Friday, January 6, 2012

Already Distracted

It is on January 6th and I have already veered off my carefully planned path to organization. When I was moving some bags around filled with goodies, I stumbled across my needlepoint bag. It is one of my resolutions to finish all my ongoing projects but first I have to finish a stocking and it might take me all Spring and Summer. But there are a couple of tiny ornaments that wouldn't take long to finish..and then they can add to my pile of done stitching but not finished ornaments.


As I was looking through my canvases, this one kept popping out at me, I quickly stitched the crab sparkly pink and then couldn't help myself and started on the stripes. They were painted aqua but I switched them to lime green.



After finishing the stripes, I couldn't decide what to do next..keep it pink and green or try to fancy it up a little...


I decided to add red and pink stripes to make it more Christmasy.


In the midst of working on the crab, I pulled out the gators and finished that one too.



I was loving the Christmas colors on this little ornament..


Last night, I almost finished it..just need to add a pink sparkly border. If I make them simple like this, my Mom can make them into ornaments like tiny pillows with a ribbon on top to hang it on the tree.


There is a blue Tiffany box in my apartment filled with all of my needlepoint finished ornaments that I keep separate from the others "just in cast" there is a fire, God forbid, and I can grab it. Now, I have hidden it from myself and I am about to take my tree down. This has kicked up the organizing a notch and tomorrow, I am determined to find it. I mean, when does it end???

4 comments:

CDS said...

I think when our tree comes down tomorrow---the organizing of the main house and living quarters will take a front row seat! :) See you tonight!

Laurie of Lulu and Daisy said...

Love teh needlepoint! Where do you find your patterns?

Jennifer said...

Yes where do you get your patterns...so cute!

Whitney and the Preppy Puppies said...

I love this. I'm a big stitcher, too. In fact, I have the exact same alligator canvas, by Debbie Purtell. She's terrific and has painted several custom things for me. I can't wait to see what else you stitch this year. xo xo