Oh how I envy all you bloggers who are posting photos of the snow that has fallen in your area! I had to be content with the hard frost that came with our 30-degree temperature last night. It looked quite lovely (as lovely as it can get here in the devil's playground) when I woke up & looked out the window this morning. It is now just past the noon hour. The sun is shining & we are headed for our predicted temperature of 56 degrees. Bah! Humbug! Give me a blizzard & below-zero temperatures & I will be a friend to man : )
Although I am currently stitching a Christmas ornament for my exchange with Angela, I had a wee bit left to stitch on Mary Garry's December ornament which I posted about here. I had to stain the fabric in order to get the white floss (technically ecru) to show up. Now that I've finished the stitching, I find it difficult to understand why Mary chose the colors she did for Santa's hat & face. It seems to me that they all blend together & as a result there's really not much in the way of definition. I will put it aside & maybe frog Santa above the neck & have a go at a different color scheme.
I am facing the challenge of making the metallic laden exchange ornament just mentioned into a literal ornament.
So many more cross stitched items to stitch before Christmas; so little time left to stitch them.
Even though I still have some flying saucers left over from last week's delivery, they are running low so I ordered 3 more boxes on Monday which are on the truck to be delivered today.