Thursday, June 26, 2008

Garden Stitchery

It's hot this afternoon--too hot to be in the yard, so I decided to frame the garden cross stitch I worked on this winter. I know, cross stitch is not a craft many people do anymore, but I love to cross stitch and saw this pattern and thought it would be a nice project for me as I waited
patiently for spring.

I saw this little stitchery at a store in Waxahachie and thought it would look nice hanging with my
I hung both of them in the entry hall right above my garden hat.
Not a very good picture, but they do look good against the yellow entry wall.
It's a nice way to say "welcome"--to my home and to my garden!


JenningsJunk said...

I love your cross stitch and displaying it as a welcome is wonderful!

Meadowview Thymes said...

Thanks Liz. It adds a touch of homey whimsy--just the thing I love!

cindee said...

Those are beautiful. You do a wonderful job of cross stitch!!!!

Your favorite daughter said...

That's something new. I wish I could come home and see it for myself. And while I was there, you and dad could fix a good meal that we could eat outdoors!

Meadowview Thymes said...

Thanks Cindee. I really enjoyed working on this piece.

And to my "favorite daughter"--
Yes, come home and we will grill out on the patio--anything you want! (homemade ice cream for dessert?) : )

misterreereeder said...

You find your pleasure in both of your gardens. Way to go.

"Let your bookcases and your shelves be your gardens and your pleasure-grounds. Pluck the fruit that grows therein, gather the roses, the spices, and the myrrh." ~Judah Ibn Tibbon

Meadowview Thymes said...

Misterreereeder--how perfect!
Thank you!

A said...

Oh, that's lovely, so appropriate for you, with your love of gardening :)