Day 21 of the merriment chain and I can't believe I found enough to post about!!!
This is a special little Nativity. We had one in our house as children. My mother shaped and painted each one from bread dough. How I loved to unwind each piece from it's tissue bed it was laid in at the end of each season, then carefully run my finger along the shiny smooth surfaces and place it on the lamp side to be enjoyed for Christmas.
Sadly, many years ago, our doggie thought they looked like a good snack. I am sure my mother just cried and cried.
Last year I undertook the (painfully slow and frustrating) task of making my own bread dough nativity. Just like the one my mother had, right down to the last detail in line and color. I knew it would be a treasure in my own little family as it was in my Mother's.
Have a great day.