Sunday, December 26, 2010

A Gift for a Doctor or Medical Student

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! Here is one of the Christmas gifts I gave my brother this year. He is in med school studying to be a doctor, and I usually try to think of medical-related things to give him. One year I gave him the game Operation and this year I made him a special tin of goodies.

When I saw this label stamp from the Waltzingmouse Rescue Remedies stamp set, I decided I had to make this for my brother for Christmas. 

I stamped the label onto white shimmer cardstock using Brilliance inks (both the paper and ink have a subtle sparkle), and then attached it to the tin with Scor-tape. The cold steel of the tea tin already looks kind of medicinal, like an old fashioned medicine bottle.

Here's the "medicine" inside the tin...

Peppermints! :) I lined the inside of the tin with Christmas parchment paper.

My brother thought it was fun and really liked it. Now I need to start thinking what I'll make for him next year!

I made a lot of gifts, tags and wrapping this year for Christmas. I'll be sharing more with you over the next few days.

Paper: White Shimmer (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Rocket Red, Graphite Black (Brilliance inks)
Other: Tea Tin (Papertrey Ink), Labels 4 nesties

ETA: My grandma was readmitted to the hospital and I promised her I would send lots of prayers. If you have a spare moment, could you send up some prayers for my grandma, that she starts to feel better real soon. Thanks so much.


Noora said...

So adorable and just perfect!! totally love it!

Laurie said...

How cute is this? I love how you lined the inside!! What a fun gift!!

I will say prayers for you and for your Grandma! Hope all is well!

Coachfans said...

I bet your brother loves receiving gifts from you. Cute idea.

Hoping to meet some new crafty people. Come and visit when you can.

Happy New Year,

Belinda said...

Oh how perfect! :)

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