Saturday, May 10, 2008

A country mouse for Country Mouse

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly time can fly by! I'm telling you, it seems as though I can blink and a week has passed me by. Time has been filled with spring cleaning, school activities, yard work, and yes I have gotten a little sewing done too :cD I wanted to share with everyone what came in the mail yesterday. A while back I signed up on Ellen's blog for the Pay it Forward exchange. Yesterday I found a sweet little package on my front porch, and inside I found....


This beautiful table runner in wonderful warm country colors. It goes perfectly with the rest of the decor in my house!



And this sweet little country mouse! I wish I could figure out how to take a better picture of it, it is absolutely darling!! (and I really want to find a way to use it as the picture with my profile) Ellen used the same fabric you see in the table runner to make her and embroidered the eyes and nose. I love my PIF gifts, I can't thank you enough, Ellen!! Now its my turn...


"It’s the Pay It Forward Exchange. It’s based on the concept of the movie “Pay it Forward” where acts or deeds of kindness are done without expecting something in return, just passing it on, with hope that the recipients of the acts of kindness are passed on.So here’s how it works:I will make and send a handmade gift to the first 3 people who leave a comment to this post on my blog requesting to join this Pay It Forward exchange. Since this should be fun let's give a reasonable amount of time for the handmade item to be made and then sent to the recipients - how about 2 months? I will email each person for their mailing addresses and send a handmade gift and maybe some extra goodies.What YOU have to do in return, then, is pay it forward by making the same promise on your blog to 3 different people. Unfortunately this is only possible for those of who have a blog. So come on.....and see who wants to pay it forward. :)"

Well I'm off to get some projects finished so I will hopefully have some more quilty pictures to share next time, as well as make time to work on some gifts for those who decide they would like to participate in the pay it forward exchange. Warm country wishes all!!

8 comments:

ellen said...

I am glad you like it. I wasn't sure what colors you'd like since some of your projects vary so much.

Enjoy.

(The mouse is hard to photograph.)

purple and paisley said...

hooray - i'm one of the first 3! i would love to be part of the pay it forward exchange...and your gifts from ellen are lovely! =)

QuiltedSimple said...

Your gifts are absolutely lovely - and the mouse is perfect for you.

Sara said...

I'll play! Your gifts from Ellen are beautiful and I love the colors of the table runner.

julieQ said...

Pretty table runner! I like your mousie...

Needled Mom said...

What a lovely table runner. The little mouse looks so cute and would be perfect with the profile.

Niki said...

Thank you so much for the quilt labels! Get listed at my new quilters blog :)http://justusquilters.blogspot.com/

Niki said...

I have a new blog to list your quilt blog, if you are interested, I'd love to have you join us! http://justusquilters.blogspot.com/
hugs!
niki