Me Time

Hello all!  It has been a bit since I blogged.  I caught the bambino's cold and I truly didn't have time for it.  So, when I wasn't painting I was having a little me time.  As much as I can have with a sick 3 year old *wink* I clipped peonies every day and I have little bunches all over the house.  I painted a table here that needed it and redecorated a powder room that probably didn't need it.  And, most importantly, I finished this:


Yes, all it needs is a pressing and a framing.  I went a little out on my own with some different color choices.  And, my stitches aren't as nice as the original.  I am pretty proud of it since it was a first try embroidering... up until now all I have done was little practice stitches and a little sign for our camper.  I have seriously thought about carrying it around with me and pulling it out at any given moment to show it off *wink*  And, here is a warning to friends... you should probably expect something embroidered in the near future.  I am already deciding what to work on next.

Okay, I will be back soon with some photos of home projects.  I have started quite a few small ones lately. Right now, I need to get to the shoppe and paint something *pink* for a sweet nursery.

bye for now~

17 comments:

  1. That's amazing! I'm still working on a cross stitch pattern I started back in January, so I admire your dedication.

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  2. That embroidery is beautiful - I love it! I recently won a giveaway of some lovely embroidery patterns. I haven't done any for years but I used to do quite a bit of it. I am thinking it's time to reintroduce myself to it:)

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  3. I remember when you first got this and wasn't sure if you could do it. It turned out beautiful. Please show it again when you get it framed. Great job.

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  4. Yay!!! I have been waiting for you share that your finished. I remember the 1st post and your doubt, you see how you can do anything you put your mind too. Your talents are endless and inspiring!

    MJ
    Lucky 7 Design

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  5. That's SO pretty! I agree with Marilyn and would love to see it again once you've framed it!

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  6. Oh this is SO pretty -- I love the colors you chose for this and the different stitches are beautiful -- great job!

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  7. Michelle,
    I hope your little man Hughes is feeling better and that you and your hubby don't get sick. You certainly got a lot accomplished during your down time. Your embroidered alphabet sampler is beautiful. Great job!
    Your Friend,
    Deborah

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  8. Sooooo beautiful!! I have a Pam Garrison sampler that I keep promising myself that I am going to start working on and don't - so good for you for actually getting it done!!
    xo
    Ashlyn

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  9. Sometimes a little sick time is just what the doctor ordered. Your embroidered sampler is adorable! I can't remember the original colors, but I do like your choices. Job well done!

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  10. Michelle, this is beautiful!
    Your talents are seemingly endless, my cute friend!

    XO,
    Anne

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  11. It came out so beautifully!! I can't wait to see the frame you put it in!! Hope you feel better soon!! xo Heather

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  12. I feel like that was really fast! It looks great!

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  13. It's really a beautiful piece! You've got some amazing stitches in it. Nice job!

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  14. wow girl, you did an amazing job! la la love it! I want to make one now, ha yea right, I can't find my right foot lately let alone make a sampler! you did good girl! yahoo, can't wait to see the frame!

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