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« on: May 26, 2006 02:09:33 PM »

hi,  My family and I are going to Japan this summer.  I'm thinking about making some sort of paper craft to give as gifts while in Japan.  Any ideas?  I have lots of paper, including marbled paper.  I'm thinking of little books, some sort of ornament, maybe a bookmark.  I've thought about including a photo of something local, like a waterfall that's about 5 miles from my home.

I"ll probably make up several of whatever I come up with, so it needs to be something fairly easy, but looks nice. 

Thanks.  Cynthia

« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2006 09:53:32 PM »

I think it is a good idea.  I think especially in japan a little gift can be important. I think all of your ideas are good ones- I'm sure you'll come up with something nice---maybe you could even make some to keep you busy on the plane.  I think including something local for you is or personal is best..   My BF chaperones a student trip to vietnam and the students all make mix cds to give to students there. People seem pretty happy to get those- I mean, even if you hate the music you get to know a bit more about someone that way. You could do that and make cool handmade envelopes for them.
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2006 08:50:20 AM »

thanks for the cd idea.  My 16 yo will like that idea.  The homemade envelopes really has some potential.  Things to do on the plane ... that's wonderful!  thanks.  catdaddytn

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