This week, I made a few thank you cards for a number of women in
my life—some for family and friends that assisted me during recent family
events, another for the Managing Editor of Sew
Somerset, Christine Stephens, who graciously included a bit of my work in
this summer’s issue. As usual, I crafted my cards from an assortment of new and
recycled materials. For these, I used ribbon and a glass vial from The Shoppe at Somerset, as well as pieces of a wedding invitation, lace, and scrapbook paper from my studio stash.
This is one of my favorites. Tucked amongst the fabric and paper
is a vial of bath salts- a small offering intended to promote a moment of
relaxation for the recipient. I suppose one could also fill the vial with seeds
for a gardener, or perhaps, a written note for a loved one.
It seems there are always so many reasons and so many ways to be