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The 2nd Annual Ornament Exchange

Hi everyone! This is my 2nd year to participate in Vicky's Annual Ornament Exchange.  It is so much fun...Vicky has us answer a short questionnaire, pairs us up and we send them an ornaments and usually a few other items.  And we make a couple of new blog friends.

Sherry from Thrift My House was the person I got. She's a sweetie and had no preferences for an ornament style. Whee! I got to have fun creating her something. Pop over and visit her here to see what I sent her.

Then I was contacted by Kelly of "Dreaming of Vintage" to let me know she had received my name and was mailing my ornament. Of course it came while we were on vacation. But my daughter was home to receive it so I had her open the box and snap a picture. Here's what she sent me:

Oh my goodness! A bunch of goodies all packed in a beautiful white basket with a red reindeer liner! I couldn't wait to get home and see all the goodies inside! Kelly did such a good job choosing things that fit my style.

There were several rustic, woodland themed ornaments,

A Noel sign

A rusty metal pinecone

A twine star

There was a whole package of these rusty tin stars!

A cute red bird

A red burlap ball

A wood Winter Wonderland sign

a pretty towel,

and more goodies!

I can't wait to use these on some projects!

Plus she included a very sweet note. Thank you, Kelly! I feel absolutely spoiled!

And thank you, Vicky, for hosting the Ornament Exchange again. I can't wait to participate again next year! What a blast!!


  1. Wow Cecilia! Kelly was so generous. I love all the rustic goodies she sent. The twine star and wood sign are my favorites. Thanks so much for joining the fun again. I love starting our the Christmas season like this. Have a wonderful week.

    Blessings, Vicky

  2. Oh my goodness, yes she was! I love them all but I think the metal pinecone is my favorite...or the rusty :o)
    I love it too! Thanks, Vicky!

  3. What a wonderful haul, Cecilia! Kelly really went all out in sending you some fantastic things! I think I like the metal pinecone, too! It's quite unusual! But then, all of them are so unique! This ornament exchange was so much fun for all of us!

    1. No kidding! I do love them perfect for my tree. Yes, I do think everyone had a blast with it. Have a great week, Gail!

  4. Wow, Cecilia! It looks like you hit the motherlode there! That is an amazing array of pretty things. Congratulations- couldn't happen to a nicer lady. xo Diana

    1. aw, thank you! You are so sweet! Thanks for stopping in and have a wonderful week!

  5. Such beautiful new treasures you have received! What a talented lady. This was so much fun thanks to Vicky! Looking forward to next year and new friends! Have a Merry Christmas Cecilia!

  6. That Kelly is one of the sweet, most creative bloggers! She certainly sent you a delightful package - what a joy :)

    Happy Monday, Cecilia! Hugs and blessings!

  7. Oh, my! What a fun package to receive!

  8. Wow Cecilia, what fun! Kelly sent you such a fabulous package of goodies. I especially love that sweet little bird.

  9. Hi Cecilia, wow you received so many things from the ornament exchange! Vicky is so sweet and kind to arrange this for us. Wishing you a wonderful and Merry Christmas.
    Julie at Julie's Lifestle

  10. You received such wonderful ornaments! Such a fun swap, and the participants were so generous and crafty.

    Merry Christmas!

  11. What a sweet gift! So much fun to get all those goodies. I just wanted to say again how much I loved the ornament and cards you sent to me. Hope you're having a good week.

  12. Lovely treasures! This was so much fun to participate in. Have a wonderful Christmas!

  13. I'm so glad you liked everything Cecilia! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

    1. Again, thank you! It was so much fun to open everything. :-) Christmas blessings to you and yours, Kelly.


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