Tuesday, 30 March 2010

A fairy framed at last!

When I first started this blog about 18 months ago one of my first finishes was a pretty summer fairy for Laura's bedroom. But her walls were so full of photos and drawings that I stored it away until I could find a space for it! Finally a few weeks ago she had a big sort out and her walls are now less crowded...... so I finally took the fairy for framing and here is the end result.


Of course Laura now thinks she should have another fairy to go under this one in her room..... I have found another one called Moon fairy that I will add to my "To Do" list.
Last week should have been Christmas Window week on my rota, but I just didn't feel like stitching on it at the time so I continued with my Art Deco Diva as I am enjoying this one so much. In the latest issue of Cross Stitch Card Shop they have a set of six small Art Deco ladies too, so I also started one of those but have no photo of that yet.


I still have some cross stitch to do on her but have completed a lot of the back stitching so her features are more defined. I am working on my Christmas Window this week instead.
I also finally finished April..... but haven't made it up into an ornament yet, I will do that over the Easter weekend, so it will be a little late being hung up! I need to do the "May" one next...... I am determined to do all the months this year that I didn't complete last year.


The girls and Stuart all break up on Thursday for Easter holidays. I have 3 days off from Friday so I'm looking forward to the break. Laura has just had a 2 day GCSE exam for art. 5 hours each day in silence!!! I don't know how she managed that!! It is strange to think that this is the end of their last full term at school. Next exam for them is German "speaking part" just after Easter..... so lots of revision over ths hols!!
Until next time.... happy stitching...
Ginnie x

13 comments:

Little Cat said...

Laura's fairy looks gorgeous framed. You chose a good frame for her.

Art Deco lady is lovely. She looks very nice to stitch.

Maggie said...

Your fairy looks very pretty framed up.

School leaving is looming large isn't it? hard to beleive that my youngest will be starting college soon (that must mean i'm getting old, lol) Congratulations to your daugher for getting into King Ed's, my middle daughter, Joanne went there, my eldest went to Halesowen college as Stevie is.

Have a great Easter Break, hope you get plent of stitching time in :-)

Annette said...

The fairy looks beautifull.. And what a beautifull WIP.. April looks cute too..

Sally said...

The fairy is beautiful Jayne.

Your Art Deco lady is coming along really well and I love your L*K finish.

Cath said...

Lovely stitching , I'm planning on doing the small ladies for birthday cards for my cousins , at some point lol.

Miss 376 said...

The art deco lady is looking brilliant. Your to do list won't be ending anytime soon if you keep producing beautiful pieces for the girls

Jane said...

Hi Ginnie
Have just found your blog on another site so popped over to take a look - really enjoyable reading and great stitching. I too have twins but they are boys and just approaching the dreaded teenage years, I also have a DD who is also about to sit her GCSE's and is hunting high & low for prom dresses, shoes and jewellery - busy, busy lives but always have time for a few stitches!!!

Lesleyanne said...

Your framed fairy is gorgeous. Your art deco lady is coming along really well and your L*K finish is cute. Good luck to the girls for their exams. Enjoy your easter break.

Ingrid said...

WOW What a beautiful work I see here ...... I love the fairy and the other two are totally super!

Angelcat said...

The fairy looks great in her frame. Art Deco Diva is looking wonderful. Hope you have a Happy Easter :)

Julie said...

The fairy is gorgeous, no wonder she would like another one.

Art Deco is beautiful, i do lover her expression.

Good Luck to both girls for their upcoming exams

Justflo said...

The fairy looks gorgeous.

Like the Art Deco Lady.
Happy stitching to you

Tracey said...

Great finishes! I have the magazine with this fairy- have been thinking about doing it for my daughter as well. She's so pretty!