Thursday, December 27, 2007

Handmade Gifts

Despite all the craziness I managed to create a few homemade treasures for gifts this year. Here are a 2 of the goodies I made and gave this Christmas:


The first is for a friend who adores Index Cards - she is a little obsessed with them by her own confession;

The gift included 2 sets of Index Cards and an old File Box that I painted red and embellished with Magnets I made from Punch-Out Tags that came in a Scrapbook Paper Kit, labels that I printed on Craft Paper and Magnet Tape.



One set of index cards that I bought had a little paper "holder," which I used as a template to create my own "holders" out of coordinating scrapbook papers. I thought they all came out lovely and best of all, she thought so too! I love to give gifts that are so very personal, only the person you are giving them too would truly "get it."


The second gift was a small shadow box I made for a friend who loves the stage and who also had a slight obsession herself this holiday - yarn and pom poms.

This is my little tribute to her talents, her passion and to her dedication to her work, her art.

It was my first attempt at creating a Shadow Box and I was pretty pleased with the result!

6 comments:

  1. I agree; they're both super cute!

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  2. Very cute!!
    I'm sure they just loved them.
    You are very creative!
    Happy New Year!
    Rosemary

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  3. What creative and thoughtful gifts.
    I'll bet your friends were tickled to death to recieve them!
    God bless.
    Terri

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  4. Did you make that shadow box for Kim?? It's fabulous - love it all!

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  5. i feel the need to say na na na na boo boo...i love my card box! it's so great. i have been showing it off to anyone who stops by...

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  6. Beautiful gifts
    Suzie Sews (UK)

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