That said, I did decide to spoil a few ladies in my life by telling them I love them with a bouquet of flowers. BUT... not the kind of flowers that will die.
You see, I lived in Japan for 3 years and picked up a terrible creative habit of doing origami. It's not really a terrible habit, but it sort of is. You see when I have a few moments at work or find myself between meetings with only minutes to spare you can usually assume I am doing some origami.
It got to the point where I had a drawer full of tiny little paper animals, letters, flowers, ships, and planes. I had to cull through them a little bit and I decided to decorate with some of my favorites and let the other ones move on (tossed them... I have so much trouble throwing things out).
Back to the paper flowers. This time I made tulips. I didn't have a lot of origami paper on hand and I wanted to be a bit 'o green... so I thought magazine pages would make the cutest flowers. The pages have fun colors... they are glossy... and they are thin enough that they are easy to work with.
Here is the result! I had a very hard time giving these away, as I didn't make a bouquet for myself, but I know I will be able to visit them in the very near future if I need a fix!
Aren't these just amazing!! Look how colorful they are!!
Then I wrapped them up for gifting!
What's the latest thing that you did for someone else?
Doing something sweet for someone else = happiness!