Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Towels

Last year we had such a hard time finding a present for Joe's mother. We eventually settled on a German treat basket, filled with goodies that would be reminiscent of the time she spent in Germany as an Army wife.

This year we were at a loss again. I decided to buy a set of bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths and monogram them. We bought the towels at Target (from the Thomas O'Brien Vintage Modern collection). They are very soft and reasonably priced. I think two towels, two hand towels and two wash cloths cost about $60. They are a pale green, embroidered in dark green. The bath towels are monogrammed with their first-name initials (B and E) and the hand towels with their last-name initial (C). We also picked up a bottle of Method Hollyberry soap to go with it. Now, all we need is a nice basket to put them in.

We were going to buy some for my parents, but the color we chose didn't have enough bath towels. We will have to check back. Plus, I think I want a set now ...

8 comments:

nikko said...

Very cool gift idea. Sometimes I wish I had a machine that did embroidery! I love the new picture in your header, too!

Karyn said...

Look at your new banner!!!! I love it Lera!!!

And...what a super gift idea. You're so brilliant.

Lisa said...

Very pretty and elegant monogramming. Love the goodie basket filled with fun items too. I love to get good mail like that.

Happy holidays!


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beki said...

that's a great gift! did you monogram them?

Cici said...

great gift idea - but I LOVE LOVE LOVE your new banner.

what is it with kids and those scrinchy camera faces?

nikki said...

Is that your Christmas card? So cute! I forgot to tell you that I saw your in-laws on Saturday night!

amandajean said...

beautiful! and what a great idea.

I love the Thomas O'Brien Vintage Modern sheets from target. they. are. gorgeous. but I would be hard pressed to cough up 89.99 for a sheet set at this point in my life. yikes.

Chara Michele said...

Love the embroidered towels for a gift idea!