April 29, 2011

{DIY} Easy Gift Ideas

I'm always on the hunt for easy and affordable gift ideas for giving to people, especially my family. I don't want to spend a lot {and I don't believe you have to} but I do want it to be special and from the heart! My niece and nephews birthdays were this month, and I was having a hard time deciding what to get them. They already have a ton of toys and clothing. So I decided to go simple, I thought these gifts turned out cute. 

I picked up these $5 movies from Target and paired them with a bag of popcorn since movies and popcorn go so well together I thought it was perfect! 

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I then used some ribbon and tissue paper I already had on hand and wrapped them up all pretty, looking like this:

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Next I added a card, and got them ready to mail! 

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Isn't that so cute! And the best part was getting a phone call from my niece yesterday telling me how much she loved her movie! And my Step-Dad thinking it was so cool that I sent a bag of popcorn along. his exact words: "Leave it to Annie to think of the neatest things."

Yup, I think I did good. All smiles on this end. SO glad it could help make their birthdays a little special especially since we can't be there! 

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3 comments:

  1. Great gift idea! And I noticed that we have the same high-chair. I'm not loving it because ours keeps getting food stuck in all the groves under the pad and everywhere! Ours is so grody!

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  2. Great idea, especially when you need to mail a gift! The Pretty Packages Party is going on now. I'd love for you to stop by and share your fantastic gift idea.

    http://blackberryvine.blogspot.com/2011/04/pretty-packages-party-9.html

    Smiles!
    Jami

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  3. Cute, clever, fun, practical -- all wrapped up together! Love it!

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