Package Pals!

When the lovely Gentri Lee first posted about Package Pals, I signed up right away!  For package pals, we were paired up with another blogger and after getting to know each other a bit, we sent each other little care packages.  I love sending and receiving packages in the mail and I loved getting to know my package pal- Cat of One Hand in my Pocket!  Here’s what I sent her:

Cat is from the UK and has never been to New York, so I thought it would be fun to send NYC to her in the form of these vintage inspired postcards!  Also, when I discovered that we shared a mutual love for nail polish, I knew I had to send her a bottle and I picked out this pretty purple color from Essie.  I also sent along one of the bows from my shop because I saw that she loves bows too!  Here’s what Cat sent me:

I just love the things she chose for me!  She sent me several lovely makeup items, including a pretty pink nail polish, a shimmery lipstick, and a glittery chocolate brown eye liner.  She also sent a delicate pink cameo necklace- it’s my first cameo piece and I’ve wanted one for a while!  Let’s not forget a classic UK symbol, the red double decker bus- so very cute!  Thank you so much Cat for all the thought and care you put into my package :D

I absolutely loved chatting with Cat and I want to thank Gentri Lee for organizing such a wonderful project!  If this sounds like something you’d like to do, don’t worry- Gentri Lee will be hosting another round in the future! =)

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  1. gentri wrote:

    HOORAY! I love it all Nnenna! This is so fantastic. :) Thanks so much!

    Posted 11.19.11 Reply
  2. Claire wrote:

    i love the idea of putting together packages and sending it to each other! this is so cute. what a fun thing to do! that nail polish is gorgeous!

    Posted 11.19.11 Reply
  3. This is such a cute idea! Sounds like a lot of fun putting together your own package and of course receiving your own package! I love receiving packages, parcels make me feel so warm and fuzzy inside. Unless their bills, no fun in that.

    Posted 11.19.11 Reply
  4. VLM. wrote:

    That shade of Essie Nail Polish that you sent Cat is a gorgeous color :) This is such a genius idea, it sounds like a really fun project <3 There's a new outfit post up on my blog and I'd really love to hear what you think of it. Feel free to stop by!
    xoxo, Veena

    Posted 11.19.11 Reply
  5. Cat wrote:

    Yayyy. :D

    This post made me all happy inside. So glad you liked all your presents & they got to you safely hun. Thankyou so much again for all of mine. :D xxx

    Posted 11.20.11 Reply
  6. I’m loving the idea of having a package pal! Such lovely things :)

    Posted 11.20.11 Reply
  7. Eli wrote:

    This is such an awesome idea! I love how well thought out the two turned out to be!

    Posted 11.20.11 Reply
  8. Lyddiegal wrote:

    I love these little gift exchanges! You got such adorable things!

    Posted 11.20.11 Reply
  9. M wrote:

    YAY! Packages are FUN!


    Posted 11.20.11 Reply
  10. Lizzie wrote:

    Thanks so much for the comment on my Wishful Wednesday post :)

    LOVE that Essie color and the cute little packages!


    Posted 11.20.11 Reply
  11. Larissa wrote:

    I love this Essie’s nail polish! I also have it and it looks stunning on my nails :) I’, sure Cat is gonna LOVE your gift :)

    Posted 11.21.11 Reply
  12. Thu wrote:

    What a great care packages, everything looks great and was picked with great care. I might have to borrow this idea and send some things to relative just for the heck of wrapping it nicely ;)

    Posted 11.22.11 Reply
  13. Ashley wrote:

    All of the package pal posts have been so cute! I’m so sad I didn’t participate. :( Counting down until the next round!! :D

    Posted 11.22.11 Reply
  14. Patience wrote:

    Aww that’s a nice gesture. So cute.


    Posted 11.22.11 Reply