Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Tuesday Treasures

Gawjus Clare came up with the fabulous idea for us to share our treasures!! Not the obvious ones, like our much loved families, or our sewing goodies …. the ones we’ll be sharing are the precious objects that mean so much to us. Now I know I’m a day late for this first one, but I want to play along, so here’s mine …….

My Mum bought me a chain bracelet when I was in my teens …. I think I was about 15 or 16, I really don’t remember. But ever since then she has bought me a charm to put on it that would mean something to me when I look back on it. Each one holds a precious memory….June 2010 282

This one was the year I fell and tore the ligaments in my ankle … OUCH!!June 2010 285 These are of course because of my love of sewing …

and some for very special times - like my wedding and the births of my gawjus babies …

This bracelet now has 50 charms on it … so you can imagine, Mum was having a bit of a dilemma towards the end trying to find ones that I hadn’t got. No problem though, she found this…June 2010 283 he he he …. it’s a kitchen sink!!! She figured I had everything on it but that LOL. So now I guess I’ve got *everything* on it he he :o)!!!

27 comments:

Terry said...

What a great bracelet! And how cool to have so many special charms on it! :0)

marina said...

what a gorgeous bracelet. I love that you have everything and the kitchen sink.

Perri said...

Love your charm bracelet - understand the memories that each charm holds :-) When DH & I were going out I would get a charm for my bracelet rather than flowers -so I could keep the memories! :-))
Happy stitching, P

Janice said...

What a very special thing to have. It is almost like a mini album of your life.

clare's craftroom said...

Oh isn't that wonderful ! Thanks so much for playing Joy !

Allie said...

Oh Joy you lucky lucky girl - that bracelet is amazing. All my life I wanted a charm bracelet and nobody has ever taken me seriously, lol. I love that you even have a kitchen sink! What a wonderful treasure from your mum!

Sue said...

That's fabulous Joy. It must be quite heavy to wear by now.

Liz said...

that is a great treasure. i love the crutches. Did not realise you could get something like that.:)

Jo in TAS said...

A story to go with each charm!I love it!!

teresa said...

That is sooooo special. What an absolutely brilliant idea. You must love to look at it and have those memories with each and every charm.

Susan Entwistle said...

What a unique bracelet, and what a clever Mom.

SheilaC said...

Your bracelet is beautiful and I love that you have 50! charms :)

What a wonderful way to remember special times in your life.

SheilaC

Wendy B said...

How special is that.....and your Mum for being so clever!!!! I can truly understand why it is a 'treasure' to be cherished forever...gawjus my friend!
sugary hugs
XX Wendy :O)

Dawn said...

how beautiful Joy, such a treasure trove of memories to look at.
hugs Dawn x x

Vicki said...

Ohh that is gorgeous Joy and your Mum is special in getting them all for you. I love the kitchen sink...it did make me laugh :) hugs Vicki xoxoxoxox

Jenny said...

What a lovely momento! And such a good idea for Tuesday Treasures!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Oh Joy...I do love your treasure......I have one of those hidden away as well....LOL...I must go and find it...

Hannele said...

What a wonderful way of creating a chain permanent memories, your mother is a clever woman :)

Scented Sweetpeas said...

What a fantastic gift and lovely charms, love the kitchen sink it must have made you giggle when you got it :-)

wonderwoman said...

wow Joy what an amazing charm bracelet! I just LOVE the kitchen sink - quite perfect!!!

xx

Teddlywinks said...

Joy - I hope you have a teddy on your charm bracelet!
"The teddy bear is the toy we never part with. He knows all your secrets but never tells and is a friend who sees no fault and makes no reproach, and waits forever in the old armchair."

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Love Bears All Things said...

I enjoyed seeing your charm bracelet. I have one, too, but not the one I had as a teen. This one I started after I married. I thought mine was full but yours has it beat. I know they mean a lot because your Mom bought them.
Mama Bear

Teresa said...

Charm bracelets are so much fun. I have lost the two I had as a teenager :( but have tried to lure my daughters into the fun of collecting charms. So far no luck, but I have granddaughters!

quiltinbysea said...

To pinch a saying from a fave blog I love to follow, that bracelet is just gawjus

Sew Useful Designs said...

Ah Joy, your bracelet really IS a treasure... so many memories and such love and humour!!! Thanks for sharing!

THe kitchen sink is excellent!!!

love and hugs!!! Vikki xoxo :-)

BubzRugz said...

What a beautiful treasure with so many stories....