I needed a little time to stop and count my blessings. I realized that I am blessed with so much right now and sometimes I need to slow down and enjoy my life.
A week ago I went to the Carson Rubber Stamp Convention. It is about a 45 minute drive via the freeway so I kind of take it for granted that I can always attend it when it comes to town.
box full of goodies to play with. Oh the joy! But then I began to stress about what I could possibly do to thank him for his thoughtfulness and generosity.
I finally decided that I had to sew something for him and that it had to be made from something vintage. I made two burlap totes created from an old burlap seed bag.
The thing I just realized was that I am so blessed to have a sister that shares a history of funny memories. Our parents used to take us to Las Vegas every year when we were little. The city has changed but we aren't impressed with the lights and glamour. In fact, I only took a few photos;
Instead of going to any fancy nightclubs, my sister and I went to a lot of thrift stores. Lucky for me that she enjoys thrifting and that Dear Handyman was happy to drive us all around town. I am also lucky because I found a Pyrex Zodiac covered casserole dish and a few other pieces. Plus I found some old player piano music rolls to use for altered art.