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« on: October 03, 2011 07:43:30 PM »

My daughters were invited to a birthday party with only 2 days notice and we were broke until a few days later. What to give the 10-year-old birthday girl?
I came up with this. It is made from really thick leftover corrugated cardboard that my hubby brought home from work for me to use in another project (which I will post at a later date).

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My daughters helped me paint and prep a couple of the embellishments so they liked it too.

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Wrapped the edges so they would be flat instead of showing the corrugated insides.

I might make us some when I get a chance. After Halloween...
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2011 08:31:39 PM »

This is lovely!  It is great that you involved your children in the making of it and that you saved moola!
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2011 09:13:18 PM »

This is so beautiful! And perfect for a 10 year old girl. Or for a 36 year old mom! I want one! Love the feathers.
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011 10:29:10 PM »

Aw that's great! Very good last minute creativeness. I'm sure she loved it.
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2011 02:20:48 AM »

I haven't figured out how to create a post on here yet & I need help, sorry!!! This is a great idea by the way!!!!
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