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CreativeGenes
« on: January 23, 2010 08:36:42 AM »

I had so much fun crafting and shopping for the grands this year! The favorite, hands down, was Lauryn's present. It was one of those few (for me anyway) things that actually came out better than I imagined, due in no small part to the help from my sweetie. Poppa really kicked it up a notch! I had been waiting, yes and planning, for the day the girls would be big enough for dress up. When I found out that is what Lauryn wanted for Christmas I was so excited!
I started shopping right after Halloween and got some great deals on costumes. I found a fireman, a pirate, a vampire, a witch, a princess, and of course the requisite Disney gals. Got a great deal on some dress up shoes and tiaras after Thanksgiving, throw in a few necklaces and earrings and what little girl would not be thrilled!
But wait......
"how bout a wardrobe packing box to make her a dress up closet?" said MamMaw "I could cut doors to make it a closet."
"I could cover it in fabric if you have a piece" volunteered Poppa. "We could also add a spot for her shoes and a shelf for her jewelry" he said.
"YAY! That's a great idea honey." says MamMaw running for the fabric stash.
Two days, four yards of fabric, a box cutter, antibiotic ointment, band-aids, and three cans of spray adhesive later......
Ta DA!!!!! Lauryn's dress up closet.

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I love collaborating with my sweetie. Can't wait to do one for Kyleigh next year!
Thanks for looking!
C  & C welcome.
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cherry_blossom55
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2010 09:22:25 AM »

aaaaawesome! 15 years ago I would have died for one of those. lol. Now I want someone I know to have small children. Cheesy
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CreativeGenes
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2010 09:29:00 AM »

Thank you! I always make things for the grands that I wished for as a child. It is one of the best parts of being crafty, I think.
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roccstarr75
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2010 12:54:38 PM »

I think the only way you could make that any sweeter would be to literally cover it in sugar.  So cute!
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2010 01:25:41 PM »

my nieces would kill for this!
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CreativeGenes
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2010 01:31:23 PM »

Thanks so much! It is so much fun when something comes out better than you imagined it!
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2010 03:35:04 PM »

This is just about as cute as it gets.  I'm thinking I need something like this for my soon-to-be-six year old granddaughter.
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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2010 11:43:15 AM »

My grand daughter loves it, I'm sure yours would too!
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