A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: Craftster Best of 2014 have been announced!  Check out the winning projects here!
Total Members: 301,196
Currently Running With Scissors:
375 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: cute or dumb?  (Read 3191 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
nemejia
« on: March 26, 2007 02:26:21 PM »

I was thinking about making something similar to these for my mother and mother in law http://images.etsy.com/all_images/6/64b/5dd/il_fullxfull.6829682.jpg
and a matching apron for mothers day. I'm not sure wheather they would think it's cute or dumb. what do you guys think?
i figure even if they don't use them they would look cute in the kitchen.
« Last Edit: March 26, 2007 02:36:37 PM by nemejia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

WIPs
Offline Offline

Posts: 11691
Joined: 20-Jan-2007

The WIPs Phenomenon


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2007 07:30:31 PM »

I personally wouldn't use those...maybe for decoration?

They're cute, but they're a little bit over the top...but that's just my opinion.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

100 Themes ATC: 1/100 Grin
staciart
Offline Offline

Posts: 579
Joined: 28-Jan-2007
Old, but not rotten...yet.


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2007 08:35:08 AM »

nemejia:  I think they'd be kitschy-cute, especially with matching aprons!  Don't know if you do any digital designing, but can you make a few matching Recipe Cards to go with?  That'd be cute, too   Smiley or cover a little 99c store notebook, or make fridge magnet...sorry to talk too much, but I'm gettin' all inspired by your idea and I'm thinking maybe to steal it to do for my Mom, LOL!
« Last Edit: March 31, 2007 07:53:29 PM by staciart » THIS ROCKS   Logged
ruby_soho
Offline Offline

Posts: 2444
Joined: 07-Apr-2006

That's what she said.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2007 08:41:45 AM »

i'm not anyone's mom or MIL, but if someone gave something like that to me i would be so, so pleased. 

(i already own a pair of gloves like those, but that's beside the point Cheesy)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

i care about you a homemade oven mitt's worth.
rozekitten
Offline Offline

Posts: 683
Joined: 19-Dec-2006

Glue, buttons, and a wall. Hmmm...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2007 08:53:57 AM »

I think that they are cute, and I totally agree that it should be a set if at all possible!  Gloves, an apron, and a potholder.  Your on the right track!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

bombgirl
Offline Offline

Posts: 519
Joined: 03-Oct-2006

i subscribe to the george lass work ethic


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2007 09:16:33 AM »

i like an apron/potholder/oven mitt idea
but it's not practical for dish gloves which 1. tend to get wet and dirty and so would look crappy after a while and 2. you don't keep the same pair forever
THIS ROCKS   Logged

FLICKR!! http://www.flickr.com/photos/cupcakesrevenge/<br /><br />inspiration and desires... www.wists.com/bombgirl<br /><br />craft blog! (if you\'re my swap partner, NO PEEKING!) <br />http://yourfaceiswhereblogsgotodie.blogspot.com/
nemejia
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2007 11:50:46 AM »

i like an apron/potholder/oven mitt idea
but it's not practical for dish gloves which 1. tend to get wet and dirty and so would look crappy after a while and 2. you don't keep the same pair forever

I know you don't keep the same pair of gloves forever.. but I just think that as a set it's kitschy-cute, thus the apron so you'd have something after you throw the gloves away. I do like the recipe cards and potholders ideas- Thanks. now I just have to find the right fabrics for the recipients according to taste.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

darkladymajesta
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2007 02:45:46 PM »

I really love those gloves! My best friend's MIL is quite erm... well... one of those MIL's *nicest way I could put it* and she would be horrified if she got anything related to cleaning or the "role placed upon women by society", but... as long as they won't get offended by the gloves, and realize they can throw them away eventually, then it would be a great gift (particularly if it was a matching set)

But, like I said before, I would totally love them. But probably not use them as I would not want them to be to dirty.  Roll Eyes
THIS ROCKS   Logged
colarific
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2007 11:51:07 AM »

To counteract the possibility of someone getting offended by the whole "cleaning thing", you could include manicure supplies, or a manicure gift card. Soooo... the gloves would be to protect the manicure!  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
AGFH
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2007 01:21:23 PM »

I would be tickled pink to get those gloves and a matching apron!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I was off to save the world....until I was distracted by something shiny.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Cigar Box Guitar
How to Make a 3-D Christmas Card
Home Spun Wool Works in Pleasureville, Kentucky
Easy-to-Sew Mittens With Molly Ringwald
How to Make a Paper-Vinyl Wallet
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Ticket Stub Shadowbox
Fishy fishy fishy...
Tute Tuesday: Fascinators

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.