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Tea Cup Exchange of Gifts - Five of Friday

As a blogger I sometimes link up with other bloggers, sharing recipes joining in with monthly crafting linkys. It is a way of sharing a recipe or crafty make with fellow bloggers and discovering their creations too. Through a blog link I discovered a gifting linky called the Tea Cup and Mug Exchange, created and organised by the lovely Stephanie who blogs at The Enchanting Rose. 
Tea Cup and Mug Exchange
Tea Cup and Mug Exchange Gifts
You agree to send a Teacup & Saucer or Mug, a selection of teas or coffees and a few other items to someone either in your country or overseas.
I received mine this week, a little later than most people as there was a slight mix up with my exchange. It was being shipped from Canada from Gillian at Gigi Photography. 
Wonderful handmade gifts
My surprise Tea Cup exchange parcel contained lots of lovely delights. I felt rather special unwrapping my parcel from Gillian knowing it had come all the way from Canada. 

It was a delight to discover five wonderful gifts all specially selected for me. 
  • Pretty china cup and saucer 
  • DIY Mason Jar Creative Crafts book - one of the idea to create a glitter dome from a Mason Jar has caught my eye.
  • Handmade lotion bar, which smells delightful.
  • Handmade Rose hip tea blend and Rose Petal Bath Tea bag, your literally brew yourself a bath how fun is that. 
  • Delicate cotton and lace handkerchief
I can not wait to try some of the craft suggests in the DIY Mason Jar book, as I have a number of these jars in the cupboard. I can be crafting whilst enjoying a cuppa in my new teacup and saucer.
Tea Cup and Mug Exchange
I sent my teacup and saucer which you can see above, along with a selection of teas, a Shropshire notebook, Liberty pencil and a chocolate treat to the wonderful Sweet Briar Dreams. Do pop over and have a look, Chel has captured the gift in some beautiful photographs. I could barely part with the tea cup and saucer, for it was so delightful. I did manage to take a photograph prior to gift wrapping. I have also discover a new blog to follow too.
Tea Cup and Mug Exchange
If you want to see the wonderful selection of Teacup, Mugs and gifts exchanged by everyone see the Teacup Exchange round up post, on the Enchanting Rose. I have to say a huge thank you to Stephanie for organising it all, with so many people it surely took a much of her time. 
The next Teacup and Mug Exchange takes place later this year, you can find out more information at The Enchanting Rose. You do not have to be a blogger to join in.
I am joining in with Five on Friday, hosted by Amy at Love Made My Home.
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17 comments:

  1. oh this looks like a fabulous exchange and, what a great selection of little treats you have been gifted. Have a great weekend xx

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  2. What a wonderful idea! I have a friend in America who sends me lovely cherry teas and I send her mustard - because American mustards are all very mild, apparently. I think I might join in with the next exchange. Thank you for letting us know about it.

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  3. A wonderful exchange with some great gifts.

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  4. Sweet Angela, I am tickled pink to see your lovely package from Gillian and it brings me great JOY to see that you have indeed received your goodies :)

    The tea cup is quite the little beauty and oh my, the extras are simply wonderful!

    Thank you, dear one, for joining the fun. And thank you from the bottom of my heart for your patience! Love, hugs, and joy to you!

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  5. Such lovely things you sent and received! I think the teacup you chose to send is especially pretty. Enjoy your new crafting book while having a cuppa in your own pretty new cup! Thank you for taking part in Five On Friday, I hope you have a good weekend!

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  6. What a fantastic swap. The tea cups are just gorgeous!

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  7. So exciting receiving such a pretty surprise gift. :-)

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  8. What a lovely exchange to have been a part of, just lovely

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  9. Hello Angela, wow you received lovely gifts from the teacup exchange. Stephanie does a great job matching up everyone and organizing it. I hope you enjoy everything. Have a nice weekend.
    Julie

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  10. Those are lovely gifts from the exchange.
    Have fun with them,
    Meredith

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  11. What fun! Always enjoy receiving surprises in the mail.

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  12. I enjoyed participating in the tea cup exchange, too. Mine too a long time as it came to Canada from Australia. It's a lovely way to reach out across the globe in friendship. Both the teacup you received and the one you gave are beautiful.

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  13. That's a great idea for an exchange. The teacup you received is beautiful. What a wonderful lot of goodies your partner sent you.

    Have a lovely weekend

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  14. Hello Angela
    What beautiful gifts received and sent!
    I've joined in Stephanie's Exchange the last three but I couldn't do it this time.
    I won't miss the next one.
    Thank you for popping in and leaving your comment.
    Shane

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  15. How lovely to receive such a wonderful gift in the post! And all in one piece all the way from canada. Not that i don't trust the wonderful posties of course! Enjoy many a cuppa with your new gift.

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  16. Such a wonderful exchange. The gifts are so lovely!

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  17. I'm always amazed at the wonderful things that arrive with the teacups in these exchanges. Your package was wonderful.

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I really do appreciate you leaving me a comment, I enjoy reading them all.
Angela x

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