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Monday, November 29, 2010

Christmas Is Coming!

Thanksgiving is over and put away for another year. I hope that you all had a great day full of love and good food. We had a lovely relaxing day. Dinner was really good, if I do say so myself. I made cornbread dressing for the first time and we loved it. I will be making it all the time. After dinner and the clean-up, I was able to do some stitching and finished watching the Pats win. It was a good day all around. Over the week-end we started to put up the Christmas decorations. I made the table runner last year. This is the cutest little tree and of course something stitched. Holly and Berries by LHN. The house inside and outside was finished today. I tried to upload some decoration photos but blogger wouldn't let me. I will try again on my next post.
I finished the latest BBD design, Moonlight Visitor. I used 28ct. Maple Sugar linen by LSL. I changed all but 2 of the colors. I used all CC. I will have it stretched for my pop it in and out frame.

I started afew of the monthly ornaments by LHN. I was inspired to do these because of all the beautiful finishes that I have seen on all of your blogs. I am sorry about the lousy pictures. I am using 32 ct Summer Khaki for all three of them and the suggested DMC fibers. This one is my fav. I love the bear.



Today was cyber Monday and I really got some great deals! I finished the Christmas shopping except for a few stocking stuffers. I am not someone who enjoys the shopping hoards on Black Friday and the rest of that week end, so this was perfect for me.
Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving great comments. They mean a lot to me and I appreciate the fact that you take the time to do so. Until next time Happy Stitching. Deborah

29 comments:

Lesleyanne said...

Your table looks gorgeous. Your stitching is lovely.

Christine said...

Great finish on the BBD!

Denise said...

Love the little tree. And all of your LHN ornies are adorable. Have you decided how you will finish them?

Smiles - Denise

Rowyn said...

I love the LHN Christmas designs you have on the go.

Conny said...

That BBD piece looks great. Love your LHN stitchingpieces. I try to stich them all and to finish before Christmas. Thanks for visiting me, I really appreciated.

gracie said...

They all look great...I can't believe how fast November seemed to pass! We are still Patriot fans...just can't get into the Cardinal mode! lol Have a good stitching day~~~~

Lynn said...

That little tree is adorable! I can't wait to see the rest of your decorating pictures.
I love your BD piece!! Your ornaments look great too. I'm still plugging away at mine, slowly but surely. I'm curious to see how you'll finish yours off.

Lois said...

Love your picture with the little tree. What a lovely BBD finish and your colour changes work so well. Your ornaments are look good too!

Annie said...

The BBD piece is lovely. I like your colors better than the original!

Looks like a season of beautiful decorating coming up at your house!

Jackie said...

Your holiday decorations are very festive. We have yet to pull ours out and hope to do that this week. The color changes you made on Midnight Visitor really work.

Margaret said...

Oh what lovely stitching! Love all the ornaments and the BBD piece. Your table with the tree is so pretty too!

Carol said...

Looks like you've got a good start on your Christmas decorating, Deborah--love your newest ornaments and that cute little tree. I really need to get going on mine this weekend!

Parsley said...

Your stitching is always a joy to see.

Nicole said...

Congrats on the BBD finish - it turned out great! Love the ornaments too! I need to get going on an ornament for an exchange!!

Catherine said...

Love your tree and table!! All of your ornaments look fantastic!

Tricia said...

What a pretty post! I love your table setting and the LHN Ornaments are turning out beautifully. I think the bear is my favorite, too!

Deb said...

I love your decorations and your BBD finish. And your ornaments are wonderful too.

BrendaS said...

Love your BBD finish. The ornaments look great too. How are you going to finish them?

Thanks for sharing

Bekca said...

Midnight Visitor looks great, I love the fabric you've used. I can't wait for Christmas to arrive, I've only just started on making some ornaments for the tree. Happy stitching to you.

Kathy A. said...

Love your Christmas finishes especially that little snowman. He makes me smile.

Sally said...

Those LHN ornaments are lovely aren't they? I started Snowy Pines last Sunday.

Love your BBD finish.

Mary said...

Looks like Christmas IS coming to your home Deborah. Your decorations are lovely as is your stitching.
You've gotten a lot done!
I love "Moonlight Visitor" How will you finish it?

Glad you found a few a few good deals with your Christmas shopping. I'm not a Black Friday gal either!
Looks like your cozy decor will make for inspiring Christmas stitching :)

Pumpkin said...

Looks like you have a good start on your Christmas decorating :o)

Beautiful finishes and lovely WIPs Deborah!

Sherry :o) said...

I really love your little tree on the table! How sweet. Your finishes are cute - I love the snowman!! Your header photo is really cool too.

DonnaTN said...

Wow! I'm so jealous that you have finished not only your decorating, but nearly all your shopping. Plus you still found time to do some great stitching!

Meari said...

Your stitching looks great. I LOVE that tree. It's so cute and pretty.

Leslie said...

yup.. christmas is coming and your stitch work looks beautiful. I love the little tree. very pretty.

Janice Boucher said...

Hi Deb... your little tree is just adorable. It looks great with the LHN. I look forward to seeing all your decorating pics! Christmas is coming...... :)

Siobhan said...

Gorgeous stitching pics! I love the BBD--I am going to get mine out and get working this weekend on it again. I've fallen too far behind. Love the ornaments, too!