Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Winter Wonderland

Well, it looks like winter is here in earnest, finally....we have enough snow on the ground to cover the grass in most places, and I'm sure there is more to come! That's what happens when you live on the shore of a Great Lake - until the lake freezes, we'll probably get a few truly horrific blizzards of big, wet and heavy snow. I don't mind it too much, though.....once the shoveling is done, there's nothing to do but curl up and stitch!

Last weekend I got around to putting up the Christmas decorations - our little wall tree and some garland around some archways. I'm not a big Christmas decorator, sadly....although I do love stitching Christmas ornaments! Oh, and on Friday I got a lovely RAK from StephanieC over at the Wagon. She sent me Whispered by the Wind's "Dance of the Autumnal Equinox" and some Piecemakers.

Before I started gift wrapping/packaging the other day, I took this picture of all the little goodies I'm giving away this year. I'm quite proud of myself!


It was a lot of work, but I enjoyed it so much more than shopping......I am NOT a shopper......

After the decorating and wrapping was done, I dove into the Mermaids for a bit - to keep up with my monthly goals. I'm not sure how much more attention they'll get this month, but I made some significant progress in the past few days (I think). My last progress pic was from back in October, if you're keeping tabs!!

6 comments:

Arthemise said...

Wow, what an accomplishment! That's quite a lot of handmade present. Congrats!

Kim said...

You are making great strides with this one, and it's so lovely. The fabric is wonderful. :D

quiltorstitch said...

That is neat, I love all of the handmade presents, how fun :)

The Mermaids are looking really nice. I love the fabric you are using, it really makes them stand out. I am doing mine on the fabric the pattern called for, and it's pretty dark. I wish I would have used lighter now. Ah well :)
~Heather

Sharon said...

Erin, I think you did great with all your handmade gifts. everyone will love them. mermaids are looking good.

AnneS said...

Wow I LOVE all your handmade gifts! And the Mermaids are looking wonderful :D

Anonymous said...

You should be proud of yourself! Good girl!

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