Saturday, December 27, 2008
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Friday, December 19, 2008
You will see the most beautiful tatted wedding veil or mantilla. This is something to inspire anyone who tats.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
This is from Jane Eborall's tree earrings pattern. I pretty much just double all the ds to make it bigger. Then attached the trunk of one tree to the top of the first tree. I wanted to leave it as just the line of trees, but they kept twisting sideways and around. I thought it would be nice for just a line of lots of trees. I will have to keep trying it different ways, see if I can get it to work.
On the other hand, the earrings made from this pattern are adorable. I am going to make up a bunch for next year's gifts. I love Jane's designs!
Tatting Tales ~ All things Tatting (It's an obsession): Ceramic Tatting Shuttle Giveaway#links#links#links
While you are there, take the time to look through all her designs on the shuttles she makes. Incredible. I am saving up for some of her threads. Beautiful.
Monday, December 8, 2008
Friday, November 21, 2008
Friday, October 3, 2008
This is so cute how she thought she had to get all the way down to show us her pony tail on top of her head.
I had a very quiet and peaceful rest of the afternoon. There was no more complaining. Just simple sounds of pencil on paper. Hmmmm..........
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
I was picking up a shuttle at a store and mentioned my problem. The lady just GAVE me a half used ball of thread and said try this. I am so hooked!!! I made an entire choker for my neice and the thread didn't break once!!!!!!!! I am sooooooooooo excited. I went right back and bought more thread from the nice folks. OMGosh!!! I can't wait to get started on the next project. With thread that doesn't break I might even be tempted to go for a big project.....
If you are in the Raleigh/Cary area of North Carolina, stop by and visit Shuttles, Needles & Hooks. They are located at 214 E. Chatham St. Phone number: 469-9328.
And the thread that I used is DMC "Cordonnet special." I love it.
Sorry for sounding like a commercial, but I just had to give a shout out to the nice folks at SHUTTLES, NEEDLES & HOOKS. Yep, another shameless plug. Okay, gotta go tat.
Monday, September 29, 2008
Or do you? How do you know? Who's fault is that? Yours? His? Are you sure?
Or is he really real? And so goes the Legend of "him" (names have been changed to protect the guilty...)
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Caution: Men at work
Women work all the time--Men have to put up signs when they work.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
*Neurosurgeon--done right = living again completely
little miss = oh, not walking or talking, drooling down your shirt for life
*Paycheck--done right = $2000
little miss = $200
*Professional soccer player(they love soccer)--done right = GOAL!!! A hero forever
little miss = no goal, game lost, LOSER forever
But it is a no go. It doesn't matter what example we use, it doesn't seem to make a difference. So my husband and I came up with a new plan. They will be out of the house in a couple of years and their "little miss"es won't be our problems. But, in a few more years we will be. All we have to do is wait it out. Good things come to those who wait, right? Well here we come.....old age. Incontinence (I know I spelled it wrong-oops, little miss) always sounded like such a terrible thing. I think we can use it. Go visit the kids at THEIR houses and oh, no! didn't make it to the bathroom in time. Oh well, no biggy, right? It's just a LITTLE MISS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Monday, September 22, 2008
Any one care to join me? Maybe we can find a two for one special or do they give group rates?
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Just when I think it is just the teenagers, I have one of those days. You know the ones. You remember the movie Matrix? How just a small handful of people were "unplugged" and lived in the real world? Today I have come to the conclusion that that is exactly the case. My children live in a world where even as they are speaking out loud, in their world they are saying and doing something entirely different! Well, today it is not just the kids, but the relatives, store workers and just about every other carbon-based life form that we ran into out there. I am finally convinced that Matrix is based on truth. And I want back in!!!!
What? You wanted more? Isn't that enough? !!!!!
Okay, so we went and got a puppy to add to the mix.....you think it, imagine it, they (dog and kids) have done it. In the house, out of the house, in school. Doesn't matter. What with instant teenagers and homework, teacher meetings and small group, things are about back to normal?! I could go on for days about the trip overseas for the adoption, the culture shock (for me,) and life since, but what would be the point? On the other hand, if you have questions about Ukraine, I would be more than happy to tell all. Suffice it to say, I can die happy on US soil.
So our lives have been turned up side down......so life goes on....and on.....and on......oh where IS that little pink bunny when you need him?