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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

A Day Of Finishing !

I spent the day with Cheryl and we finished all of the ornies that I did a couple of weeks ago. Two will hang on the tree and made cute little pillows out of 2 of them and Peppermint, I made into a pincushion. I love the little row of pom-poms on the snowman pillow. I think that they came out okay. The last one was Mr. Flake. I kinda ran out of creativity by the time we got to him.
I made this a year or so ago. Made it into a pouch holder. Put some phony greens in it and called it a day.

A bunch of the stitched pillows on the mud room bench. I still love the pom-poms. 2 of those pillows are about 25 years old. Done on Aida.
I have 2 fireplaces. This is the one in the kitchen. We bought this house 10 years ago. The kitchen was very Colonial and they had a wood stove attached to this fireplace. The kitchen was very old fashioned for us, so we had it redone. I really wanted an island ( which is where the oranges are sitting ) so we got rid of the stove because if we used it or the fireplace we will melt the island. Not a good idea. The fireplace is fun to decorate for the seasons or holidays. It does give the kitchen a homey feel. You can enlarge any of the photo's for a closer look.
Thanks for visiting. I love the comments and appreciate all of them. Until next time....Happy Stitching. Deborah

40 comments:

April Mechelle said...

Deborah, All you stitching ornaments and pillows and so cute !! Love the fireplace. Looks so festive !!!

Harmien said...

Your finishings are beautiful. I love the use of the trim. Must try that too!

Mary said...

Your Christmas finishes are lovely Deborah, and the pom pom trim goes so well with the snowman. I loved it on your earlier finish of "Jingle" too. You are so organised - I am very impressed.
Mary

Denise said...

You had a productive day! Your finishes are wonderful!

You are blessed to have a fireplace in the kitchen. Fun place to decorate even if you can't build a fire there.

Smiles - Denise

Christine said...

Fabulous ornaments, I love the snowball pom poms on the snowman pillow

Patty C. said...

Everything looks wonderful - Merry Christmas :)

Chris said...

What beautiful ornaments and beautiful finishing.

gracie said...

All of the finishes new and old look great. I love a fireplace in the kitchen!

Bonnie said...

I love all your ornaments and your finishes are great.
I still have some finishing to do on my LHN ornaments.
How nice to have a fireplace in the kitchen.

Faye said...

I just love to see other peoples finished finishes!!And, yours are no exception!! I love them all especially the finished pouch....LOVE that one and you have done a fantastic job!!

Keep up the great work, Faye

Annie said...

Beautiful finishing. You work so quickly!

All your decorations look lovely. That fireplace in the kitchen makes the place so inviting!

Jackie said...

Your finishes are fabulous! I love the pom poms and the rick rack!

Deb said...

Those finishes are all wonderful. Just love the pom poms on the snowman piece. Oh, how I love the fireplace in your kitchen. Even if you can't use it for fear of melting the island, it does give a wonderful warm feel to the room.

Margaret said...

What lovely finishes! I love the display on your mudroom bench -- so pretty! Your kitchen looks comfy and cozy too!

Pumpkin said...

Look at all those wonderful finished pieces!!!! Do you want to come over and do some of mine? ;o) LOL!

I love your fireplace. Very festive :o)

Cari said...

Love all of your finishes....great work. Thanks for sharing.

Lesleyanne said...

All your finishes are stunning.

Robin said...

Love all your finishing choices! Congrats on getting so much done in one day. I wish you could send some of your finishing mojo my way.

Katrina said...

Pretty finishes and what a gorgeous fireplace :-)!

Vonna said...

Such pretty, pretty finishes and touches all over your home!

Ranae said...

What a great finishing day, they all look so pretty

Bekca said...

All of your ornaments look wonderful, I particularly like the Peppermint pincushion. Your home looks very festive, especially the fireplace. Merry Christmas!

Niina said...

Hi! Love your finishesh! Didn't have time to stitch this winter, so I made only 2 Christmas ornies and both went to swaps!

Myra said...

All of your finishes look great! I like the pom pom trim also.

Farm Girl said...

Your ornaments are beautiful, no wonder you are pleased with the days efforts. The pom-poms on Frosty Flakes are so cute.

Angela P said...

They are look wonderful but my favorite is the Frosty Flakes with the pom poms. I looked at those the other day in Fabric Land and wondered if they would look good but they sure do :)

Carol said...

Wow! You have been busy, Deborah! I wish I could just force myself to have a finishing day, but I tend to procrastinate at this time of year... Each one is lovely and I think it would be so cozy to have a fireplace in a kitchen!

Berit said...

Everything is looking good-I'd love to have a fireplace :o

Janice Boucher said...

I, too, am a fan of the pom poms and ric rac as are so many other posters. Such a creative idea!
Your home is lovely Deb. It's my kind of decor.

Mary said...

You had a productive day, Deborah. Everything looks wonderful...such lovely finishes. Aren't pompoms fun?
The little Christmas pouch is precious.
Your fireplace and kitchen are so welcoming!

Merry Christmas!

Sally said...

Wow all your finishes look wonderful! I need to finish some ornaments up so I best get off this computer and get them done! Lol!

BrendaS said...

Love your ornament finishes. I especially like the pom-pom trim.

Thanks for sharing

Nicole said...

Wow Deborah!! Gorgeous finishes as always!!

Lois said...

What wonderful finishes! I do love your fireplace!

Siobhan said...

What beautiful finishing! I love your basket of goodies. Nice decorating, too!

Lynn said...

Really lovely finishes! I love the pom poms too.
I forgot to mention on your last post that I really like your new PS start. I'm looking forward to seeing more of this one.

Barbaral said...

Beautiful ornaments! Merry Christmas Deborah!

Daffycat said...

Wonderful finishing, Deborah!

DonnaTN said...

You had a great finishing day! The pom-poms really make it cute.

Pointed Stitcher said...

Oh, your ornaments are so gorgeous. I wish I could finish like that. Just beautiful.