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1  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Re: Fun idea for gift - pic heavy on: September 28, 2009 01:36:04 AM
Thanks Smiley

I think it's a tradition that grew out of people having very little space in their homes so money was a good gift since the newlyweds can buy what they need to set themselves up for their new life together!

I gave it to them the other day and they were very happy with it and plan on using the toaster as well  Cheesy
2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Fun idea for gift - pic heavy on: September 24, 2009 03:14:54 AM
Hi everyone

I thought I would share this as I was very pleased with the results.

A good friend of mine is getting married and as is our tradition (Chinese) a gift of money needs to be delivered in a 'red packet'. However, I thought just giving her the money would be a little boring so I decided to give her a toaster (the bane of newly weds everywhere) with the gift inside. I also made a card shaped like toast with a 'recipe for a happy marriage' inside. Corny I know but weddings generally are.

The toaster is also a working toaster  Cheesy





When the button is lowered the card and gift will hide away...



and then it will pop out like toast!



Inside the card is a 'recipe for a happy marriage'



All that's left is to put a ribbon on it.

Thanks for looking!  Smiley
3  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Mermaid on: August 25, 2009 04:06:13 AM
That is so gorgeous. That makes me want to go and find some art to embrioder
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Steampunk'd skirt and cape ensemble on: July 29, 2009 04:27:59 AM
That's gorgeous! I really love the cream colour.  Grin
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: My Wedding dress on: July 15, 2009 05:06:37 AM
That's so gorgeous!
6  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Eric the Snail on: July 15, 2009 05:04:52 AM
Eric looks so cute! You can tell he has a sunny personality Cheesy
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: my first piece on: July 11, 2009 07:13:35 PM
Split stitch is a great stitch! And you've worked him really well  Grin
8  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Stinky Le Skunk on: July 10, 2009 11:12:39 PM
I've never seen a skunk but they look to be very cute. But I have heard about their legendary stink so I think I'd rather meet a plushie of skunk rather than a real one   Cheesy
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Elephantastic on: July 10, 2009 11:11:18 PM
So very cute!
10  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Eek!!! 2 ft Cockroach!! on: July 10, 2009 10:56:23 PM
That's an awesome plushie!! Even the most horrifying things are made better in plushie form  Grin
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