My niece Althea turns two in about a week. I hate, with all my heart, that I won't be there to celebrate on her birthday. So instead of sulking, I dove into making her a little present. My sister Katrina has lightly decorated the girls' toy room with Sock Monkeys. When I say lightly, I mean perfectly light. Sock Monkeys don't scream at you when you walk in the room, rather they pleasantly give you a smile and say hello as they sit amongst the other decor and toys in the room. The walls of the toy room are a little bare though and so I thought this would work perfectly in the space she has created.
Can you see the jacks and ball that the monkeys are playing with. Those are hand embroidered. There's also a very faint, hand embroidered hopscotch path behind the sock monkeys.
Now if only I could figure out a way to shrink me and Monet so that we could ship ourselves to IL along with this package. I imagine we would enjoy ourselves, sitting in the sun, under the trees, playing with the Sock Monkeys. Monet might even be old enough to go down the slide.
Althea, Sylvia, I hope you know how much your Aunty Ang loves you. I miss you both very much!