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Monday, April 18, 2011

Nest Swap Show and Tell

 I participated in another Sister Shoebox Swap hosted by bloggers Monica and Carrie (who are sisters) and had so much fun with it! These two ladies are so encouraging, edifying and fun. I love reading their blog posts about crafts, family and most of all; the word of God.
This time around the theme was "Nest"! As most of you know we have chickens. Since getting those little ladies, I've been studying about chickens and other birds and have fallen in love with them. My swap partner Dawn and I stuck pretty close the the theme and put together little gift boxes for each other.

This is my package from Dawn. A bird wind chime, a giant pencil (that the boys love), some flower seeds, Cadburry Mini-Eggs (they didn't even stay around long enough for a photo, lol) and this totally AMAZING scrapbook that Dawn made herself. The pages fold out and have all these cute embellishments on them.I love the "Bless our nest" title on the cover. I'm still trying to decide if I'm going to fill it with photos from this house or maybe where ever we end up next.

Yet again I forgot to take a pic of the package I sent off to Dawn, just as I did on the last swap I did. So if you really want to see it check out her blog. Her box included a hot cocoa jar mix, bunny marshmallows, coconut nest candies for her & her family, a pretty little box, knitted hot pads, a nest tealight holder, "sweet song bird" stamp and some sunflower seeds (her favorite flower). I hope you loved your box Dawn!

 My past Swap photos can be found by clicking the "swap" tag below. ;-D


thehomespunheart said...

Hi Crystal! Love that little photo book she made! :)

Thanks for swapping!

*carrie* said...


Glad you joined us for another swap. It's so fun to see everyone's goodies!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

what fun goodies!

petrii said...

I SO LOVED my box!!! I didn't get the post up about it today. My mom had an emergency last week and had to have a pacemaker put in VERY unexpectantly. So I have been spending so much time over there that I haven't been able to get pics taken and loaded and posted, but I will just as soon as I can. Hopefully on Wednesday.

Thank you again ~~ Dawn

*carrie* said...


I've been eagerly awaiting news from Carrie . . .

Can you please confirm if she had her daughter Monday morning and that all went well? I've been thinking about her a lot!