Mandarin ducks are Chinese symbols of unity and love. The phrase 天作之和 denotes a match by heaven and 永结同心 means to be of one mind forever. Wishing my uncle and auntie a blissful life together.
I have been working on this for almost 7 months. It's 2x larger than the previous cross stitch with almost 3x as many colours. After framing it will be almost 1 metre by 1 metre. I really hope they love it.