November 10, 2016

Goodbye, Sweetheart


It is never easy to say goodbye to a friend.  My little miniature dachschund, Sweetheart, had been at my side for over fourteen years.  Technically she was my son's dog, but she had decided long ago that I was her human and anyone who's had a doxie knows there is no changing their minds.  Ever.  They are very stubborn little critters and unfailingly loyal.  




Someone suggested I make a piece of jewelry in her memory and it was incredibly theraputic.  I spent a day looking for a photo, which led to looking back through fourteen years worth of happy memories.  I found myself smiling more than crying.  

I decided to use a color palette based on Sweetie colors (or Boo as I called her), with black and brown and white cord and beads.  I made micro macrame bracelet and I think it's really beautiful.  


A long time ago I'd picked up some doxie charms.  It adds the perfect little touch:


Goodbye, Boo.  You will be forever in my heart.


9 comments:

  1. Pretty bracelet. Adorable dog. I'm so sorry for your loss.

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  2. I'm so sorry for your loss and agree that creating something beautiful to honor the departed is a small step toward healing. Blessings to you and your family.
    Lori in Blue Ridge, GA

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  3. I'm so sorry, Sherry, that you had to say goodbye to Boo. I'm always very attached to my 4 leg family members too. I'm glad your heart is healing - and the bracelet you created in her memory is beautiful! But I've always loved your macrame creations. Julia Heath

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  4. So sorry for your loss. You've made a lovely remembrance of her.

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  5. So sorry for the loss of your family member, Sweetheart. She will always have a part of your heart. Please know that I (and probably many, many fans of your beautiful work) send hugs and healing thoughts to you and your family.

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  6. So sorry for your loss. I know what it is like to loose such a dear furry friend. She was very cute and the bracelet you made in her honor is very beautiful.

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  7. What a wonderful remembrance bracelet! It is a beautiful tribute to a lost companion.

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  8. I'm sorry for the loss of your Sweetheart. The bracelet is a beautiful way to honor her.

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