In a jewellery box on my dresser, I found this forgotten sand dollar. It has been tucked away for a number of years now, in a tiny wooden box along with a piece of sea glass given to me by one of my children.
With time, the tiny specks of colour splattered on its surface have intensified. Like so many other treasures, its beauty has grown with age.
I decided to crop the photo square, to focus in on the floral shape and cut out unnecessary background. In doing so, I’ve found that it looks like a quilt square. What a perfect beach blanket this could make!
Finding this hidden sand dollar in the middle of January – while the snow covers our sandy shores – brightened my day. I’m counting down the weeks until beach weather…