• Jenny Lynn Keller

Loving Hearts


I don’t see many handmade doilies nowadays, but when I do precious memories come to mind of my grandmother’s house years ago. Handmade doilies protected lamp bases from scratching tables and added a decorative touch to every piece of furniture. Some of them were crocheted, and others were tatted, an older and more intricate weaving of finer thread or yarn—almost a lost art today. The heart patterns always caught my fancy because of their elaborate designs, perhaps a special way to say “I love you” then and now. May your heart be filled with love on this coming Valentine’s Day.


What item reminds you of visits to Grandma’s house or a special older friend?


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