Thursday, December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas!

I put the final stitches in JB at 2:06 a.m. this morning. I was determined to get her finished. I told DH at 11:30 p.m. that I would stay up until 3:00 a.m. if that is what it took. It very nearly did. I was determined to have this finished by Christmas and knew that I would not have a lot of time today or tomorrow to stitch.

Jenny Bean's Christmas Sampler
Shakespeare's Peddler
40 ct. LL Navy Bean linen
recommended GAST threads

We celebrated Christmas with my parents, brother, and SIL over the weekend. We had such a good time. Stash pictures coming soon. :)

I won a giveaway from Belinda at Samplings from a Blue Ribbon Girl recently. I received this lovely package in the mail yesterday. It was like opening a Christmas present!



Aren't they beautiful? The workmanship is exquisite! And she included the sweetest card. I love all of them, Belinda! Thank you so much!!

My parents are coming down tonight to spend the night with us. I am thrilled! We are meeting for dinner and shopping, and then plan to go to the Christmas Eve service at our church at 11 p.m. (one of my favorite traditions). Tonight, Santa will come, and I am sure that Jake will be up at the crack of dawn ready to open all that he finds under the tree. Afterwards, Mom and I will fix breakfast and we will just enjoy the day. Tomorrow night we will go to Michael's parents to celebrate with them and BIL, SIL, and kiddos. Good times. I am very blessed.

I hope all of you have a very Merry Christmas!

Kellie

13 comments:

  1. Your Jenny Bean looks great! I am working on that, but not close to finishing yet. Do you get the designer's newsletter? She created the most wonderful story about Jenny and her Christmas. I plan on printing it out and having it put into a pocket on the back when I frame mine. If you haven't seen it and would like it, email me and I'll get it to you!


    Congrats on your win - what neat things!

    Merry Christmas!

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  2. Staying up was well worth it!! It turned out beautiful!!! And, you are a lucky girl to get the giveaway!!! congrats! Merry Christmas from our house to your!!
    Faye

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  3. Have the merriest Christmas, Kellie!

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  4. Oh, your Christmas will be so special, Kellie--I miss the days when my sons had that special excitement on Christmas mornings!

    Jenny Bean is lovely--your hard work paid off!

    May your Christmas day be magical :)

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  5. Beautiful job! Hope that you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

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  6. JB looks wonderful! Your determination to finish it before Christmas carried you through.

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  7. Congrats on yet another gorgeous finish!!! Your dedication paid off. I bet you are exhausted and I hope you get some R&R now. Have a blessed Holiday Season, I am so glad I met you this year thru blogging. May you and yours have the merriest of Christmas's and a Happy and Healthy 2010.

    Congrats on your winnings...they are just wonderful.

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  8. Love your Jenny Bean, it's so pretty. Congrats on the finish.

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  9. Congrats on finishing Jenny Bean, it is lovely!

    Hope you had a lovely Christmas!

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  10. Your Jenny Bean is adorable! Congrats on a beautiful and timely finish. And on the win! :) I hope you had a great Christmas!

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  11. Congrats on finishing JB before Christmas! It turned out beautiful!! :)

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  12. JB looks wonderful! So pretty :) CONGRATS!
    And YAY on your win :)

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