I was a teen when I first read Wuthering Heights and a dream of mine was to someday visit the wild and desolate moors of
Getting there from London was a nightmare, as there was a fire on the train
track and Cassandra and I sat in a closed train for hours, without air conditioning.
But, it was all worth it because the England did not
disappoint. The steep cobblestone street and quaint shops led to a gray,
sad-looking parsonage that was the home of Emily until she died in 1848. village
I walked the moors and amid the wild beauty of the landscape, searched for the ghosts of Heathcliff and Catherine. Whether I saw them or not doesn’t matter, for what I will always remember is that I made the journey and walked in the footsteps of my friend Emily.
As a token of my friendship, I made this Secret Envelope Box. I like to think that Emily would have filled it with treasures – perhaps assorted fall leaves and a scrap of paper with a few lines of poetry.
Tied with a scrap of lace, this vintage stack of envelopes looks ordinary.
Untie the lace, lift the top and you'll find a secret compartment.
I found the tutorial to create the Secret Envelope Box on YouTube and it was great fun to make. However, there is a real secret that the videos have left out. Send me an email and I'll be happy to share.