Friday, February 11, 2011

Friday Pretties

I participated in a valentine apron swap that Sue from Country Pleasures organized.  I was paired with Gloria and want to share with you her very generous gifts that arrived this week.  Gloria sent the most beautiful red gingham apron that her Mother made many years ago.  It is stunning and the workmanship is outstanding.  What a treasure!

Gloria made me the most darling sewing pocket.  The colors match my sewing room perfectly.  It is so fun to see all the little treasures tucked inside.

I also found the cutest valentine of a little girl who peeks out from behind the chair when you move her as well as this darling notepad set.

As if all that wasn't enough, she included the most beautiful handmade rose soap that a friend of hers made.  Do you see the real rose buds in the soap?  It smells heavenly.  Thank you so much, Gloria, for such a heart-felt valentines gift.  I'm sending out yours today, so sorry for not having it to you sooner with being ill the past few days.  What a blessing your gift was to me!

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  1. Wow...what treasures my friend and perfect for Friday Pretties...hugs and love....that soap looks amazing.

  2. What a gift to be given something hand made her mother had made!!! I use handmade soap like that all the time you will love it. I often think about making it myself and selling it....hummmm.

  3. Good Morning Renee. :o)
    Such beautiful treasures you have there! And knowing that the apron was such a special creation, makes my heart pitter patter! ;o)
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend and continue to feel better!!
    Sincerely, Trish

  4. Gloria did good! What a wonderful package of goodies and how sweet to give you a handmade apron from her Mom! I love the soap, I bet it smells like spring! My next apron swap will be a spring/Easter theme so stayed tuned! :)

  5. Mail is always such a nice thing to receive. These are beautiful. Thanks for sharing. I've been stuck in all week with a horrible head cold. Renee

  6. WOW!!! What beautiful and sweet gifts! I Love the apron. She so sweet. and generous.. Enjoy it all!

  7. Such beautiful gifts!! I love that little pocket!!


  8. Oh, those pretties must have perked you up this week. How special that she sent an apron her Mom had made and it's so cute. Never seen soap with rose buds in it. I can almost smell it.
    Hope you are feeling better.

  9. Good Morning my sweet partner,
    I'm so gla you liked the apron you would make my mama proud..and that soap girl I havenever used mine as I love the rose smell of it and it makes my bathroom smell just wonderful ha ha!! I added you to my follow list my new found friend..get well and stay warm..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  10. The apron is a real treat for these old eyes!! I SEW love your blog and especially your Friday Pretties. I keep wanting to join but alas I procrastinate...the topic of my latest blog post over at Grandmamas stories. If you get a moment hop on over and read my thoughts. Hope you are feeling much better.
    Gmama Jane

  11. What a treasure trove of PRETTY!! :) A very sweet gift!!

    Have a happy weekend, glad to hear you are feeling better!!

    xoxo Gloria

  12. Many wonderful and precious gifts you received. Love your gingham apron especially.


  13. So, so CUTE! The sewing pocket is adorable and the apron is a one of a kind treasure.

    I am glad that you are feeling better.
    Have a blessed weekend, Sue


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