Friday, November 13, 2009

A Gift for My Sis

So tomorrow is my sister's birthday and she's had a rough year so I thought I'd so something really special for her. I made her a charm bracelet that features all of her six children, three of the human kind and three furry ones. I made three dog beads for each of her dogs and since I'm not very good at making humans out of polymer clay I only did one bead of her son in polymer clay because he's easily identifiable, for the other sons I did something different -- and I figure it is a charm bracelet so the more varying types of charms the better. Here's the bracelet with a short explanation:

The entire bracelet

Close up, I'll explain the main charms I made. The first charm from the left depicts her son, he was easy to do in polymer clay because he always has his hair pushed forward and in his eyes -- this must be something new, I'm not sure if it's only around our neighborhood or not, but it seems to be the hairstyle for the boys. The second one I made is her dog Edie, she's her oldest dog, a wonderful Golden Retriever. The third is a heart with her son's name on it, Mike. The fourth is her other dog, Payton named after Walter Payton (actually her son brought this dog home) which was a surprise to her, but she fell in love and kept him (kids). He is a Sheltie/Akita mix or at least that's what they told him he was :)

The next charm is a small photo frame with her son's picture. The next one is a G, which is her first initial and the last one I made was of her other Golden Retriever, Spud, the wonder dog! I added a couple of other clay hearts and various things. I hope she loves it. And BTW she never reads my blog, I don't even think she'd know how to find it if she wanted to, so I don't have to worry about ruining the surprise. Have a nice weekend everyone.


SGR said...

Woof! Happy Friday to you. You have great stuffs. Happy Birthday to your sister - for sure she'll love the charm bracelet. An award is waiting for you to claim on my blog. Lots of Golden Thanks to your Friendship. Woofs, Sugar

BeadedTail said...

Your sister is going to love that bracelet! I'm sure she's going to have a very Happy Birthday now!

Theresa said...

What a nice sister you are and I am sure that your sister will love that charm bracelet!!

Lynne said...

That is such a wonderful gift and I'm sure your sister will love it! What a thoughtful gift.

Daisy said...

What a beautiful gift! I'll bet your sister will treasure it.

marg said...

Wow, your sister is very lucky to get that wonderful bracelet. You really do a super job at making the charms.

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