January 20, 2011

Valentine Exchange

Edit: from a reader:
LOVE your kits and all you do, but please don't limit you future kits to those that are talented enough to send photos of their finished projects - Some of us are challenged in the "tech" department - Most of all ME!!!
Barbara in Bellflower

Barbara, I'll be sure have lots of kits in the shop that are for everyone. :) :)

Note: The kits are sold out. I'll be mailing your kits with a special note of instructions out tomorrow. Right now I have a *not so happy* husband trying to do some plumbing. Ugh.

For those outside the US: Sorry I didn't include you guys this time. If we like this concept I can do it again with different kits and longer lead times. How does that sound?

Do you like to make Valentines? Me too. It was so fun as a child to hand out those little store bought Valentines....and to get some back too. As adults, we can still join in on the fun. Want to join me?

I am hosting a Valentine exchange of sorts. We won't be actually swapping Valentines...it's even better. I will be putting 10 Valentine Exchange Kits in my Etsy shop today. With your order you will receive ONE of the TWO kits shown below. Either a pink kit or a red kit, randomly chosen.
Full of little Valentine treasures like baker's twine, punched hearts, a paper heart doily, a hand sewn crepe paper ruffle, a hand sewn yo-yo (Mom's still at it) and more.
Here's the fun details: With your kit, you will make a Valentine goody....perhaps a few cards...maybe a gift sack filled with Valentine treats....a scrapbook layout....whatever your heart desires. In exchange, you can email me one photo of your project(s) and I will post it on my blog between now and Valentine's Day. Plus if you have a blog, I will link up to it too along with your project. If you order a kit, I'll send a little note with additional details and my email address.
More details: Kits will be limited to the US only this time around due to the time constraints of mailing the kits and getting them to you in time to create your projects and email a photo to me. Please only order a kit if you intend to email me back a photo and be featured on my blog. I have a lot of daily visitors so make sure you take a really great photo....next to a window with natural lighting or perhaps in a light box. Use fun Valentine props if you wish. Include one or more projects but please only send ONE photo. Your project will be posted on my blog the week of January 6th. Please have photos to me before February 10th. I will have other blog commitments after those dates and would love to showcase your project before Valentine's Day. Photos received after February 10th will not be posted on my blog. Kits are limited to a quantity of 10....they will be up in my Etsy shop shortly.

I can't wait to see what you create! I don't often get to see what gets made with all my Etsy shop goodies, so I'm excited to share!


Fishtail Cottage said...

so excited to see what you post on your etsy shop! i have three kids that we need to start working on valentines for! anxiously awaiting what you are posting! xoxo

Alicia said...

Looking forward to participating! Just purchased my kit. :)


JeanFB said...

Woooohoooo, snagged a kit! What a fun "project" Mish! Can't wait to see what everyone does. Thanks for the inspiration!

Dana D said...

I'm bummed, US only. I only live in Canada, your next door neighbour. boo hoo.

Anne said...

Me too. I live in Ireland. Ah well looking forward to seeing what others do with the kits. Have fun !

Betsy & Kurt said...

Just got one! Very excited for this project. So cute. Thank you!!

Anne said...

How about a St Patricks Day Kit ?
I'm a definite.

DeeDee said...

Oh boy I just grabbed the last one Mish! This is gonna be loads of fun to play along with YOU! They are too Ca-ute! I'm so excited! YAY! HUGS!

nancy jane said...

This is a great idea. I'm curious to see how others work with your kits and channel their inner Mish.

bonnie said...

Oh shame I live in UK maybe next time :) x

City Girl Scrapper said...

Dang... missed it again.. :( maybe next time.. love your blog.. so creative and great recipes !!

Anonymous said...

LOVE your kits and all you do, but please don't limit you future kits to those that are talented enough to send photos of their finished projects - Some of us are challenged in the "tech" department - Most of all ME!!!

Barbara in Bellflower

Shirlann said...

I'm pouting...I'm your northern neighbor! Hope you have another with more lead time...sounds like FUN!

Beverley said...

Another vote for an international exchange sometime ... it sounds like lots of fun but postage to New Zealand takes time. :o)

Inge said...

What a fab idea Mish, hope you will include us outside the US next time too:-D Love your blog and Etsy shop!

Looking forward to see all the Valentine samples,


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