Thursday, June 10, 2010

I am Just Speechless

It's very rare that I will post three times in a week, but something arrived in yesterday's mail that has me just speechless.  It was late when I got the mail last night - eye appointment for me, orthodontist appointment for my daughter, picked up my DH's new car, a track banquet - busy day, so I didn't pick up the mail until late.  A package arrived - a purple and white package from overseas.  I am speechless.  A beautiful needlework book from Isabella all the way from France.  And I am speechless.  I'll let the pictures do the talking.

The front:


The side:
The back:
The inside:
The package held some sweet goodies:

A rooster waxer and three luscious skeins of AVAS silks.

Mere words cannot describe how much I love this needlework box.  The finishing is exquisite.  I am in awe.  This box has brought tears to my eyes and joy to my heart and even while posting these pictures tears well up in my eyes.

Thank you Isabella, my dear friend.  This will be treasured for the rest of my life!

Isabella has posted pictures on her blog also, so please take a look and let her know what wonderful work she does!!

49 comments:

Annie said...

What a gorgeous surprise gift. Stitching friends are the bestest!

KarenV said...

What a beautiful gift! I can see why you were speechless, it's fabulous!

Nancy said...

An exquisite gift from a thoughtful friend! Isabella did an amazing job!

Margaret said...

I saw this on Isa's blog and thought it must have been for you. It's exquisite! Isabelle always makes the most wonderful things. Enjoy it -- I know you're going to treasure it!

BeckySC said...

Enjoy it Deb, it's just gorgeous!!

woolwoman said...

Deb I am speechless too (well almost LOL) I know you will love and treasure this - it is truly exquisite. thanks for not waiting a moment to share this with us. Mel

Bertie said...

Just Beautiful Deb, what a lovely present and a treasure for always.
The pictures on Isabella's blog are just wonderful, what a great needlewoman.

Sharlotte said...

Oh wow Deb, just gorgeous!! I can feel how excited you are ! Enjoy it , you deserve it!!

Laurie in Iowa said...

You are one very lucky gal. The needlework box is gorgeous. Enjoy!

Kelly said...

This is gorgeous. I love her color choices. You are very lucky to have such a good friend.

Barb said...

Wow, the box is beautiful! You are one lucky girl.

Vinniey said...

Wow!! The box is so gorgeous! Love the colors. Pretty! :)

Linda said...

Deb what a wonderful gift to receive, Thanks for posting my giveaway. Good Luck. What is the little rooster wax for?

Patti said...

Deb I am not surprised you were speechless. I would have been too and that is way unusual for me that's for sure. Everything is just super gorgeous.
Love
Patti xxx

natalie said...

Wow! What a fantastic gift. Isabella is quite the finisher. Nice. :)

Hazel said...

Wow stunning! x

Cari said...

Wonderful, simply wonderful. Thanks for sharing your joy! Isabella's work is stunning. :)

Meadows08 said...

What a beautiful and thoughtful gift!

Brynwood Needleworks said...

What an inspiration Isabella is! Your gift is truly wonderful. Thanks so much for sharing it with us.
xoxo
Donna

Kaaren said...

I would be all sappy and weepy too, Deb. What an honor and a gift to be treasured forever. I know that in some way you touched Isabella's heart, just as you have touched many of us in blogland with your sense of humor and generosity.

Enjoy my friend!

Elaine said...

What a wonderful friend you have Deb that box is just stunning!!!

Jane said...

How beautiful and how lucky you are - being fairly new to Blogger Land I am in awe of the kindness and generosity of so many people - in a world that gives us so much bad news and anomosity this truly lifts our spirits xxx

Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Oh how gorgeous and I can't think of anyone who deserves something so beautiful more than you!!! I am so happy for you ~ please bring it to guild on Sunday so I can see Isa's beatuiful work in person. I promise not to spill anything on it!!! ;-)

Ranae said...

Oh My! The box is gorgeous, what a beautiful thing.
Enjoy!!!

Katrina said...

What a gorgeous gift!!! I can imagine you were beyond thrilled when you opened it :-).

K-G Knitter said...

What a wonderful gift! She does beautiful work!

Mylene said...

Such a gorgeous gift. Enjoy!!

Berit said...

Deb, I'm speechless too--how stunning! What a special gift. :)

Jackie said...

I can see why this brought tears to your eyes. It's a very beautiful piece. I know you will treasure it!

corinna said...

i have clapped my hands together
and am saying ohhhh how lovely
......great joy....sweet gift

Littlebit said...

Oh my..what a beautiful, beautiful gift!!!

Nicola said...

What a gorgeous gift!

Lois said...

It's just beautiful Deb. A gorgeous gift and yes, one to be treasured.

Giovanna said...

Good for you! Isa is such a wonderful stitcher and finisher.

Carol said...

Wow--that is amazing! I can see why you were so touched, Deb :)

Alice said...

What a beautiful gift Deb. No doubt you will treasure it. ; )Alice
xxx

Sally said...

That is absolutely beautiful Deb :)What a wonderful gift to receive.

Kajsa said...

I would be speechless too! That is so pretty!

Missy Ann said...

Beautifully done. Glad someone who appreciates nice things gets nice things. :)

devonaz said...

Wow what beautiful work,,you are a very lucky person..enjoy..

Maggie said...

What a fantastic gift, no wonder you were speechless it's beautiful :-)
Enjoy!

TinaTx said...

It is beautiful! Lucky you!!!

Mel said...

That is an amazing gift!

pat said...

It is beautiful!
very very nice
Pat

Anonymous said...

Hi guys,

My name is Peter and I am from Stirling. I have freshly discovered this forum and I like it alot.
I am a bit shy so I will not write much about myself but maybe when I will get confortable, you guys will get to know me better!
My main hobbies are cooking and watching movies. I also like outdoor activites but the temperature has been very bad for the last days or so here |.

I was wondering if anyone else here is from the UK too?

I am glad to have joined this forum!
Cheers!
:)

Peter

PS: Sorry if this was posted in the wrong topic. I could not find the good one!

MyLifesAStitch said...

Beautiful! Just beautiful!! Can't think of a more deserving recipient. :)

Cari-in-VA said...

What a lovely gift! So much time and effort for such a very special person, you deserve it.

Suzanne said...

What an amazingly beautiful gift. You are very lucky to have such a great friend.

Nancy M said...

A stunning box!