i have made bath salts, bath tea bags, candles, etc. for presents before, always looking for new ideas i would love to sew some things this year.
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7/31/06 at 10:59pm
|i have made bath salts, bath tea bags, candles, etc. for presents before|
Originally Posted by genifer
So this sounds like a better idea this year. Have you got any recipes? And is it reletively inexpensive? I like the idea of homemade candles, is it messy?
Originally Posted by kristenok18
A couple of years ago I made a fairy bower for my sil's boyfriend's dd. I just used pink tulle and attached it to a large metal wreath frame, then decorated the top with lots of silk roses and greens and ribbons. Very pretty! I'm thinking about making an ocean-themed one for my ds!
|I'd like to make some kind of permanent advent calender, any ideas?|
Originally Posted by LaughingHyena
It's cloth with a dowel throught the top and string for hanging. On it there are 24 felt stockings, each numbered. There are some felt aplique pictures on the cloth but can't remember quite what right now.
Each of the stockings gets filled with treats, I remember erasers, pencil sharpners, crayons, small tubes of glitter, nuts, dried fruits and usually a few swets too.