Last year when I had a rare crafternoon with Julia (and my sewing machine jammed irretrievably), she was working on the most incredible paper cutting delights with some old Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedias. Imagine my joy when she presented us with our very own masterpiece for Christmas:
Here is a side view, including the lovely old book binding – I’m pretty sure my father sold Funk and Wagnalls in the 60’s, so it was a doubly poignant gift:
Today I finally made it a wall in our dining room of arty little companions that I had been collecting up for sometime:
Here they are looking very much at home. I am so grateful for Julia’s crafty contribution to our decor!