Memory Stones.........

Olivia found a cute idea on Pinterest to take the place of a guest registry at a shower.

Every guest writes a little note on a stone and places it in a jar.

We couldn't find stones, so we changed the idea a bit and used flat, glass beads instead.

The messages were short, but the memory jar still turned out sweet.

We added a candle for a little touch of light.

I think it will be sweet sitting on my soon-to-be nephew's dresser as a memory of the love shared at his baby shower.

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This is a couple of photos of my brother....almost 40 years ago!

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My brother, Cy, writes his own little note of love to his coming son!

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I can't wait to see Cy as a daddy!! Smile

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My dad (Papaw) wrote a note of love too!

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In this day of technology and busy schedules, I'm thankful for ideas like this that cause the world to slow down and think about the power of just a couple words.

I'm thankful that just as in Bible times stones were a way of signifying a powerful moment,

we can use stones today to create a visual reminder of a very special event.


I wanted to share this in case you are planning a little event and would like to try something just a little different.

Have a happy Monday and a wonderful week!



1 Comments:

Blogger Jen said...

a good few years ago now, my daughter gave me a pretty little jar with slips of coloured card stock folded inside. On each one was a memory she was thankful for. I stilllove to wander by and extract a slip and read and smile. Even though I have read them all many times now. Precious to me.

Your stones were a beautiful loving way to express yourselves.

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