I recently made this pendant, inspired by Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening,” one of my favorite poems from one of my favorite poets. My favorite part of the poem is the ending, which reads:
The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep,
and miles to go before I sleep,
and miles to go before I sleep.
There is something so hauntingly beautiful about taking a stolen moment for yourself amidst all the obligations and craziness of life that seems particularly appropriate for the holiday season. (The lovely images of trees draped in fresh, unspoiled snow also makes me think of the holiday season).
But as much as I loved the pendant I made, I just couldn’t help but think that this design would make a gorgeous note card or holiday card so I made these: