Do you know how long it's been since I've submitted a stash report?? About the same length of time it's been since I had anything to report!
Isn't that sad?!? But finally, I do have a little something to throw out there, so there it is.
I finished up my wool apple stitchery . . .
And it's just fitting perfectly in its little spot.
Glad I got it finished in time to give it a little 'air' time before moving to the big guns . . .
Which, who am I kidding, the pumpkins have already started making a pretty strong showing . . .
Tea (which a sweet friend brought back from her trip to Gatlinburg, TN, for me).
Creamer (which my sweet husband spied and brought home).
Even my coloring sheets! Do you color? I adore coloring -- it's so relaxing and fun!
Here's a fun freebie I pulled down off the Dover Samples. I subscribe to their weekly samples, not just because of the coloring -- in fact, that's secondary -- but because of the potential *stitchery* and crayon tinting patterns!! Always thinking, this one. ;)
My coloring has taken a turn to Bible art journaling, which I'm loving.
I'm working my way through the Book of Proverbs (part of a challenge for a Bible study I'm facilitating, Lysa Terkeurt's The Best Yes).
Todd and I spent a good portion of the past two days over at our house, clearing out the painting supplies, touching up trim, and thoroughly cleaning it all . . .
I'm so ready to be done with this house! Hopefully the market is at a point where we can successfully sell it. I do not want to rent (ever again) it, if we can help it. Anyone out there wanting to move to Alabama?! It's got a GREAT room for quilting! Haha!
And it's the land of cotton!! Bahaha!
Anyway, as we were leaving, I snagged up some leaves from the magnolia tree out front. I've always wanted to make a simple wreath from magnolia leaves and saw one a couple of months or more ago on [I *think*] the Better Homes & Gardens website. For the life of me I couldn't find it again, but I had the picture in my mind pretty solidly, so this is what I came up with . . .
Have mercy, I think it took me longer to pick the leaves than to make the wreath! I already had the ribbon, so that was nice, and I actually used cardstock for my 'base'. I sprayed the finished piece lightly with a little gold glitter. Yay! The Nook's door needed a little something something!
Speaking of the Nook, after I finished up the wreath, I used up some of that stash fabric . . . I made a simple little pillow cover for my love seat.
I've been meaning to do this for a long time -- and eventually want to do something a little more involved with some quilting -- but this will suffice for the time being! I love the colors in that purple. It's hard to see, but it's burnt orange, purple, brown, and just a tad red. It's true autumnal fabric to me. One look around the camp's Serenity Pond and you can see what I mean . . .
The sumac trees are always the first to start changing and gosh, they are just beautiful right now!
And finally, look what Todd brought in to me yesterday morning . . .
A new turtle hatchling! They're so darling when they've just 'broken free'! And not shy in the least little bit!
Time to hit the road to church this morning . . . linking up to Patchwork Times. Have a wonderful day and thanks for indulging this longish post!!