Monday, November 28, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

Tree up

Well, got my living room tree up. I went really plain this year. Just white lights and red balls. Here are pictures taken at night.

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Mindy

Monday, November 21, 2011

Stitchery

I just finished a stitchery my niece wanted.  I thought it was a cute saying! You can click photo to enlarge.

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Mindy

Sunday, November 20, 2011

My Winnings!

Check out the giveaway I won from Kelley at Kankerdoodle/With Hook and Needle!  I felt like it was Christmas when I opened the box!

Is this not awesome or what?!

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and when you flip the needlepoint pillows around, look at their backsides!

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and one of my very favorite things……WOOL!

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I’d say I’m a pretty lucky gal!! Thank you so much Kelley!

Mindy

Sunday, November 13, 2011

It’s Hung…

Ok, I finally got my quilt hung. I hung it up in my living room and I used a curtain rod and rings with clips on them. I decided to put it in my living room because it is the very first and probably the last quilt I will ever make so anyone that enters my living room will have no choice but to look at it! Yes, I am making everyone look at it whether they like it or not, and if they don’t notice it, I am quick to point it out, lol!  It’s like my very own deer head I guess, only this is soooo much better!

The wooden box I bought at Paula’s is sitting on the bench with pumpkins in it. It’s such a neat box!   I haven’t started my turkey penny rug yet, so don’t know if it will even get done before Thanksgiving!

Enjoy your Sunday!

Mindy

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Red Door Primitives

Thursday I went to Paula’s Red Door Primitives Open House. She had a lot of primitive goodies ready for the pickin!. I  have to look and then look again for there is always something I didn’t see the first time around and of course there is always that “missed item” that you notice someone else found first! :-)  Paula was kind enough to share some photos of her open house…

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I bought this neat little wooden box, just loved it!

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I thought this bear was sooooo cute!

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 Thanks Paula for a great Holiday Open House! I always love to come shopping!!

Mindy

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Decorating Woes & Turkey Talk

You know, I set around and look at primitive pictures and books up the ying yang and I certainly know what I like when I see it. So why is it so hard to achieve that look in your own home? For one thing my ceilings bug me. Some are popcorn and some are old 5o style ceiling tiles and of course I don’t have those wonderful flat log and chinking walls!  I wish there were more primitive style interior decorators around!

Maybe I just don’t have enough primitive pieces, I don’t know! Any of you ever feel this way? Any suggestions?

I’m finally taking down my Halloween decorations today.  Need to go get my turkey out. I will be making a Thanksgiving pattern that I just ordered for myself from The Old Tattered Flag. I just love it! Here’s a sneak peek!

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Have a great day!

Mindy