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Cassandra hosted a handmade ornament swap placing us in groups of four and what a wonderful group it was!
I received a trio of these amazing and exquisitely crafted fabric stars from Linda.
And Mercedes spoiled me with this gorgeous angel
and soft, warm stocking (complete with sparkly wand!)
and a heart that captured my heart with it's vintage charm.
I have long admired the sweet bottlebrush trees all over blogland. So I bleached and glittered then adorned with vintage tattered pearls and wired pink ribbon and gave each a tulle treeskirt to create these for my partners.
Chipboard doves I altered with scrapbook paper, inked and embellished.
And my snowflakes hopefully capture the simple time of Christmas past with sweet vintage images edged in lace and pearls.
No, I would never neglect my third partner, Erica! Her stunning ornaments arrived sooner than the others and I couldn't wait to share them, so scroll down to the next post for the ornament finale!
I used to do a lot of portrait sketches. This was one of the very first ones, a charcoal pencil drawing of my grandma (Dad's mom) when I was 16. These are ...