When the PlayGroup Mamas hosted a bridal shower for my daughter, I assumed my regular assignment–party favors. For this special shower, embroidered cross stitch monograms were embroidered on these little Aida gift bags. The guest party favors were filled with Hershey’s kisses, always appropriate, I think, for engagement and wedding celebrations.
No one loves a bargain more than I do. So when I saw the bags on clearance, priced at $ .25 each, I bought three dozen, the entire lot. I had no plan for their use, but I knew that for $9 I had the raw materials for something wonderful. Little more than a year later, Rebecca was engaged and my PlayGroup Mama friends scheduled a bridal shower for 3 months later. Continue reading