Here is my first Jane Austen finish,
The frames are pretty distressed, so I might paint it a dark chocolate brown. What do you think? I am open to ideas. Since it is so humid here, I think I will do the frame without the glass.
I am in the home stretch of Lizzie Kate's "Dogs Leave Paw Prints". I am using the recommended colors, but I might change the Liberty thread (the heart and the words "on your"). It is a very bright cherry red that almost glows on the fabric. I will stitch it and if I still do not like it, I will frog it out and make a replacement.
I will begin stitching three of the LHN 2010 Christmas ornaments when I have finished these WIPs (unless I win the "At Delaford" pattern). Maybe stitching Christmas designs will help me to "think cool".
I have been looking for the Just Cross-Stitch Christmas Preview issue and cannot find it -- is it out at the newstands yet? Looking forward to stitching the LHN & CCN gingerbread ornaments (among others).
Today started very dreary, but the clouds and overnight rain kept it cooler today (we have been having heat indexes over 100 - ugh). We went into the city to run some errands, visit the cemeteries for Father's Day and have a little birthday fun for DS.
Don't know why Blogger thinks these photos are landscape, but here they are.
Hope your are having a super Summer!