ones in the exchange. Merry Christmas!

Jeanie said...

Love that recycled book... so clever! And how nice that she included the little ones in the exchange. Merry Christmas!

Thearica said...

I guess it did feel like Christmas in your house. :)

Joyce Carter said...

It looks like all of you enjoyed some really cute presents. I love the ornaments. I don't like the clean-up part either.

tink's mom said...

What a great idea, gifts for your family. The book idea is wonderful.
I love the assortment of gifts I received from you. This has been a very fun hop.

sew.darn.quilt said...

Great gifts, my boys love Minecraft too! Cute idea for a sewing box :)

Jennifer said...

I'm so glad they glad they liked them! This has been a very fun blog hop to participate in (my 1st, actually!). I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas, Bea!

StitchinByTheLake said...

How sweet to send gifts to your children - very thoughtful! I love the book turned into a case. My daughter is a librarian and would love this so I'll be trying to figure that out! blessings, marlene

Carol said...

How sweet to think of your kids! Great idea to reuse a book to make such a crafty sewing case!

evelyn said...

Very nice gifts. How thoughtful to include the kids. I love the book turned sewing kit, very original.

Pickles Quilting said...

Those are such nice gifts! It looks like your kids had fun opening them. I love the book turned into a sewing kit. That is too cool!
-Brittany

Lovelli Quilts said...

How thoughtful to send gifts for everyone!!

Carla said...

How thoughtful to think of everyone. Great gifts. What a sweet treat that sewing box is.

Calicojoan said...

Now that is a great package. Christmas came early! :-)

Linda said...

What a great surprise! I love the upcycled book!!

Margie said...

How thoughtful to think of the young ones and that book idea is clever.

krislovesfabric said...

Fun :) Great gifts you received!

Jane's Quilting said...

How thoughtfuf, a gift for all. They are all adorable and such sweet children.

Needled Mom said...

How nice it was to remember the children too!

Mary Ann said...

Great gifts. The sewing case--awesome idea. Wonder how she did that? And the gifts for the kids are great. Made a nice family time as I know how much kids like to open gifts. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy the holidays.

Quilting Tangent said...

Fun day for your family.

Createology said...

Creativity is such an amazing gift in itself and allows us to share with others. Your gifts received are thoughtful and fun. Thank you sew much for participating and swapping/hopping. Creative T'Was the Night Bliss...

Wendy said...

How fantastic! Thank you for sharing your gifts and your children Bea... they sure are growing up!!

Christine S said...

How thoughtful! I can't believe how big the little one has gotten, time flys!

Nancy said...

How lovely is that, to receive Gifts for the Children!! That just really touches my heart~ Thanks for sharing!!
Huggs, Nancy

BarbCarol said...

What thoughtful gifts for you and your kids. I must have several of the upcyclced books...a new challenge. Have a Great Holiday Season.

LJ said...

I can see that Sonja had a very good time!! Wonderful that the kids were included in the gift giving. What a sweet idea to use an old book and turn it into something useful.

Julia Plunkett said...

Lovely gifts especially your sewing case! Thanks for sharing

Deonn @ Quiltscapes said...

What a wonderful package for everyone! I love the upcycled book/purse idea, how fun.

Kathy @ Kwilty Pleasures said...

Sweet gifts!

Brandy Pettit said...

Lovely idea to send gifts for everyone. I like the gifts you sent to Selina Quilts by the way, you made some great things! I especially enjoy the Hawaiian shirt tissue holder.

~Brandy

carla said...

Hi!!!! Wow!!! These are wonderful gifts!!!! Sweet!!!!!

Mary said...

Very Thoughtful gifts. Hope you have a Pillowcase ready to make for the unhappy girl who got ornaments. What did you make for the HOP?

Mary said...

Great gifts for you and your children.

sandra said...

That was just so thoughtful and everything was lovely. I thought your gift was so creative and useful.
Merry Christmas Sandra

gpc said...

What sweet gifts! :)

Cindy said...

How fun for your kiddo's to get gifts too! The up-cycled book to sewing kit was really neat. Gonna have to convince her to write up a tute for it. :)

CeLynn said...

What a great package of gifts,made extra special with the crafting time with the kids!

Doris Rice said...

It looks like the kids loved their gifts.

Sharon Joyner Griffith said...

What a wonderful day for you to receive those wonderful gifts to share with your children...

Mary Pat Callihan said...

Don't you just love the mail?! Especially when it holds happy surprises!

Leanne Parsons said...

What wonderful gifts!! Craft supplies are so wonderful for kids. Keeps them occupied for hours (as long as you don't mind the aftermath).

Lixie said...

Awww, great present!

Bente-I like to QuiltBlog said...

Great gifts and very nice to think of the kids too, funny pics ☺ thanks for sharing!

Cathy said...

Beautiful gifts! What joy!

Leah said...

What a clever idea with the book. Great gifts for you and the kids!!

Katherine said...

Aw, how sweet! Looks like those gifts were well received. Such fun gift ideas!

Amy said...

You received some very cute gifts. How nice that she sent each one of your children a present. Looking forward to seeing what you created. Have a joyous holiday season!

Patty D from NC said...

what a thoughtful set of gifts!

Quilt n Queen said...

A fun box of gifts for everyone...how sweet!! Happy Holidays!!