A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 302,372
Currently Running With Scissors:
450 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Wedding Reception Gift?  (Read 719 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
raeraethejetplane
Take me out 2 the black Tell them I aint comin back
Offline Offline

Posts: 1901
Joined: 27-Sep-2008

RIP Blue kitty Jan. 1994 - April 2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: July 08, 2011 04:46:54 PM »

Please let me know if this is not allowed. I need gift help

My boyfriend will be flying out "around the end of the month" to go to the wedding reception of mutual friends. I saw mutual friends but I don't know them very well. Early this year they flew my boyfriend and I out for an all expenses paid trip to Seattle. The wined and dined us and showed us around providing an amazing four days in Seattle.

This couple has been together for ten years. At first they decided that for political reasons they would not have a marriage and opted for domestic partnership. Now for their tenth anniversary they will be having a wedding reception but no wedding ritual.

What do I get a couple that already lives together? I'm setting my boyfriend to the task of getting as much details from the male friend as possible. I find is hard to believe that the female of the couple will not be wearing anything special to her wedding reception. I've asked him to see if she has jewelry to wear. Other than jewelry or a mixed media portrait of the couple what do you think I can craft for them? Also, she has an allergy to gluten. I do not know if she has skin allergies as well.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

alteredmommy
Swap Moderator
More Art, Less Craft Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm an altered girl, in an altered world....
Offline Offline

Posts: 13981
Joined: 17-Oct-2005

Colour outside the lines!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2011 11:17:27 AM »

I love the idea of a piece of art special to both of them, maybe wall art or an altered book?  Have you seen the watercolour stencil portraits made from a picture (which only works of course if you have a good photo to use)?  Or maybe a special dinner for them, with a nice bottle of wine, gift certificate to a restaurant, some crafty little extras....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Have a Swap Problem?  Please open a HELP DESK ticket!!
raeraethejetplane
Take me out 2 the black Tell them I aint comin back
Offline Offline

Posts: 1901
Joined: 27-Sep-2008

RIP Blue kitty Jan. 1994 - April 2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2011 05:23:58 PM »

I forgot about that tutorial! It looks like the perfect place to start.

What I do know about them is that the female works while the guy keeps house. He cooks gourmet meals most meals. Her gluten intolerance makes it difficult to gift food or to eat out.

Most of my stuff has to come out of stash because I can't legally work until my certification goes through with the state. I really wish I could put a massage in a box ;p Some wall art and a blank journal is what I am learning towards. The journal can either just be a nice gift or become a guest book for their reception if they don't have one.

Thanks AM! I will post updates and final product when I am done Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Chakin Sushi Recipe
Insari Sushi Recipe
Vietnamese Shrimp Skewers Recipe
Crab Meat Salad Recipe
Indian Lentil Stew Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Veggie Bolognese Sauce
Mountain Views
@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.