Thursday, February 26, 2009

Ornament for Carol S

Carol is February's recipient for the Christmas Ornament Swap. Carol and I both love Brightneedle, so I thought it was fitting to stitch this design for her :)

2007 Merry Xmas Pinkeep

by Brightneedle

JCS 2007

fabric: 32ct cream Belfast linen

fibers: DMC

More recycled pearls, originally from this post...


I'm really happy with the way it turned out and will (hopefully) stitch this for my own tree someday! I'm so glad you like it Carol, I really enjoyed stitching for you!

Have a wonderful stitchy day everyone and thanks for stopping by :)

46 comments:

Annie said...

Very nice. Love the pearls and beads 'crown'.

karenv said...

It looks great! I was planning on stitching this over one, but I love how yours turned out over two, so I might just do that myself. Love the pearls too, they really finish it off!

Carol R said...

Great ornie Staci - love the 'pearl crown' topper!

Jucus said...

Very kind! I like the pearl crown too!

Becky K in OK said...

The pearl crown is lovely. Thank you for sharing this idea. Love the ornamentalso. Lucky Carol.

doris said...

Great ornament, and the pearl crown is so clever!

Gabi said...

Beautiful ornament. And I love your idea with the pearls. It's just lovely.

Kim B said...

It's beautiful Staci!

BeckySC said...

Pg Staci I just love it and I am sure Carol does!! WOW, good job GF! :)

Nancy said...

This is beautiful Staci! You are certainly out of your stitching slump with this finish. The pearls are such a pretty touch!

Erynne said...

I love your finishing touches Staci! I stitched that one as well...too cute!

Brigitte said...

What a nice little beauty. I'm sure that I marked it in the JCS issue and I think it will be one of my 2009 ornaments, too. Great finishing!

Vonna said...

How very, very pretty Staci! You did a fabulous job as always :)

Kathy A. said...

Gorgeous - simply gorgeous. Those pearls and the white ribbon make it so special. Nice job

drea_dear said...

Such a pretty finish, Staci! I love the crown, and the ribbon is so cute!

DovilÄ— said...

so sweet and beautiful:)

Irene said...

Beautifully done, the pearls are a perfect touch.

Michele said...

drooling here! That ornament is sooo pretty and I love the touch of pearls :)

xstitch.nl said...

That's just the sweetest finish!!

lynda said...

This is lovely Staci! I love the little pearl crown.

Natasha said...

what a cute ornament.
Natasha

Jean said...

Your attention to detail is what sets your work apart from others. Sometimes it's hard to put ones finger on what makes your piece special, but then you look at the little details and that's the difference- the perfect square corner and straight sides, the lovely ribbon selection and the pearls are the perfect additions! Staci - you are an inspiration!

Theresa said...

This is gorgeous!!! Love the crown for this little piece~~

Cindy F. said...

Oh Staci! This is just adorable!!

Rowyn said...

What a sweet finish. I love the pearl crown on top - beautiful!

cathymk said...

What a lovely finish! Nice work Staci!

Julie said...

Super finish, its lovely

Melissa said...

I know that Carol will love this. You did a wonderful job with it. I love the little pins on the top. Just gorgeous.

Vee said...

Very beautiful, you did a wonderful job.

Daffycat said...

Oh, Staci, well done! The stitching and finishing are just perfect!

Milly~ said...

Gorgeous!!!

Olenka's Stitches said...

A wonderful ornament, full of pretty detail! Great job on it!

Jeanie said...

This is so lovely ! The pearl crown makes it so special !

Heidi said...

Cute Ornament! Love the little pearl crown on top as well.

Sally said...

That is absolutely beautiful Staci:)

WendyJo said...

I love the ornament Staci. Carol will love it.

Glenna said...

The stitching is lovely, and the pearls are the perfect finish.

Julianne said...

Staci,

the ornament is really lovely. I love how you fashioned the pearls like a crown.

Erica said...

Staci, I just love your idea for the pearls!
Beautiful work!

Angela said...

A beautiful ornament, you did an amazing finish as usual :)

Sherry said...

Just lovely!

Michele B. said...

I couldn't remember if I had commented on this or not - the mind is going... I love all things Brightneedle too. You always pick the nicest designs to stitch. It's perfect!

Lei B. said...

How beautiful! I agree with everyone else - the pearls were the perfect touch. I love the ribbon too!

mollycaff said...

Lovely ornament, and the pearls look perfect.

Tammy said...

The pins look like a little crown! What a gorgeous ornie.

Solstitches said...

That is such a sweet little ornament. Beautifully finished and decorated with the pearls.