"Sing the Wondrous Story"…


With her love of music, the color blue and all things glitter, I especially created this Christmas piece with my daughter in my heart this evening.

I started with a small sized peat pot and painted it white.  then mixed in a little blue paint to bring the colors together making it a soft blue. 


After allowing the paint to dry ~ I then cut a paper doily to adorn the front of the front of the pot.  Shredded some music paper and found the perfect tree that already had the glitz and glamour needed. Assembled a mixture of ribbon and a pretty brad.



Once I put everything into place the way I had envisioned it, it still needed something!  something special…but, what? 052

As I stared for a bit, I thought of what talent she has at writing songs and singing as she wonders through our home…I than began to flip through the hymnal that lay before me, and the words at the top of the page read


…what a fabulous addition to this creation made especially for her!


I hope she loves it! 053

Happy Holiday Season to you all ~ To see what I am linking to this week – please check my “Cottage Links” label…xoxo, tracie

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Unknown said…
She will love it, it is beautiful! And what a beautiful family you have! Merriest Christmas ever to your home from mine. It has been a joy getting to know you this year! I enjoyed a peppermint mocha and thought of you today. Thank you for your thoughtfulness too. ;)
Blessings and Love,
What a sweet and personal tree...love it!

Merry Christmas,
NanaDiana said…
Tracie-That is just darling and she is going to LOVE it! Merry Christmas to you, my friend! xo Diana
Tracie, what a special gift. She will love it. I love that you added the "Sing the Wondrous Story".
I has been so much fun getting to know you this year. Thanks for all
you inspiration.
Have a wonderful Christmas with your family.
Unknown said…
she is going to LOVE it! truly...it is so sweet! J'adore mon amie! ;)
I love it, and I'm sure your daughter will. It's beautiful.
Julie Marie said…
What a beautiful tresor you have created for your daughter Tracie... I know she will just love it!... xoxo Julie Marie
María José said…
My best wishes for this Christmas!
Sandi said…
What a special piece for your daughter to treasure Tracie!! Love that old hymn too. Running through the words and music in my head right now. LOL
Merry Christmas!!
Burlap Luxe said…
Tracie I am SINGING!!!

I love projects like these, and the fact it is including your daughter...I have a new post including my art my daughters art and how everything not perfect is perfect, come visit :)

Well I wish I had more time to create I would so make one of your trees in a peat moss container :)

I received your Christmas card and I am thank you my sweet dear friend for the love you show.

Joyeux Noel.
(Merry Christmas)
Heaven's Walk said…
Right up to the end you are so creative, Tracie. You're amazing! :) Your daughter will treasure this sweet gift forever and will remember this very special Christmas. Merry Christmas, my friend!

xoxo laurie
Honey at 2805 said…
This is gorgeous, Tracie! Who wouldn't love to receive a beautiful and artistic creation like this!

Thank you for sharing this beautiful post at Potpourri Friday! Have a very Merry Christmas and wonderful Holiday Season!
Just lovely, Tracie! I'm sure it will mean so much to your daughter that SHE was the inspiration for your creation. ;)

Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. Hope to see you again this week.

Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

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