Monday, December 26, 2011


Posted by PicasaThese are the lovely gifts I received from Grethe in Chookyblues Secret Santa swap
The table runner is just lovely and so beautifully sewn
Also love the little purse
Grethe also included some post cards and a calendar from Norway, her home country
Thank you Grethe Love them all
Was going to include a photo of the placemats I got as my main gift from Wendy in the Advent swap but it is blurry so that will have to wait for another day


  1. Beautiful table runner and purse! Lots of ladies around blogland have been spoilt with their SSCS included! Lol! There is something special about receiving a handmade gift!

  2. Lovely gifts you got from Grethe! That tablerunner is just beautiful! :0)

  3. Grethe made a beautiful runner.........enjoy using it.....
    thanks for being part of the SSCS this year........

  4. What lovely presents for you, made by dear Grethe!

  5. Grethe is a lovely person and it shows in her beautiful work, you are bery fortunate, and it will bring happy memories each year. Great posts sometimes I just lurk.

  6. Happy New Year Illene, lovely gifts from Grethe...Hugs O'faigh

  7. Lovely gifts Illene

  8. I was so happy you were my secret swap friend,Illene;I watched your blog for a very long time before being a follower.Thank you for being so quick thanking me! Glad you like what I made and bought for you:-)