Monday, September 12, 2016

Gifts In the Mail

Folks I'm constantly surprised by the generosity of our fellow mini makers.  For every blog where I've thrown up my hands and screamed in frustration that 'I can't bleeping make this work', there have been kind, patient people out there who said, 'Here try this, this works for me'.  They've encouraged experimentation, offered supplies and advice and most importantly, honesty when I really needed it.

I'm even more amazed by this generosity when I consider that some of the folks giving me advice on my current build are working from the same kit and building their own houses for the Creatin' Contest.

And then today I got a semi surprise package from Keli.  (Semi surprise because she told me she sent something on Saturday but mail runs slow here so I didn't get it until today.)

You may recall Keli's blog posts where she was making wicker chairs?  The awesomeness of her wicker is major.  Go check out her posts.  It's okay. I'll wait.  Because you won't appreciate how awesome this is until you've seen the work she put into these chairs.  There are several posts but I've linked to the first.

But I opened the box and pulled out this lovely note from Keli.  (Yes I'm going to put a picture in because I love that I'm not the only one who has to scratch out errors when I write.)

 
That's right!  Keli sent me Mardi Gras beads and her first little wicker chair that I loved so much.  It's perfect for the balcony!  The cushion even works with the house paint.  I'm in awe!


See? Isn't it adorable? 

Here it is on the balcony, with beads on it. And on the door handle.  Because you know, N'Awlins.




Thank you Keli!  Thank you thank you!

I have some things I'm going to make for the dollhouse...if they turn out like I want them to I'll make more and send you some.  Hint. It involves sandalwood fans.  Hehe.

Hope everyone else's week starts out this well!

10 comments:

  1. I knew that chair would look just right there. Glad I put a smile on your face. :)

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    1. It's perfect! Thank you so much. And the beads are adorable! Thank you again!

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    1. It's so pretty... I want to love it and hold it and pet it and name it George.

      Okay maybe not all of that but I do love it.

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  3. The chair looks like it was made for your balcony Shelia, and what a kind and thoughtful, and generous gift from Keli!
    Miniaturists are The BEST! :D

    elizabeth

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    1. It does! And miniaturists totally are!

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  4. Keli is a very generous Gal. What a lovely gift and it does look perfect on the balcony =0)

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    1. Yeah she's really great. I can't wait now to make my little project and see if any of them turn out nice enough to send her.

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  5. The beads are a brilliant addition! Those are great gifts!

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    1. I couldn't believe how tiny they are! Love how they look on the chair.

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