Sunday, July 10

Homemade Birthday Present

So, I know this isn't book related but I wanted to share it anyway.

Last week I was trying to decide what to get my mom for her birthday. I did get a giftcard to Lips (thats that chicken lip place I like so much) and a bear fountain but I also wanted to give her something from my heart. I finally came up with an idea that I thought was neat so I set to work on it.

I had to find a cookie jar, decorations, ribbons, tape, paper, craft stuff.

Each side of the cookie jar has a different design with different disney princess pictures. The most time consuming part was wrapping each reason up and tying it with a ribbon. It took lots of time especially writing out the reasons in pretty handwriting. hehe.

I made my mom this gift. It is a cookie jar filled with 60 reasons why I love her (she turned 60). She is to open one a day for 60 days.  It was pretty easy to think of 60 and I could have thought of lots more. I also included a letter with it informing her exactly what it is and to only open one a day (no cheating). 

I just thought it would be fun to share this with you!!!! I love it and hope she loves it as much as me! 


Ashley said...

That is such a super cute idea! I love it! I bet your mom will love it hardcore!!

Amy J said...

Cute idea! She is going to love it!

Michelle Stockard Miller said...

What a sweet thing to do! I know your mom will love it! My Mom's birthday is coming up. Maybe I'll do something similar, if you don't mind. =O) Thanks for the inspiration!

Katie (The Literary Files) said...

Oh my goodness that is such an adorable idea! I bet she absolutely loves it!


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