A Gift for Jenny McCarthy

We are back from our trip and we had a blast.. can't wait to share pictures and stories with you all.. soon I hope. Till then..

A few weeks ago I had shared with you this terrific opportunity that had come my way thanks to The Artisan Group, sending a little something to Jenny McCarthy. A big thank you to everyone who had weighed in and helped me make this decision.. it was a pretty close call between two photographs and in the end I went with the always popular Sitting Blue.  

I matted it this time instead of mounting it on wood. I hadn't been 100% satisfied with my gifting to Ms. Frankel. It had been my first time and there was too much self doubt involved in the process. This time around I was a bit, yes just a bit more confident.

I included in the package a bio card (I stumbled upon a crazy deal of 30 free bio cards and all I had to do was pay shipping!) I wrote a little something from me to her on the back. And two business cards.. 

Wrapped it all up in some bright pink tissue and tied a jute string around it.. I am the worse gift wrapper.. my go to is putting the present in a bag and stuffing it with tissue.. so this was quite an accomplishment.

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  1. It's beautiful.
    She'll love it!

  2. So pretty! And I love the wrapping job too--very cute with the twine!

  3. Anonymous5/28/2012

    Very nice gift!

  4. You did a great job and I love the photograph you selected also. Amazing

    Have a great day!

  5. Looks great! I'm gifting Christina Hendricks soon, which is my first time, so I appreciate getting to see what you did. :)

    1. Good luck... I'm sure you'll do great.

  6. For having a hard time with gift wrapping you did a great job. I love this look. Awesome picture.

    1. ha! I surprised myself too

  7. I think your gift wrapping looks awesome, good job!

  8. Congratulations on being chosen to give the gift. I think you did a great job wrapping. I'm always surprised when my packages aren't tagged as "suspicious". It's not my strong suit either. :)

    The picture is very pretty, you should be so excited. They wouldn't choose you if they didn't think your photos were worth it.

    1. thanks.. i'm usually the one stuffing a present into a gift bag.

  9. you did a very good job! glad you continue in what you believe in!

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  10. Yay! Hope your weekend was excellent!!

  11. That's a really lovely photo. Dramatic yet calm.

  12. The essex steam train photo is MAGICAL looking ... I love it's antique look. Wish my regular commute was that comfy looking! GREAT gift choice! And u just reminded me .. I need new biz cards :) Have a GREAT day!

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