Wednesday, July 15, 2009

An apron & some fortune cookies

I made some things for my friend Macca's birthday.....

An apron with the logo from his blog, Common Chefs. Common Chefs has beautiful recipes that are a bit fancier than your stock standard dishes, and have all been cooked by Macca so you know they work. He also gives a little intro to each recipe and the photos by JT will make your mouth-water!

I also whipped up a batch of fortune cookies....

... with personalised messages for the birthday boy. Some serious messages and some silly ones...


I had made these once before and as the receiever lived to sew another day, I thought it was worth trying them again. They are a littel fiddly to make but were definately easier the second time around... and are well worth the effort I think.

Thanks to Tyroga for use of the beautiful photo!

14 comments:

Tyroga said...

The cookies were yummo and still good last night when I had some while finally taking their photos for my Flickr.

Tania said...

You are the most excellent-ever pressie giver! And I love that you managed to squeeze your wit in there!

CurlyPops said...

....and they're delicious too!

Christina Lowry said...

You are very clever! I have never thought of making fortune cookies. They look great. :)

Sandrine said...

You are such a wonderful person Nikki! I hope everyone around you remind you;)

Peta @ Pippiwillow said...

Lucky Fella. What a wonderful pressie - thoughtful and fun. Peta

faithhopeandawholelottalove said...

What a thoughtful present!

truj said...

Nik - the apron looks fab - great job. You are excellent!

clare's craftroom said...

How clever , what a great idea !

Maria Rose said...

Wow, I am impressed! Fortune cookies seem like a real challenge, but yours turned out great. I love the apron too. What thoughtful gifts!

Nicky said...

Oooh they look FANTASTIC!
Good job!
I am too impatient - I don't think I could make that many....

Nicky
(www.alittlebitprecious.blogspot.com)

Annie said...

Those cookies are very special - and I love your little mouse! (Oh I also love that head band from the Royals)

m.e (Cathie) said...

what great gifts, wow! ♥ the fortune cookies, they have become your signature gift.
:)

Kylie said...

Wow! What great gifts. How original and clever are you to think of these. Not to mention actually making them all yourself! My parents birthdays are coming up soon (ten days apart) and it's been our tradition to go out to a Chinese restaurant to celebrate together. I may have to get industrious and make some for them...