Geometric patterns and translucent colors cause the Gelli Case to stand out in a crowd. Made with a flexible thermoplastic material, the Gelli Case absorbs impacts while providing a soft grip. The iPad 2 version will likely be offered in an array of bright, fun colors.



Designed to provide an at-the-office to drinks-after-work look, the Versant Case will cost $34.99. The Versant flips open to reveal a tablet stand and will be available with a soft gret exterior and pink interior. More color combinations are likely.

The time is shown in the center of the clock face, in large digital numbers, and the date, day, and temperature are above and below in a smaller font. The stainless steel looking front combined with the leather book body of the pen holder really give this unit an expensive look. It certainly looks like it cost more than $9.99!

I found this scrap of red trim (shown in photo) and I saw that I had enough to make a 5 petaled flower. http://inanviet.vn/In_so_tay_gay_cong.html had to hand sew it very carefully to make the red arches look like flower pedals. Then, I used a hot glue gun to add the center clear bead, and followed by gluing some shiny red beads in a star pattern (covering up my kind of messy, hand-sewn seams). I then hot glued a strip of red ribbon to the headband and glued on the flower. This wound up being one of Hannah’s favorites.

The case opens to reveal two side by side trays, an additional hidden folding tray that can be used as a traveling piece and spacious wells. The lid includes a leather-framed mirror and pendant hooks with pouch, and the box accommodates rings, earrings, pendants and larger pieces. Priced at $80 but available on sale at $59.95, it is an exceptional value and sure to be appreciated by a fortunate graduate.

3- If there is more than one sibling, pool your resources. One really nice gift is better than several small ones. And parents like the idea of their children working together. Seeing a cooperative spirit among their offspring is a gift in itself.

Not just the covers, it’s important to pay attention to the quality of paper used in the guest book. Before buying one, it’s better to ensure that the pages are acid free so that the ink doesn’t fade with time. After all, you would want to take it out from time to time whenever you like to refresh your memory and go through all the personalized comments years from now. You can get a choice of lined pages, classic laid pages, or even hand made ones.