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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Finish #11 and SAL Updates

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for all the wonderful comments.  I so appreciate them.
I have finish #11 for the year.  Yeah!!!  If I wasn't so old and worn out I'd do a happy dance.


Chocolate Shoppe - LHN
14 ct Old Gold
started 8-1-11
finished 11-27-11


Progress on my SAL pieces with Debbie.


Dog House Sampler - LHN


Trick or Treat - Ursula Michael

You can click on pictures to enlarge.

I'm sure alot of you are aware of the 2012 Crazy January Challenge.  A few of us crazies are doing the Ultimate Crazy January Challenge.  I have decided to do a 2012 Super Duper Ultimate Crazy January Challenge.  More about this later.

Thanks for looking.    Linda

Monday, November 21, 2011

SAL Updates

Thank you all for the lovely comments on my yard.  We have put up 23 strands of lights on the house and have about 15 to go.  Then we will start putting together the deer, santas, trees, etc.

Here is my progress on my 2 SAL pieces with Debbie.
Dog House Sampler - LHN


Trick or Treat - Ursula Michael


Almost done with the Chocolate Shoppe - LHN




You can click on the pictures to enlarge.  
That reminds me - do any of you hate the black background and the way your pictures come up when you click on them?  It's very easy to change:
go to settings
formatting
show case images with lightbox (click no)
Thats it.


Thanks for looking.  Linda

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Before and After

It only took me 42 years to get a front yard.


10 tons of rock and a 1,000 sq ft of sod later.




Now I'm getting really excited.  Can't hardly wait to start putting out the Christmas decorations.  We have about 65 pieces (alot animated) plus about 14,000 lights to put on the house.  Will show pics when were done.

Thanks for looking.     Linda

Finish #10 and SAL Update

Hi Blogger Friends.  Thank you for all the nice comments.  I really appreciate them. 

Finish #10 which was a Crazy January start.
Kitty Cottage Sampler - Little House Needlework - 14 ct Natural Brown Aida
Started 1-14-11
Finished 11-7-11

I worked some on The Chocolate Shoppe by LHN.

The next two are the SAL pieces that I'm doing with Debbie.

Dog House Sampler - LHN


Trick or Treat - Ursula Michael (this is such a fun stitch)


Thanks for looking.   Linda

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Giveaway

Blu Stitcher is having a giveaway.  You can check it out here.

Linda

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Dog House, Kitty Cottage, Trick or Treat Updates

Hi All,  Greetings from cold and rainy Northern Ca.  Thank you all for the comments.  I so enjoy reading them.
Here are my updates for the week.  Dog House and Trick or Treat are SAL's with Debbie.

 
This is such a fun stitch.  The only thing I don't like is the two shades of orange in the pumpkin.  You can hardly see a difference.  If I can find something else, I may change it.


We hope to have these pieces done by the end of the year.  We have both joined the Ultimate Crazy January Challenge.  We will be doing SAL's on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


I have decided that this has to be a male cat.  He has caused me nothing but heartache.  I have had to rip him out twice.  lol  I think he's good to go now.


Thanks for looking.   Linda