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Gifts for the parents?

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#1 luvmoo

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    Posted 02 July 2011 - 07:10 AM

    Hey Everyone, 


    Is anyone buying gifts for the parents, just a a Thank you for all you do type thing? Our wedding is sort of turning into a starfish themed wedding, and so i found these really cute starfish necklaces in Etsy, and i bought them for my Fiance's Mom, and one for my Mom. My Dad collects pocket watches, but i can't seem to find a pocket watch with a starfish or anything close to... i have googled and searched everywhere.. and i have had no luck. What would be another appropriate but special gift i could get for him? ( or does anyone know where i could find a starfish pocket watch.. hehehe) 


    Or is anyone doing this at all??


    Anyway your help and guidance would be greatly appreciated :)



    #2 Evgal

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      Posted 02 July 2011 - 07:41 AM

      How about attaching a starfish to a pocketwatch?  I'm not very crafty but I don't see how you couldn't glue one on the front.  Or how about taking a pocketwatch to a watch specialist and have them replace the face with a starfish logo face?  Or engrave a starfish with your message onto a pocketwatch?

      #3 luvmoo

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        Posted 02 July 2011 - 08:21 AM

        Thanks Evgal! I didnt even think about that!! hahah I love the idea of getting a starfish engraved onto the pocketwatch... Thank you so much!! :) i am going to look into that!

        #4 DramaticAnnie

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          Posted 02 July 2011 - 03:53 PM

          I found really nice starfish necklaces on eBay, and I bought them for all my bridesmaids, my MOH, my mom and my future mother in law, and me!


          For my Dad and for his Mother, we are thinking of having little plaques with a photo (like me+dad on mine and him+his mom on his) with some lyrics from Because you Loved Me, which is the song we're going to do the father/daughter dance to and present them after that dance after saying thank you for being such a special part of our lives and bringing us up like this, etc... like a get your kleenex out sorta moment

          ~Married aboard the cruise ship the 'Carnival Dream'~
          ~Carnival Dream Wedding April 28th, 2012, then set sail on a 7 night Caribbean Cruise April 28th-May 5th, 2012~

          #5 Evgal

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            Posted 02 July 2011 - 03:58 PM

            Glad I could come up with one good idea to share! lol.  

            #6 JayKay

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            Posted 02 July 2011 - 06:53 PM

            I think engraving a starfish onto it would be really special! I think Im going to get something engraved for my dad!

            #7 luvmoo

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              Posted 02 July 2011 - 09:36 PM

              Aww DramaticAnnie, that sounds awesome!!!! i hope you are putting kleenex in your OOT bags ;)


              Thanks Ladies! :) i just love these message boards! everyone is so helpful! and has such amazing ideas! :)

              #8 Tammy86

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                Posted 05 July 2011 - 12:44 AM

                Fantastic ideas! Thanks!

                #9 meBonidie2be

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                  Posted 16 July 2011 - 09:04 AM

                  The engraving idea is awesome. i really like that

                  #10 lisacruise82

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                    Posted 06 September 2011 - 02:39 AM

                    Thanks for great suggestion. 

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