– Nothing really I guess, it is so small!
But I couldn’t resist the matchbox swap over at the great site Swap-bot! I had to sign up, and oh, so fun it’s been!
If you haven’t tried swapping over the Internet, this is a great way to start out at. You can trade just about anything, from original art to socks, pictures, candy, ephemera and Artist Trading Cards! It’s like treating yourself with a small present – and for me half the fun this time was to put together the package I sent away!
I put stickers, some ribbon and different kinds of beads, since my swap partners stated that she is crafty. I’ve recently found a small package of skull beads in different colours, and I loove these! I fit everything in a small matchbox from Solstickan, wich is a great Swedish symbol of sharing (and great design if you ask me). This matchbox brand has been around for 70 years and each box sold earns money for children and elderly people. On their site they say that during these years they’ve collected 100 million Swedish crowns. I think that is very cool.
Isn’t it all just lovely?
First I opened the envelope, then the little silk bag, then found all the lilac paper confetti and inside was this cute little wraped match box with the word “joy” on top. And a home drawn cat card! And joy it was, like a Christmas present. It’s really strange that I’m such a child, and I know that, if some of my friends read this, they are now looking at this post and thinking Here she goes again, crazy girl, writing and doing things you just can’t figure out why anybody sane would do. Right? But I hope most of most of my readers are like minded, and “get” this joy…
You just have to see the joy in the small things around you girls!
Anyway, as you can see on the above picture, the content was fun! A bracelet, a yellow finger flashlight, a lady bug, a b/w necklace (which I really like) and green glass fishes to hang from your purse or any zipper! Never seen anything like this, and these are my little treasures.