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« on: June 29, 2006 03:29:15 PM »

Hey all, perhaps you can help me out!  Today, my Mummsie found out that her application was approved and she's become a certified genealogist (family tree researcher).  I want to make her something crafty, yet super usable as a gift.  I've thought of maybe stenciling her a tote bag so she can carry her client work around, with a tree on it, but was wonder if maybe anyone had any great ideas?

Let me know what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2006 06:52:59 AM »

what abot buying some plant (looking like a little tree) and putting photos of your closer family on it, like a "real" family tree.
if it has to be a little more practical, a bag is rather good, but perhaps you could stitch instead of stencil and make some things stand out, like some flowers or fruit with beads or something like that.
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2006 07:21:05 AM »

I think there was a tree swap not that long ago-- check out the gallery and maybe there are some ideas!  I remember seeing an awesome tree bag in there!   Wink
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2006 08:56:08 AM »

Thanks for the ideas!  I'll be sure to check out that swap...  I do like the stitching instead of stenciling, it would make it stand out more.  Thnx! Grin
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