Honor Mom by publishing your own Mother's Day newspaper. Print the newspaper clip art onto ivory paper, fill in, and add a drawing or a photo.
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Give everything needed for great hot chocolate, served in a bowl big enough to satisfy any chocolate fanatic.
To make this gift, fill an antique bowl with Mexican chocolate, cinnamon sticks, a vanilla bean, and miniature marshmallows. Wrap with a bow, and include your favorite recipe for hot chocolate.
Ceramic bowls or mugs
Ibarra sweet Mexican chocolate (or other high-quality chocolate)
SourceMartha Stewart Living
Earn bonus points for original packaging with these deconstructed Valentine's Day notes: The envelopes don't hold the cards -- they are the cards.
SourceMartha Stewart Living, February 2008
A gaggle of helium-filled jack-o'-lantern balloons hovers near the refreshment table. The simple features are drawn onto the inflated balloons with permanent marker. Choose an assortment of geometric shapes that are easy to create freehand.
Transform milk into an unpourable mass.
SourceMartha Stewart Living, April 2009
Cut the bugs off plastic spider rings, then puncture their centers with an awl or a T-pin. Insert the toothpick into the hole from the bottom, and color the exposed tip with a marker.
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