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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Something Simple

 


As a toddler, my husband received this silver fork and spoon from his grandparents. His name is engraved on the handles. Rather than let the pieces languish in a drawer, I found a shadowbox, covered the back with coffee-coloured moiré fabric and mounted the cutlery with a little hot glue.

I'm all for simple and this is it. Hanging on the dining room wall next to a framed piece of tatting, this speaks to me of family, of heritage and of beloved people passed into the next life.
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6 comments:

  1. What a nice idea and the cherry blossom is gorgious.

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  2. Love it! It is so charming...Kathy@ Mimi's Garden

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  3. Your spoon and fork are so precious. I did the same thing for each of my children with their silverware. Theirs had their name on the handles. I also put a picture of them in the high chair eating spaghetti! Both of them loved it. I love the items made with heirloom stuff!

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  4. Good for you :) There are a few things I should be taking out of drawers and putting on display too

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  5. The knife and fork mounted is the most precious thing I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing your idea. xxoo

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  6. What a marvelous idea! I love it! I see some version of this in my future!

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