Thursday, 22 December 2011

Footwear and Crochet!

I have really enjoyed checking the letter box over the last few weeks and finding fun little packages from participants in the Kiwi Christmas Ornament Swap 2011.

It would seem that there were two themes running through our groups- Crochet and Footwear.

The footwear included my elf clogs, a jandal and some stocking and hearts bunting which arrived wrapped around its very own vintage Christmas tree.
The crochet included a star, a bauble, a Christmas tree and an angel.
I love the variety of ornaments that is produced in a swap like this but at the same time it makes me smile that these themes emerged.

Thank you Dione for organising a great swap and thank you Paula, Gabrielle, Clare, Abigail and Genevieve for making such beautiful ornaments, they will take pride of place on our tree for years to come.

Mr tartankiwi looked at the Christmas tree the other day and asked if there was anything that wasn't handmade on there.... ummmmm... not much! Just the way I like it!


  1. Such variety! What an interesting and fun collection everyone will end up with!

  2. I aspire to handmade ornaments hanging on my tree. This year was a bit of a bust. Love the crochet tree and the star.

  3. A lovely collection of ornaments!
    Also just wanted to let you know I've given you a Liebster Award on my blog:
    Thanks for having an inpsiring blog :-)

  4. What a great selection of ornaments and so nice to decorate your tree with handmade love!

    Here's wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Jill @ Creating my way to Success

  5. Yay it was such a fab group to be a part of! My tree looks so wonderful and loved with all its handmade goodness, especially your clogs. I want to do something even more fabulous next year... teehee!
    Lots of love your way for Christmas and New Years. xx


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