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1  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / Re: Birthday Gift Idea? HELP please! on: August 20, 2014 02:45:13 PM
I like the idea of cross stitching quotes from each show to make a mismatched set. Cross stitch is my first love and favorite medium. <3 Ive just started dabbling in embroidery and like it very much also.

I really like the idea of the choker but I couldn't make one. Sad The tutu is an awesome idea. Of the characters of the show she is the most like Carrie so she would really like that. I wonder if I could find a tutorial online.
2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / Birthday Gift Idea? HELP please! on: August 19, 2014 08:34:57 PM
Okay. So. My best friend is turning thirty in October. We have been best friends since we were teens and I really want to make her birthday special.  I usually do a theme for her birthday and make/ buy gifts to match the theme. This year Ive decided to do thirty (mostly small) gifts. I would like to make approximately half of them since she always likes the things I make better than purchased gifts.

Anyway, I would really like to include at least one gift related to each of our favorite TV shows: Sex and the City, Girls, Breaking Bad, and True Blood. The ideas could be related (I thought about doing a framed quote from each to make a display) or they could be unrelated.

Really needing some help with this one. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
3  Halloween / Halloween Decor and Parties / Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber PUMPKINS on: November 09, 2012 06:19:07 PM
My son's school had a pumpkin decorating contest and I just had to share our entry. Do you recognize this duo? It's Bob and Larry from the Veggie Tales cartoons. I wish the picture quality was better because these little guys turned out absolutely adorable (if I do say so myself). Smiley

4  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: 2012 Winter Holiday Crafting Lists! on: October 01, 2012 06:30:38 PM
Update (11/24/12): I have just had that terrible moment when you realize that their is NO WAY you can finish everything on your list. Sad But, I am going to do my very best to finish everything that I can.

Work in Progress

52 reasons book
Decorated tote bag and lesson binder for his PFC class at church
Subscription to a WWE channel for a year (I'm going to make a decorated announcement or something.)

Lap Blanket
Something with an owl

*BIL (sister's husband)
No Idea

footprints poem cross stitch

*MIL and Step-FIL
cross stitched Christmas tree ornaments (set of 15)

No idea

*Friends A and B:
Cross stitched family name door banner

*Friend C and her husband C:
Cross stitched Christmas tree ornaments (set of 15)
Cross stitched family name banner

*DH's Best Friend R and his girlfriend S:
Alabama Football door hanging

*Great, great Aunt (82 yo):
Cross stitched "Welcome" door banner

*Great Aunt and Uncle:
Cross stitched family name banner

*DH's Great, Great Aunt:
Cross stitched "Welcome" door banner

*DH's Aunt K and Uncle T:
Cross stitched family name banner

*DH's Aunt G and Uncle M:
Cross stitched family name banners

*DH's grandparents (two grandmothers and one grandfather):
Bookmarks for their Bibles?

*Pastor/Principal/Employer and Pastor's Wife:
Cross stitched Christmas ornaments (set of 15)

*Son's teachers at church: (only two because DH teaches his wednesday night class and I share his SS class as well as Children's Church).
Christmas kitchen sets

*Son's (and my) teacher's aids/ school helpers/ music teacher, etc. (Four of the sweetest ladies in the world.)
Relaxation in a jar

KIDS: (We ALWAYS buy for all of the kids so I don't ALWAYS craft for all of them  Grin)
Son J (8yo):
painted PJ's and stuffie

Neice T (9yo):
painted PJ's and stuffie
felt food, table cloth, etc.
doll accessories (quilt maybe?)

DH's little sister (12 yo):
Decorated notebook, clipboard, and pen set.

Nephew A (16 yo):
Gifts bought

Nephew H (13 yo):
All gifts bought

Nephew (11 yo):
gifts bought

Nephew (10 yo):
gifts bought

Neice (10yo):
Painted PJ's and stuffie

Friends A and B's son (7yo):
Painted PJ's and stuffie

Friends A and B's son (3yo):
Painted PJ's and stuffie

Friends S and R's son (4 yo):
Not sure yet.

Friends s and R's daughter (1 yo):
Not sure yet.

My class at school:
Boys- "God's Army" sets
Girls- "Wild about Jesus" sets

Second and Third grade Sunday School kids:
Surprise snowballs (instead of goodie bags)

Girls' Club and PFC (Wednesday Night Church Classes):
Decorated clipboard, notebook, and pen sets.

Lord help me to make ot through Christmas.
5  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / Re: Gift ideas for my husband on: May 24, 2012 07:39:29 PM
Thank you for the idea of the 52 reasons book b2j2fitz. I had never seen one of these before. I think I will try one of these for our anniversary. They look pretty easy, although also very time consuming. <3
6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / Re: "survival packs" for little campers on: May 24, 2012 07:28:18 PM
More great ideas! Thanks Kstaron. I think whistles and possibly fishing gear will make great additions to the packs. So of the older boys will probably get pocket knives in their's as well.
7  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Owl Pyjama Case on: May 10, 2012 02:31:03 PM
Sweet little owl. This is such a great idea.

P.S. I love your blog! I just spent like half an hour looking at all of your wonderful stuff.
8  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Baby Showers And Gifts For New Babies / Re: Aiden and Anise Knockoff Gauze Receiving Blankets TUTORIAL on: May 08, 2012 04:43:11 PM
I love these. They look wonderful and comfortable for you and baby. I wish I had had some of these when my son was little. Late spring and summer babies get so hot under regular blankets. Sad Nice idea and beautiful baby!
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Harry Potter Now Lives in my Mom's Cupboard! Large Harry Potter Plush on: May 08, 2012 04:39:17 PM
I think this may be the most awesome thing I have ever seen. I love the little bird and cage too. They complete the gift. Totally hitting THIS ROCKS.
10  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Toy farm with Barn, fences and pond on: May 08, 2012 04:35:28 PM
Wow. That is awesome. How long did it take you to make it?
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