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« on: July 19, 2010 09:13:43 AM »

It was just my sisters birthday last week and this was one of her presents...
About a month or two ago I was at her house hanging out with some people. We got into a conversation about the prospect of her getting a pet squirrel. I being the natural born pessimist that I am asked a million questions and basically tried smashing her dream of having pet squirrels that would live outside during the day but come home at night. Of course this was a slightly intoxicated conversation (although I'm sure it would have been damn near the same if we were totally sober)and in her crushed dream sadness she uttered "I could get a squirrel to love me....If he knew how much I loved him..." After laughing hysterically for a few minutes, I put this gem of a quote into the back of my mind for crafty possibilities!!
This is what I came up with!  The squirrles and heart pattern are from Subversive Cross Stitch



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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2010 09:54:04 AM »

That is so sweet! What a great quote.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2010 10:28:13 AM »

This is quite possibly my new favourite thing  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2010 10:46:23 AM »

This literally brought a tear to my eye! I *always* craft stuffed based on intoxicated conversations/ideas had with friends!
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2010 10:54:12 AM »

I love this piece and the story!  I've imagined my favorite quotes (intoxicated or not) in cross-stitch from time to time... this inspires me to make them happen! 
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2010 11:25:42 AM »

Thanks for all the sweet comments guys!!
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2010 06:09:12 PM »

Brilliant. The lettering and squirrel love design are perfect for such a ridiculous (and yet totally adorable) quote. This ROCKS Smiley.

I really need to start writing down some of my drunk musings. Thanks for the inspiration!!
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« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2010 06:31:49 PM »

This is so awesome, and that quote is the sweetest/saddest thing ever!
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« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2010 07:07:04 PM »

Out of the drunken mouths of our loved ones come the most amazing/sad/funny things!

It's darling, and I hope she loves it!
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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2010 07:28:06 AM »

I LOVE it!
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« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2010 08:27:00 AM »

Drunken musing stitching ROCKS!
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« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2010 12:00:25 PM »

Awww I love squirrels so much. I wanted a pet squirrel too but then I found out that, at least in NY state, it is illegal to keep native wildlife as pets. However, if I were able to get a squirrel that is NOT normally native to NY, I can keep it as an exotic pet...
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« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2010 02:30:15 AM »

I absolutely LOVE that quote! And the stitching is so cute!
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« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2010 12:46:22 PM »

I adore this! I'm with her, if squirrels knew how much we loved them, why wouldn't they stay?
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« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2010 06:53:08 PM »

Wow, that is about 102% awesome!
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