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2 homemade presents [Jan. 1st, 2010|01:15 am]
For People Who Like to Make Things Themselves

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These are 2 presents I made my boyfriend for Christmas. I don't have pictures of the other home made things yet. I don't think I'll get pics of the Little Mermaid bookmarks I made though. (1 sheet of nice Little Mermaid paper from A.C. Moore, cut 2 pieces the same size 2.5-4" long and 1-2.5" wide, glue back to back, round the corners, hole punch the top, string with strands of floss and tie as wanted.)

Coupons

I cut a piece of construction paper into 6 cards and punched holes in the upper corner (I used one of the pieces as a guide by notching out the corner and marking with a pencil). Gave them mostly silly titles and tried to get a lot of variety. There are things like making the meal myself, he gets to control the tv all day, end a conversation, and 2 random choice ones. Little bit of ribbon to tie them together and done!

Cookies


I can't remember the name, but I got the recipe from Woman's Day. It uses a puff pastry sheet with cinnamon, sugar, and pumpkin spice. Slicing them was hard because they're so thin, and I over cooked some. But he likes them! (And I get to eat the ones that are too well done for him.)

Cross-posted in handmade_gifts
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[User Picture]From: tragicmagick
2010-01-01 06:47 am (UTC)
the coupon idea is just so adorable!
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[User Picture]From: meowwl
2010-01-01 11:56 am (UTC)
Oooh, a variant of elephant ears! Tasty pastry!
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[User Picture]From: soapfaerie
2010-01-01 03:48 pm (UTC)
I'm a fan of coupon books! I love the "WENCH! Get me a drink" one lol.

I'm def going to check out the handmade_gifts community!
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