This is a nest that a Robin abandoned years ago. There were three eggs left in it. Over the years two have broken, but I still have this one beautiful blue egg. I like to add this nest to my Christmas tree.
According to Bronners (a huge Christmas store in Frankenmuth, MI),
A bird nest is a symbol of the home. It reminds us that we strive to make our home a place where family members grow and prosper. Considered a good luck symbol, the bird nest represents all the love and warmth, enthusiasm and commitment required in creating the happiest of homes.
Tradition says that adding the nest to your tree will bring you good luck and good fortune during the coming year. Isn't that a wonderful tradition? Of course, it was never my family's tradition, but who cares? Since I've done it a few times, I guess I can now call it my own new tradition. :)
I am still decorating.
Janet asked me how many trees I will put up. Well, it looks like 9 is the magic number this year. Six of those are just small 2-footers, so it's not as crazy as it sounds. I've been working 4.5 hours this morning and I still have a ways to go, so I guess my coffee break is over!
I wanted to make a small post to let you all know where I've been.
This little elf must now get back to work!
Let the Basting Begin! - I am using my dining room table to baste this big one -- it's about 105 x 105 inches (king size). It's been a while since I've finished one this big.
4 months ago