Yay! The great REVEAL!
I am participating in an ornament exchange with Arkansas Women Bloggers.
Several weeks ago we had the opportunity to sign up, we were then assigned a person to send a homemade ornament to, and now we are to blog about receiving our gift.
This has been so fun for me! First of all, I LOVE ornaments with special meaning. We have, what I call, a DECORATIVE tree in our great room and a FAMILY tree in our family room. Most of the ornaments on the family tree have a SPECIAL meaning.
My personal favorites....made by my little lattes.
An award from a race...
A hand-carved spoon to my little from my Dad...
A keepsake from an adventure...
They are ALL special.
And now, I will get to add one from a fellow AWB! (yes, I'm goofy and giddy and everything in between. Just ask the Hubs.)
I had a little anxiety about sending my NOT-SO-CRAFTY homemade ornament to a crafter, but once that was complete -- I was able to move on to the excitement of looking forward to receiving my new ornament (ok....that totally sounds like I like receiving BETTER than giving. So not-true, Mom.....really -- you taught me better!) :)
My package arrived a couple of days ago. All taped up nice and neat.
FRAGILE was written on the outside.
I ripped into the box in an excitedly cautious way.
On the inside, I found the coolest GLASS ball with a paper flower inside!
See what I mean? Love it!!
Much craftier than I!
Thanks so much, Connie from Scrapbook wife running in Arkansas! I enjoyed getting to know a little about her through her blog. In just a few short minutes I discovered we had several things in common. A love of running and Top Gun! So fun!
**if any of you blogging experts out there have any tips on uploading photos easier, placing a post to a page on title bar, or basically ANYTHING to make blogging life better -- PLEASE fill me in!! I just looked back on a couple of posts done on my phone... and some of the pics have disappeared! This was disheartening since I THOUGHT that the phone app was a new discovery to quick uploading. The search continues...