A Thing of Beauty , An Act of Love

img_11481This is my new dining room table. She is a thing of beauty to be sure! With eight feet of length to her we can easily seat ten around her. I’m guessing we could fit more if they’re children once our bench is finished being constructed. Yes, that’s what I said. It’s a custom order. As was the table. They are our housewarming gift from Erik’s father’s hands. I love homemade gifts! This table means so much more to our family than anything we could have found on a showroom floor! Inara is a real fan of the table as well, as evidenced here:

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Oh, the meals that will be served at this table and the stories told!

What is your favorite made by hand, filled with the givers love gift you’ve received?

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5 Comments on “A Thing of Beauty , An Act of Love”

  1. Blakely says:

    I can’t think of any homemade gifts we’ve received as of late, but I just had to say that Inara is adorable!! Hope you have a great week with your random family members dropping in!!

  2. Angie Daniel says:

    Rob’s dad made us a crib, changing table, and dresser for Ben. The crib turns into a full size bed.

  3. Kayla says:

    I just have to say that it looks awesome! We only saw pictures of it in progress but it turned out beautifully!!! Can’t wait to see it in a couple weeks! :)


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