My mom loved Lladdro figurines and she had several. I kept two, one of which I gave her a long time ago. Today, it got broken. I made a loud noise at just the wrong time and Belle (the cat) jumped too close to it and down it went. Boom, crash, done.
I could glue the pieces together but it’s just not the same. I thought about replacing it but decided that that’s not the same either. Plus, I couldn’t find another one just like this online.
So, I did a mom-like thing and stuck her in a flower pot. Her one remaining leg is keeping her in place.
The cactus is from one that was in mom’s kitchen window most of my life. It got big, I ended up with it and nearly killed it. Mom got these bits growing in that pot (that she insisted on painting green) in her last year of life. I am doing my best to not to kill this cactus.
The pot sits on the window sill above my Bernina. I actually like the figure better in the pot than I did where it was, next to my bed. That’s good because this is where she’s going to stay.