Friday, November 26, 2010

Congratulations, Kelli!

Some of you may know my Australian friend Kelli from Kelli's Pieces. Kelli was one of the very first "blogging friends" I made when I started blogging back in the spring. We hit it off right away...not only do we both love quilting, but also knitting, reading and vampires....can't be too many of us out there, can there? She throws out plenty of "mates" to match my "ehs", and we both have what can only be described as a bit of a twisted sense of humor :-) If we ever get to meet up in person, I am sure we could find some good trouble together in no time!

Anyways, Kelli is getting hitched, ummmm, pretty much right this very minute (!!!), so I got in cahoots with Amy to arrange to send her a wee surprise to celebrate. Here are her goodies:

First, a card of congratulations....I used to dabble in the scrapbooking/ card making thing as well, though not much lately! I was sure to add a little note to the back....
Second, a little embroidery hoop to mark the big day.
I made hearts out of some of my favorite scraps, including a sweet little snippet of Heather Ross from my ice cream Munki Munki of a cute couple in love. I hand stitched them to some linen and added some mismatched buttons. Then I ink-stamped the name and date in wonky, mismatched letters to add to the casual/scrappy feel. Just a cute little memento!

Was sure to give her an extra "eh" on the back.
And a package to a quilting friend would not be complete without some fabric love. It is a testament to how much I love Kelli that I sent along some pieces of my Munki Munki and some squares of some cute Japanese prints! I think she will like them...since she keeps telling me she is going to come over here to steal them and all. This will save her the criminal charge.
Anyways, Kelli, hope you have a wonderful wedding day, and that you and Paul enjoy many happy days to come. Congratulations!

6 comments:

Amy said...

It was a lovely package! I am sure she is delighted. Did it arrive safely? I hope so! Congrats to our mate! :)

Kelly Irene said...

You all have a very lucky blogging friend! I love the embroidery hoop art and who wouldn't love all that beautiful fabric?!

Adele said...

Kristie, Kel is just as gorgeous in person, she is completely sweet with the most fabulously wicked laugh - she's ace! I'm so sad I couldn't go to the wedding party this evening! After the thuderstorm we had in Melbourne this morning, I can see the sun peeking through the clouds.... fingers crossed it all clears for Kel and Paul's big day! I love your gifts, they're awesome! :)

quiltilicious said...

Wow...I'm getting married next week ;-)

Naturally Carol said...

I hope you two are good friends forever, it is rare to find friends as generous and just as quirky as you two are.

Anna said...

what a cool gift! I'm sure she'll love it. :) love those stickers, too funny.