Monday, December 1, 2008


I decided this year to buy my own birthday present. My husband just wouldn't know what to get me since I want to shop only handmade and he's not much of an etsy shopper! So, from the moment I saw these rings, I knew I wanted them, but I didn't think about my birthday at the time and I didn't have the money to just buy myself a gift for no reason, so I let them pass. Well, when I see something like these that I just really love, they stick in my head and sure enough, my birthday got close enough that my husband asked the usual... and I knew right away what to tell him. He, of course, gave me the go ahead, who doesn't like having all the pressure off after all!


I ordered them a little early thinking since they had to be custom made I might have to wait a while. However, I received them really quickly(just in time to show them off at Thanksgiving dinner!) and I was absolutely thrilled when I opened the box! Not only did she take the time to write me a little birthday card, but the rings are just gorgeous! I just love them! One of the reasons I liked these particularly is that they are shiny silver and hammered, rather than brushed silver. And then there are the words "live", "laugh", "love"- something I so need to remember at all times. Life is too short not to remember. Having chronic illnesses and having had a heart attack at 46, I want never to forget to live, laugh and love. And these rings won't let me forget it! All I have to do is look down and admire them and I get a great reminder! Thanks so much to http://www.ablondandatorch.etsy.com/ for this fabulous birthday gift! And, oh yeah, thanks to my dh too!


4 comments:

Kate said...

Oh, they're awesome! I love her stuff. And happy (belated? early?) birthday!

Paper Lady Invites said...

I love these rings! Happy Birthday!
My husband always lets me pick my present. Its easier for him!

-chelsey

Be Jeweled By Candi said...

Those rings are beautiful! I always pick my own gifts, if I left it up to my husband I would probably get a new power tool that he needs -LOL

CurlyfrySC's Collage said...

Those are really nice.
I usually buy my own gifts as well since I know what I like. When I wrap them I just put Santa's or my husband's name on them...depending on the occasion.

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