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Jon Brady & Thomas Durham

Scots woman's touching handmade corgi tribute to the Queen left at Balmoral

A woman created a touching tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in the shape of a delightful corgi model, which has been acclaimed and approved of by well-wishers and perhaps even by the Royal Family itself.

Aberdeen Live reports that Kim Rennie made the corgi sculpture out of chicken wire and woven dogwood and travelled from her home in Tayport, Fife, to Balmoral where it joined the many tributes being left of the late monarch on Thursday, September 8. It was one of the earliest gifts left at the gates of the Aberdeenshire estate - and became a

And on Saturday September 10, when many of the royals made their first appearance following the death of the beloved matriarch, the Princess Royal appeared to point out the decorative pup as they inspected tributes following a short prayer service for the Queen. The tribute was left as a gift in recognition of the Queen's immutable bond with the regal dog breed.

Kim started making animal sculptures out of chicken wire and wood during a period of ill health - and had been working on the corgi by coincidence at the time that news broke of the Queen's declining health on Thursday September 8. When the news broke that the monarch had passed away, Kim leapt in her car and braved torrential rain to deliver the tribute to her Scottish home.

She told the Press and Journal: "I don’t even know if the paint was dry, I had the fan heater all the way up, and kept turning it around to dry it. She was just an amazing, amazing woman."

Zara Tindall and Lady Louise Windsor appear to look at Kim's corgi (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

The Queen is thought to have owned at least one corgi at any time between 1933 to 2018.

The pups even made an appearance in her now legendary appearance in the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony, where she starred alongside Daniel Craig in James Bond skit that saw the pair 'parachute' into London's Olympic Stadium.

Following the Queen's death, her remaining corgis, Muick and Sandy, will now be cared for by her son Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson.

Kim's adorable corgi is just one of many tributes pouring in for the Queen, who died at Balmoral Castle last week at the age of 96.

The Queen always had her corgis by her side in her downtime (Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)

Scotland said its final goodbyes to Elizabeth II earlier this week following a procession from Balmoral to Edinburgh on Sunday, a move to St Giles' Cathedral on Monday, and her final flight out of Scotland to London on Tuesday.

Her Majesty's funeral is set to take place on Monday, September 18, with the event to be broadcast live across the nation.

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