I have so many things I want to share with you but I really need a new camera. All I've had to use lately is my phone camera, and it just doesn't do to suit me. Any suggestions on a good point and shoot? I don't want anything fancy - just something that I can use to capture some good pictures to share with you. What do you have? Also, I used to always use Picnik to crop my pictures, but that's no longer available. What do you use? (something easy....I'm technologically challenged LOL)
I was looking through my blog and realized that I've not posted much about my cross stitching lately but have mainly concentrated on quilting and sewing. It's certainly not because I haven't been stitching as I stitch EVERY night while watching TV. I can't sit down and not have something in my hands....ever. I've been working on Marianne Wenn (LOVE this sampler), HoHRH, and also a Rico table topper. I switch between them, stitching on whichever ones screams at me the loudest! I do have to admit that there are some new things that are screaming at me, too, but I'm trying not to listen. Anybody else have that problem? :0)
I got a bit of new stash in the mail the other day. One of my favorite ONS's was having a sale, so what's a girl to do? Well, take advantage of it, of course! Here is what I got. All Shepherd's Bush, as you can see. I do love me some Shepherd's Bush. :0)
I have a LOT of small finishes that need to have the "finishing finishing" done on them. I seriously need to take a few days and just do it. Here are just a few that are waiting in the wings to be finished up.
I love this Shepherd's Bush finish. The Jill Rensel mat came in the kit (YAY!), so I just need to get it framed. It will hang in my pink guest room.
These last two I picked up from the framers a couple of weeks ago.
Now how cute are these buttons? I saw them at Hobby Lobby (on sale for half price!) and had to pick them up to hang in my sewing room. Aren't they just the perfect thing? I love them, and they are in my favorite colors, too.
Lastly, here is a picture of part of the front of our house after having the brick painted. It's very hard to see the colors (bad camera again), but I'm totally in love with the way it turned out. I really need to find a picture of this house when I moved into it 16 years ago. The front is totally different. Actually the whole house is different. It's taken alot of years, but Bob and I enjoy doing it, so it's been a fun thing to do together - a little at a time.
Well dear friends, I just heard the dryer go off, so I'm being paged. I hope this week finds you well and getting lots of time to stitch, quilt, sew or whatever makes you smile. Thank you all so much for stopping by and for leaving comments. They mean so much to me! I love my online friends. :0)
Love and hugs from Texas,