when rachel sent me an email a month or so ago saying she had been going through some stuff and found a few things she thought lily might like and would it be alright if she sent her a little package, i had no idea she meant to send lily her entire childhood's collection of stickers.
i mean look at them! complete and total early-80's rainbow unicorn childhood memories awesome!! the package arrived while melinda was visiting and i think she and i might have had even more fun than lily going through the box of stickers, it was like a trip back in time to second grade sticker collecting.
you'll be proud to know that i reigned in my excitement and lily has full use of all the stickers. and i'm a proud mama to say that she is very generous with her treasures and often lets me have a rainbow unicorn to wear on my shirt.
now not only did rachel send a package chock-full of vintage stickery goodness, she also included stationary sets from her childhood!
again with the overly excited melissa - does anyone else remember having some of that cuddly critters stationary?!?!?! but, ahem, enough about me lallygagging down memory lane, this package was for lily.
she was thrilled with all the stationary. i think it made her feel very grown up and important to have so much stationary in her possession. she has been inspired on a number of occasions to sit down a write someone a letter, which warms my heart immensely.
there were also a few other items in the package, including this book about horse applique. between the book and all the quilt blocks melinda made while she was at my house, the first thing lily did was sit down and make herself a horse block.
so thank you thank you rach, for sending your amazing box of childhood memories to lily. know that they have found a very happy new home where they will be treasured and used while another child creates a lifetime of memories.