My Heart Belongs to Giant Dwarf


The past couple of months have been pretty crazy. Between having tons of cat troubles, taking on a few additional jobs, watching the general insanity going on in the world, and having many other emotionally draining moments, I have been a bit down. So, a couple of weeks ago, Jose convinced me that I should treat myself to something nice to help cheer me up. That particular something being the beautiful starlette crown by Sue of Giant Dwarf, which I had been drooling over since I first saw it, but wouldn't dream of buying for myself due to our financial situation. When I saw that Sue was offering a discount in order to achieve her 3,000th sale on Etsy, I finally went for it. And I was the lucky 3,000th sale! Sue said she would be sending some extras; ohhhh the excitement!


When the package arrived yesterday, I definitely did a little happy dance. It was a much bigger package than I was expecting, and I literally could not wait to see the treasures inside. I had to document the entire thing of course, it was that awesome of an experience. It seems that Lily was as curious as I was.



She included the sweetest little note.


Lily watched pretty intently as I opened the tissue paper.


My jaw dropped when I saw all of the things Sue had given me.
I almost teared up a bit. She was so generous!


In addition to my starlette crown, she included a starlette sparkler and one of her beautiful rosette fascinators, which is now a retired design. I couldn't believe it.



I am so grateful to Sue for her generosity. It really lifted my spirit, and it made my heart so full to know that such people exist. It made me want to be a better person. Is that too mushy?


This is definitely one of the best things to happen to me. I want to thank Sue so much for putting a skip in my step. And I want everyone who has thought of buying anything from her shop to do so whenever possible, because she is truly a gem. I was lucky enough to have a very brief interaction with her last year at the San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair. She is a very sweet lady, and I wish her all the best with her business as it continues to grow.


I'm definitely going to be wearing her creations often!

9 comments:

  1. what a sweetheart. danielle, all of those were MADE for you! you rock them so well!
    j.

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  2. That is so great, wonderful. I got the chills reading your post.

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  3. oh my goodness i love her heart crown, i MUST own one! you look amazing in that star crown too by the way.... what a great thing that you won this 'prize' considering life has been so tough lately. i really believe good things eventually come to good people! you are one of those 'good people' my dear!

    lots of love donna xoxo

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  4. Oh you're so lucky! That's so awesome. Oh, and the cute kitty! Just came across your blog, I am definitely following you lady!

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  5. Nice! I love the sparkly stars!

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  6. YAY! Congratulations. You totally deserve it. I love that starlette crown. It looks so good on you.

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  7. Oh, beautiful! I'm also one of those girls who covet the giant dwarf star accessories. (i always imagine them as part of an outfit of a shimmery cabaret flapper.)

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  8. beautiful! you pull the stars off so well. and what a wonderful story with all the extras sent your way!
    <3

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