Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Christmas Ornament Progress

Here's what I'm currently working on...

The LOVE ornament is a color variation of The Floss Box's Love 2010 freebie. The red is variagated floss, and I did some random stitches in pairs to give a vaguely brick effect, to more closely match my daughter's home, and added the year.  This one is for my daughter Tanya and her husband Bruce.

I wasted a couple days working on the first ornament for their children, didn't like it.... so added a bit more, liked it less.. tried to fix the embellishment and finally tossed it aside in disgust.

So my second idea is to create matching ornaments using the foral border from the first one, and adding the kid's names underneath - I'm working on the first one now, and I really like the way it looks.  There will be smaller motifs inside that I'll either pull from other graphs or design... still musing on that part, but I'm going to get all the frames done first... I'm really liking this idea much better.  I'll finish them all at the same time once the stitching is done.

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  1. Very pretty! Can't wait to see the finished products! This year we are handmaking our gifts to each other---all 4 daughters, best son-in-law EVER, Hubs and myself. It's so exciting, to be honest!

  2. Very pretty! I agree! Great job. Those will be fantastic ornaments when you are finished.