Saturday, March 17, 2012

a blog holiday

My dear Mother used to tell me "If you can't say anything nice don't say anything at all".  Well, I couldn't think of a darned thing that was nice or even interesting to say last week, so I took a little blog holiday.  Hopefully I'm recharged and have lots of "nice" stuff to say.

The crocuses at the studio have been blooming for over a month now.  Just when they reached their full glory, the neighbors' gardener wacked them all down with a weed wacker!  I'm counting my blessings that the tulips
aren't fully up yet and they may have a chance to bloom before they (or the gardeners :) ) meet the same fate.

I put a pork roast on my rotisserie this noon and put it outside so I won't fill the house with smoke.  Little Gidget spent half an hour barking at the "moving meat".

I've been feeling rather creative lately, so I've pulled out some pieces from my "procrastination pile" and finished them off.  I feel like I'm on a roll, so I'm hopeful that I make some semblance of order out of the chaos that has become my workload.

Here are some of the results of our efforts in the last two weeks.


Christina said...

Your work is always amazing. Sorry about your flowers. Too funny about Gidget.

Tammy said...

please e-mail me with who designs the toto chart I have a friend who is obsessed with the wizard of oz!!

Tammy said...

I really love all your pieces especially how they are framed and matted they look really awesome!!

LoriU said...

You are ALWAYS creative! I love your framing and matting ideas!! Thanks so much for sharing them with us!

Jannie said...

Jill - I love all of these. Not only your art work, but your choices in frames. They are just perfect for making everything pop!

Samplings from Spring Creek said...

WOW-amazing pieces!

Am so sorry the gardener does not know flowers from weeds! Perhaps he should think about remedial gardening classes.

Erik D Shipley said...


Zhenya and Nika Aksutin said...

Great!!!!! I LOVE your blog!!!!!I like all! Beautiful frame to crosstitch! Welcome to my blog too, about my crosstitch, quilt and ministry! Hello from Russia, Nika

MysteryKnitter said...

I love the "United in marriage" one.