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My cousin, Lisa, got married a little over a week ago and I was so exited to make her and Aaron something special for their new home! Lisa’s kitchen was themed in green and white and so with some special touches, I made her a gift to match:

Here’s what it looked like opened…..Do you see a theme emerging?
Here is what is enclosed:

4 home-made linen/poly napkins for a special night’s dinner with friends.

A homemade potholder that matches her plates and kitchen theme. (I made the flower/leaf stencil before her bridal shower …off her exact floral pattern)… I knew I’d need that stencil to make special details later for her wedding gifts! Potholder design from this book

Back view of the potholder.

And a homemade oven mitt with stenciled design. (I used Pebeo fabric paint to stencil the design on and then heat-set it on. The inside of the mitt is the green floral cotton fabric). Oven mitt pattern from this book….

Back view of the oven mitt.

And the rest of the wedding basket contained 2 dish cloths and one delicious smelling soy candle to accent her kitchen decor!

Steven and I are so excited for you and Aaron! We hope you have a great honeymoon, and can’t wait to see pictures when you get back! Congratulations!!!!


Cousin Joy (& Steven)
**PS…If you want to see the homemade grocery bags she got for her bridal shower click here : )!


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