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« on: May 04, 2008 08:01:06 PM »

My husband decided last week that he really wanted to give his mother a birthstone pendant for Mother's Day.  Unfortunately, he discovered that it would take a few weeks to have one made and sent to her, and it wouldn't arrive in time.  When he came to me for suggestions for something different, I decided that I would make her one since he had his heart set on it.

I bought the pendant, chain, and some Swarovski crystals at the craft shop, and a few minutes later, I had a really simple solution to the problem.  It cost a lot less than what we would have paid for one elsewhere, and it was made with love.  He's really happy with it, and I really hope she likes it to. 

I really wanted to share this for anyone who's scrambling for a last-minute Mother's Day gift idea, since it took such a short time to make.

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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2008 08:10:29 PM »

That is absolutely beautiful AND a great Mother's Day gift idea!  I'm sure your mother-in-law will love it!
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2008 06:11:29 AM »

Oh, how pretty! I love handmade gifts - that extra personal touch is so special ^_^ I think she'll love this!
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