Hello, dear friends, and a most Happy Mother's Day to you!
May you sense and know how special you are
and hold tight to those memories of
those special women in your life!
I'm truly happy that they have set aside one day in the year as Mother's Day
but in my humble opinion,
I really do think it wouldn't be asking to much to make it
Mother's Day Week, do you??
Just a thought.........
My hubby Jeff bought me some lovely red tulips today
and so I thought I would share them with you as well!
They are in an old redware pitcher
sitting in my dry sink in our living room!
I just LOVE tulips and used to so enjoy
seeing them on our trips to Holland
when we lived in MI!
Are you a tulip lover, too??
And now, for those of you who have asked,
I can happily say that my rug is all bound!!
I chose to use black wool and really love how wool binding looks!
I think it just gives the rug such a lovely finish!!
What is your favorite way to bind a rug?
This is my hand made label!!
I actually had to make it 3 times
because I kept making mistakes!
I guess the 3rd time was the charm!!
This is a closeup of the background colors of the rug
I used 9 different antique black wool colors
so it would look old!
The camera doesn't always show what I see
but I think this time we were working on the same page!
I love all the movement those colors
bring to the background!
I am SOOOOO HAPPY to get this rug done!!!
It just seemed like it took me forever!!!
This is where it now lives,
up on the wall in my dining room
above my big black cupboard!!
I was not sure if I could leave the old Albany slip crocks and jug up there
but feel like they really look great with the rug
and was happy I didn't have to find them a new home!!
It is so funny because now the rug looks so small to me,
but it is actually my largest rug and due to the height of the wall,
it looks smaller than it really is,
but it sure felt big when I was hooking it!!!
This is the view from the kitchen as I look into the dining room!
I am so glad I can see it everyday!!!
I couldn't be happier with it and it was so very nice to get it all done
for Mother's Day this year!!!
It really made the day extra special for me!!!
I feel such a sense of accomplishment and contentment
and my heart is filled with pure JOY!!!
Thanks to all of you who have been following along and asking about my progress!!
It feels SO GOOD to have this project completed and now on to other things!!
I have SO MANY PROJECTS to work on.........
What will You be working on today??
Wishing you contentment and joy in whatever you choose to do, my friends~