Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Penpal Gifts and Swaps

Hey guys!
Over the past few months I've started writing to a few lovely girls I've met on Instagram, and over Christmas one of my penpals, Hebe, suggested we send each other Christmas gifts, and you're probably all thinking, Christmas? Wow that was ages ago, but these packages turned out to be very late Christmas gifts as it's February now! I just thought I'd show you guys what I got, and tell you a bit more about the swap!
 Philopsophy The Cookie Exchange Set

 Candy Mountain, Popcorn Lip Scrub
Cinders and Gold FUN all from Lush
 Yankee Candle Tarts and Samplers
 American Sweets 

'Peach Kiss' Baby Lips, Essie 'A-List'
'Chocomania' Body Shop Body Butter

You may be thinking what's the fun in all of this? Well I think it's actually really good fun, you can ask people what products they'd like to receive, give them a vague idea or just send them lots of your favourite things! These swaps can be used for anything, this was more of a general swap, but I'd love to do a fully based makeup swap with someone! Would any of you readers be up for that?? I'll leave me email at the end so you can contact me if you are! 
In this gift swap, we named brands we liked or we would like to try and it all went from there! I think this is a great oppurtunity to try out new products and see what other people love! 
You can do swaps with people from all over the world, and as this was my first one I kept it in the UK to get the hang of things, but I already have some other countries and friends to swap with very soon! 

I hope you enjoyed this post! 
I'd love to add some of my readers to my swap list!
If you're interested contact me on kik: amiforddd or email me at
I don't bite I promise!

Ami xo


  1. you received some lovely things!! Im a sucker for US candy ;) .. I agree with you that swaps are fun, I did a US swap last year, and I received some amazing products I had been lusting after for quite some time :) xx

  2. lovely gifts, I want all the stuff from lush! x

  3. I think it would be super fun to do a makeup swap! ;)

  4. omg this is a really good idea! How much did you spend on eachother? And also, hopefully without sounding rude, would you be able to check out my blog and maybe give it a follow? I think I've followed yours!

  5. I absolutely love nerds. There are so many of them!