Well, a ton of people had the same idea.
At the end of the line you can grab some canvas bags and personalize them yourself (these photos from Chuvaness) with rubber stamps. Very cool!
Vince and I bought tealight candles (cheaper than Rustan's), a pencil sharpener, watercolor pencils, a multi-colored pen, a memory foam pillow (absolutely the best find at Muji!) and--of course!--Elizabeth's birthday gift: colored markers and a make-it-yourself puzzle board.
And here's my letter to the birthday girl:
She said she liked it! But that she didn't know what to draw. Well, E, I'm sure whatever you do decide on, it will be fabulous.
Muji is at Bonifacio High Street, above Gap, across Fully Booked.