Day two found me opening the ornament sent from the talented
Oh, this feels like Christmas!
The wrapping was bold and brilliant, but once I opened the package, I found a delicate ornament made with great care and creative thoughtFULLness.
After reading her post and how her ornaments were born,
well...it became ever the more meaningful to me.
The house began after Kelly found this picture of two sisters.
I have two sisters.
Kelly talks about missing her own sister, and calls her my "Sister Friend".
That is so beautiful.
She made each of our ornaments just a tad bit different.
I can relate to that....making 13 in a row can be challenging =)
How can I not be touched by Kelly sharing that she used
magic threads from her husband's Grandmother
to stitch the cardboard together when making each house?
Actually, as much as I adore the front,
I really love the back of the ornament!
Torn and well worn, she wrote some of the lyrics to one of her favorite
Then, stamped each with a vintage 1950s holiday stamp.
Little did she know she chose a stamp for the back of mine
from the year I was born =)