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Saturday, 14 September 2013

Card Gift Set - Saturday 14th September

Hello Friends,

I'm updating this at 9pm here in Sam Francisco, so I guess it's already Saturday back home.We had a two hour flight delay but otherwise it was fine...now the holiday can begin!

I want to share the first of the presents I have made for some of my family over here in the USA: first of all for my auntie Dorothy and cousin Sandy, here in San Francisco...


 One of the presents is this cloth covered notebook: I had some material with London designs, so I covered an ordinary note pad with it using bookbinding glue and decorated with patriotic ribbons.

I also made both my aunt and cousin a set of 6 cards each and put them in boxolopes, which I also made.There is one card missing from this 'line-up' another acetate tree card, which must have got missed from the photos!











Today is a day of just doing the touristy things...Fisherman's Wharf, The Cannery, Ghiradelli Square and Tom wants to go to Alcatraz..again!

Love and Hugs,
Carole X

9 comments:


  1. Carole I hope you are both enjoying yourselves, I love your gifts, and all very usefull.

    Hazel x

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  2. I guess this went on ahead of schedule, but I'm sure you will have a great time on Saturday!! Brings back memories of our holiday there. Christine x

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  3. Good morning Carol,
    What brilliant gifts, I am sure all who get your wonderful creations will be delighted I know I would be.
    Enjoy your da
    Hugs

    Patricia xxxx

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  4. Just gorgeous Carole! What lovely ideas for gifts, sure they will love and appreciate them! Enjoy your holiday!x

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  5. Hi Carole,
    Wow! you have been busy, beautiful gifts. Have a great holiday.
    Lydia
    X

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  6. Hi Carole, the notebook is lovely and all your cards are wonderful, I bet they were thrilled to bits.

    Have fun at the wonderful Fisherman's Wharf (love it there) and have a wonderful holiday. Hugs, Anne xx

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  7. Hi Carole,
    superb creations. Your family are going to be soooooooooooooo! pleased with these gems of presents.
    Hope all is going fine on your visit or hols.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  8. Fabulous presents! They must be over the moon, have a great holiday. X

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