My best friend's birthday was recently, and I wanted to make him something that he would love. I wanted it to be something that nobody else would give him, so I immediately started looking for ideas. He is a big Florida State and Kansas City Chiefs fan, so I was looking for something along those lines.
I was sitting at work, and I glanced over at my Mario tissue box cover, so that got me thinking. I dug through my yarn stash to make sure I had the right colors (I did!), so now all I needed was a good idea/pattern.
I found one that was perfect for him and made this: