Friday, 28 November 2014

"O Christmas Tree!" and Giveaway Day 24!

"O Christmas Tree"
 This cross stitch ornament is what I gifted my Mixed Media  partner, Therese.
I can't find the original home of this design, it's so sweet and easy to stitch up.

Day 24! Yes, this giveaway event is almost over so if you haven't check in to
NANCY @ VMSS blog, and you love to hand stitch, you best get a wiggle on!!
Gift certificate or surprise!!

It's snowing to beat the band here and more keeps coming,
Winter has hit us and many places with an open hand!

Keep warm & stay safe.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

VMSS Giveaway Day 23 & Upcoming Blog Hop

On the 23rd Day of 
Santa Nancy is letting you decide and choose your gift,
floss, fabric, trims it's up to you!

Starting December 1st I would like to invite you to
A showcase of cross stitched Christmas and seasonal designs from around the world.
My day is December 2nd, I hope to see you there.


Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving & VMSS GIVEAWAY ~ Day 22

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends.
Tomorrow is your turkey day and I wish each and everyone of you a safe and joyous day.

It's winding down soon!
Click above and go see what Santa Nancy has for us today!
You won't be disappointed ;)

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Ravenwood Whimzies Pin Keep Swap & VMSS Giveaway Day 21

I joined a swap that was in a genre new to me this fall at Ravenwood Whimzies.
Wendy partnered me up with a wonderful gal,
 Kathie of  Beyond the Storybook. Just look at what Kathie gifted me with:

the theme was "Winter" and Kathie created this Snowbaby Pin Keep.
She's so pretty.

was this dude! We found that we both find Halloween our second favourite holiday.
That being said we toyed with a slight divergence from the swap theme but then thought better of it but still ended up sending each other a devilish pin keep as well.
Those pins in his head are bats! Terrific fun!

Kathie wrapped the pin keep in fabrics and added all these goodies,
the wreath is made from puzzle pieces!

this treasure box! I've just started to delve into mixed media art and Kathie has a Mixed Media Group that I have since joined. She thought that I could use some goodies for upcoming challenges and swaps within our group. So,

this box was filled with all these artful goodies!
You totally knocked me for a loop, Kathie!

Thank you so much for everything.
Thank you Wendy for partnering me with Kathie, we have quickly become great friends.

This is my swap gift to Kathie for the theme "Winter"!
A Snowman Pin Keep sporting earmuffs.

Perched on another pincushion attached to a bedspring.

He covered in glitter and has glass beads for his buttons and eyes.
A little bit of the Tim Burton thing going on with his mouth but it's all good!

is my turn at our secret hats off to Halloween!
I started  making these top hats and quickly became addicted.

One thing lead to another and this guy was born.
I had to laugh about the bat pins, Kathie and I never discussed specifics but ended up making these for each other!

I had a great time with this swap and am so glad I took that step to try something different.
Don't Miss Out on Day 21 of

Monday, 24 November 2014

ORTS, Windowsill Birdhouses & Giveaway ~ Day 20

A new start on a chart I've had for a very long time tucked away waiting for the right time.
Windowsill Birdhouses designed by Martha Edwards for Dimensions.

 On the 20th Day of VMSS's GIVEAWAY
you tell Santa Nancy what is on your wish list!
click below

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe Giveaway ~ Day 18

On the 18th Day of Giveaway, Santa Nancy gave to us
click above to enter