Autumn has well and truly arrived with foggy mornings and this morning we had the first frost of the season .....Master Bentley loved the crunchyness of it as he pootled around sniffing the grassy areas of the park this morning ... I was wrapped up except for gloves :( will get some for tomorrow .lol
I managed to get a photo of our resident hedgehog the other night ... I heard her snuffling around and quickly grabbed my camera and popped the flash on in the general direction and got her wooo ..lol , the cygnets are almost fully grown with the white feathers showing through .. I think one must have flown the nest as there are only two left with the parents atm ..The trees are starting to lose their leaves and I can see lots of robins around now .. hopefully more photos will be snapped in the coming weeks ...Master Bentley and I went for a wee pootle tonight and got a fab shot of him sniffing some enormous mushrooms that had sprung up in the field ... there were some gorgeous lilac flowers a bit like a single petaled chysanthermums (sp) and the red berries looked fabulous in the dappled late afternoon sunshine ....
ohhh eck.....I am waffling again hahahaha .... I mentioned finishes ....and boy do I have some as well as some stitching to boot too ...
This last weekend the weather was supposed to be yuck sooo I said to myself ... wooo hooo craft room time hehheeh ... I did the barest of chores ... and snuck down to my wee room and got some finishes finished .... I worked on my LHN ornaments and got seven made up , I also made up the "Friends are like Angels" into a small cushion and then got out my unfinished exchange piece from Lynda and made it into .. a small stitching bag, using her stitched piece as the pocket and the fabric she sent me as the main outside fabric .... its quite cute even if I say so myself ...lol
I have started to work again on "promise of spring" by Silvercreek Samplers and filled in all the snow at the bottom so just words and snowflakes left now..lol ... I have even picked up my "Casting a Spell " by Blackbird Designs in the vain hope I may get it finished for Halloween this year ..lol and ( deep breath ) I have finished the first of many blocks heheeh of my Lucy Boston EPP quilt ... told you I had been busy hahahahah
I have got my new Christmas Edition of Just Cross Stitch and have picked out some more christmas ornies to make .... some I hope :) I will be sending out as wee raks ... wish me luck and smoking needles ..lol
My blog win from Southpaw Stitcher arrived this week too :) love postie days like that, she sent a lovely wee note and a few extra charts to make way for some new ones at her end ..lol I have used her photo as I took them stitching to Chris's and forgot to take a picture DOH ....but have decided what to stitch on first ... the LHN ornament as I seem to be in a ornie mood atm ...lol
I think the kettle needs to go back on again to revive you all hahaahah
|Promise of Spring by SilverCreek Samplers|
|and some more|
|fabric it is on is the backing fabbie|
|my wee stitching bag|
|lovely lilac flowers|
|sniffing the mushrooms :0|
|gorgeous russet reds on the pub's ivy|
|selection of goodies from the Macmillan coffee morning|
|first block of Lucy Boston's EPP|
|first one as a tester with a brew of course ..lol|
|one foggy morning|
|love this shot of Master Bentley|
|our resident pheasent baby|
|last roses of summer|
|Mr Robin near the mouse house|
|spot Mrs Hedgeee|
|my win from Southpaw Stitcher (sorry borrowed your photo)|
Sorry some of the photos are a wee bit naff but they were taken on my camera phone so not quite as good a quality ...
Hopefully this week will be just as productive .. and I shall endevour to get round to see you all too ... I have missed visiting you all ....
I shall say tootle pip and wish you all a wonderful stitchy week and I shall squeak to you all again soon :) love mouse xxxxxx