Tuesday, 27 September 2011

gifts for a girl

i whipped up a couple of inexpensive personalized birthday gifts over the past couple of days as triple j had a birthday party to attend last night.

here's what i made.....


on the left we have a button letter c - which i made like the button letter g in this tutorial here.



and on the right we have a jar which i spray painted for the birthday girl to store ribbons - or whatever she likes. i made it as per the tutorial for goob's storage jar here.



we wrapped it all up with a packet of goodies inside like these.....

 

and a pretty bow attached.....


so, what do you think - have you ever made birthday gifts yourself?????



i do hope they (the parents) don't think i'm being 'cheap'??
my girls would absolutely love hand-made gifts such as these - would yours????
i do worry about such things!
triple j said that casey really loved them at the party tonight. i'm so pleased about that.

with me studying - money is tighter than ever around here. hopefully things will settle into a better pattern soon - or the money fairy will visit during the night!!!?!?!

i can live in hope!

cheryl xox.

linking up here......




Beyond The Picket Fence

Candace Creations

10 comments:

  1. Hey Cheryl! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! I love button projects, and the little monogram is adorable. You're not being cheap at all--homemade gifts are always appreciated here. :)

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  2. Love the buttons! I know I love a handmade gift :)

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  3. My daughters would love something like this, and so would I. Great job!

    I certainly understand the tight-money thing. You are not being cheap - you're being incredibly thoughtful. :)

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  4. your so cute. i would have loved this gift. i think girls love anything with their name on it. x.

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  5. Handmade gifts are so sweet and much more personal. Great job and I love that button monogram! :)

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  6. I really love the button "C". You could be selling them! Do not think you're being cheap with a gift that lovely! Thank you for linking to Wicked Awesome Wednesday!

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  7. Love this! Come link up to scrappy saturdays over at candacecreations.blogspot.com I'd love to see you there!

    Candace

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  8. You bring the C so much more to life by putting buttons all over it. I love you art you are amazing at creating things.

    -Zane of ontario honey

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  9. I certainly understand the tight-money thing. You are not being cheap - you're being incredibly thoughtful. :) Pawn Shop

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thanks so much for dropping by - don't be shy to shout out hi!!
(i'm a poet and i didn't know it - ha.......sorry!!)
cheryl xox.

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