Last week I had lunch in Portland OR with these two ladies -- do you recognize them? One of them you've probably seen shopping at estate sales, maybe holding a flashlight or magnifying glass, definitely some vintage treasures in hand. The other can be spotted touring Paris or thrifting around town, possibly in a cute pair of cowboy boots and some rhinestones. And I'm reasonably sure they're both always busy making something.
Magpie Ethel / Laurie
A Thing For Roses / Lisa
Lunch quickly turned into an impromptu birthday celebration since Laurie's birthday had been earlier in the month and mine would be in the week to come. Which is now this week. Actually, the 'big day' is today. Thought I'd see if I could sneak that by you.
I tell you that so I can show you this.
A happy vintage birthday birdie on a swing, made by Laurie/Ethel.
Absolutely beautiful birthday necklace, reversible too, made by Lisa.
Two wonderful birthday gifts, handmade and vintage.
I love them!
Thank you Lisa and Laurie/Ethel for your thoughtfulness.
I should mention that I made a little birthday gift for Ethel (not her real name but seriously, we all call her that, don't we?), inspired by one of her charming spun head gals.
The plan. (A shining example of my art school education)
Thanks for sharing this day with me.