Sunday, February 8, 2009

I had an Idea!

Well today is a very sad day for Victorians. it is unknown how many people have been affected by the fires that have ripped through Victoria over the last few weeks.

There have been homes and lives lost.

I myself can not go put out a fire or rebuild a home. This got me to thinking What can I do.

I have decided to make Christmas ornaments. I am going to spend the year making ornaments for those that next Christmas will have none. They will have to buy a new tree and new ornaments. There old ones burnt. These will NEVER be as special as the ones the kids made or that families have gathered over the years BUT they will be made with love and not store brought.

If you have any ornaments you would like to contribute let me know. I will purchase containers to put them in and keep them safe until such time as they are distributed.

My intention is to contact the Salvation Army and ask them to help find homes for the ornaments.




PaulineD said...

This is a wonderful idea, Nise. Have been watching the devastation on TV, and it's just horrifc. Put me down for stitching some ornaments.

Nise said...

Thanks Pauline email me for postal details

LoriRay said...

How extremely thoughtful! I live in American but I should be able to contribute at least one ornament. I will write down your e-mail address and contact you when I get one/some stitched.

Thank you for doing this!

Yvonne said...

Great idea Nise! I would love to help too!

Bronny said...

You know my friend, that I will also contribute to the ornament pile.
I think you have had a great idea for those of us that are unable to contribute in any other method.
May the power of the needle give some comfort to those who have lost so much.

Rachel S said...

This is a lovely idea, and I would like to help!

Charmaine said...

hey nise....i shall even try to give it a go;;;;i pulled my xstitch out from under my bed the other day and its now in my scrap room...keep prodding me with our chats tho ok:)