But I'm digressing because the whole point of this post is to tell you about what happened after I'd favourited some more pics on Flickr. It turned out Allison sells work at The Creaking Door on Etsy and when I clicked through to her shop I found that one of the pieces I'd favourited was for sale still. All these little connections? It had to be serendipity right? So I did some shopping.
A few days later the most delightfully packaged parcel turned up at my door. The outer wrapping was just filled with pretty details and only hinted at the even lovelier wrapping I'd find inside.
Excuse my dirty kitchen apron. I'd just cooked
breakfast for Chief who was down for a
Inside those lovely little boxes were: a pendant - a tiny glass phial full of moss and birds eggs. The legend around the bottle is: Hope, Wisdom and Wonder - something I could always do with plenty of! On the long bronzed chain are further little treasures. When I saw this item on flickr I just had to have it. I knew if I didn't go and buy it I'd keep thinking about it and wishing that I had.
The second item was these lovely birdie earrings. The turquoise stones almost remind me of robins eggs.
If you're looking for jewellery presents (even for yourself) that are just a little bit different, I urge you to run, not walk over to The Creaking Door Etsy Store. You might just pick up the perfect stocking filler or special treat.