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Mother's Day Lucky Parcel

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Mother's Day Lucky Parcel
Group:Lucky Parcels, Whimsey Jars, and Scavenger Hunts
Swap Coordinator:WonderMama (contact)
Swap categories: Themed 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:Regional - USA/Canada
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:April 5, 2010
Date items must be sent by:April 26, 2010
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Mother's Day will be on May 9th this year so I thought why not make a special package for another mother or a mother-to-be!!

This Lucky Parcel will be a Mother's Day package made especially for your partner. On this swap page you will list fifteen things that would make your Mother's Day extra special-anything that would pamper you or just simply make you smile. Your partner will then choose eight items out of the fifteen just for you and place them in a super nice box or bag.

You must send out eight of the fifteen items but if you wish you can always send more-its up to you but not required.

Now please be aware of cost and do not list anything that is hard to find or super expensive. Think real hard about your list. Please be very specific in what you would like bc it will make it so much easier for your partner to shop for you :)

You are to also include a Mother's Day card for your partner with your LP. Please keep your Etsy, Amazon, or other Wishlists up to date as well. That may help your partner out. The cost of this LP can be anywhere from 10-25 dollars--it all depends on you. This is to be an awesome package made from one Mother to another-so think about how nice it would be to receive a package made with care on Mother's Day!

Hope you have lots of fun making this LP. If any officer would like to make a similar LP swap international please feel free to do so.

Happy Mother's Day!!!!! :)

Discussion

WonderMama 03/28/2010 #

Here is my selection of fifteen items:

  • Pregnancy Scrapbook Embellishment (I am expecting in the Fall!!)
  • Pregnancy Magazine (current issue)
  • A Nice Funky Pen
  • A Super Cute Bento Box with a strap (to hold my preggie snacks LOL)
  • A Super Cute small bag to hold my Bento box and snacks in
  • Bath and Body Small Sweat Pea Lotion or Mini Spray
  • A Mauve Lipgloss
  • A pretty mirror to put in my purse
  • Creating Keepsakes Magazine (current issue)
  • Sweetart Candy
  • A Katy Perry CD (I really want to hear her music!)
  • Photo Magnets for the Frig
  • Address Labels (with my name and addy)
  • Stationary with matching envelopes
  • Stickles of any color

Those things would make me super duper happy on Mother's Day and put a BIG smile on my face!! :o) Thank you!!!

katiejpbishop 03/30/2010 #

address labels with my name and address

quilting magazine (any but Fons and Porter - I get that one)

flower embelishments

fun headbands

hand lotion

fun scrapbooking pens

stamp pads in girly colors

socks

cross to hang on my wall (i collect them)

funky buttons

teal, pink, or brown ribbon

spring scrapbooking papers

quilting fat quarters

thread for sewing (any color)

colored pencils

Any of those would make my day! Thank you!

proudmama 04/ 4/2010 #

Hmmm.....

  • A copic marker in any color (I don't have any and would love to try them)
  • Birdcage themed scrapbook embellishments
  • A Bento box (especially woodland)
  • Inspiration Kit
  • Anything smurf
  • An Amigurumi Pattern
  • Yarn (any woodland-ish color)
  • Crochet Hooks (I'm always losing them)
  • Anything Etsy Fav inspired
  • A good book (used is fine)
  • Lipbalm (Burts Bee's, Lip Smackers etc)
  • Taste of Home Magazine (New or old, I only have one)
  • Zippers (for making pouches)
  • Anything Mushroom *I'm out of ideas..... My last one....surprise me with a profile goodie!!!!
proudmama 04/ 4/2010 #

Crap, that's only 14....

  • Woodland scrapbooking supplies

Thank you soooo much in advance!! And Happy Mother's Day to all of you!!

luckycharms 04/ 5/2010 #
  • Tea cup and saucer (I have found some cute ones from thift stores)

  • Multi media craft magazine (used is ok)

  • Mulberry paper

  • Transparency sheets

  • Collage sheets

  • A dish towel

  • Covergirl outlast lipstick- The moisturizing top coat

  • Rubber stamp ( would love a Raven, face or watch stamp)

  • Alcohol inks

  • Distressed ink or any fun color ink pad

  • Plain milk chocolate

  • sun catcher

  • A profile surprise

  • Book mark

  • Learning to sew. any cute and easy project ideas and instrutions

That was tough!! But I will be a very Happy Mother with those goodies.Thank You, and Happy Mother Day to us all.

jennschales 04/ 5/2010 #

Okay...here's my list...it was hard!

  1. Bubble bath or body wash in any scent

  2. A quilting, sewing, or art magazine

  3. A good book

  4. Address labels with my address and name

  5. Cute, pretty, or fun yarn

  6. Fat quarters...except novelty prints!

  7. Small knitting needles

  8. Small unlined journal

  9. Profile surprise

  10. Tanning lotion samples, no tingle or hot factor please!

  11. Cheap flip flops in brown, pink, white, black or turquoise size 7

  12. Pretty ribbon or fabric, even scraps or remnants

  13. Anything prima flowers

  14. Alcohol ink

  15. Hot tamales candy

I hope this is good...it was really hard to come up with!

iLoveMail 04/ 5/2010 #

Really nice swap idea :)

I would love to receive any of the following:

** cute LINED stationery/letter set with matching envelopes, like Hello Kitty, Diddl, anything Kawaii, Sanrio, San-X, or random, etc. (NO FLORAL or DISNEY PLEASE)

** anything from my Etsy favorites :) (More than 1, but not all 10 items can be from my Etsy favs)

** a copic marker

** vintage collage sheets

** a felt food kit

** a green or blue (or both) whimsy jar

** distress ink (any color) or any new ink pad in a nice color (see my profile for colors)

** cupcake printed ribbon

** 5-10 new, unused postage stamps (28cent, 44cent or 98 cent)

** a neat, funky yarn & fiber ball (made by you :)

** bright, funky or retro-inspired printed fabric pieces or scraps (i.e. Amy Butler, etc.) - new fabric please; doesn't have to be cotton, just please no country, Americana, dull or plain fabric

** BLANK label sheets (like Avery 8860 so I can make my own address labels

** handmade set of envelopes in random sizes (please see my profile for ideas of what I might like)

** handmade apron or purse (only if you make them yourself; you don't have to buy one)

** Etsy gift certificate (do they have them??)

Thank you soooo much! I'm excited for this swap because we got to make a list of what we'd really like to receive. I'm looking forward to sending EXACTLY what my partner wants =)

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