Saturday, November 17, 2007

Santa Completed

Well I finished this little santa. I will be mounting him on a door hanger. I think he turned out kind of cute. The chart came from an old magazine I had. I left a couple of things off to make him skinny enough for my door hanger. I hope you enjoy him.


Wednesday, November 07, 2007

This and That

Well we got Paul's School Pictures back. Hes a cutie most days lol. I think these pictures turned out pretty good for school pictures.

I got an 89 on my accounting midterm. Yes I am still stoked. I was hoping for 80 and got 89. I wont complain.

Right now just working on another door hanger when not studying. It will be a cute santa. Stay tuned for more pics.

Well must hit the books now.

Sunday, November 04, 2007

There is a Difference in Paint

I found out the hard way this weekend that there is a difference in acrylic paint. I bought some lovely Americana red paint to paint a door hanger for a new hanger I am planning. After waisting 3 yes thats 3 wooden door hangers (thank god they are only .89 cents.)I called Michaels and found out that Yes there is a difference between Delta ceramcoat and Americana. Ceramcoat is thicker. Well I started to put a coat on tonight of red ceramcoat and low and behold that is definately true. You live some you learn some. I will post a pic as soon as the stitching for my santa door hanger is finished. I am currently backstitching at the moment. Hes going to be a cutie ... stay tuned.

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Small Finish and Midterms

Well I took my midterm this morning. I think (translate hope and pray) that I got at least 75-80 out of 100. I will be very happy with this grade as it translates into a better grade with the curve. The other night I took a couple hours out of studying and was able to finish another small stitch. This is a pine mountain kit called Noah and his crew. It turned out rather nice for just a couple of hours work.

Paul went trick or treating last night. Paul is the one dressed as Darth Vader. Made out like a bandit. He was in bed when I got home tonight. Thursday's I attend two classes, one in the morning then work, then one in the evening. So thursdays are not my favorite day.

Have a great night.

Saturday, October 27, 2007

Well I added some cording to this and I think it made it work much better. I liked it so much I am doing one more. I really like this finish. There are so many designs that lend themselves to this kind of finish. Thanks for looking at it.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Finished a finish

I just finished the bent creek signs of winter into a door hanger. It was great. I think it looks pretty spiffy. The tip I learned from my book was to cut an L shap at the top and bottom for example: L L but picture the second L flipped. Then fold in the sides and put the top down. It helps with mitering the corners.

Well the quiz didnt go so well but I will do well on the midterm I have to. Hope you like my finish.

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Catching Up

Well Paul is getting a cold or something. That always worries me. I have a quiz on Tuesday... That too worries me lol. Right now I am working on (toying with the idea) of stitching Pine Mountain's Tie on Winter.. .Only I am stitching it on 32 ct and it will be made into a mini cube if that works out.. We will see... I am just now working on learning finishing. I did find a new idea in one of my books I have placed on ebay. A tip for making the fabric lay flatter when you mount it to poster board. I will let you know if it works out.

Well off for more studying.

Toothless Again

Well Paul is again toothless x 2. He has lost a tooth on the top and a tooth on the bottom. So the tooth fairy has had to fork out the dough in the last week and a half lol.

School is in session and roaring full speed. Trying to find time for everything. I still need some stitch time.

Working on learning to finish better. I have picked up a few new techniques.

Saturday, October 13, 2007

A new Finish

I am going to try and update more often. Here is a small finish I managed. Its by Bent Creek and is called signs of winter. I think it turned out so cute. Its about 5 inches tall by 3 inches wide and is done on 32ct blue lugana. I think he turned out really cute.


Sunday, August 05, 2007

Been a while I know

I know its been a while since I updated. Been extremely busy lately. I have been trying to finish a model for Stoney Creek and we moved of course. I thought I would post some pics of our new house. We are so much enjoying having a house to come home to rather than an apt. We moved closer to my mom and its been very nice.

School starts again for Paul and I this month. Paul starts on the 29th and I start on the 21st. Back to the grindstone again. No more leisurely summer days.

Ok back to finishing up these models.

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Thank you Card 05-19-07

This is a card that I made for Paul's Teacher. I will give it to her on May 31, along with a teachers survival kit and a small stitch I plan to do. I think it turned out ok. Lol I started with a totally different look and ideas in mind but this is what came out. Hope you like it.


Sunday, April 08, 2007

Easter Sunday - Easter Bunny Came

Well Easter has come and gone. Paul got a great easter basket from the Easter bunny. He got 2 games for his game cube, some bubbles, a little stuffed chick, a book and candy. He got enough money in the eggs in his easter basket that he can go buy one more game for his gamecube. We had Steak and lobster and shrimp for dinner. mmmmmmm it was soooo yummy. School will soon be done. I believe I am done on the 24th of April for the summer. I cant wait.

Sunday, January 14, 2007

New Year

Its been a while since I updated. Sorry about that. Well lets see whats been going on. Paul lost not only the first loose tooth but the second as well. I got the B's I needed and YESSSSSSSS i was admitted to the Business School at the Universtiy of Utah. I am now upper division and school has started again. I am trying to get into the groove of things with school. Its not easy.

The weather has been terrible its about 10 degrees for the high and 3 or 1 for the low. Not my idea of a good time.