Tuesday, 6 January 2009

It's Tuesday.

There's been a lot of talk about Pink in blog land recently. Remember my nieces Pink Tree? Now it seems that many bloggers are working with pink. (Look here and here) Like myself, many of them admit to not really liking pink but find that they are steered in that direction when it comes to their craft. Like most red heads, I tend to avoid reds and pinks, but I too recently have been invaded by pink. I saw a blue version of this cushion in a shop here in town last year and pointed it out to DD commenting on how lovely it was. Well it seems that the blue version was gone when she sneaked back on her own, so she bought me the pink one for Christmas! LOL
When searching for a quick little project to keep me going up in the study I came across this pink little beauty. It's a bit washed out here and is much pinker in real life. It's a bit closer to it's real colour in this post.
Now that it is finished this little cross stitch is destined to go onto the front of a grocery bag/ shopping tote. It should make a bright splash sat on some navy blue!
Is there any more PINK out there?
I spent the evening up in the study with Hunney and when I had finished the Cherry blossom I pulled out my poor neglected Floral Trio and worked for an hour on that. I finished that leaf peeking out the top there and started on the last petal.
I don't know if I'll keep going with this or if I'll start on something else, once I'm done with the clematis. If you remember the third flower is a hydrangea, it looks picky, with lots of colour changes and I have another project lined up asking to be cross stitched, I'll see how I feel once I finish this flower.
Yesterday and today are supposed to be days off work, relaxing days! Note I say supposed. Yesterday I had two appointments in the afternoon. They were close enough together to make it a waste of time coming back into town between them, but far enough apart that I had over an hour to kill. As it was dry I went for a walk. I didn't take the camera as I had my book in my bag, thinking I may sit in the park and read, but it was too cold for that. I covered a lot of ground and did lots of zigging and zagging to fill in the time. Today will also be interrupted. I have to be at work at 2pm for a meeting, though I should be home for 4pm.
Am I the only one who gets antsy when quality stitching time is invaded?
Yesterday I saw Maria for the first time since before Christmas. I think it went OK, I feel like I didn't shut up for the whole hour and felt wrung out when I left, though today I couldn't tell you what we talked about. I think I'll leave that stuff alone today.
1) Cold DRY days.
2) Another little finish.
3) All the decorations are put away.


Miss 376 said...

No, you're not the only one to feel like that, especially when you expect to have plenty of time. Pink beauty looks great, love the buttons

Lurline's Place said...

Nice work! I think we all need 'Do Not Disturb!' signs.
Hugs - Lurline♥

Jeanne said...

Oh, the little pink button tree is cute!
I have to work at not being grouchy when my schedule is off-kilter, too.

Ikle.Kaiy said...

mum? why am i DD?? plus the blue one had gone walks about. rassa frassa grrrr... but. but why DD?