Christmas Ornament Swap Reveal

Nothing can compare
to Christmas in the air.

A very happy day to you,
sweet friends!
Last month I hosted a Christmas Ornament Swap
and today is the big day for the reveal.
It's the day we get to see oh-so-many sweet
Christmas ornaments and treasures
that were sent across the states.
Won't you join in on the festivities!
Pour yourself a nice cup of hot cocoa,
hot apple cider, egg nog, tea, or coffee
and enjoy the pictures.
You may even want a piece of fudge
or a cookie. . .maybe even two.

Before I share what I received from the lovely Ronny,
I want to thank the 63 sweet participants.
It was truly a joy to host this event
and I appreciate you ladies for joining the fun.

Now let's get this Christmas party started!

Ronny was the sweet and incredibly thoughtful lady
that sent me my ornament package.
Get this, my dear friends,
Ronny sent not one, not two, not three,
but four Christmas ornaments!
Just look at these beauties. . .

And not only did she send three ornaments,
she also placed them in darling little boxes.
My oh my, what a darling lady!
This reindeer is ever so pretty with its glitter
and the lace butterfly clips beautifully 
onto the Christmas tree.

She blessed me with this amazing pink ball.
Oh friends, it's even more lovely in person.
The top has gemstones around it
and the pink shimmers and shines in the lights.

And this winter bird. . .
what a dainty little piece.
The bird is glass 
and has snow inside of it.

She looks very pretty
sitting in my Christmas tree.

Ronny also included a beautiful snowflake doily,
a hand towel with a cardinal on it,
and these delicious coconut chocolates.
The chocolates. . .well, they were very, very, good.
And I just ate my last one while typing this.
They didn't last long. . .
and I may not have shared with my husband and son.
Oops. . .

A very big, heartfelt thanks 
to my new friend Ronny!
I felt ever so spoiled and blessed by her.

I had the pleasure of sending to Mari
Here are the goodies I sent her way. . .

Enjoy the many pictures below, my friends.
I am sure you will oooh and ahhh
and the lovely Christmas treasures.
For the bloggers that joined the swap,
please find the link-up at the end of this post.

* * * * *

To Lisa - From Peg

To Penny - From Cheryl

To Kelly - From Mary Anne

To Jacqueline - From Ann

To Sue - From Diana

To Deb - From Chris

To Shirley - From Cheryl

To Sam - From Wanda

To June - From Marlene

To Debbie - From Sue

To Diana - From Kate

To Chris - From Debby

To Lynn - From Shirley

To Carol - From Angela

To Gina - From Regina

To Cindy - From Abby

To Marlene - From Wanda

To Peg - From Jackie

To Marina - From Sharron

To Dixie - From Debbie M.

To Wanda - From Becky

To Mary Anne - From Marina

To Krishna - From Janae

To Cheryl - From Adria

To Abby - From Allison

To Darla - From Kelly

To Allison - From Debbie

To Mrs T. - From Ashley

To June - From Maria

To Adria - From Nora

To Janae - From Rebekah

To Jody - From Penny

To Ashleigh - From Marilyn

To Sharron - From Darla

To Regina - From Sam

Thank you for visiting.
I hope you enjoyed seeing 
the many Christmas ornaments and treasures.

You will find a link-up below
for the bloggers who joined the swap.
If you have time,
I hope you are able to visit their blogs.

When you click on a blog link
it will likely send you to a page
that says it will redirect you to the blog.
Simply wait 5 seconds and voila!
You'll be redirected.

Love and hugs to you, friends!


Linda said...

Awe...I missed it...so busy with school...I remember getting the email...but forgot all about it. I still haven't sent out cards, sigh.

What precious gifts, sweet friend. Merry Christmas Stephanie. smiles.

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

So many cute goodies that everyone received in the exchange. I will enjoy looking at more of the goodies.
Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Hugs, Julie xo

Nora @ Teacup Tales said...

Thank you for spreading the Christmas joy across the US and Canada. I really enjoyed participating in this swap. It was a great way to begin the season and gain a new friend. Much thanks for all of your efforts in arranging the swap!

montse v said...

Ouauh, What wonderful gifts!!
Bravo to all!!!

Kate said...

Stephanie, all the gifts are beautiful!

Anne Payne said...

Any exchange you head up is classy indeed! All beautiful gifts!!!

Merry Christmas!

Debbie Harris said...

Some very beautiful gifts, both received and given.
Thank you again for all you do with these exchanges, I enjoy participating and appreciate your hard work.

Have a glorious day ♡

Magpie's Mumblings said...

So many pretty things - given and received by everyone. Merry Christmas to all - and thank you to Stephanie for being such a very capable hostess!

Susan P said...

I had sent an email with my picture of the gifts I received - but cyber gremlins must have eaten it on the way! I had a beautiful package from Sara T and adored all the hand made items! Thank you for doing this for us - it was a pleasure and a nice distraction from a busy time. :) I loved all these pictures!!

Ida said...

What a fun swap this was. Thanks again Stephanie for hosting. I had such a good time picking out stuff to send and was thrilled with what I received as well. Always fun to meet new friends. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone.

Carla from The River said...

Sweet as can be.. very special packages indeed.
Love, Carla

Debby Ray said...

Beautiful, beautiful gifts that you received and sent! Oh thank you, dear friend, for taking the time during this busy season to host this wonderful ornament exchange! Blessings to you and your sweet family for a Merry, Merry Christmas!♥

Tamago said...

Congratulations on your successful ornament swap! Ronny’s package is really darling. I love the cute little bird! And I enjoyed seeing all these photos. Everyone must have put lot of thoughts in their gifts. Very Merry Christmas, Stephanie! xo

Marilyn McLeod @ Pink Paper Cottage said...

This was my first swap ever sweet lady! I so enjoyed it! I thought I went overboard, but now I see the other ladies who participated surely did too! What fun it was to give give give and make make make! Some of these gals are "pros" at swaps I can tell! Lots of "tea" ladies. The photos were so fun to look at and I loved all the ornaments and goodies sent and received. Thank you Stephanie for hosting this. Hugs.... Marilyn

Roberta said...

Dear friend,
I think it's a pity that I missed the Christmas exchange!

Ang Specht said...
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Red Rose Alley said...

Oh Stephanie, I didn't know you were doing this ornament swap. What a wonderful idea. I love pretty ornaments, and it's nice to have a new ornament each year as well as the old ones we treasure. That little Santa suit is darling, and caught my eye right away. The crocheted ones are special, as they are handmade. My friend from church was just telling me that she had some Russell Stover chocolates the other day, and it was the best. And that pink ornament is beautiful, and would look so pretty on my tree this year, as I have pink ornaments for my granddaughters. You are always so generous and caring when it comes to these swaps, and it seems that everyone takes pleasure in them so much.

Wishing you the Merriest Christmas to my very special blog friend.

love, ~Sheri

Chas' Crazy Creations said...

Everything looks wonderful and another great job hosting a fantastic event. Hoping to catch this one in the future. Sending hugs to you my friend! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Ang Specht said...

This was such a fun swap! Thank you for hosting. (Don't mind my deleted comment...I'm very tired tonight, ha, ha.) It was so much fun to make new friends and to see all the other goodies people received. :)

Chris Lally said...

So much fun! Thank you, Stephanie, for devoting so much time and effort into what was a great experience for all!

krishna said...

All beautiful goodies! it was so much fun!

Regina said...

Oh I love looking at all the pretty packages. I had fun creating my package for my ornament friend.

Marilyn @ MountainTopSpice said...

Somehow I missed out on this exchange, but oh how delightful to see all the lovelies given, shared and received with such delight! So sweet of you to host the exchange, and what a delightful package you received from Ronny! Enjoy the blessings of the season, sweet friend :)

Milentry said...

A great post! < 3
I am following you and invite you to me

Milentry said...

A great post! < 3
I am following you and invite you to me

Kerin said...

A fun exchange, and everyone was so thoughtful in their gift giving.
Smiles all around!

Warm wishes.

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Oh Stephanie, what beautiful gifts you received and gave. I loved seeing all the pretty things that everyone was blessed with during this special season of Our Lord.

Debbie Nolan said...

Dear Stephanie this Christmas ornament exchange looks like great fun. Was visiting Chris Lally's blog and seen hers. Hope you are having a super day. Hugs!

Cheryl said...

I so enjoyed participating, sweet friend! God bless you for all you do for all of us. Merry Christmas!

Creations By Cindy said...

Such a wonderful exchange Stephanie. Thank you so much for doing this for us. You are such a blessing to so many. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

This was so much fun! I so enjoyed putting my package together and receiving a wonderful package as well. Thank you for putting this together during one of the busiest times of the year! I hope you and your sweet family have a wonderful, joy-filled Christmas celebrating the birth of our Savior!

Debbie Harris said...

I came back just to look once more at all the beautiful gifts that were shared amongst these dear ladies.
I stand amazed at the versatility of each and every ornament and package that was either made or purchased and then to see all the different little treasures that were tucked inside to finish of the gift box, just amazing!
You do a beautiful job and your followers are very gracious.
Thank you again!!

Becky W said...

Stephanie, this exchange was so thoughtful and so many participated. You inspire me!

Kelly @ Homespuns 'n Hayfields said...

Hi Stephanie, thank you for hosting another wonderful exchange. I apologize for being late linking up as I was having problems with my photos. If you can, delete #18. I accidentally did the wrong post lol.

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

This was fun and a fun thing to do during this busy time. I loved putting my package together and receiving a great one too!

Conniecrafter said...

Wow everyone had such lovely ideas, and pretty homemade goodies too!

Lowcarb team member said...

Lovely to see, well done everyone.

All the best Jan

Margie said...

What delightful packages! I've always enjoyed giving ornaments as presents so I had fun looking at all the ornaments that were exchanged.

Andrea Ostapovitch said...

Oh how I wish I hadn't been so idle in the blogging world as of late. I'm so sorry I missed this. A lot of fun was had, that much clear!

A wonderful idea!


Brenda said...

Hi Stephanie,
what a lovely interaction you have had with many friends in your 'swap'. I like the way you said you will not tell your husband about your 'chocies' :-). I expect to see a different picture of you on your blog after Christmas - a little plumper in the face eh? :-)
Have a lovely time with family and friends over Christmas.

Mrs. Sarah Coller said...

How fun! I'll be sure to keep my eye out for your swap next year. Such pretty things!

Merry Christmas!

Louca por porcelana said...

How awesome!Happy 2019!

Linda Walker said...

I just saw your mom's post about your ornament swap. I am so sorry to have missed out on this fun exchange! If you do it again next year, I would love to join in....no pressure! ;) so many beautiful ornaments and other gifts! Lovely my friend! Happy New Year!

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