Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Last finish of 2011

Happy Tuesday!!

I finished stitching and made this little pillow hanger this morning




December Wordplay by Brenda Gervais

stitched on 35 ct Abercedarian with GA threads

I even got to use the bells I rusted, yipppeeee!!


That inspired to finish framing Greetings by Blackbird Designs



I love how it came out. The frame was bought at a goodwill store, it fit perfect, Score!!!!!

I love mail!!!!
This charming little FOB came from Teresa.
The beads are gorgeous. Thanks so much, I will cherish it forever
I will be emailing you



I will leave you with a scene out my back window, lot different from the last post pic.
I woke up saturday morning to SNOW, yay!!!!


The sad news... it's all gone, back to the yucky browns


I want to wish everyone Merry Christmas.


I hope the New Year brings lots of comfort and joy to your days and nights

46 comments:

mdgtjulie said...

And happy Christmas to you too. Your yard looks great, but you can keep the cold, wet stuff. I only like to look at it, lol. As for your stitching, grats on the finishes. Brenda is so creative. I loved her Mystery Sampler too. And your fob is darling too. I love it!!

Keeper of the Crowes said...

Love the frame for your BBD piece! You are the best at finding unique treasures! However, I refuse to believe that this is your last finish!!!! LOL! Have a wonderful holiday.
Linda C.

pam said...

Great finish and good job on the frame! Lovely fob

valerie said...

Merry Christmas Ranae! I just love your finishes! I've been eyeing that December Word Play and it's so cute as a hanging pillow. And the BBD Greetings looks great in that frame. Great find!

cucki said...

wow very sweet finish..and lovely job on the beautiful frame..
sweet gift from teresa..i love it..
have a lovely holiday deary..
hugs cucki xx

Maggie said...

Lovely finishes :-)

And a very happy Christmas to you too!

Catherine said...

Love your finishes!!! And that fob is so pretty!!
Have a Merry Christmas!!

Margaret said...

Absolutely lovely finishes! Love the rusty bells and the fabrics you used for the pillow finish. And the frame is wonderful -- I love that BBD piece! Have a great holiday!

Lesleyanne said...

Both of your finishes are gorgeous. The snow looks lovely. Your fob is beautiful.

Annie said...

How adorable is that ornament with the little bells! Love it.

And what a find at the Goodwill store. That framing really shows off your beautiful stitching.

Happy Holidays!

Kathy A. said...

Lovely stitches. Oh the snow looks so pretty. Sorry to hear it is all gone. Merry Christmas my dear!

Bertie said...

Your finishes are fabulous, Happy Holidays!

Myra said...

That is a sweet finish Ranae - love the jingle bells.

Mouse said...

oooooo love that word play and yeahhhh rusty bells ...lol and love the snow photo too .. we have had a wee bit of slush so far ..... and well done on getting the frame .. i always look in them shops just in case :) ... have a fab christmas and a merry stitching new year :) love mouse xxxxx

Deborah said...

I just love your BBD piece. The frame is beautiful. Great fob. have a wonderful holiday.

mainely stitching said...

Adorable finishes - and what a picturesque snowfall!

Hillcresthome Prims said...

I LOVE the finished pillow that hangs on the wall, it is BEAUTIFUL!!!
The snow looked so pretty. We live in a small town in Mass, Hopkinton and we are hoping just for little white snow for Christmas and then it can go away because last year we had some much SNOW, there was enough snow for the next 2 years. It was such a harsh and very cold winter last year. Thank goodness for the woodstove. My husband and I love it so much!!!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!, from my family to yiur,
Tricia, XO

Tracey said...

Love your finishes! That frame sure was a great find...don't you just love when it fits just right?

We woke up to snow here in South-Western Ontario on Sat. too... and yes, we're also back to the brown yucky stuff :^( Would be nice to wake up to just a dusting for Christmas morning, but it doesn't look very promising!

Chris said...

Lovely finishes Ranae!
The fob is so sweet too.
No snow here, it is supposed to be 66 tomorrow. It is crazy!
Merry Christmas!

Dee said...

Very pretty projects. I love the rusted bells! Just the perfect rustic touch for that stitching.

Merry, MERRY Christmas!

Maybe you'll get more snow before the 25th!

Northwoods stitching said...

Your finishes look great. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thanks for the card and pattern. I would like to get together after Christmas I will let you know what days I am open. Take care

Carol said...

I just love those Wordplays, Ranae--December looks fantastic. I sure hope I get that one in my Christmas stocking :)

Nice finish and what a great find at Goodwill...

Yes, we had the same lovely snow for exactly the same amount of time--now we're back to ugly rain and gray skies :(

Wishing you a joyful Christmas, Ranae!!

Sharon said...

Lovely finish and a wonderful frame! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Siobhan said...

Congratulations on the finish!! I love how you finish-finished it--it looks great. I love those Word Play designs! Great frame job on the BBD, too!

Wishing you & yours a very blessed Christmas!

Christine said...

Such lovely finishes!
Have a wonderful Christmas!

stitcheranon said...

Lovely finishes..great frame too. Have an amazing xmas xxxxx

Nancy said...

Beautiful finishes! The Blackbird Design piece is so pretty, and good for you for finding the frame at Goodwill. I have several frames I found there! It looks perfect. Thanks for the snowy picture - I love snow at Christmas time. Merry Christmas!

Sally said...

Your BBD piece is beautiful, Ranae, and I love your December Word Play finish. I just ordered the January one ( naughty I know!).

Love the fob.

I wish we had snow here.

Have a wonderful Christmas.

BrendaS said...

Great finishes Ranae. What a perfect frame for your BBD piece!

Hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas:)

Beth said...

December Word Play is great. Your finish with the rusty bells is inspired. I so enjoy reading your blog and drooling over your wonderful stitching / finishing!

Penny said...

What a beautiful finish on your December Word Play! That's a pretty frame for a lovely sampler. I just don't have the knack for finding frames. :) What a beautiful scene from your back window.

Zlata said...

Wonderful design and excellent finish! Little Santa is very cute! Gold framing looks very rich and gorgeous!
And my congratulations with such sweet present!
Happy Christmas to you and all your family!
Hugs!

Annette said...

What a beautifull pieces I see on your blogs..
Your such a great crafter..beautifull.
Great gift you got.
Here we still don't have any snow... :( ;(;...
But we had in teh Ardennes.. so I can life on that for 2 more weeks.. hope we get snow then.. I don't like the rain we are having now.. Snow is much more fun

Tammy said...

Love the pillow just my style :)

Meari said...

Congrats on your finishes. The frame looks great with the stitching. Cute fob.

Almost all the snow is melted here, too.

Have a great Christmas!

Gabi said...

Beautiful finishes. Love all of them. Great job on the framing too.
The little fob is a darling.
Wishing you a blessed Christmas

woolwoman said...

Love your word play finish - I have been purchasing the charts but have not done much with November. Hope you are enjoying the season - Merry Christmas! Melody

Julie said...

Had a lovely catch up read .... Congrats to Heather and hubby on the news, my thoughts are with you Ranae, I'll be praying all goes without a hitch this time around.

Loved the snow pic, rain, rain, rain here, not very festive.

Enjoy your Christmastime with your family xxx

♥ Nia said...

Jingle the bells and play the music loud, for Santa Claus is coming to town! :D
*゚¨゚゚・ ♫*:..。♡*゚¨゚゚・ Merry Christmas! ♫*:..。♡*゚¨゚゚・ ♫*:..。

moosecraft said...

Great finish to the Country Stitches design! Love the Blackbird one even more though! Sorry the snow did not hold out until Christmas Day.... Have a very Merry Christmas!

Judy S. said...

Cute finish! Love the way you incorporated the bells on the edge. Have a wonderul Christmas, Ranae! Happy 2012 also!

Pumpkin said...

Fantastic finishes and I love the fob you received!

I hope you had a Merry Christmas and all the best in the New Year :o)

pat said...

all very beautiful...
happy new year
Pat

Suzanne said...

Pretty finish and a very cute gift!

I hope that you had a great Christmas and the new year is a good one.

♥ Nia said...

Happy New Year!!! :D

Catherine's Sewing Corner said...

these are just gorgeous and you have a lovely blog. I have become your newest follower. happy new year
x catherine