Comment: Dear Leen, hellooooo again.
Just turned back home after the festive days with my boyfriend and found your lovely swap that diversified & unique in my mailbox today - gr8 joy indeed - the 2 pair of earrings are outstanding & perfectly chosen (as always). I even do ❤ the special box, card(s) and cool magnets, yeah! You are such a sweetie & true friend/swapper. Many thanks and have a gr8 2018! Big hugs from me to you (being gorgeous) ❤
Response: Haha, Christine, I'm running out of these tin boxes I use to send you ear rings so they are kept in one piece :)
Thank you for your kind rating, it was chosen with love but sent too late and arrived after X-mas, sorry!
Thanks for the compliments and nice words. It's a joy to swap with someone like you. Thank you my friend ♥
Comment: Thank you so much for the great collection of dice! The multi-sided ones will come in handy for role-playing, and I love the story cubes! It's a big set, too, so plenty of possibilities. Thank you for taking the time to think about what I would love. :)
Response: Hi Sophie! Thanks for the rating! I'm glad you liked them all, the multi sided ones are pretty cool and it was hard to choose :) For the story cubes I found a version that was really your thing (mystery, mythic, ravens) but couldn't buy it anywhere, just found pictures online but glad you like this version as well. Thanks for being patient, loves, Leen.
Comment: Spot on and so very generous of you, Leen! Thank you very, very much! I love snoods: my favorite is the green one at the moment, but I might change my mind (the small pompom fringe on the second snood is awesome). Do you also wear snoods? If you do, I'll send you a little something to wear with those.... Just let me know ;-)
Response: I love snoods! On the bike or while playing with the kid its easier but still fashionable; ) I loved the pompons but the color wasn't so summery so that's why you got both ☺ Now I'm curious. Thanks for the rating!
Comment: Thank you so much Leen! The package you sent me was amazing! All these wonderful things packed in colorful magazine pages! I love the variety you sent. My favourite surprise was the flamingo cushion cover! Soooooo beautiful! <3 Thanks a million!
Response: You're welcome! Glad you liked the cushion cover ... I was in doubt but thought 'she loves covers and she loved stuff for her garden, let's combine it' ... so, please use it to relax in your garden! Sent with love :) Thanks for the rating! x
Comment: Thank you for the awesome package! It was waiting here when I got back from a vacation. So many surprises and they all were perfect. All the Hema goods, omg! They have the best stuff! And the chocolate, yum!
Response: Glad you liked it all, sent and wrapped with love :) Thanks for the rating, enjoy it all! x
Comment: Honey, a huge ty for your great re-send & willingness to do so - I am that happy & feeling spoiled ❤
PS Such wonderful items according to my profile :)
Response: Oh no! I did my best to cover everything in tape. Hope everything is still inside. Sorry!
Update: So glad you liked the presents! It was the most horrible looking package but a safe one, lol. Sent with pleasure, the only fair thing to do. Enjoy it all, all the best for 2017.
Comment: Als ik 100 hartjes had kunnen geven had ik het zeker gedaan.
Meer extra's dan wat voor de swap werd gevraagd. Ik werd er vanmiddag heel verlegen van.
Heel veel dank en je pakketjes gaan me de komende weken aanstaren, totdat ze mogen worden uitgepakt!
Response: Ik vond het zooooo tof om deze te maken :) En toen ik zag dat jij mijn partner was ... ik vind het gewoon leuk om soms dezelfde mensen tegen te komen :) Veel plezier ermee, fijne advent tijd. Dankjewel voor de rating!
Comment: Wow, Leen, what a surprise! I love your mail, it's very precious to me♡ Your words are so kind and the wrapping is awesone!!! Maybe I will never open cause it looks so nice ;) Thank you also for all the extras. You really made me so happy today! ♡♡♡
Response: You're welcome. Love to prepare it, it was so much fun :) Thanks for the rating. Have a nice advent time while opening the presents. I mean, you HAVE to open them, what's in it is more important than how it looks, right? Loves.
Comment: You have some amazing earring finding skills, Leen! It makes me blush to think how much effort you put into looking for these. And hey, two pairs?! (Also two scarves...) I feel like I owe you something. I appreciate the seaside look in both earrings, very fitting for the summer theme! The marine style BB's will go so well with a striped dress, and I have dresses to match the starfish ones too. You are so great at this! Thank you! ⚓
Response: Oh, so glad you like them both :) Thanks for the rating! You don't owe me, I had so much fun looking around. It was nice to have a deadline far away, it gave me time to check stores now and then, loved it. And like I wrote ... when I finally bumped into these BB's ... HAD to buy them. Of course now it seems that they have them everywhere, lol. Thanks for being a nice partner. Enjoy the summer!
Comment: Oh my darling Leen! We seem to have so similar tastes in these things :) The pineapple scarf is something I think I could have chosen myself too! Just my type of pink with a large print. I can imagine wearing it a lot to spice up dark outfits. The triangle one with the tassle border is so cute! I love the mix of different patterns. I'm sure I will have a happy summer scarfwise 💓🍍💙
Response: Enjoy life with the scarfs :) It was fun to search and now I'm starting to wonder if I should have bought two pineapple scarfs ... cuz I liked it as well, haha. I had fun swapping with you Saija! Thanks for the rating.
Comment: Thank you so much for my presents. (And yes, I got both bits! :) I took a cheeky a peak at one of them ~ Thanks so much for the glow-in-the-dark necklace! I am going to wear it on New Year Eve!!
Response: Oh YOU! You opened the best one already :) I was so glad when I found it :) Hope you will like the other surprises. Have a nice time. And thank you for the rating and the heart!
Comment: Dank je voor je leuke pakketje. Het postpapier is erg mooi!
Response: Hoi Tessa, blij dat je het postpapier leuk vindt, het is zo moeilijk om mooi briefpapier te vinden en ik dacht dat het papier van het Kruidvat al wel lang in jouw schuif ging liggen :) Dankjewel voor je geduld en dankjewel voor de rating. Groetjes!
Comment: Leen, heel erg bedankt voor de mooie pakjes en kaart. Hoe nieuwsgierig ik ook ben, ik ga ze pas openmaken als het december is, nog even volhouden dus!
Dankjewel dat je zoveel moeite hebt gedaan om toch de deadline nog te halen! Merci!
Edit: Inmiddels zijn de cadeautjes uitgepakt! Wauw Leen, wat heb je mooie cadeautjes voor mij gekocht. De airmailstickers en de kaarten waren mijn grootste favorieten :-) Heel erg bedankt nogmaals! Edit+: Vergat ik toch nog een hartje toe te voegen! Sorry, die is echt verdiend :-)
Response: Geen probleem, zo leuk om te doen he :) Laat me weten als je begint te openen, ik vind beide kanten spannend ... opendoen en te weten komen wat de ontvanger denkt bij het openen :) Edit: Graag gedaan! Dankjewel :) Nogmaals dankjewel! Geniet ervan!
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful envelope and surprise. The envelope is really nice, I managed to keep it in one piece when I opened it so I can keep it :) I love the planner supplies <3 Belated happy birthday to you too :D
Response: Mail art always makes me feel unsure: shall I tape it to keep it in one piece but then it doesn't look that nice or shall I risk a damaged enveloppe? :) Glad you like it and glad you liked the planners, thought they were made for you :) Thanks for the rating!
Comment: Thank you! Really looking forward to opening them!! :)
I am totally loving your little gifts - have a heart to say an extra thank you for your thoughtfulness! :) and let me know if you ever want to do a private swap! :) x
Response: Yes, it's so nice to have things to look forward to, right? Enjoy, curious what you think :) >> So glad you like it all :) It was so much fun to search for the gifts. I'll keep a private swap in mind when the baby is bigger, would love that!
Comment: Love your photo collages of shadows Leen- thank you so much! It's cool to look though your pictures in a different way. You wouldn't be jealous of where I live right now, I'm getting ready for the twice a year move- that's the not so fun part of my snow bird life.
Response: But still :)
Thanks for the compliments and the rating!
Comment: Vandaag is je envelop aangekomen en je hebt me helemaal blij gemaakt. Ik snap dat je deze dagen niet zo heel veel tijd hebt, maar daar is absoluut niets van te merken!
Alles is erg welkom, je krijgt vanzelf inspiratie voor de toepassingen!
Ik was vooral blij verrast met de adresstickers, ik zal er dankbaar gebruik van maken!
Heel veel sterkte/succes met de gezinsuitbreiding, dat het maar een mooie ervaring mag worden!
Response: He, wat een leuke commentaar :) Dankjewel! Was leuk om dit pakketje bij mekaar te zoeken. En de adresstickers ... graag gedaan ... dankzij de geboortekaartjes heb ik ontdekt hoe ik ze zelf moet printen! Het is spannend afwachten nu, de baby houdt zich koest. Groetjes en dankjewel voor de rating.
Comment: What a gorgeous place to walk your dog Leen! So lush and green. Thank you for sharing it with me. And is that your dog I see ahead of you on the trail?
Response: Thanks and you're welcome :) Yep, that's the dog ahead (in a fluo jacket so I can always see him) after years he finally learned not to run far away while walking so we both enjoy our free walks now :) Thanks for the rating!
Comment: Thank you for the nice note. My mom loved your mothersday card! We both didn't know that mothersday is not at the same date everywhere. All the best for you & the baby.
Response: Hi there, thanks for the rating! Well, we celebrate it overall in May but in this part of Belgium the 'real' Mothersday is now Friday so I'll keep that tradition going :) Thanks for the wishes!
Comment: I finally got a quiet minute to open your swap and thank you for the lovely goodies!! The whale postcard is great! I love that tree stump too!! Thanks for making it into a note card. I'll be keeping it for sure. Pretty envelope and I love the surprises!! xo
Response: Glad you liked it all, I love smiles :) When I saw your PC list I thought 'have to go to Hema, they don't have it in the US so she won't have the cards yet, haha'. You should check their website once, they now have the coolest stickers and stamps (lots of them mail related), I'll save them for you for a later swap :)
Comment: Thank you!!!
I wont open it until my birthday...but curiosity bubbling.
WOW!!! obviously the best swap i recived ever!!! the scarf is gorgeous and all the rest is so colorfull and fun! exactly how i love it! Thank you again <3
Response: Few more days dear :) Let me know what you think! And thanks for the rating! x
Update: great you loved it all, was so glad I found that funny fluffy scarf!
Comment: THANK YOU soooo much for an awesome swap!!! It was really nice to see you and your home and city! Thanks for telling me about all the pictures and for the extra postcards! I had fun doing this and I really enjoyed getting to know you!!! : )
Response: Ah Susan, so happy you liked it :) It was sucha fun swap to do, great idea! A great opportunity to see your own neighbourhood through different eyes. Thanks for the rating!
Comment: Wow! Wat een kunstwerkje die enveloppe.:-o Ik dierf 't bijna niet openmaken, zo mooi was het. Het was echt een leuke swap, mooi briefpapier maakt me altijd wel blij. Bedankt voor het lieve trouwkaartje, het staat mooi op mijn kast te pronken.^_^ ook bedankt voor het kraftpapier en gewoon zo'n geweldige swap in het algemeen.
Response: Haaaa super. Ben keiblij dat je de enveloppe mooi vindt want 't is makkelijker om stof dan papier te stikken, haha :) Maar 't resultaat was zo anders dus 't was de moeite.
Graag gedaan en geniet van je trouwdag he!
Comment: Hi Leen, I love the envie and goodies you sent the owls are awesome and the stamp stickers are perfect for future projects, the picture of the food made me really hungry and I wanted some. SMILE SMILE SMILE.
Response: I'm so glad you liked it all! Saw the owls by accident, didn't buy them so went back to the store :) Thanks for the rating, it was fun to do!!
Comment: I love your swap already! :) The packages are so very cute, and yes, the tree decoration package has been opened already (it wasn't me! :D); they are perfect! I'm sure I'll have a lovely December with these little tea gifts! Thank you very much! // Thank you again for all the teas! I love that you put quotes on the packages, and special thank you for the extra day with chocolate. :) Happy New Year 2014!
Response: Hi Sanna, started to worry you didn't get my package untill I read this, totally missed it, sorry! So glad you liked it already and so nice you loved the decoration, it was too good to leave it in the shop, lol. Thanks for the rating and ENJOY!!
Comment: Wow amazing package I love everything, I wish I could give you lots more hearts. You really put lots of thought into this package and that is really nice. My fav lol is the washi (deco) tape I think I have become addicted. Once again thanks so much xxxx
Response: Sooo glad you liked it! Now of course I see purple stuff everywhere in the shops, so typical :) Enjoy it all!! And thanks for the rating.
Comment: Idd heel erg leuk om nog een andere Belgische hier tegen te komen. Komt niet vaak voor! Dank je wel voor de nieuwe theetjes voor de collectie en de extraatjes! Ikzelf zoek mn thees ook vaak over de grens, in NL of FR. Stiekem wil ik ook eens gewoon gaan theeshoppen in D, maar dat ligt dan weer mss toch net wat te ver om zo eventjes te doen, hehe ....
Response: Heb 't 'geluk' dat mijn broer in Frankrijk woont dus bij elke bezoek probeer ik toch wat winkels te doen om lekkere thee te zoeken. En tja, soms is een doel zoals thee genoeg om een trip te maken he ;) Dankjewel voor de rating!
Comment: Leen, i received the journal today.. It looks awesome!! I wanted to pop in to let you know i have it, thank you so so much. I will take my time reading it now!! Ty for all the extras too. I hope you will like mine too. Thanks <3<3<3
Response: So glad it arrived safely! Take your time for reading, let me know now and then what you think :) Have fun! xxx And thanks for the rating!
Comment: What an adorable swap! You need not be insecure about this recipe card -- this was a wonderful swap, as both recipe AND notecard and joy of the entire sawp in the envelope are outstanding! THANK YOU!
Response: Aaargh, I'm so glaaaad :) Hope you will enjoy the recipes as well, thanks for making sucha nice swap! And thanks for the rating. x
Comment: Oh. My. Gosh!!!! Thank you so so so much for such a lovely package! It is just absolutely wonderful, so MANY nice and lovely things. The papers your grandma typed out and the old fabric pieces are diamond. I wish I could give you more hearts!!
Response: I'm so glad you like those papers :) Can't keep everything here so trying to find the right person for the right emotional stuff :) Enjoy it all and thanks for the rating.
Comment: The card is nice, but your words really touched me ! I will definately try to keep the spirit of the season of loving and sharing and caring way longer, hopefully forever in my heart !!! Merry Christmas to you too !
Response: Thank you so much, written with love. Have a great winter time! x
Comment: je pakje is veilig aangekomen, ik maak ze natuurlijk pas in december open ...wat leuk dat jij een hier een lief vond ... ik ga op zoek naar leuke dingetjes voor jouw swap ...
Response: Het is zo spannend om zo veel kadootjes te hebben die nog moeten geopend worden he :) Veel plezier ermee, laat me nog weten wat je er uiteindelijke van vond, ok? Dankjewel voor 't hartje. Groetjes!
Comment: Thank you so much for the wonderful package! I love what you did with the envie and notecard is gorgeous! I will make use of the pins as well. I am going to save your envie and put it into a journal I'm making for mail art I receive! :)
Response: Aw, that's so sweet! I'm so glad you liked it, it was sucha luck I found this wrapping paper in a Dutch supermarket near by :) Thanks for the heart. x
Comment: Omg,Robbie-stationary,I'll give to you ten hearts for that,lol and another ten for everything else,Thank you :):)
I've been Robbie-fan since the year...hmmm...-94 :D is it good or bad :D??
Take care :)
Response: Hahahaaaa, since the 90's?! That's GOOD :) That means you're now old enough to realise he's a manic-depressed sun of a **** but you still hold on to your teen love :) And me as well, that's why I still have the RW stationary and I was soooo glad I could finally use it to please someone. Greetings! x
Comment: got the package today :) so many different goodies stuffed! - though half of it already got "borowed" by my brother, so i'll have to hide the rest so it doesn't disapear with my mother. - LOVE TESTERS <3
Response: Borrowed he? Right :) Well, I'm so glad EVERYBODY likes the testers and thanks for wanting it, my closet looks much better now! Enjoy them all.
Comment: Thank you! The earrings are totally fabulous! You have good taste :) The colours go well with my hair colour, too, same type of warm reddish shade. I think I'm going to wear these often. The necklace is lovely, very trendy, I've seen something like that on my friends. I wear a lot of dark pinks and purple so it will go nicely with my clothes. Thanks, they're great!
Response: Thank you! I'm soooo glad you like the ear rings, it was a good guess really :) Love it that you love it, that makes it all double fun! x
Comment: GEWELDIG, GEWELDIG, GEWELDIG! Ik kijk nu al uit naar de uren van weken (van papier afhalen) en sorteren :D. Wist trouwens niet hoe postzegels van de Belgische spoorwegen eruit zagen. Weer wat geleerd. Oh en Nippon is idd Japen. Morgen ga ik voor je shoppen :)
Response: Week ze zou ik zeggen :) Ben zeer tevreden dat je 't zo geweldig vindt ook al was het maar 'de overschot'! Veeeel plezier he!
Comment: Ze zijn binnen!!! Dankjewel, ben al een beetje aan het rondsnuffelen geweest en zie echt prachtige zegels die ik nog niet heb. Geweldig, fantastisch. Wat ben ik blij dat je een private swap met me wilde doen :). Ik ben bezig met het samenstellen van jou pakketje, in de hoop dat ik jou ook zo blij kan maken. Nogmaals bedankt.
Response: Geweldig :) Ik vind het leuk dat jij 't leuk vindt, haha! Zal ik voor nog een keertje postzegels opzij leggen, misschien moet ik jou een keertje sturen welke landen er hier in de mappen zitten? Veel plezier met 't uitzoeken he! 'k Kijk al uit naar de post!
Comment: I just realized that I never rated you. I'm sorry.
I got your letter and knitting pattern. Thank you!! What a nice bonus.
You did so many wonderful butterflies. How nice! Thanks for the book recommendation too. I'll have to look for it.
I've been to Belgium many years ago. I loved it! The art and architecture are wonderful! Not to mention the chocolate and waffles! Yum!
Response: Thanks for the heart :) Waaw, someone who's actually been here, lol.
Comment: Wat een leuke foto's van je huis/omgeving en de honden! :) Ik vind het echt leuk om te zien hoe iedereen weer een hele andere leefomgeving heeft, zelfs als het gaat om iemand die (relatief) zo dichtbij woont! :)
Response: Super he, met internet kan je zovele kanten uit! Dankjewel voor het hartje x.
Comment: leen, I was so happy with what you sent Ive already ate the cookie and chocalate,I wish you the best of luck with your new home,you can have so much fun redoing your house and putting your special touch on it, hugs sandy.
Response: Hi Sandy, that's so sweet! Waw, you got that mail so fast, nice. Thanks for the heart. x
Comment: Cute card. I liked the quote. I think the measurement was off slightly, but it is still cute. Good job. You sent a 4x6 card. It should have been 4 1/4 x 5 1/2. That's the quarter size of a letter sized piece of 8 1/2x 11 card stock.
Response: Thank you! What was wrong with the measurement, thought I got it right, help me out :) Thanks for explaining ... these measurements are not 'standard' here, now I'll remember!
Comment: Thank you so very much for the book pages and for sharing your grandmother's typing with me. The cookies are great and the extra goodies will be fun to use. Love your mailing envelope. Clever idea.
Response: Thanks :) Glad my grandmother's typing is in good hands now! Have a nice day!
Comment: I love the hair clip! I'm wearing it now! Hahaha, my brother tried to snatch the envelope from me when I walked in. I think he may be starting to get jealous from all my awesome mail. Thank you very much!
Response: I'm so glad you loved it! Shall I send your brother one too? :) lol