Thursday, January 28, 2010
Valentine Inspired Swap
Before things got a bit crazy, in that lull after Christmas and New Year's, I signed up for a Valentine-themed swap, organized by Heather of Speckled Egg. It was sweet and simple - fill a match-box with vintage-inspired goodies. I sent my parcels off in good order. And it was simple, and very fun. This morning's mail brought my first package in return from Samantha, who does not have a blog. Thank you, Samantha.
The decorated box came wrapped in fabric printed with hearts and sweet sayings. Flash cards, flowers, paper cutouts and more filled the box. All this sweetness is causing me to yearn to create pretty things instead of work on a paper about the "social organization and culture of the Germanic tribes prior to their invasion of the Roman Empire." Wouldn't YOU rather play with paper and lace and glue?
Sigh. Enough of a break. Back to the books.