December 2009 Snowfall
This is very unusual for the Houston area and I am not too sure when I will see it again. For me it was a mere "dusting" but for the natives it was reason to close schools early, close shops early, dump 2 bags of sand at the entrance to the bank, and for some a reason to drive down I-10 with the hazard lights on. Like so many others, I left my house with camera in hand to capture the moment. When I am wishing for the whitecap mountains at Okemo in Vermont, I will grab this picture and glance at the "whitecaps" on my house. Yes, we had snow one day and 71 degree temperatures the next!
With all of that snow, I am ready for Christmas. I spent much of the day turning the tree from this:
2009 Year Long PS Exchange ~ round #4
Stitched by: Pilar
The ornament is stitched on very tiny count; it looks like 40ct over two (?) ~ truly perfect stitching and finishing. Pilar inserted dried lavender inside so the ornament smells wonderful, such a nice touch!
Thank you so much Pilar for the beautiful ornament, I shall treasure it.
Here is a sampling of some of the cross stitch ornaments hanging on the tree this year:
Until next time...