Falling in love with the open circle necklace happened pretty fast too. But then all speedy decision making ability left me. What did I want it to say?
The thought of being able to have something personalized and unique is wonderful, but the pressure to get the words right was weighing heavy. What was truly important and meaningful to me? But not too cheesy, or heavy, or mushy. Something joyful. Many options were discussed and discarded.
For a while, I thought it might say "the little things", as a reference to noticing and appreciating life's small pleasures. But hubby told me I shouldn't put myself down - it took a while to dawn on me what he was getting at. Men.
So back to the drawing board. And eventually, after much thought, this is how it turned out. And it just makes me smile.
I never thought, way back in 2006 when I began, that blogging was going to be something so important to me. It's a part of my life now and a space which I have come to value hugely. Although possibly less than my mother. She likes to call me up and harass me when I haven't posted regularly. I have suggested she just speak to me, but she says it's not the same. So much so, that when I suggested I was a bit overstretched a while back and perhaps I should put domesticali on the back burner for a bit, she told me she would rather I gave up work and just blogged instead.
Would you like to have a $75 gift certificate to spend in Lisa's shop? Because that's what she is giving to one of you. Although please, please do not ask me to help you decide what to say if you choose something personalized.
Just leave me a comment to enter the draw, and then nip off over to Lisa Leonard Designs and start deciding which one you'd pick. Just a word of warning, it may take some time.... but like blogging, probably time well spent.