Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Final Ort Report of 2011

We made it!  Here is Morticia, full to the brim with orts.
The purple bird is a gift from DH - handmade leaded crystal that he purchased in the discount store at the Corning Museum of Glass.  We didn't do "big" gifts this year, but I think this little guy is too cute!  Plus, I have another bird or 2 that my dad gave me years ago.  Now I'm envisioning a shadowbox-style display, perhaps with a stitched piece as the background....hmmm.
The often-dreaded frog perched on the rim was something I picked up myself during the holiday sale at the college bookstore.  I tried using him as a fob, but he was just too big, so for now he just sits, ominously, near my stitching.  LOL

Christmas was lovely here, although rather crazy with a toddler who still doesn't quite "get it."  We've wrapped, assembled, un-wrapped, traveled, eaten, and are now in recovery mode!  Hopefully I'll be back before New Year's with a re-cap of my 2011 stitching.


Kathy A. said...

Such a pretty pretty bird.
Love that little frog perched on Morticia!
Happy New Year Erin to you and your family.

Mouse said...

ooo there is a lot of orts there :) love your bird and the frog is cute too ... hope you have a very merry stitchy new year :) love mouse xxxx

C in DC said...

Love your bird and frog. Next year, your little one will get Christmas - in all the right ways. We had a delightful one this year with our 3 y.o. twins.

cucki said...

i love the bird and frog so much..very sweet..
happy new year dear.
hugs cucki xx