Thursday, February 11, 2010

~Valentine’s Fat Book Arrived! Yippee!

My Valentine Fat Book has arrived!


Sarah from Gypsy Mermaid Life hosted this swap and just want to send her a BIG “Thank You” for including me in such a wonderful swap.  It is sooooo GORGEOUS and everyone’s work truly left me speechless!  I just love it!



Isn’t it just gorgeous and look how fat!



Here Sarah included all the participants.  Just love the postcard.


This is Nerina from Nicnacmaniac this is the front of her page IMG_4585

the left side is the back of her page.  The next page is by Sharon from A Fanciful Life just love the roses.


left side of her page.  This next one almost didn’t make it in the book.  Pam from Frippery had mailed her package out and the post office lost it!  Can you imagine all the work and then for it to be lost in the mail!  Thanks goodness it did finally, show up and we are bless to have it in our book!


Pam’s back page hard to see the postage love stamp in the corner.

Next page is by Sandy from Sew Revived, love all the hearts~my favorite shape!'


Back of Sandy’s and next is Karen from Some Days Are Diamonds.


Karen’s back page and next is Jodie from Everything Vintage who was my muse threw this process. ;o)  IMG_4598

Back of Jodie’s page and now is my page!  I have to give a BIG “Thank You” to Jodie who sent me the image and included me in such a wonderful swap with such talented women!  Just LOVE everyone’s work!  I chained stitch an oval, used french knots inside and made bullion initial’s for everyone added the vintage birds and glass heart.


My back page using Webster’s ribbon, just love their ribbons!

Then is Kelley from Teacups and Ponies.


Then the back of Kelley’s and last but certainly, not least is Sarah our hostess!IMG_4594

Thanks so much to Sarah and all the ladies who put so much time into such works of art!  It is truly something I will treasure for years to come.  Happy Valentine’s Day hope it’s great!  Mine already is thanks to these ladies! ;o)

Have a great week!  Hugz, Z


  1. LOVE IT ALL! It's fun to see just the little bit of difference between each book! Very fun. I was honored to be included!

  2. LOVE IT!!!!!! Can't wait to see it in was nice.....Uptown Charlie Brown is racing Saturday....will be home Sunday!!!

  3. Z!!!!
    I'm soooo excited...I just love this book. I love all of you in too which really makes it a special keepsake for me.
    Everyone's pages are GORGEOUS...I'm so honored to be in this great group of TALENTED women!!!
    Looking forward to many more swaps with you girlie~

    you your silly muse ;)
    everything vintage failed to mention to everyone how YOU are the one who spoils the heck out of ME!!!! :)

  4. Oh my gosh Zandra,
    This book turned out so fabulous! Your page is lovely! Can't wait until I receive mine!
    Have a wonderful weekend!! xOxO Nerina

  5. Oh my this is stunning and sooo fat and lovely!! What a gorgeous Valentines present.

  6. WOw! How beautiful! I love it all.

  7. WOW!!! This book is so gorgeous. I am so jealous, what an awesome keepsake.

  8. Hey chickadee!!! With the stupid headache from the postoffice! It was soo worth the wait and the time me and everyone put into this book!!! Hope you enjoy it! Happy Valentines Day!! HUGSS


  9. OMG! That book is unbelievable!!! Every page is gorgeous!So everyone makes 9 pages, one for each participant, and then everyone gets a whole book! Sorry, I'm new to the whole swap thing. I'm totally blown away by this! xOxO Happy Valentine's Day! xOxO

  10. Hi Zandra, what a fabulous swap this was! The book is so beautiful and every page is just like candy. I love the detail on yours and especially the pin with glass heart and beads; that is such an adorable touch. My coworkers were impressed with your page (as all of them)! Hoping you had a wonderful Valentines Day.
    Sharon :-)

  11. wauw great peace of art GIRLS!!!!
    bye bye,Lean.

  12. Hi Sandra,
    I want to send you a very tardy THANK YOU for your beautiful page in the Vintage Valentine FAT Book. It is just lovey and personalized with my initial, a great touch. All the care and love you put into it shows!
    I now have a lovely keepsake and new blog friends too!
    Happy Weekend!