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Thursday
Apr222010

happy day of birth

Today is a perfect day to showcase a birthday gift, since it is the special day of a good friend. April is mass birthday month, so I needed a gift I could easily replicate. On Givers Log I found this sweet tutorial that was easily converted to flower vases.

In the birthday card, I included a note that said "You deserve flowers!" and $5 to go buy some. The clock was a clearance purchase from Urban Outfitters, which was a great deal until I put in a battery and the hands didn't move. Bummer.

Any other great strategies for giving multiple gifts in a short time frame?

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Reader Comments (5)

You are a sweet friend! This is a super cute combo.

April 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDognbird

I'm am huge on food gifts...sometimes I wonder if my friends get tired of it. Canning preserves, homemade granola and marshmallows seem to work well. Of course, I pair it with other things:

Preserves with good bread.
Granola with yogurt.
Marshmallows with chocolate and graham crackers.

:)

April 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJoanna

The pairing is SUCH a good idea though! I think that makes it even better than homemade goods (which are already great). I need to learn food better, that and plants are something I want to be good at.

// Amanda Joy

April 21, 2010 | Registered CommenterAmanda Joy

so pretty and so thoughtful!

April 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCasey

Hey! Just found your blog via your hilarious comment on going home 2 roost. i do the same thing, lol! following from now on! :)

April 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnna

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