Drora's surprise giveaway

Drora's surprise giveaway
4 Dec.2019

Monday, July 17, 2017


Hello dear readers,

First of all let me thank you all for your kind wishes and words of comfort which warmed my heart.
There is little change in my husband's condition.  He still has to wear that awful stability device for at least two more weeks  and is unable to stand up and walk.  After his discharge from  hospital, we moved him into a nice home where he gets 24 hours daily care.  I visit him daily for a few hours.
I don't know when or if we'll be able to bring him back home but now at least he's safe and more adjusted to the situation.

Although I've been several weeks away from this blog, things seem to have happened by themselves. over a hundred entries a day and one astonishing surprise.  My blog has been selected as one of the top 100.  I know all of you deserve this badge.  I feel humble when I see the incredible work you do and I'd love to share this award with all of you.

Here is what I managed to create these last few days.

Hookahs (Made from beads, gold acrylic paint, long sewing pins, metal parts of cloth-padded buttons and pigtail elastic bands).

Unable to go to the beach this year but with a large stock of seashells, I made more seashell decorated wooden boxes.

I wish you all  happy summer days and blessings.


  1. I wish you lots of strength so that you can master everything.

    And then congratulations to you. Well done

    Hugs Alexandra.

  2. ojalá tu marido se recupere pronto y te ayude a recolectar más conchas...

  3. Hola Drora
    Espero grandemente que todo mejore y puedas tener a tu esposo
    .de vuelta en casa muy pronto
    Felicidades por tu premio, te lo mereces! Las miniaturas, preciosas como siempre. Tengo el honor de poseer una de tus
    !cajitas de conchas, es un tesoro
    ♥ Abrazos

  4. ucho ánimo y que la recuperación sea rápida. Enhorabuena por el premio

  5. Health, Peace, continued creativity

  6. ¡Enhorabuena!
    Espero que tu marido vaya recuperándose, aunque sea poco a poco.

  7. Hello Drora,
    Firstly, I am very happy your husband's condition has stabilized.
    I hope he is getting better every day! You must be very tired going back and forth...take care of yourself. I love the hookahs and as always your seashell boxes are real miniature treasures.
    Big hug

  8. I'm glad your husband's conditions have improved.
    Your new creations are wonderful, as always.
    And congratulations for your blog selection, really deserved.
    Hugs, Faby

  9. Hello Drora! I am glad that your husband's condition is better however I do hope that the move into the care facility will help him to quickly recover and get him back to normal again. Your daily visits must be a great encouragement for him spiritually. Despite these events your finding the time to make your shell boxes and your hookahs looks like it was good therapy for you. :)
    I love the idea of using the hair elastics for the for your pipes. Beautifully done! :)

  10. Hello Drora, I am glad that your husband is getting better and I hope he totally recovers soon. I am also glad that you can find time to make little things, those hookahs are fantastic

  11. Felicidades por tu insignia, Drora, y gracias por compartirla! Que tengas un feliz verano a pesar de las dificultades y que todo vaya mejorando. Un abrazo

  12. Hi Drora! I'm glad that your husband's health has stabilized. Let the whole family be healthy. Take care of yourself! Hugs, Julia

  13. You must feel relieved that your husband's health is better although he isn't home yet.
    Congratulations on your award and lovely miniatures.

  14. Me alegro de que tu marido este en un sitio que lo cuiden bien y espero que se recupere. Muchos ánimos y besos.
    Las pipas son bonitas pero las cajas de conchas... me han enamorado. Bonito trabajo.

  15. I'm glad your husband is improving. Slow and steady wins the race and he'll be home before you know it.

    I love your hookahs! They remind me of Alice in Wonderland. So detailed!

  16. It's so good to have you back in blogland - and my best wishes to you and your family during these hard times. Congrats to being in this special list - this is so well deserved... and your newest work shows why. You know I am always in love with your seashell boxes, they are so special and I (or Gertie?) will treasure it always. Your hookahs look gorgeous, how clever.