Thursday, 3 December 2015

A Gift From A Friend

 

Last week on the same day that I received my Christmas mug rug gift I also received a package from my blogging friend from Maine, Vee.
Vee blogs at A Haven for Vee. Many of you know Vee already, but if you don't, check out her blog!
 

Not only did Vee make that cute Christmas mug rug in the photo above, she also sent me three vintage hankerchiefs and doilies, which I collect. I've never run across a completely blue doily yet in all of my hunts-I already have a plan for this one.
 

 
The calico star, I decided, will make a nice centerpiece for my kitchen table when I want to display a country vignette. The yellow and the blue calico's look so pretty together I think.
 

And now I have to ask the lady who says she's not much of a sewer how she did this lovely stitch, because I want to learn how to do it too!
Thanks a million, Vee.
 I feel like Christmas is starting early for me this year.

If you would like to view more post of the Christmas mug rug exchange, Tiffaney is showing off her mug rug from Jean here. And Stephanie's from Jann here.

 
 
 
 



23 comments:

  1. LOVE it all! Including Vee! Enjoy!

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  2. Our blog buddies know just what we like. What beautiful gifts! It really gets you in the holiday spirit of giving. Sweet hugs, Diane

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    1. Yes, I don't think Vee even knew that I collect doilies. It was all a sweet surprise.

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  3. This has been a wonderful swap, and I received the most heartwarming email from Tiff, and have just read her blog. Love your doilies, somehow friends know just what to send. A true start to the spirit of Christmas giving.

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    1. I know Tiffaney is so glad she was able to meet you through this swap, Jean.
      The best gift of the swap is meeting (through our blogs) and making new friends!

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  4. Vee is such a creative and giving person. Your parcel is full of lovely things. The doilies are so pretty. Will be interested to see what you do with yours.

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    1. I have wanted to do a bunting with doilies. The blue one will be perfect for one.

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  5. Vee is such a precious lady! The mug rug she made you is darling - love the tree! And my, what sweet goodies :)

    The swap was truly a joy, my friend. Thanks again for hosting. May you have a beautiful CHristmas season. Hugs!

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    1. Yes, Vee is special! Thank you again for participating in the swap, Stephanie.

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  6. How sweet of Vee to bless you with her gift! Haven't been online in sometime, glad to stop by and catch up with you!

    Hugs!

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  7. Man! That mug rug is wonky as all get out. I promise that I wasn't drinking! What sweet photos you took. I'm sitting here hardly recognizing any of it. I know that you will create some beautiful things and I look forward to seeing them one day, Kim. I am so glad that you will be able to put them to use. Sending love...

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    1. If it looks wonky, I'm sure it was the photographer's fault!

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  8. That Vee is a sweet and talented friend and blogger. Love the mug rug and the vintage items. So sweet of her to include the extras.

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    1. Vee is indeed a friend as you are too Pamela.

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  9. What lovely gifts! So beautiful and so thoughtful.

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  10. Vee sure is a sweetie! There is nothing like happy mail to make your day bright :)

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    1. I know Vee's been a long time friend of yours too!

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  11. Nothing like a sweet surprise in the mail, such a sweetie Vee is.Blessings Francine.

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  12. How fun!! It's always nice to get sweet packaged in the mail!

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All of your comments are read and much appreciated.
You are dear and lovely friends!