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A Most Special Gift


Today I got a package in the mail from my cousin, Tommye Ruth. When I saw the bracelet, I loved it, and then I read the story behind it.
She told me in a note that our Mema had given her a lot of her buttons about 26 years ago. My Mema was really good at sewing, gardening and cooking. My cousin was at the gym recently and saw a lady wearing a bracelet made out of buttons. She asked the lady about it and was able to have the lady make this bracelet for me out of Mema's old buttons.
After I read the note, I loved the bracelet even more!
I am so proud of my bracelet. How special to have something like this that belonged to my Mema, who I loved so much.

Comments

Claire said…
What a beautiful bracelet!

Cxx
Ryan V. said…
That is so fun and unique! You will always have a story to tell behind that! I love the color navy too :)
Unknown said…
That's really COOL and so sweet!
Jill said…
Oh, what a beautiful gift! I love it so much. Makes me miss my own memaw! I can imagine you'll always have a happy heart when you wear it.

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Kelly said…
Oh I love that!!!! So sweet!!!
Kelly said…
That is so pretty. And what a great idea. Any chance you can find out how to make one?
The Ormons said…
I love gifts like that especially ones that mean so much. What a wonderful idea... Love it so sweet
Laura Burciaga said…
So sweet!!
Cory said…
That is so sweet...{{SNIFF}}... I love heirloom stuff like that. How precious.
Muffy said…
That is really neat! I have a ton of vintage buttons...I'll have to see about making something like that.
Melanie Mueller said…
What an awesome package!! That bracelet is super cute and meaningful!!
Lauren said…
SO sweet!!!!!!! :)
jenn said…
how sweet and what a wonderful keepsake!!
oh i just LOVE that.....what a sweet remembrance!!!!
Ashley said…
That is so cool!! I wonder how she did it...I'd like to try that! What a special bracelet!
pamk said…
What a cute bracelet, and it matches your sweater perfectly! And so very special that the buttons came from your memaw--what a great remembrance!
Jill said…
I love it and you're right - what a special gift. My S-I-L and I used to make rings out of her Grandmother's vintage buttons...such fun to make and wear!
Sara Campbell said…
Laurie, that is precious, I know how special she was to you. Have a great birthday, I miss you. S
Leanne Helums said…
What a special bracelet and memory keeper.
Angela said…
Laurie, I LOVE that idea. My grandma, who passed away about 5 years ago, has a huge container of buttons in one of her drawers at Grandpa's. I'm totally stealing this idea for some of the grandchildren. THANK YOU!

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