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Jan012010

cuff links for JR

We swap names in my family for Christmas, and this year my little sister April had my husband JR. John is a bit hard to shop for but April found these vintage US Forest Service cuff links which were the perfect gift. First off, John really likes cuff links. And secondly, in college John wanted to be a forest ranger and had his own dreams of joining the Forest Service. My favorite part is how she packaged them, on their own cuffs made of folded paper.. she even drew little stitches around the cuffs. (I think attention to detail might run in our family.)

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Reader Comments (9)

Such thoughtfulness put into this gift! And the packaging is perfect - so elegant in its simplicity. Such talent HAS to fun in the family!

Vivi
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01.1.2010 | Unregistered CommenterVivi

What a great gift, and such a clever way to package them.

01.1.2010 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer

So sweet! I love a gift that combines the practical with the special...

01.1.2010 | Unregistered CommenterDestiny D

Aww, shucks, B.

01.1.2010 | Unregistered CommenterApes

Such a cute idea! I really love it and I also think that caring for details shows real love and caring!
Thank you for sharing this idea with us.

01.2.2010 | Unregistered CommenterTheresa

How awesome! They look like an amazing present, I love little touches like that.

01.2.2010 | Unregistered CommenterSammi

Gifts that have that much meaning to your life are the best! And I agree with what everyone else has posted, the paper cuffs are too cute;)

01.2.2010 | Unregistered CommenterGretchen T

Cute! A while back I found some cuff links that were made out of NY subway tokens. He loved them.

01.2.2010 | Unregistered CommenterAndi

Wow, she really took time and care to choose this gift for her brother in law. That's lovely. And the presentation just makes it even more perfect.

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