RE: [Authentic_SCA] gifts
- Not SCA skills, but I'm making soaps and lotions and bubble bath and
truffles and candy.
I *found* the coolest cookies at a bakery which will require creativity.
The ones for my single gal pals will be packed with bath goodies,
truffles and a trashy novel. The ones for guys will be similar buy
guy-ish. There is even a UPS guy for my parents' dog, who once -and
only once- bit the UPS guy. (UPS guy in question was OK with it - she
only mouthed him. The regular UPS lady brought dog cookies as tribute
and the sub didn't know.) I love holiday prezzies and especially
Bonus - Calum was old enough to help with the tree this year and will be
helping the candy-making.
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> From: Amy L. Hornburg Heilveil [mailto:aheilvei@...]
> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 12:30 PM
> To: Authenticity List
> Subject: [Authentic_SCA] gifts
> Hi everyone,
> With pocketbooks being tight all over this year, I was wondering what
> people are making for holiday gifts this year?
> I've bound books for my two sisters-in-law and I'm in the process of
> binding two more for my sisters. I'm going to do an illumination for
> mother with a Psalm verse on it (I know she'll like the verse). Thesein the
> gifts only cost me my time and materials that I had on hand.
> Anyone else making use of their SCA skills to bring warmth to others
> holiday season?http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
> The Skilled Quill
> Fine Art for All Occasions
> Amy L. Hornburg Heilveil
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- You know you're in the SCA when embroidery is an
appropriate gift, and the giftee is male!
I gave DH a white scarf with his device embroidered on
the front and all his award blazons embroidered on the
back and a storage pouch with his device on it. And
two award sashes (one fighting and one dress). It was
an embroidery Christmas!
I received from DH some Afghani jewelery and a Karakul
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