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Christmas presents?

Posted by concretenprimroses (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 30, 09 at 8:50

What are people planning? I need to start very soon if I'm going to get things done on time. Would love some ideas and inspiration!
kathy


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RE: Christmas presents?

Sad to say not much. Lately people just don't want homemade items--at least my relatives don't. they either don't communicate much (DH's ), have everything, etc.
So each year my list goes down, except to G-kids and GG-kids and then they usually get gift cert or money.
I am glad people out there really do appreciate the crafts out there, but also it is getting harder to find good and useful ones.
Good luck to all of you


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I also need to get started soon on "little gifties" for co-workers. Here is what I was thinking of doing. Get an 8 1/2 x 11 inch sheet of Christmas scrapbook paper and then print the gift recepient's first name over and over in small font. Then I'll cut the paper into thin strips - sort of like shredding,but I would have to do it by hand to be able to keep the names intact. Then I'll put those into a clear glass ornament. Maybe I'll add some gold or silver tinsel. It is kind of labor intensive, but would be unique. What do you all think?


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Beachteach, that sounds like a really cute idea & they are not going to get duplicates of those!! I think they will love them as they are personal & handmade! Jan


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RE: Christmas presents?

Beachteach: I LOVE your idea. I give my grands ornaments every year and your idea will be this year's ornament. Thanks for the idea.


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Yes, I like that idea too! TFS!
I saw this link on another board, and with the economy the way it is, I am thinking how neat it would be to make the pies in a jar.....there are other good ideas here too, but love the pie idea..and I would think that even if you come across someone who has everything..they usually enjoy a pie..and what better way than to just take it out of the freezer, pop it in the oven and bake it when they are hungry for dessert...and if you make a variety of kinds, thats even better
ENJOY
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