Friday, July 25, 2008

Blessings Friday: Gifts of the Heart

Pat of Mille Fiori Favoriti honored me with this adorable award. She graciously gave it without any strings attached. As such, I accept the award in the spirit in which it was given, an honest gift of the heart—that is what gives the award value and merit. Thank you, dear Pat, I am humbled.

Yesterday’s mail brought this package from Nicolette of Devliegendekoe. There are balls of pretty yarns, lovely fabric, a box of pins, candy (oh, yum!), and a new book, New Noel: 22 Fun Designs to Deck the Halls—lots of fun ahead for me Thank you for this wonderful treat, Nicolette.

© 2008 Dub Scroggin

This is Nungeena with a Lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae). It’s a gorgeous magnet created by my dear friend Kristie of Goddessink, skillfully crafted from clay and embellished with little jewels. Thank you, Kristie; Nungeena is beautiful.

Nungeena’s story is explained in this note illustrated with the lyrebird from the legend. You can find Kristie’s art pieces at her Etsy store.

This cute Jane Austen pin accompanied Nungeena. I love Jane Austen—Kristie knows me very well.

Kristie emailed the following video to me and wrote, “True love knows no limits.” She is so right. I want to share this gift of the heart with you.


nicolette said...

True love knows no limits. You’re so right. I love the you tube movie, it brought joyful tears to my eyes!

Congratulations on the award June, and enjoy your gifts!

The two dotty fabrics are Dutch handkerchiefs, but can be used for anything!

Pat said...

Beautiful post June!

Blogging has allowed me to meet so many wonderful people worlwide.

Your gifts are wonderful! Enjoy them all.

I love the video! I think I still would have been too afraid to let a lion jump up on me though! They were brave!

Have a great weekend!

Hugs, Pat

meg said...

Oooo~ you got some great goodies, too :-)
I especially like the fabric- I look forward to seeing how you work it into a project.
I saw that video a few weeks ago & it still makes me misty

African Kelli said...

Look at how the bloggy world is spoiling you! I love it. And it is so deserved. Yahoo!
As for that video? I sat and cried my eyes out.

Storybook Woods said...

Congratulations your award June, your one of the sweetest blogs in blogland xoxox Clarice

Cat said...

That was a wonderful video, it brought tears to my eyes.


quitecontrary1977 said...

i'm on a comment-a-thon, and the blog world is so full of kind people who share their blessings, thoughts and youtube videos. I'm so glad i stumbled on your blog.

Anonymous said...

oh my gosh. that video has me still crying. It's sad and beautiful all at once. thank you.

Katie said...

Incredible...Made me cry!...Katie