Thursday, December 20th, 2007

This afternoon I received the most lovely surprise–a package from one of my very own readers. Tanya, a regular reader, and her son, Jacob, hand crafted me a cat-girl-doll (I’m gonna that is so utterly adorable. She has long eyelashes, pink lips, and even purple eyeshadow (is this not perfect for the blog?). There was also a handmade makeup bag in an olive green velvety fabric with a floral print inside. It feels absolutely luxe because of the outside fabric, and so durable because of the thickness and quality of the craft. I have already started using it, because well, I couldn’t resist, I adore it.  Tanya also included a bath bomb from LUSH in All That Jasmine, which I cannot wait to use (it’ll be my first LUSH bath!).

Because of her generosity, I cannot help but share photos of the special handmade gifts she sent my way and thank her publicly for her efforts and thoughtfulness. It was truly an unexpected gesture and gift, and I cannot begin to express my appreciation and thankfulness. I started tearing up as soon as I realized who it was from and why I had a package from her!  She reminded me of what makes the holidays such an amazing time of the year–it is a time when people spread love, good wishes, and maintain a spirit of holiday cheer.


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10 thoughts on “Temptalia Thanks Tanya for Showing Her Holiday Spirit!

  1. Stephanie

    What a thoughtful and useful gift! I’m a sewer and I can tell you she did a great job on your MU bag.

  2. victoria

    aww, so sweet.

  3. Tanya

    Oy I am blushing now :) Thank you for the wonderfully sweet words. I hope you realize how much we as your reader community value all the time, work, dedication and effort you put into Temptalia. My gift to you doesn’t even begin to compare to the gift that you provide us with every day. Though make-up may seem like a silly hobby to many of our partners and family members, its something I simply adore and its been so wonderful to find a likeminded community to share that with. Thank you for enabling and providing us all with a fun outlet for our make-up obsessions :)

  4. lisa

    awww sweet gift but you really do deserve it Christine. Not everyone is kind enough to show there beauty secrets and at absolutely no cost! You do it out of the kindness of your heart and i greatly appreciate that.

  5. Sara

    how precious!!!