So here I am. Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
Oh my gosh, thank you all very much for all of the nice things you said about my samplers last week. I'd say that all of your comments have spurred me on with Tree of Life and now I'm renewing my goal to finish it before Memorial Day, but that would be a Blog Promise we all know that I've sworn off that sort of thing. But a little encouragement always helps and I'll say if that Gigantor thing is finished before the official start of summer, I'll be a happy girl. (Do you KNOW how many other samplers I have waiting in the wings??)
Meanwhile, I've been stitching on a few Springy smalls. These are some kits that the Kansas girls recently sent me, and they are just the antidote for the cold, gray days of March in Pennsylvania.
|A freebie design from Plum Street Samplers, called Got Luck?|
|Trail Creek Farms Easter Love|
|Easter Blessings by Sunflower Seed|
The Easter designs have such sweet colors. They make me think of jelly beans and pretty little girl dresses. And if you're my age, that also reminds you of white straw Easter hats and white gloves and white patent leather shoes with white lace anklets. Oh my, and the sugar eggs my mother would put out every year! We'd stare into the little world inside those eggs, thinking that if we stared hard enough, we might shrink and actually get inside there. You know....because we just had to see what it was like! Until, after many years of five bad kids picking away at the icing, they were trash. Ours looked like these, but I'm remembering pansies. And fingernail marks.
Now excuse me while I head out to the 24 hour Walmart in search of jelly beans and Reese's Peanut Butter eggs.