Honest praise for my children seems more appropriate than just showing off the best Christmas gift ever! They pooled creativity and resources to present me with a personal embossing tool for my library.
|It comes in its own little case!|
They used the logo from my Vaughan Family armorial, "the Strangled Boye!" OK, my wife still thinks it's creepy and refuses to claim the family, but I proudly do!
The first book I crimped was a new book for Christmas that Santa ordered for himself (but Mrs. Clause is reading the Llewellyn Fawr [the Great] series, so she'll get to this one), The Sunne in Splendor by Sharon Kay Penman. I thought I'd give old Richard III a chance. The second book was my Welsh translation of the Book of Mormon:
|Still the 1852 translation with no chapters or verses. There is a new Welsh version in preparation by a BYU Prof & Adjuncts.|
Meanwhile this Christmas break, I have a lot of stamping to do:
Later, same day.
As I was embossing the covers of British Heritage and Cadw pamphlets that I had gathered during our 2010 trip, I reminded myself of something rather significant. Yep:
My children are wise not to let me mess with hot wax. It's not quite as practical today.
And the embossing on a slightly thicker cover looks great! This is the cover of the above pamphlet: