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« on: May 07, 2005 12:03:01 PM »

Here are some pics of a gift basket I put together for a friend who has just moved into her own place. I wanted it to have a retro girly feel without being too nice (hence the Bettie Page bondage theme) - I bought 4 martini glasses, a set of three black silicone spatulas, photo coasters (into which I put bondage pics) and I made some cloth napkins (black and white with an iron on Bettie in the corner) and a reversible half-apron (using a modified version of april_cocair's circle skirt tutorial :http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=b51c7a0ff1038eefe6ff4fe3d4fd2850&topic=12439). I put everything together in a teal waste basket.

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« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2005 12:09:09 PM »

Oh, that's awesome. Everything goes together so well, but isn't cookie-cutter at all. Love the napkins!! What a great housewarming gift!

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« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2005 12:42:46 PM »

 Shocked madmatigan79, you put the BEST housewarming gifts together ever!! i'm so envious of your friends! did you buy the iron ons already with bettie on it, or did you make it yourself?
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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2005 03:28:49 PM »

Thanks for the compliments!

I found the photos online and printed them onto the Avery t-shirt transfer paper.
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2005 05:48:47 PM »

That is sooo amazing, especially the apron and napkins,

Where did you buy the transfer paper?
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2005 05:50:46 PM »

I LOVE it! The napkins are awesome and the apron is sooo cute Smiley wonderful gift, I'm jealous!

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« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2005 05:33:41 AM »

That is SO cool! Your friend is going to love that! I want that apron!  Wink

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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2005 09:27:28 AM »

Thanks for the great feedback, everyone! I took the gift over to my friend's apartment last night and she was suitably impressed. I'm really happy it turned out to be such a hit! Who knew that homemaking (?) and bondage went together so well?!!  Wink
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« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2005 04:41:54 PM »


this one made me laugh my butt off

my bestfriend and i always make gifts for each other.  it's like the rule with us.

she is going to be moving into her first apartment (out of her parents house and she's 23!!) in a couple of months.  this is a GREAT housewarming gift. 

she loves the ocean and anything beachy--if i could find bondage fishies that'd be perfect!  Roll Eyes

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« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2005 11:50:19 AM »

Love the apron.  It all looks so professional.  Excellent job and lucky friend

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