Comment: First at all: I LOVE YOU!!! HAHAHA
I got the package today and i saw the most incredible thing in the whole world "WALKERS" and i cried and i ate while i was crying.
I love everything that you send me... the present, the cream, biscuits and walkers!!
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!
Comment: Today was a rough day. Somehow your package managed to come on the perfect day. I am so thankful for you lovely letter and goodies that are so feel good. Thank you for sending so much light and encouragement in one package! <3 I am thankful for you being up for the swap. Your package brought a HUGE smile to my face and reminded me of the goodness and bliss in the world. :) Thanks again for everything and the time you put into the swap, I really appreciate it :) <3
Response: I'm so glad it arrived ok, and at perfect timing by the sounds of it! Thank you for the lovely rating, and for coming up with a great swap idea! Keep smiling :) We should definitely do another swap in the future, you are really fun to think of ideas for! x
Comment: I got your resend at last! Thank you so much. I especially love the fabric... I can't really sow but I still love beautiful fabric and finding things to do with it! (And also loved the way you packaged it... swap-bot is turning me into an obsessive :) )
Comment: Thank you for the most lovely package, Natalie! I'm so excited to read the book, I've never seen it before. :) I love stories on different mythical beasties! The wrapping was so pretty and the sweet sticky notes are a great bonus! Thanks again! xx
Comment: Wow, Natalie. This is one of the most thoughtful pieces of mail I've ever received. I feel like you've known me for years. I don't think any of my actual real friends can top how much effort and detail you put into everything. I'm in absolute awe. I can't wait to use everything. The cacti notebook has already been put to use as school just began:) The fox earrings are on my ears now. Just everything.. Thank you so so much for thinking of me and preparing such an awesome parcel to receive. I hope you enjoy my end of the swap just the same and I can't wait to do this again! ♥
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Thank you so so much Natalie, this is one of the most beautiful packages I ever got! I love the stickers, stamps, washi and the postcards- OMG the postcards!!! and it is all wrapped so beautifully I felt like it's my birthday (: I can't possibly thank you enough, so I'll just let you know you really made my whole week (and it's a pretty difficult one...) .
Comment: Thank you SO much for this swap Natalie and for resending! I love everything and can't wait to try out my new vegan goodies! Please please let me know if you'd like to do a private swap with me! <3<3
Comment: Gosh, what a surprise! I had no idea I was your partner again! You must be quite bored of sending to me by now!
Everything was beautiful as usual, and wrapped in such pretty Alice paper. I'm going to read the book next, and drink the tea right away (it made the letter smell so nice!) and the letter set and everything else is so lovely. You always send such perfect things!
I'll reply to your letter soon! xo
Comment: Thank you very much! I opened the one with the earrings today, they're so pretty :) Thank you for all the happy things! And extra thanks for the bear postcard, I'm going to put it on the wall above my desk among my other favourites.
Comment: Natalie, thank you so much for such a fun, inspirational swap! I'm really into botany/maps so everything was right up my alley, I actually haven't read The Waves, so I'm currently finishing up my book to start on that one. The chocolate is nearly gone and I love the tote and pen cup! So neat. Thank you for everything and for joining:) Hope you had a great Earth Day ♥
Comment: Thank you Natalie for such a wonderful artistic tribute. I am so impressed with your embroidery. I will be putting ithe up in my office at work on Monday. And yes, the improvised packaging worked - no damages. Thank you!
Comment: Thank you very much for another one great package! I absolutely love all:) the kit is very cute, I've just thought about stitching of house:) the selection of chocolates are so delicious, the bicycle stickers are so nice. And, of course, I'm very-very happy to have new issues of my favourite magazines!!!!
Comment: Thank you for the nice PC - I love Emily Dickinson! The Alice in Wonderland stamp on the card is wonderful too. I hope you have a beautiful day and next time I see a feather, I will think of you.
Comment: Dear Natalie, first of all my apologies for rating you a bit later. But most important, I want to thank you for all the thoughtful, beautiful, energy filled and positive items you've sent me <3 How in the world can I ever thank you enough? :) Everything you've chosen is just perfect and speaks to my soul! The lovely stones (which kind of crystal is the one you sent along in the package, the one without description?), the beautiful Ganesh, the incense, the tea <3 You filled my heart with gratefulness Natalie! Kind greetings and wishing you a lovely weekend, Love 'n Peace, Aline
Comment: Thank you! I love it that you sent several different small items :) Everything except for the Extra gums and Milky Way are new to me and not available here so it's great to get to try them. Thank you for taking part in this swap!
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely screenprint flag! I am going to buy a frame for it today and hang it up. As a funny side note, my 3 year old daughter opened it with me and decided it made the perfect cape. Considering the art on it, it was pretty hysterical.
Response: I'm glad you like it! I love that your
daughter thought it made a good cape :)
Comment: This package was so incredible. I'm truly overwhelmed and at a loss for words. I spent thirty minutes just reclaiming all the gorgeous washi you used. The bookmarks are stunning. I love the book pages. I literally cried looking through the Japanese motifs. They are so breathtakingly beautiful. I can't wait to start the adorable pattern you sent me. All the postcards and the framed picture of Orwell were the icing on the cake. I've never read Metamorphosis but it looks great! It is right up my alley. I can't forget about the bookplates with that snarky fennec fox! I really don't know how you did this. I LOVE everything. What I sent you seems so insufficient in the wake of all this wonderfullness, and for that I sincerely apologize. I need to send you some more goodies. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you thank you thank you. <3
Comment: Thanks for your great list! I started reading A Suitable Boy when I was a teen and it is still sitting on my shelf with a bookmark in it. The weight of it put me off so I have now bought it on Kindle so I have no excuse!
Comment: Oh, my goodness I LOVE the package that you sent me. Everything was lovely and so thoughtful. I am so grateful! Have a very merry Christmas and I hope that the package that you receive is half as nice as the one you sent to me!
Comment: ADORE IT!!!!! :) thank you so much!!! you clearly have really nice charity shops near you - I love the mug and the dala horse and the tin especially and the book also looks to be a really good choice! thank you so much, this package really made me smile this morning! :)
Response: Yay so happy you like it! I was really excited to find the mug after seeing you like bees :)
Thanks for joining the swap!
Comment: Dear Natalie, I just finished ooh-ing and ah-ing over the swap over your wonderful swap, and I think I want to start over again!! The scarf is just lovely (and soooooo soft), the owl bead is the cutest thing-ever!, the tea, the lace, the stars....it's all just great. Thanks so much for your kindness, and your good taste! I believe I do feel inspired... :)
Response: Thank you for the lovely comments i'm so glad you like everything and that you feel inspired - drink tea and create something beautiful!
Comment: I love the Carol Rossetti images. She does a great job of creating diverse characters with strong statements. The photos from the Beautiful Body Project are so captivating. I keep looking through to see who else she's photographed. Hollie McNish is so right about her stance on breast feeding. Anyone who thinks public breast feeding is offensive has their priorities seriously mixed up. Like she said, breasts on billboards but its the one that feeds the child that is offensive? Thanks for sending!!!
Response: Hi, thanks for the lovely comments, i'm so glad you enjoyed the links! thanks for taking part :)
Comment: Thank you so much for these links. I love, love, love them. I especially appreciated the two slam poets. I had heard the breastfeeding one before and I loved returning to it. But I had never seen the menstruation one and I hope that when my 3 year old is old enough, I can instill in her that same sense of confidence and understanding of her power as a woman. Thank you!
Response: So glad you like them! I love the menstruation one too - she is one cool mum!
Comment: Sorry, I just realized I missed rating you, I must have been distracted by all of the awesome things you sent! Seriously, I am wearing the socks and and am using the pencil case. Everything was SO awesome, you really went above and beyond! I'm sorry I'm such a slow rater :(
Response: No problem- i'm glad you liked it all! It was a really fun swap to shop for- i ended up getting the same socks for myself as i thought they were so cute!
Comment: Wow, what a wonderful package from England!
A few days ago a little note from the postman was in my mailbox, saying that I had to collect a package at their office. But only between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. This afternoon I quit work a little earlier to travel to the postoffice and wow! It was really worth it!
What a beautiful package! I love everything in it and also the way you wrapped everything. I keep looking at all the stuff.
If it was possible giving more hearts, I would have give you a thousand!
Response: Thank you so much for the lovely comments - i'm really happy you liked the package, i had a lot of fun putting it together! I had never thought about some of the fun stuff we have in England before! I meant to include a note to explain that the tea is brand new and unopened, but it came in a pack of 3 and each tin wasn't individually sealed- which is why i had to put a rubber band around it to keep the lid on! I hope you enjoy everything! Natalie
Comment: Oh my gosh, thank you so much for the package! I love everything in it! And it is so funny because I was JUST thinking how I needed to get a few more watercolors and a new palette and BAM it came in the mail! I was seriously about to go to the store right after getting the mail. Thank you, every single thing is awesome, and my kids will be happy to share the chocolate with me. Thanks again! It really made my day!
Response: I'm so happy you like it! That's really funny (and great!) that you were about to go and buy paints :) I'm glad you like what I chose for you, it was a really fun package to put together :)
Comment: Thank you for the awesome ATC, postcards, and letter. I love the embroidery on the ATC and the message. I really appreciate your vision of feminism and the ways our bodies can inform our experiences. In my experience, this is so very true, but not always easy to remember. Beautiful card and package! I hope to swap with you again.
Response: pleasure it was a lot of fun to make! I'm glad that you like it :) x
Comment: Thank you soooo much for everything you sent!! I love the Coins and the Postcards, the embellishments, the notecards and the hedge hog satin are very cute. And I'm really looking forward to try the Tea and the Crunchie :) I wish I could give you more than one Heart :)
Response: My pleasure! Glad you liked it all- enjoy the crunchie, it's one my favourites!!
Comment: I wish I could give you more than a 5! Thank you so much for such a lovely (and packed) parcel, I loved every single thing. You put so much thought into it! The books are great! I saw the film by Richard Ayoade and wanted to read it, so thank you! I definitely think we should swap again :) I'll reply to your letter too. All the best Rachael xo
Response: So glad you like it! it was a really fun package to put together :) happy to swap again whenever! x
Comment: Oh my word, thank you for the amazing parcel!!! I love it all, so well thought out, I just wish I could give you more than one heart!!! The kids love their bedtime snuggle toys, and are looking forward to their special bath time treat and new book! And I'm looking forward to a nice wind down too : )
Response: thanks so much for the lovely rating- i'm really happy you like it! :)
Comment: Thank you so much! I loved everything you send me (esp. the embroidery threads). But most of all IÂ´m impressed by the way you took care of everything (the big box, the beautiful wrapping paper). It was a treat :)
Response: So glad you like it! The embroidery thread is my favourite brand, and it's hard to get in the UK (maybe in the Netherlands too!?) so i always buy in bulk when i can! Thank you for the heart :)
Comment: Hi, thank you so much for the awesome mail! I like everything and it seems you also like to shop at Paperchase! :D It's my favourite stationery shop. :)
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in The Netherlands :)
Response: Hi :) Yes it's my favourite stationary shop too, and it so close to where I work which can be very dangerous for my bank balance! Glad you liked the package!
Comment: I finally managed to read through the entire 32 pages you sent. 32 pages. Handwritten. That is crazy and most wonderful! Thank you so much. Loved the postcard you enclosed, too. I shall write back soon:).
Response: Glad you liked it :) and yes i may have got a bit carried away!! Thanks for the heart- looking forward to you reply!
Comment: Wow--amazing. Natalie, what a beautiful surprise-filled envelope. You went far beyond "Pick any 3 things." I love all of the paper--very rich and the texture is wonderful. I love every note card, especially the torn edged leaf paper. The black ribbon with fruit and flowers is exquisite. The crocheted flower went on my summer hat; the stickers, tags--geesh--and then after reading my profile, you added a beautiful and meaningful heart pendant necklace. I am wearing the necklace to work today. I'm leaving the pendant on the ribbons (not a chain--love it as is). Lastly, thank you for the postcard showing where you live. You truly made my day. You get a 50 + 5 hearts and much appreciation. Thank you (from my heart), Debby
PS--love your nickname. My mother and grandmother owned a restaurant when I was very young (eons ago). It was called the Bluebird Cafe. I loved them, the restaurant, regular customers who treated me like a princess, and the bluebirds Mom and Granny got me--named Bee.Bop and Bimbo.
Comment: Thank you for your reading list - it was so interesting to see what someone else reads. Thank you for the recommendation too. I have Stardust to read by Gaiman as my next option, but will look up American Gods too.