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« on: August 06, 2008 09:56:28 PM »

I saw a plaque similar to this in a sales magazine and ever since then I have had this saying itching in the corner of my mind.  I'm one of those people that take work to heart and take it home with me also (in my mind Tongue)
On many occasion my fantastic husband will say (after my ranting) "Honey, your not at work anymore".   
This challenge came up and even after much brain-storming I kept coming back to this saying...  Smiley
So after a month of stitching here we are.  Cheesy

I used stem stitch, split stitch, leaf stitch, lazy daisy, French knots, satin stitch, and whipped spider web.  I also added some beads for the spots on the shrooms, used clear beads on the ferns to look like dew, and a little bead accent above the triple moon.

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I truly hope that you enjoy looking as much as I enjoyed creating.  Cheesy

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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2008 10:03:36 PM »

Awwww that's so sweet! It's adorable, and it's functional (it serves as a reminder) ! I looove the details on the fern.

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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2008 02:01:59 AM »

Very sweet.  I'm a teacher and sometimes after a hard day I get told, 'I'm not one of the kids, you're at home now'  Wink  The fern on the bottom is lovely

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« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2008 05:28:20 AM »

I love it... in fact, I think its a craft my boyfriend would absolutely appreciate (tough thing to come by!) and I', considering making my own to greet him when he comes in from a long hard day. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

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« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2008 06:25:30 AM »

Beautiful embroidery!
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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2008 07:20:27 AM »

This is so cute!  Grin I love the mushrooms!

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« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2008 09:44:07 AM »

i like the meandering leaves/vines

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« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2008 11:43:31 AM »

Dude, I so need this in my apartment, right on my front door!  Wink

Great job on the stitching! I LOVE your ferns, and how they curl into the tiny buds...such detail!

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« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2008 01:03:04 PM »

wow! awesome job on the fern! it looks amazing!
and i'm so with you on that saying. i need to keep it in mind too  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2008 08:32:20 PM »

I forget to breathe when I'm stressed out. Headache.
Well done. You obviously put a lot of work into it.

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