I wanted to create a special gift for someone that had done an extraordinary job during our daughter's wedding weekend. We hired a local chef and his wife to cater the farewell party at our home. We intended to have our son's be the bartenders, but somehow that didn't happen. So Kate, the chef's assistant and wife stepped in quickly and bartended all afternoon for us. Over and above what we contracted them to do!
She is the mother of two and loves to spend any time off, making craft projects with them. So I filled a box with craft supplies from Michaels and a gift card to make additional purchases. But I wanted to make something special for her.
The craft room is not completely organized yet, as I am waiting for shelves to be installed to hold all the crafting supplies. But at least everything is out and available for projects.
Ribbons, fabrics, beading, metal findings, rhinestones, laces are all organized into acrylic bins.
My girlfriend, Jill, came over one Sunday afternoon,
and organized three cabinets full of ribbon for me.
Ribbons are divided into color palettes and placed on shelves in the cabinets above the counter.
Time to create my first project in the new house!
I purchased a rhinestone crown from Michaels in the bridal section.
Creating the label on parchment paper on the computer, I glued it inside of a metal frame.
The crown was finished with butterflies, bees and flowers.
All of the crafting supplies and the gift card were placed in the hat box for a crafting
project with the kids.
A vintage bird with it's own crown was glued to the top of the frame.
As a final touch, the crown was nestled into the ribbon on the top of the box.
Thanks Kate- you are a Chef's Assistant Extraordinaire.