As we all rush around this holiday season being “oh sooo BUSY” lets take a moment to remember that some folks will be spending the holiday in a hospital or in hospice, while their family members and friends are praying for a Christmas Miracle.
These are just the current Bottles of Hope that will be brought to the local hospital to be given to the nurses who work on the Chemo ward. What are Bottles of Hope ? Well as Marie Segal said in this interview “There is a little bit a magic that people put inside these bottles”
I’m so honored to be a part of this type of creative community and the fact that the nurses give these bottles to patients just when they may need that little bit of lift me up after a trying day it adds to the love and magic that each bottle contains.
Please to all my polymer clay creative friends just take a few minutes even use your scrap clay from a current project to make a Bottle of Hope to give to the hospitals at this time of year.
It ALL began in 2009 my daughter and I were doing some spring cleaning. From under her bed we pulled out the plastic bin of craft supplies.
In there were your usual suspects: glue-That dried up
markers- dried up
pipe cleaners, wooden sticks
paint-yup you guessed it- dried up! The one thing that was NOT dried up were several packets of Sculpey Polymer clay! We HAD to make sure they were still good to use soooooo my daughter made a cute purple dino and I made this little tiny harmless looking rubber ducky!
Needless to say no other house cleaning got done that day. Polymer clay has been an impediment to me becoming the next Martha S ever since!
Who knew 6 years later THIS would be such a huge part of my life!!!
I’m still trying to learn as much as I can about this WONDERFUL medium and I would like to take you on my journey of learning and share the good the bad and my EPIC FAILS with you!