after a blue day, I decided it was time for a little merry-ment!
I went through my fabric stash and pulled out every potential holiday/Christmas
fabric I could find. I laid it out neatly so I could see it all and I let the fun begin…..
Someone ask me what the most important thing to me regarding the holidays was,
and if I had Christmas traditions. My answer was pretty simple. Being with my immediate
family, having good food (special dishes we would not normally prepare) and a warm
place to be.
a close up of beading in the trees….
I have decided that I will be making almost everything I give.
Why? Many reasons….I can not think of a more touching gift than
something made lovingly by someone. I know what it takes to create
a piece of art and I appreciate every stitch, paint stroke, etc.
that goes into it.
Another obvious reason for wanting to create handmade gifts is the
financial side. Also, I think the commercial side has become a bit
disgusting. Don’t get me wrong. I love to give and receive gifts just as
much as anybody but, somehow I see a lack of appreciation in people…
more of an expectation.
I am sharing the gifts that I know will not be seen….
I am making postcards, as a gift, for those people who are far away….
the completed postcards….
for those interested…I have a new I like that! called Blue Fish.