Wednesday, 26 December 2012

KERST Swap..........

Back in September Katrien posted about a swap she was hosting........Dutch translations need to come in here as Kerstruil - Christmas Swap. I was the only Australian girl and the other participants are from Belgium, Netherlands, Norway. Most of the girls blogs I have to translate as they only write in their language.
You had to include a present from each letter of the word KERST.
Bit challenging and saw me going to google translate thinking of things to send/make and seeing what they translated too and if it was a letter for the word K E R S T.
 I was unsure who the parcel had come from as I didn't think i had a card and nothing identified the sender on the parcel. But late on Christmas eve I found a card while cleaning up and discovered it was from swap partner Katrien. It must have got seperated from the parcel when i pulled the presents out.
These are the goodies that Katrien sent to me.
kerstsokjes - Christmas socks (stocking ornaments now hanging on the tree)
kaarsjes - candles
engel - angel
rood - red (thread)
rolmeter - tape measure (pink ribbon is actually a tape measure)
roze - pink (DMC thread)
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speldenkussen - pincushion
schaar - scissors
(and scissor holder)
tasjes - bag
a little zipper purse bag and a strawberry fold up carry bag
Wow what wonderful gifts I have received..............thanks so much Katrien.  It has been such a fun swap and i can't wait to go and see what the other girls have received in the swap too. 
Everyone is going to do a post on 26th Dec.
Catch you later..............
Chookyblue

20 comments:

  1. I'm glad you like my parcel.
    Enjoy them.

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  2. What fun Chooky..
    Loved your gifts...

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  3. Lovely gifts Chooky and what a wonderful swap to be in....

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  4. what an interesting swap Chooky and a challenge to do ,well done,and lovely gifts received.xx

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  5. Fun and challenging! Great gifts.

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  6. The only australian girl. Nice you tried the words with dutch meanings.
    greetings from Liesbeth

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  7. Nice presents from Katrien. I loved the one I received from you.

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  8. What a beautifull presents you got. I understand it has been a challenge for you to find things in the words Kerst.

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  9. Lovely gifts, thank goodness for last minute Christmas cleanups!

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  10. What a lovely gifts you get.
    Enjoy them all.
    Gr. Miranda

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  11. What absolutely lovely gifts you received

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  12. That looks like a great swap :)
    Love all the gifts you have received :)

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  13. You received wonderful gifts from Katrien but also send wonderful ones to Holland! Nice to visit your blog. Love from cold and rainy Holland.

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  14. How fun...a swap with translation challenges!...gorgeous things you received from Katrien...

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  15. Those are nice presents you received from Katrien! The things you've send to Holland were also very nice!
    Greetings,
    Jenni

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