Sunday, 12 December 2010
Home from the Hundredth!
It was a great family occasion, giving me the opportunity to catch up with cousins whom I had not seen for many years, plus two new members of the next generation!
The photo I've posted here is an image of a beautiful table decoration from the party which my Aunt kindly insisted that I bring home for my Mother. We had this in the centre of our lunch table, and the melting wax from the candles fused beautifully together during the course of the party. I re-lit them this morning for my Mother, and took the opportunity to get some photos because I can definitely feel a new quilling design coming on!! My plan (as usual) is to use the picture as a background and attach some quilled flowers to echo the colours of the blooms in the flower arrangement. I think it will make a lovely new card design.
At the party, I was happy to see the quilled card that I had made for my Aunt on display alongside all many others she had received. I'm delighted to say she was very pleased with it. However, it paled into insignificance beside the most important card of all: the one that had been sent to her from Buckingham Palace from Her Majesty the Queen. It's a custom here in England for the Queen to send birthday greetings to all those who reach the great age of 100. Unfortunately I didn't manage to get a photo of Her Majesty's card, so I'm afraid I can only offer you a couple more shots of mine!