Handmade Gift Exchange gift features {Part 1}

it’s finally friday! woot!! my favorite day of the week, and i’m moving today {yes, again. more on that later.} but in the midst of the chaos over here, i am slowly making may way around the Handmade Gift Exchange linky party checking out all the fabulous gifts that were made. you ladies are so stinkin talented! and thoughtful!! i just love seeing what you make!  so if you haven’t linked up your gifts, please do!!

for those of you who are new here, twice a year i host a Handmade Gift Exchange where i pair up 2 strangers who become friends and made gifts for each other. its loads of fun! the next Handmade Gift Exchange will start the first week of November, so mark your calendar!

Flower Pot Thimble necklace from Cinnamon Sticks

Embroidery by She’s Crafty

Monogrammed tote from Baby Jaynes

Anthropologie inspired bracelet by Fiesty Redhead

Breakfast Club cross stitch from Little Lovelies

Organizational Goodies from Coffee, Crafts, and Cupcakes

Crocheted Owl from Shoestring Muse

if you’re looking for gift ideas for Christmas, birthdays, weddings, etc go check out the linky party. you will get plenty of ideas, i promise!

so what are your plans for the weekend?

Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1

    thanks so much for stopping by my blog as part of the csi project this week and for your kind words on my porch swing makeover ~ i really appreciate it!!!

  2. 2

    Oh Linda, thank you for featuring my custom embroidery! I feel so cool being on the same page as these other fabulous crating ladies. =)
    Loved this whole entire process…thank you for everything you do!
    Andrea @ She’s Crafty

  3. 3

    I loved my gift from Tricia. She used my two favorite colors.
    Hope everything works out well with your moving today. Praying for you.

  4. 4

    Too much fun!!! People are so fun and creative. I hope to be part of Novembers!

  5. 5

    Man! I missed it! I will make sure to participate in November! So exciting!!


  6. 6

    Still anxiously waiting for mine to arrive….

  7. 7

    My partner and I are a bit behind everyone else due to the postal strike in Canada – our gifts are somewhere in the post to each other!

  8. 8

    I want IN on the next exchange in Nov!! sounds like such fun! it reminds me of pen-pal days!

    1. 8.1

      We’d love to have you join us in November!! Sign ups will be the first week of November so mark your calendar!
      happy crafting,

  9. 9

    WOW what I received and what I see above I feel like a country bumpkin! I only crochet at the moment and my simple little items look nothing like the works of art above! WOW! I’m so thankful for this exchange I made a new friend and she seemed to like my gifts to her,. I know I love and use the gift she made for me everyday!

    1. 9.1

      You do not just crochet!!! Crocheting takes loads of talent and patience! Your lovely items are fabulous! No need to feel like a country bumpkin!! This exchange is for fun! I am so glad you made a new friend and I’m sure she LOVED the crocheted gift you made her!
      happy crafting,

      1. Thanks Linda – you made me smile – I do love crocheting :)

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    Ami w/AliLilly

    WOW!!! What great gifts! I have NO IDEA where I have been, under a rock maybe! BUT I missed out on this one and can not wait for the fall exchange!!!! SO glad I saw Tammy with Not Just Paper and Glue’s post about it! :)

  11. 12

    I would LOVE to do this craft exchange!!! What fun. How do I sign up for it?! I make handmade jewelry.