Saturday, 7 July 2012

Birthday boxes......

Still swapping the matchboxes...
Couldn't resist putting my name down again for another one of
fab 'Petite Inspiration Swaps' (Birthday Edition)
I got paired up with two lovely creative girls from the USA...
and these are the fabulous altered boxes that they sent me....
Isn't this just Wonderful!!
..this is from
and look at all the awesome goodies she included and a  cute shabby mini matchbox too!...
Soooooo generous!!
LOVE it all!!
Thanks again Marian!!
...and are you ready for more gorgeousness!!...
this little beauty was made for me by..
Oh...I Just LOVE my blingy ballerina!!
and more fabby treasures and another sweet mini matchbox!!
I feel totally spoilt!!
Thank you again Shelly!
And this is what I made and sent to Marian and Shelly...
Birthday (fractured doll) fairies!!
sending 'Joy' and 'Wishes'
..and that is a little birthday cupcake on each of the boxes.
Drawer pulls made of buttons and beads!
covered in vintage music papers and lace.
..and these are the goodies I included for Marian and Shelly.

Thank you again Marian and Shelly for a wonderful trade!
Thanks for Peeking!
Jan x


  1. amazing are these loVelies!...gosh both ladies work is just gorgeous so much detail & your swaps Jan are just so gorgeous too, so much pretty detail & all the loVely lace & I can't believe how much you can fit inside these little babies, amazing...Mel :)

  2. I'll be posting yours tonight when I get off work! Too cute! Thanks again!

  3. Jan , what a wonderful swap, you all made such beautiful boxes, with so many pretty accents, Love your altered fairy dolls,
    and all you put inside.

  4. whata wonderfl swap jan, i love the litle ballerinas and also your charlotte dolls....i am always at what you fit in them :)

  5. Oh Jan you are one lucky receiving lady and the girls are lucky gettting yours. They are all beautifully done.
    I love those fractured dolls. Do you know if they sell them in the US?
    Enjoy your matchboxes, I miss swapping them but too busy right now with summer and fall is coming with shows to prepare for.
    TTFN, Les♥

  6. ooo these are wonderful...swapariffic down to the last detail!

  7. So many cute little things! How fun!! ;)

  8. Jan, these are all so beautiful... what a fabulous swap... love all the gorgeous goodies you received... and love the button handles on your little matchboxes too... great idea...

    Happy Weekend...
    Jenny x

  9. What a fabulous array of goodies, both to you and from you. A lovely swap to take part in Jan and some beautiful art made by you. xx

  10. What a fabulous array of goodies, both to you and from you. A lovely swap to take part in Jan and some beautiful art made by you. xx

  11. I have just recently discovered matchbox creations and altering then filling with all sorts of goodies! These are lovely!


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