Saturday, June 11, 2011

LIttle GIRL gift!


My niece Mercede turned two today!!! We had a fun little birthday party over 
at my in laws house:) Mercade is so darling.... She is the definition of sour and sweet..
One minute she is sticking her tongue out at you and the next giving you a big kiss!!
I love her so much!!! 
I wanted to make her something...and I have been collecting Tys baby food
jars because I knew I could use them for SOMETHING!!!
So anyhow... I got some ribbon/mod podge/paper and made the 
baby food jar a cute gift holder!! 
that I hope can work for holding her little rubber bands/ or whatever 
she wishes!!

Then I needed something to put in the jar...so I got out some of my beads 
and made her some bracelets! I think they turned out darling!!!
They are pink and purple//typical girl right!!
I also made one that is pink with stars...but it seems i forgot to take a picture of it..
:( sad face..it is really so cute!
anyway...she got lots of fun things and her party was a great success!!
I think she loved her bracelets!
she kept taking them off/ looking at them, then putting them back on:)
 such a fun gift! and I really think the baby food jars have endless 
possibilities for gifts!!

linkin up HERE

ALSO I have been experimenting with a (water mark)??? 
I think that's what they are called...
the Me and my boys label at the bottom of the picture...
well I need some input.
what do you think?

ps
don't forget about my

17 comments:

  1. What a cute idea! I also like you water mark. It is non-intrusive and cute!

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  2. Such a lovely idea

    And your watermark looks great, I especially love the font

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  3. So cute! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I'm a new follower of yours, as well! Your baby boy is adorable, and reading through some of your posts, I can TOTALLY relate to the emotions that come with watching our babies grow up so quickly. Where does the time go?!?

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  4. Hi Ashley! Thanks for visiting my blog Hopeful Threads! I'm following your blog too now. :)

    This is such a sweet gift, my girls LOVE beading! And that nail polish is wonderful too...very cute rainbow nails! ;)

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  5. Haha, I never would have guessed those are baby food jars! Haha! totally cute!!!
    I like the "watermark" as well.

    -CK

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  6. So cute! What a fun idea :)

    I'm stopping by from Inspired By You Wednesday!

    Michelle :)
    LovingEverySecond.blogspot.com

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  7. I do like this idea, i always end up with loads of jars i never know what to do with!! Really like your watermark as well!!

    auntangiesews.blogspot.com

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  8. love it! http://caribbeanmissionarywife.blogspot.com/

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  9. Your blog is so cute!! I will definitely be following you!! :) and will be watching your blog to learn some new things!! I would love it if would check out my blog and follow me back also!!
    -Brooke
    For-The-Luv-Of.blogspot.com

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  10. Beautiful work! What a nice upcycled project! Must copy! Love, PC - (Thanks for drop by at my blog!)

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  11. Cute idea! I have a bunch of neices that would love this as birthday gifts. They're getting harder to buy for. Thanks for the idea!!

    Nikki
    http://naturesheirloom.blogspot.com/

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  12. Fun! We'll have to make some for Allie. :)

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  13. What a cute gift idea!
    Thank you so much for linking this up to {nifty thrifty sunday} last week!
    Hope to see you again this weekend!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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  14. This is an adorable idea! Thank you so much for linking up at my Summer Lovin' Party at Homemaker in Heels! :)Hope to see you again soon! :) Have a great weekend!
    Crystal
    Homemaker in Heels
    p.s.~ LOVE the watermark! Oh and I am also your newest follower! :)

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  15. Ashley, what a wonderful gift! Such a great way to repurpose a babyfood jar! I especially love the bracelet with the little pink whale. I bet Mercede love them all!

    Thank you so much for linking up to "A Little Birdie Told Me..."

    Jenn

    P.S. Your watermark looks great!

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thanks for putting a smile on my face today with your comment:)