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« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2007 02:22:10 PM »

This is like a tactile Where's Waldo!

Lovething, thanks for the advice, and the tip about the foam letters! Ever since I saw your treasure, I've been trying to think of things to put in a baby's! THANK YOU!
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« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2007 08:13:16 PM »

I've always seen these called "I Spy" bags like the I-Spy series of books. I made one for my DD (also 4) for the holidays too. Actually, I started on it last year and never gathered enough fun stuff to go inside. I just finished it the other day. Here's a tutorial: http://rosie-baby-crafty.blogspot.com/2007/08/i-spy-bags.html

I finished mind by sewing a ribbon with a large jump ring on it. I attached the list of goodies to the jump ring. Here's an example of what I mean: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8198102

If I get around to snapping a pic of DD's and figuring out how to add it here, I will.

Incidentally, I save plastic packaging from things like sheets, shower curtains, and the like and use those for the vinyl panel. Reduce, reuse, recycle....For the little things, cute buttons can go a long way. I bought packs of buttons at Joann's in themes (e.g. fruit basket with banana, orange, cherry, pineapple, grape, etc. buttons or Noah's Ark with a lion, chick, bunny, bird, turtle, etc.) I also used tiny dry food items (bean, coffee bean, small pasta) and office supplies/craft trinkets (paper clip, pen cap, bell, rhinesone, game pieces, puzzle pieces, etc).
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« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2007 11:09:53 PM »

I love this! Not only is the bag very pretty, but the idea is fantastic. Heck, I'd probably have fun playing with it at my age.
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« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2007 11:13:04 PM »

that is the greatest gift ider i ever seen. so fun and creative.. love you for this one.
marry christmas.
great job.

-sara
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« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2007 12:01:46 PM »

Awesome!
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