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Topic: a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, o' Cocoa  (Read 14980 times)
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« on: November 02, 2007 02:18:43 PM »

So, My husband came home the other day with a big box. I said, "what's in there honey?" "About 40 Pillowcases!" He says. He works in plumbing so I have no idea where these would have come from. Perplexed, I asked him "What the heck are we going to do with them?" "Use them on our pillows, of course!"

Well, that night I got a message in my voice mail from my sister. She told me all about the craftster challenge and how I should join her and learn how to embroider pillowcases. "It's a sign" I said to myself. So here I am posting my creations.
One pillowcase is for me and one for my husband. We are complete opposites most of the time. He loves winter, and cold, and he can't resista cup of Hot Cocoa. I love, love, LOVE the summer, heat and I can't resist a cool glass of Lemonade. So, I put three opposites together, Summer and Winter, Hot and Cold, Sweet and Sour. 
This is my first shot at embroidery but I have been sewing and doing other fabric crafts for quite a while.

Whether you are a summer person or a winter person you can agree that you can't enjoy one without the other.  This makes my mouth water, mmmmmmmmm. . . . .
It feels like hot cocoa time will be here soon! Living in Phoenix, we pray for cool weather when we can put on sweaters and drink hot cocoa without having heat stroke!

Thanks for looking, and . . . . . VOTE FOR ME!!!!!

So simple, yet so refreshing!

Mmmm, Lemons. Is your mouth watering yet?

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Oh soo rich and chocolatey

I love mini marshmallows

Here is a close up on a snowflake.

Thanks again for looking and
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« Last Edit: November 02, 2007 02:19:52 PM by jenihall » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2007 02:48:27 PM »

These are so cute!! I'm very impressed Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2007 03:12:05 PM »

aww, i love the lemon and the little marshmallows!
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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2007 03:25:31 PM »

You just learned embroidery?!  These are pretty cool, especially for your first project.

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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2007 03:57:18 PM »

Very cute & very colorful!

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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2007 04:03:23 PM »

Those are wonderful.  You just learned?? Wow.

« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2007 04:26:45 PM »

Oh! Adorable! I'm a wintery-loving gal, myself. But then, I'd never turn down a glass of lemonade!

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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2007 04:38:05 PM »

The lemon slice is wonderful! Really nice stitching.
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2007 06:17:16 PM »

Wow,they are amazing. I love the opposite idea. I'm with you on loving Summer.
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« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2007 06:47:52 PM »

absolutely love it!! you even got the opposite color palettes "dark vs light" Smiley great job!!

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