When my daughter was small, I imitated Martha Stewart.
She doesn’t remember much of the grand lifestyle, but the one thing she remembers, and misses, are the stars on the Christmas tree every year. I find it humorous this would be the one thing to stick with her. The stars were made of paper, and sold in a kit created by Martha Stewart.
During my mammogram appointment, they asked me to lay on a table for the sonogram. I did so, and looked up to a view of paper flowers hanging from the ceiling. They were simply beautiful, and reminded me of these stars.
When I left my marriage, Christmas ornaments were not a priority, so the box of stars were left behind. There is no telling where they are today, but the great thing about a material object is… It can be replaced.
A year ago, I searched, found and purchased a kit on Etsy.
It has been 20 years since making them, so I had to follow the instructions, and refresh my memory. It went smoothly until the part came where the paper stands up in fours points. I couldn’t get it to do it, and it was very frustrating.
God placed people in my life who taught me patience.
I’ve been sitting in the middle of my bed making stars.
We will have a Christmas tree once again, full of stars.