These are my special gifts that I received from my new friend Lauren, who blogs at Wonderfully Made. This was the 10th Teacup Exchange that the sweet hostess, Stephanie, from The Enchanting Rose organizes so tirelessly and joyously for us twice a year. I sent my gifts to the lovely Lea from Cici's Corner. I forgot to take a picture of the gifts that I sent, but you can check them out at Lea's blog here. Although it's such fun to receive the package in the mail, it's just as much fun to send the package off!
I received this pretty handmade card from Lauren. Isn't she talented? Both Lauren and Lea are new friends that I've been fortunate to meet through Stephanie's teacup exchange. I always love meeting new friends, don't you?
Isn't this vintage teacup so pretty? I just love this lily of the valley design, from Royal Stuart. When I see this patch of flowers it reminds me of those that were growing along my patio, when I lived in Ohio. I can almost smell their fragrant scent!
How did Lauren know that I love spicy tea? Lauren said that this loose leaf tea is a best seller from the tea shop that she purchased it from.
I also received this pretty vintage, lace-trimmed hankie, pretty stickers, and....
....lavender from Lauren's garden, homemade shell-shaped lavender soap, a heart shaped tea infuser, and vintage earrings. Lauren said that she decorates with vintage earrings. Isn't that a fun idea? Thank you, Lauren, from the bottom of my heart. I LOVE all of my specially selected gifts that you shared with such generosity and thoughtfulness. Every time I sip tea from my new teacup, I will think of you.
Thank you, dearest Stephanie, for your wonderful organizational skills and kindness in being our hostess. Please be sure and stop by to see all the loveliness at:
I am sharing this with these lovely parties:
Thank you for your visit! xo