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« on: April 21, 2005 08:44:48 PM »

alright....

it's my friend's birthday soon, and i want to get her something very very meaningful....

so you're probably all thinking, if its such a meaningful gift, why can't i come up with it myself?

i just want this to mean a lot to her. i don't care if it is a time-consuming gift. actually, the more time-consuming, the better--i want a lot of love to go into this.

i thought about getting her a typewriter, which is really a good idea but something merely store-bought is out of the question. i was trying to think of something i could give along with a typewriter, or some way i could modify the typewriter. but no such luck.

so if you could all just rattle off gift ideas, like things you've given loved ones in the past  or just gifts to people who mean a lot, that'd be nice. i dont think listing the types of things she like will be of much help. really, the gift doesn't even have to be all that useful. it just needs to be a very meaningful thing... almost like a piece of art.

  Roll Eyes thanks. -adrienne
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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2005 12:19:35 AM »

if you found an old tyepwihter at a thriftstore.. you could take the keys off and make some sort of jewelrey out of it.. i know i saw this somewhere.. so perhaps that could accompany the typewriter   
http://www.uncommongoods.com/subcat/subcat.jsp?pageId=10001      im not quite sure how you would make them though..
or take the keys and make a collage or shadowbox...
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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2005 11:10:14 AM »

taking moonshires idea take the keys off of a whole bunch of typewriters and spelling stuff out with them like; happy birthday, thanks for being my friend etc
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« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2005 04:10:14 PM »

You are supposed to keep typewriters covered, so make a cool cover for it.
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