Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Wings and from Me to You

Hello everyone-if you are basking in sunshine please could you send some to East Yorkshire because we seem to be shrouded in fog or very cold misty rain these last few days. Always brightens my day to read all the wonderful comments-thank you

Here I am again combining two challenges both of them favourite places of mine

At Crafty Emblies the theme is Wings-they now have two different challenge blogs so do read what the post says there. Then at Craft-room Challenge there is From Me To You which was my inspiration for this piece.

We are taking my MIL our for a slap up meal on Friday as she is visiting someone on Mother's Day. I hadn't a clue what to buy her as a present but she does like cooking and old recipes so this book should be fine.

Always difficult to know what to use to wrap her presents because she does like a clue as to what is inside. I  stamped butterflies onto brown paper and lightly coloured them with water colour pencils then I made a big tag with a Mrs Beeton quote and scribbled on 'Do you know who wrote that' I bet she will know straight away lol. Now for the lovely part-the beautiful cage and birds from Crafty Emblies and a few pieces of ribbon.

Thanks for looking and enjoy your day

Love Chrissie xx




19 comments:

  1. What a lovely present, with wonderful packaging, great idea! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. What a fabulous gift and your wrapping is stunning! xx

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  3. A super gift and I do love the fabulous wrapping.
    Yvonne x

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  4. Oh that book looks wonderful Chrissie! You have wrapped it up beautifully, your MIL is going to love this! Hugs, Ira xox
    irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

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  5. What a lovely gift and so beautifully packaged. Xx

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  6. Lovely gift and such beautiful and effective wrapping! I can make the cards but have no patience for wrapping presents so mine always look terrible!! Thank you so much for joining us this fortnight at Craft-Room challenge.. Hugs
    NIKKI DT

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  7. What a thoughtful gift and i love your wrapping paper! Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room challenge again XOXO Zoe

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  8. What a fabulous idea and I am sure MIL will love it. TFS at CE.
    Elaine CEDT

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  9. A lovely way to present your pressie to MIL :)
    Von ♥

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  10. Extremely clever and pretty!

    Hugs,
    Marianne

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  11. She will love the gift Chrissie (I know I would). Love the birds and birdcage as well.
    Lorraine

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  12. What a brilliant present, but the wrapping is even nicer! Your MIL is sure to love it Chrissie x

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  13. wow lovely wrapping i really love this thank you for joining over at crafty emblies hugs X Seema CEDT

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  14. Very nice, thanks for entering the Crafty-Emblies Challenge, Jane, Crafty-Emblies, DT.

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  15. Hi Chrissie, this book looks great, a lovely gift for your mother in law but made more so much more special with how beautifully presented it is. The wrapping is gorgeous with the butterflies and birdcage! I always use brown paper to wrap my pressies, so must make a bit more effort in the future! Thanks for joining in with us at the Craft-Room Chrissie.

    Maria xx

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  16. What a thoughtful person you are. Your mil is so lucky to have you do these things for her. I have tears in my eyes.

    Love the way you have wrapped this wonderful gift. A real pretty piece of wrapping paper it has turned out to be. (adore that birdcage etc)

    Hugs, Neet xx

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  17. What a great gift and wrapped so beautifully, I bet she loved it. x

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  18. the complete set is perfect Chrissie. Love the thought you have put into it! Thank you for playing along with us at Craft Rooom this fortnight. Wishes, Suzanne xoxo

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  19. What a lovely gift and wrapping, I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.