Wisdom Gal For A Special Friend

January 20th, 2009 in member junk     
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One of my closest friends recently lost her mother and I needed to find a way to deal with my own sadness. I put this gal together as a gift to her.
The quote reads: To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die. - Thomas Campbell
 
The very special quote is housed in a vintage cookie cutter Georgia collected for me.
Her body is created using a rice masher, her base is made from faucet knobs and her arms are old wire from a light fixture. Her hands and sleeves came from an old typewriter.
 
The most important thing (for me) was to capture her wonderful sun hat. I did so using old paint roller tops.
One of my closest friends recently lost her mother and I needed to find a way to deal with my own sadness. I put this gal together as a gift to her.
The quote reads: To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die. - Thomas Campbell
 

One of my closest friends recently lost her mother and I needed to find a way to deal with my own sadness. I put this gal together as a gift to her.

The quote reads: "To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die." - Thomas Campbell

 


One of my closest friends recently lost her mother and I needed to find a way to deal with my own sadness. I put this gal together as a gift to her.


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - JennyK Assemblage Art
posted in: member junk, wood, artwork, eclectic, industrial, whimsical, family room, bedroom, office, game room

Comments (12)

LizaJane writes: I lost my Mother this last September...I may have to make one of these in her honor from her old kitchen items. Love the sentiment! Posted: 3:42 pm on April 22nd
shabbychick writes: Jenny - Such a special piece for your friend - I'm sure she will cherish it - and you for being so thoughtful!

Your Wisdom Gals are fabulous!

Kathy Posted: 9:41 am on January 21st
JunkArchitect writes: Jenny K, your Wisdom Gal concept is fantastic and I’ve loved each one that you’ve posted.

Jim Posted: 11:19 pm on January 20th
MimiToria writes: Jenny K - this is so very special. You are one thoughtful and talented gal. The details and great recycled finds you come up with are fabulous every time. You never cease to amaze me.
Gretchen Posted: 10:14 pm on January 20th
csudderth writes: What a wonderful, wonderful gift. These wisdom gals are probably my favorite thing of everything I've seen on this site. Love, love, love them. I picked up a rice masher at a sale the other day and I'm going to have to try my hand at one.

Christy Posted: 9:33 pm on January 20th
CottageElements writes: Wow! Very beautiful and how special. What a great friend you are, Jen! Priceless!

Lani Posted: 6:07 pm on January 20th
MelHow writes: Such lovely ladies you make...and this is a special remembrance. Your friend will be blessed, I am sure. Posted: 5:15 pm on January 20th
fellowjunker writes: Hey Jenny
I was thinking of you and your wisdom girls today as I was re-organizing some stuff and came across some beautiful old lamp pieces that reminded me of "your hats".....beautiful work as always!!
xojanis Posted: 2:54 pm on January 20th
georgiamoon writes: Wow I love her...but then , I love everything you do. You are such a thoughtful and supportive friend...and I oughta know! I know you friend will cherish this gift of love and art forever...and I oughta know that too! Love you girlfriend, Georgia Posted: 1:58 pm on January 20th
suewhitney writes: You are a very special friend. I am certain that this will provide your dear friend much comfort now and in the years ahead. What an amazing gift!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 1:07 pm on January 20th
roadtriplouise writes: This is really special.
Ann Posted: 11:14 am on January 20th
JudyJunkster writes: Jenny, this is so special...is the wood base a wooden pestle? Posted: 9:11 am on January 20th
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