Monday, October 7, 2013

Sweet Dreams

Well would you look at that, 
we are well into October
and what a summer we have had.
Many new adventures have occurred
and many more to follow I am sure.
 
As you know there has not been much action here
 on the stitching front
simply because, well,
 there has been a few other priorities.
 
And on the "flip side"...
The following picture represents
a couple of months of work.
 
Sweet Dreams
(Lavender and Lace)
 
 
I began this piece at the end of May
when the Stitching Sisters gathered at Brentwood.
 Spent a bit of time on a lily pad
with the local frogs
then moved on through the pond to drier land.
 
When I first thought of stitching this
 I wanted to work it as a mirror image
 of the original chart simply because
six years ago when Peaches turned 18,
I had stitched the "Quiltmaker" (Lavender and lace)
so I did not want "Sweet Dreams"
facing the same direction.
Since both were stitched for my daughter
and will hang together in her home,
 I thought it would be nice
to have them facing each other.
More work, I know,
but with todays technology it was simple.

 
 
Here are the two together
and with the right spacing it
 will look fabulous on the wall.
 

Same matts and frames with just a bit of imagination on the matting.
 
OK, now on to the priority:
Our little Peach has her hands full
with a new baby girl! 
and in turn Grandma and Grandpa
are having a wonderful time
adoring, observing, and encouraging,
but most of all
Loving everything there is to love
 about our little
Grand-Daughter.
 
~ Cheers to sharing a life of love ~
 

4 comments:

  1. The pictures look gorgeous framed and next to each other! Stunning work :) And congrats on your grand-daughter, I hope you'll all have lots of happy times together!

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  2. Beautiful job on Sweet Dreams! The two will look lovely hanging together. Congratulations on the latest addition to your family. Enjoy spoiling her silly. Being a grandparent is ever so much better than parenting was.

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  3. Beautiful finish and oh, so clever of you!!! Congrats on your new granddaughter! You must be over the moon!

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  4. Congratulations on the new addition to your family . How exciting for all ! The finish is just beautiful . Lots to be thankful for this weekend.
    All the best.

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