22 april 2012

What Jane Housham gave away



A few weeks ago Jane Housham organized a fantastic giveaway on her blog. I joined in and was one of the lucky winners! I had won Cactus Candy and some of Jane's handmade cards. So, I send her my details and much to my surprise a rather big box was delivered to me last Thursday. When my daughter and I started unwrapping we discovered the most fantastic giveaway! Jane did not only send me the candy but gave me a ready made collection of tin boxes!! I was amazed, I was thrilled, I was overwhelmed, I was astonished and, to be frank, I was a bit embarrassed... So I mailed her to thank her and to ask if there was anything I could make her happy with. This is what she replied:

'Oh goody! I'm glad the box arrived safely. Please don't be embarrassed! The giveaway was just the cards and the weird candy. But I had those little tins and I knew you would like them more than I do. I have so much accumulated stuff and it just occurred to me that you would enjoy opening up some little packages. I honestly don't want anything in return -- seriously. It's just a case of, I don't know, 'pay it forward' -- the same way I always let people out in traffic and smile at old ladies in the street! I'm really glad you liked it.'

Isn't she the best?? A big cheer for Jane!! Thanks again Jane! I've given the tin cans a spot in my printer's tray.


some of these tin boxes are already favorites of mine.





Great card design, absolutely love them!




The card which accompanied the package. And you're absolutely right, Jane, my house is rather chaotic. I'm often embarrassed when people drop by unannounced... I'll make a few pics and turn it into a post someday soon. 


Thanks again, Ellen X

2 opmerkingen:

  1. OO wat ontzettend leuk dat ze jou zo'n verrassing heeft bezorgd met de kleine blikjes collectie! Echt een lief gebaar! Ze passen volgens mij ook echt meer dan goed bij je verzameling :)

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  2. Wow, congratulations and such a nice gesture from her to add these tins for your collection!
    i once won 4 hand-painted eggs in a give-away by abbey hendrickson from ' aesthetic outburst' ; it's so nice and special!
    Enjoy your goodies!

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