Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Love in a Box Blogger Swap (March 2014)

This month, I decided to join the Love in a Box swap hosted by Megan of Lush to Blush and Kimberly of Kimberly's Chronicle. Basically, you get randomly paired up with another blogger with whom to exchange a cute box of gifts, and it's a great way to meet new people and get new goodies at the same time! I got paired up with Brooke of You're In Brookelynn (clever name, right?), who runs a fashion and lifestyle blog. If you like jewelry, floral prints, and pastel colors with a twist, her blog is for you. Check it out!

Now onto the box she sent me... BTW, Brooke really hit the nail on the head with this one.


The first thing I noticed was the card. Even before I opened up the gifts, I knew it was going to be an amazing box--come on, she fit the card to my favorite things! I'm actually planning on framing it as a print (I'm dead serious)!


Of course, next I had to see what the bulky thing was...a candle! I LOVE candles. Like me, the pink stripes are super preppy, and the candle smells great to boot.


This bracelet was the second thing I opened. I love that the pink leather and gems make it girly, but the chain links add an edge. I can't wait to wear it!


WASHI TAPE. I have been wanting washi tape for soooo long, but have never really needed it--you know how it goes. Now I have the perfect excuse to get to crafting and finally try it out!


I told Brooke I love makeup and beauty products, so I was happily surprised to find all of this! There are three eyeshadows, a dual red-orange/gold lipstick, black eyeliner (which I'm already wearing--I've been needing one!), and...my favorite...scented nail polish. I've been seeing everyone post about Revlon's new scented-polish line for quite some time now, so I nearly shrieked when I saw that Brooke gave me a bottle! I just painted my nails with it, and it really does smell like apricots after it dries!


Last but not least, candy. Gummies are my favorite kind of candy, so I was very giddy to see that I got Swedish Fish and Haribo bears!


And just look how cute everything looks together!


Thank you so much, Brooke! You can see what I sent her here. And if you're a blogger and want to sign up for future swaps, click here.

4 comments:

  1. So glad you two worked out well! Also, it's good to know the nail polish actually smells nice. I'll definitely have to go try some!

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  2. Yayy I'm so happy you like it! I had a lot of fun shopping for you and getting to know you!

    ♥Brooke

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  3. Great box! I have to admit, Brooke's blog name is one of my favorites ever!

    ♥emma
    www.itsemmaelise.com

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  4. Such cute stuff!! I second that thought to frame the card :) Thanks for sharing!

    http://neatly-packaged.blogspot.com/

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