Friday, December 31, 2010

The Last Day of 2010...........Really?

Happy End of 2010 my Dear Friends,

It seems so hard to believe that tomorrow will bring a new year.  My, how time flies. 
I wish everyone a happy and prosperous 2011.

To wrap up 2010 I have a few things to share with you. 

Christmas at our house was very quiet and enjoyable.  We went to my sister's house on Christmas day.  I was showered with lots of stitchy goodness.  My sisters and niece gave me all the patterns you see pictured below.  How spoiled am I?

 

My sister also gave this great Ott Lite. 
I've wanted one for a while and am tickled pink to have it. 
(My sisters are in the picture next to the Ott Lite...I'm in the middle)

 

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Next up is this great package that arrived in the mail.  Tricia at The Stamper's Stitches had a giveaway to celebrate the beginning of her stitching blog.  I was so delighted to win this awesome giveaway.  It included LHN "Tree of Life", Threads and Linen.  I think I know exactly who I'm going to stitch this for.  Thank you so much Tricia!

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Am I Crazy?..............Well.....Yes!

Here are the patterns I've picked for the Crazy 2011 Challenge

 





I have decided that I'm going to have to modify the Challenge a bit.  The challenge was to pick 15 patterns.  On the 1st day of January start one of the patterns and continue to start a new pattern every day for the first 15 days of January.  On January 16th you will have 15 WIPs. 

I can't do it.....I really think that having that many WIPs would drive me crazy.  I generally try to finish one before moving on to another.  Does that sound OCD to you?  ;-) 
So, my plan is to put them in my stitching basket beside my chair and pull them when I'm ready to start a new project. 

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And last but not least.....

My last finish of 2010.  One more ornament for my tree. 
"Happy Skater"
Little House Needleworks
Just Cross Stitch Ornament Issue 2010

Thank you for stopping by my blog.  It has been a great year and I've enjoyed getting to know you all.  I appreciate the time you take to read and comment on my ramblings.  Cross stitch is so enjoyable for me and I love sharing it with you.

We are off to a friend's house later this evening to ring in the new year.  I hope that however you spend your evening that it is enjoyable and safe.

Happy New Year,
Nan

12 comments:

Faye said...

Girl, you racked up with stitcy goodness!! I love everything I see~~~ And, the giveaway goodies are nice too....ygg!!

I hope you have fun at your party and ring in the year with fun!!

Happy stitching my friend, Faye

Patty C. said...

Happy New Year - Sounds like you ended 2010 very well ;) !!!!!

Karen said...

you raked in the goodies! i also joined the 15 crazy challenge one. i have my choices just haven't had time to post them. will tomorrow though. Happy new Year!

Daffycat said...

Best wishes in the New Year!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Great stash from the family! Do they know what you love, or what? I hear you - I couldn't do that challenge their way, either! Happy New Year to you and your loved ones!

Lesleyanne said...

Great new stash. Look forward to seeing your progress on the challenge. Happy New Year.

Carol said...

Wow! Can I come live in your family? They sure know how to pick out gifts!!

Hope your new year is very special for you and your family, Nan :)

Carin said...

What a great charts you got and your ornament looks beautiful.
Happy New Year and may all your wishes come true!!

Shelleen said...

Wow, great stash for Christmas. You are very lucky.

Beth said...

Hey, do you suppose your sisters need another sister?? You done good girl!! Good luck at your Crazy 2011 Challenge. I knew I couldn't do it either.

Karen said...

Looks like you had a great Christmas! Can't wait to see your first project in the Challenge.

I'm a little nervous about having more than one project going but hope I can get through it ..... happy stitching.

Fiona said...

Hope you have a great 2011. What wonderful stash you received, I would be tickled pink with that Ott light too. Love your finish too.

Fiona