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Christmas to Daughter

Well, I was early with her birthday present but late with the Christmas present. Maybe some day the stars will align and (besides the gravity changes) I'll actually get everything I need to done on time.

I'm not sure why, but all this took all afternoon...really, it did. I think what took the most time was figuring out how to make the box of chocolates, but now, if I repeated this (soon, I should add), it would go much quicker.

So, here is what I did. I hope she likes it and doesn't give me too much of a hard time about not using recycled wrapping supplies!



Box of chocolates:

Lid:



Yummy wrapped insides:



I finally finished just before John and Dave came home from a swim meet. Maybe I get too distracted or something, but I FEEL like I'm working on something constantly. I guess it's gears in the head, because the end product doesn't seem to look like much work (but isn't it pretty?)

By the way, John was in two competitions, one right after the other....breast stroke 100 and relay freestyle 400. He looked pleased, but a bit tired when he came in.

After tomorrow, he's on vacation too!

Our house is now in 100% Holiday Mode!!! (ps - that doesn't mean that it looks all pretty and decorated...it looks like scissors, and paper, and tape, and more paper shreds and gifts waiting to be wrapped in piles....and cats sleeping and hiding amongst it all)

Comments

Robin said…
The box of chocolates is beautiful. It does look like a lot of work.

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