My friend Becky sent me this adorable Charlotte ornament as a Christmas gift. Charlotte was packaged so sweetly with little gold stars and pink paper. She's a Christmas ornament, but she will not be put away with the Christmas decor. She will be staying with me in my creative space.
Charlotte has a lot of sentimental value to me for two reasons: she was made by Jenny & Aaron of Everyday is a Holiday and I am crazy over frozen charlottes (I wrote about them here). Jenny & Aaron were instructors at the Sweethearts at the Homefront event and that is also where I met Becky. What a sweet friend to send me my very first Charlotte. Many thanks to Becky, and to Jenny & Aaron for creating such a beautiful piece of art for us to enjoy.
Jenny & Aaron just published a book and it is great! When Becky and I get together, we are going to make some of the masterpieces in the book, like the faux cupcakes and donuts.
And speaking of Jenny & Aaron, I won their Spode Christmas china sugar and creamer giveaway! I've had the plates and mugs for many years (you can see them here), but not these pieces. I'm so excited! Thank you Jenny & Aaron!
You may have noticed I said "Charlottes" in the title of this post. That is because yesterday when Dan and I visited the husband of a dear friend who passed away a couple years ago, I was given her frozen charlottes.
I was speechless and delighted to say the least. I remember seeing them when I would visit her over a friendship of 35 years. We shared the love of vintage things and I will treasure them forever!
I'm happy about the New Year 2014! Are you?
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