Not only are these Great Gifts To Give for the intrepid travelers on your list, they are also wonderful ideas for summer birthdays, anniversaries and more.
1. Outdoor Padded Roll-up Cushion - build a picnic kit by including a matching tote loaded with gourmet treats, wine and fancy plastic tableware
This lightly padded cushion, filled with water resistant foam and covered in pretty outdoor fabric, is the perfect base on which to build a romantic picnic for two. Purchase enough fabric to create a matching version of our Insulated Grocery Tote, which you can fill with a selection of gourmet delicacies... you know the ones; all the yummy imported stuff you eye at the high-end deli but never buy for yourself! Include a bottle of wine and some pretty plastic dishes, goblets and flatware. The abovementioned romantic couple will be on their own for the warm, gentle breeze and sparkling stars.
2. Travel Sewing Kit - pair this pretty kitty with other emergency fixer-uppers for the busy business traveler
Wardrobe malfunctions always seem to strike when you're away from your trusty sewing tools. This is an especially stressful event for the business traveler. Create an On-The-Go Garment Saver Kit by putting our cute sewing kit together with a lint roller, mini stain remover stick, super glue, even a little eyeglass repair kit and/or manicure essentials. Drop it all into our pretty zippered pouch so the traveler can simply grab one thing to toss into her bag.
3. Terry Coverup & Bag - fill the bag with everything needed for a beach day getaway
Today's selection of beach towels are colorful terry cloth works of art in jumbo sizes. We used one to make a simple summer beach wrap. Clever cutting allows you to make optimum use of the towel's bound edges, and leaves the perfect scrap to create a matching drawstring bag. Load up the bag with a pair of matching sunglasses, 45 SPF sun lotion, a bottle of Evian water, and the latest best-selling beach read.
4. Roll-Up Makeup Brush Case - create a travel size extravaganza for grab-and-go glamour
Those travel sizes of powders, lotions and sprays are just about as cute as can be. But, they can also be a rather spendy and sometimes hard to find. Putting together a special set of personalized toiletries will be a very welcome gift for anyone planning a glamour-filled getaway. Our Roll-up Makeup Case is a perfect added accessory this Mini Bar of Beauty. Or choose one of the other eight great travel accessories from last season's Anna Maria Horner Loulouthi Travel Series for Free Spirit Fabrics:
5. Kid's Personalized Mini Backpack - filled with goodies and games to keep little ones busy
In kid world, even an hour of travel to get somewhere is equivalent to seven hours of torture. It's a lot like "dog years." Keep little hands and mouths busy with a personalized mini pack filled with yummy goodies and fun little games. We made our bags in a combination of three fabrics: a bright cotton print for the back, a soft knit for the top of the front, and ultra cool chalk cloth for the bottom of the front where you can write in the child's name. Make one for each sibling in a different color combo so there's no mistaking (or fighting about) whose is whose! This really qualifies as a Great Gift for both kids and Mom and Dad.