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    • Make Your Own Furniture Gag Gift Idea

      If you have access to a handful of acorns, you can create an absolutely hilarious Make Your Own Furniture Gag Gift. This is a great stocking stuffer or housewarming gift for first time home buyers.

      Idea

      Take a box and label it "Unfinished" Furniture, add a couple pictures of furniture & write "Directions" at the top. Add a small branch, leaves & all.

      Free Printable Topper

      Idea MYO Furniture Gag

      Take a small box or gift bag and add a little plant pot, a baggie w/ 1 c. of potting soil, and several acorns. Write up some instructions:
      Plant acorns, wait 50 years, cut down tree, make furniture.

      Yield: 1 Bedroom Set, 1 Dining room set & 2 nightstands per kit.
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      1. OhPlatinumOne's Avatar
        Cute idea! I will have to do this for my sister-in-law's birthday!
      1. mamajeri's Avatar
        Love it - never seen this one before - too cute for the woodworker in your life!

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