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Happiness Complete!

Happiness Complete!

Or at least the sewn version is. Yes, that’s right, I finished my Celebrating Happiness Sampler! I love it, too. It is so neat to have a visual reminder of some of the things that bring me joy. I’m going to frame it and hang it on the wall, rather than turn it into a … Continue reading

A Beautiful Wednesday

A Beautiful Wednesday

So although the day started with way too little sleep, it has turned out marvelously! I began by making the world’s most amazing banana bread, here in referred to as the Fantabulous Holly’s Super Amazing Banana Bread. So what if it is technically Betty Crocker’s recipe? I got the recipe from the Fantabulous Holly yesterday … Continue reading

More happiness!

More happiness!

A few more blocks in my Happiness Sampler. (Above “British things”) Kitty Cats Christmas Trips to the library with my son. I think I have three more blocks to do, then stitch the grid lines and frame it!

Still Happily Sewing

Still Happily Sewing

Each night while we watch our pre-bed Netflix (usually something British), I sew another square or two in my Celebrating Happy sampler. Here’s a few I have done lately:

Happy Sampler

Happy Sampler

Just a quick update on my happy sampler… Two more blocks done. Here is photography and winter/snow: G liked this one a lot. But he is a fellow snow lover. And my mom visited me this weekend and brought her sketches for her happy sampler along, so here that is! We’ve got some overlap, and … Continue reading

Embroidery Sampler: Celebrating Happy

Embroidery Sampler: Celebrating Happy

I am really enjoying the happy themed sampler I am working on (details here). Over the last few days I have started sewing some of my squares. I love the way they are taking shape! Plus actively focusing on things that make me happy helps remind me to be grateful for all that I have. … Continue reading

Celebrating Happy

Celebrating Happy

I came across this online embroidery class by Amy Powers a couple weeks ago. It is called the “Happy Go Lucky Stitchalong” and has you thinking about what makes you happy, then creating imagery for those things and making a grid-style sampler to celebrate your happy things. I thought the class looked great, plus it … Continue reading