Wednesday, 28 December 2011


I belong to an online mixed media group and this year was able to take part in the 12 days swap where participating members make a handmade gift for everyone else. These are the beautiful gifts I received this year

They are not shown to there best on my very scruffy cutting mat - no new one from Santa this year 
:-(( - but are all beautiful and demonstrate a lot of time and effort.

My gift is not amongst these - I made a stitched bookmark with a Christmas theme

and packaged it like this ...

with a wrapping and tag like this ...

More work desks can be viewed here.


  1. Those art fabulous pieces of artwork, and I especially admire your tag.Hope you had a great Christmas, and Happy New year! Love, Shaz xx

  2. WOW lots of amazing H/M gifts on your desk, they are all gorgeous and I love your bookmark, it is beautiful :)

    Have a great WOYWW and a very Happy New Year, I hope 2012 is a good one for you :)
    Luv Karen #41

  3. Beautiful bunch of gifts on your desk, Happy 2012, Hugs May x x x x x x

  4. lovely gifts, and your bookmark is beautiful. Wonderful ways to celebrate friendships.

    wishing you a great 2012.

  5. Your bookmark is fabulous. I love the way you packaged and tagged it too. The gifts you received are lovely too - what a good idea xxx

  6. Beautiful bookmark - I will have to try and make one next year. :) Happy WOYWW and all the best for 2012! Tango, #37

  7. Lovely swap Jacqui, really a lot of work in each one - including your bookmark, how lovely. I guess the new mat will be a self purchase then, *wink*' pretend Santa forgot!!

  8. Love your awesome bookmark and the way you wrapped it up! Merry, Merry, Happy, Happy!!!

  9. That sounds like a very fun swap. I love your stitched bookmark and your tag. Happy New Year! -Meechelle #86

  10. What a wonderful pile of homemade gifts! I love your stitched bookmark and wrappings.


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