After Dekar passed and the family was gone, the night nurse (Sue) went to work with making these foot impressions and molds for me.  I had packed everything I needed to make them, the bowl, measuring equipment, mixing spoon, etc.   I am so glad that I was the only one on the maternity floor that night and Sue was able to do this.  God bless her.  I don’t think I could have done it–I was completely exhausted.  So while I held Dekar, soaking in the last moments with him, and rested, Sue read the directions and went to work. 

Below is a raised foot impression.  It shows the details on the bottom of his little feet–you can even see the wrinkles.  It has a hanging hook on the back, but I wouldn’t trust hanging it.  If it fell and shattered I don’t think I could forgive myself.  I have it on a nice, stable shelf!  I originally planned on having one foot impression and one hand, but with his clenched fist it simply wouldn’t work, so we did both feet.  The kit was purchased at Michael’s.  It can be painted and/or glazed, but I like it as is. 

In another post I’ll show my 3D molds of his hands and feet. 

Made from Precious Hands™ Plaster Molding Kit purchased at Michael's

Made from Precious Hands™ Plaster Molding Kit purchased at Michael's

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