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Sunday, January 1, 2012

~ an amazing gift

~ hello and 
happy new year

I took a {much longer than intended} break but now I am back
and there is no better way to start off my posts for the new year than with this

amazing gift

from Suzana at Quilling with fun




Suzana and I have been emailing 
back and forth for a while now 
and in those emails I mentioned 
that I no longer wanted some 
of my word rubber stamps
so she wanted to buy 
them from me


as it turns out her brother lives a 25 minute drive from where I do 
which is quite amazing to me since Suzana is from Serbia and I am from Vancouver, Canada


her brother came to my house to pick up the stamps so I didn't have to mail them
so I thought I would send Suzana a quilled sheep



 and in return she sent me this 
AMAZING GIFT




I was in shock at how personalized it was 
starting with cards by cheryl nested between the two edges of the C
then on to the bird cage and bird, just like I have on my mantle...


but my most favourite part is the little stand I put my cards 
on to take my pictures and the miniature quilled sheep card
{just like my real one}

I was in shock to say the least and am thinking of a way to repay her generosity

the pictures did not turn out as well as I had liked because the paper 
in the background {though wonderful in real life}
looks washed out but her quilling still looks fantastic

thanks sooooo much Suzana
I think it is going to be an amazing year

~ cheryl

17 comments:

  1. Congratulations to receive such an amazing gift! I love her creations.

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  2. awww!! what a wonderful and lovely gift! cheers to friendship among quillers!

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  3. I do envy you Cheryl. This is such a beautiful gift and from such a wonderful person. And such details. Congratulations.

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  4. You must be happy and nice surprised receiving such an gorgeous gift!I like so much her ideea!

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  5. wow congratulations! wonderful!
    Greetings Baukje

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  6. WOW!!! What a beautiful gift!!! You are so fortunate, as this is such an incredible gift!
    Hope this is the beginning of an awesome year for you!
    Hugs,
    antonella :-)

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  7. What an awesome gift congrats!!!!
    Paula

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  8. Wow!!!beautiful and creative!!!amazing gift!
    congrats!

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  9. Welcome back and Happy New Year to you. What an amazing piece that is. I would call that a gift of Love. It's so personalized and absolutely perfect.

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  10. Dear Cheryl,
    I've been missing your posts and yours "good morning's" so it's good to see you are back to blogging. I hope you had a good, well deserved, rest.

    I have to say, because you were too kind to mention it, that first I received an amazing gift from you that can't be explained otherwise but as good deed. You are such a good person...I wish and I hope I'll deserve to be called as your friend and to be able to respond to your friendship in the same way as your good intentions are: truly honestly and unselfishly.

    It was such a pleasure to make something for you and I'm very pleased you liked it. This one you got from me is just a small way to express my gratitude.

    I've been thinking a whole day how to put my feelings into words and this is the best way I could do. But one thing is for sure: your friendship and your kindness are one of the most valuable things that happened me and that's something that can't be measured! I hope it will last.

    Suzana

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  11. SO trademark Suzana! Lucky you Cheryl! I absolutely LOVE the gift! :)

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  12. It is so nice to be missed…..you wonder when you start blogging if anyone is even going to read it.

    Suzana, you are such a good person and it shows through in your quilling. You are very thoughtful and each gift you give shows this. I still go back and look at your past projects like the timeline you did for your mom and the M that looks like a house and am truly amazed at your work. That is the gift you have given to everyone else…..

    I am so happy we were able to connect through quilling and am sure it will last years to come.
    I get joy every time I look at my C……

    Your friend,
    Cheryl

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  13. Cheryl, sharing your wonderful gift. I was blessed by the even better gift of friendship that you and Suzana have. You both are so taleted I love looking at what you create.

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  14. This is an amazing gift, so filled with details and I can see with love for friendship and quilling! Is so great to see how quilling is erasing the distances in miles and born a beautiful friendship between two great souls!
    And for sure you were missed, Cheryl! I love to start my day with your wonderful and so simple and elegant projects! But a break is needed from time to time, especially on busy times:)

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  15. Cheryl, what a great gift you received! Congratulations!
    Thank you for comments on my works, it's very pleasant! I love you clean and simle card style! It's so sophisticated and delicate!
    Greatings from Poland!
    Kate

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  16. OMG Cheryl, that is gorgeous; what an exciting gift to receive. I keep looking at all the detail in it. Lovely.

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