i've always been obsessed with all things miniature. i think this love of the lilipution comes from childhood memories of my late dad (richard negri - theatre designer) making models of theatres, set designs and people in costume. i can clearly recall a tiny but perfect, purple umbrella he made for me, from a coloured cellophane candy wrapper, after weeks of me bugging him. i loved that delicate little umbrella.
many years later my petite passion shows no sign of fading. my treasured charm bracelet is a living testament to this. each charm represents a place, time, person, animal, interest or memory that i hold dear.
last count, there were 52 little charms...but there's alway space for another.
every charm has a story - each week i'd like to share one ♥
1. ~ a maple leaf.
over 20 years ago in England, one of my sisters met a Canadian. she moved to Ontario & married him.
i spent countless vacations visiting them and fell in love with this breathtakingly beautiful country.
in 2008 i followed suit and moved here permanently with my family.
i feel at home.
my little maple leaf charm is actually silver but for today it's GOLD ~ in honour of all the dedicated and amazingly talented Olympic athletes that have done this nation proud in the Vancouver 2010 games ☺