The Star Gift – El regalo de una estrella

This weekend I received a lovely surprise in the mail. My friend Alison had sent me a purple, stained glass star that she made herself. I was touched beyond words. Allison is a friend that I met through this blog, and hers. We have never met in person, but I am sure that we will have a blast when we finally do get together.

Este fin de semana recibí una sorpresa bella por correo. Mi amiga Alison me había mandado una estrella de vidrio morado que ella había creado. Me conmovió muchísimo que había pensado en mí. Alison es una amiga que conocí por este blog y el suyo. Nunca nos hemos conocido aparte del mundo virtual, pero estoy segura de que nos llevaremos bien una vez que nos reunamos por fin.

Purple Stained glass star

At first, I hung the star full-length from the cord that she attached. It was hidden behind the plant.

Al principio colgué la estrella de la cuerda que ella incluyó. No se veía por la planta que estaba enfrente.

Purple Stained glass star

So, I doubled the cord. I need to find a better solution to hang it, but this works for now. The number one priority was to get it up where the cats could not play with it.

Así que doblé la cuerda. Necesito encontrar una solución mejor, pero esto funciona por ahora. Lo más importante fue colgarla donde los gatos no podían alcanzarla.

Purple Stained glass star

Thank you, Alison! I love it! Now you need to come visit it.

Gracias, Alison. ¡Me encanta! Ahora hace falta que vengas a visitarla.

Purple Stained glass star

Happy Homemaking!

¡Espero que todos tus sueños caseros se cumplan!

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I am a teacher, traveler, artist, writer, homemaker and a whole lot more. In January 2009, I bought the Cape of Dreams. It was the second house that I had ever owned, but it was the first that I bought by myself. I now live in the house with my husband Douglas, our dog Kahlua, and Crème de Menthe, the cat. Because, what life is complete without a little Kahlua and Cream? I love arts and crafts of all kinds, and I refinish furniture as well. We are slowly redoing our entire house. You can read about my projects on my blog www.CapeofDreams.com

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11 comments on “The Star Gift – El regalo de una estrella
  1. Alison says:

    WOW! it looks fabulous! I’m SO glad you love it 🙂 I love my little bowl so much that I wanted to thank you in like style 🙂 When I saw you made a post about my star I got happy goosebumps! I look forward to when we can actually hang out in person!!!

  2. What a great exchange. The purple star is very “Jessica”. It looks great in the window away from curious paws. Jo @ Let’s Face the Music

    • Jessica says:

      Having blogger friends is awesome. The purple star is perfect for my living room, and it was imperative that I get it up as soon as possible so that the cats would not destroy it.

  3. D'Arcy H says:

    I love Alison’s art glass creations! The star is perfect in your home. May Crème and Ponche admire it from afar.
    Yes, bog friends ARE awesome! I hope to meet a few of mine someday …

  4. What a great gift! And the colour should work beautifully with your living room sofa!

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