Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas holiday...we're doing our big dinner tonight...prime rib is in the oven. We did an appetizer brunch at my son and daughter-in-law's home on Christmas day and then they went to her parents house. Breaking it up makes it easier on everyone.
Well all the super secret gifts have been gifted but I forgot to take a single picture...doh!!! Hope to remedy that later this week. In the meantime I did do a little stitching on my Heartstring Samplery "Instead of Sheep". This may get finished before the 31th... fingers crossed. No particular reason to have it done by then, it is just nice to end the year with a finish, isn't it?
And I don't think I showed my Blackbird Designs Feast of Friendship since I brought it home from the framers. Love that little gold filet... I think it dresses up the piece a bit. In the one I changed the phrase "Feast of Friendship" that was in the cartouche to an alphabet. I loves me a sampler with a house and an alphabet... you add that border and giant fruit and I'm over the moon!
The other day I posted a picture of some of the Christmas cards I made... I love cards... homemade or store bought it doesn't matter. There is just something wonderful about getting a card. Now my boys are very good about getting me cards and this year I got great ones. The first one is from my younger son and it is super sparkly... hard to capture with my cheapo camera.
And inside it has a lovely message that Nick added ... touches my heart!
My older son usually buys cards with blank insides... he doesn't always go for the seasonal choice but picks cards he thinks I'll like... ones with quilt patterns are always a hit with me.
And here is the verse he wrote for me...
Oh my goodness... aren't those words music to your ears??? Only took him 30 years to figure it out...LOL!! Yes he is sarcastic and funny and crazy and he's told me on many occasions that "crazy doesn't fall far from the crazy tree"... so I guess I have no one to blame but myself and I'm okay with that.
I'll be linking up with Kathy's Quilts today and Super Mom - No Cape tomorrow. Enjoy what's left of this weekend.... although it doesn't really feel like a Sunday...with the holiday on Friday I'm all discombobulated. It is a good thing my smart phone tells me what day of the week is it .