A GIFT FOR MY NEIGHBOR......

A couple of days ago I received a package. I ran to the door to retrieve it (because who doesn’t love a package, right?). It was actually addressed to my neighbors and was delivered to my house in error. It happens from time to time. I have often been waiting for packages for a few days not knowing they were delivered accidentally to the wrong address. With this thought in mind, I ran it over to her house and texted her that it was at her door. She sent me back a picture of what was in the package. It was her granddaughter’s first pair of fancy shoes. She’s going to be a flower girl in a wedding. The picture was so precious so I decided I would paint it.

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Her tiny, little girl foot was extended admiring the sparkly shoe. I could see her in my mind’s eye wiggling her foot to watch the light catch all those sparkles.

I decided to take it a step further (as I always tend to do) and embroider it.

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I used two threads for the knots. I am also in love with DMC Etoile thread. It is not stiff at all and has the perfect hint of sparkle! There are some glass beads in there too.

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Here is the finished piece. I can’t wait to leave it on her doorstep:) Turns out that package was a gift for me after all.

Thanks for stopping by!

If anyone is interested in a commissioned project for the holidays or otherwise, please message me!!

Warmly,

Pam