Sunday, August 14, 2016

New Project and New Family Member

I was tired of working on Faery Tales so I pulled out this new project - Princess Grace Ballgown.   I loved this design from the moment a friend sent me the link   I really had no desire to stitch her on white because you can't see her pearl necklace!!  

So I chose to stitch her on a dark sparkly fabric - Crystal Phantom by PTP.   I am loving how she pops on this fabric.  I do have to laugh at myself because I am so used to completely covered pieces, I have had to stitch the face portion 3 times...I kept missing stitches!

We have a new furbaby!!!   I would like you to meet Tiger Lily.   The local shelter posted her picture with her story.  She was found on the side of the road covered in fleas.  The lady who found her couldn't keep her because she already had 3 cats.   The shelter was full and was hoping someone would foster her.  I sent her picture to my husband and he said...go get her.  He thought Bert needed a friend.  

She is so tiny compared to Bert.   She made herself right at home and decided to meet all the animals.  

I caught her on the footstool just about to attack Gibbs tail.  Love this "I am so innocent" face.

First vet visit where she weighed in at a whooping 4.5 pounds.  Other than the usual kitten case of worms, she received a clean bill of health!

She has such a long tail.  She will not leave Bert alone...poor guy just wants to sleep without her pouncing and ready to play!

Friday, August 5, 2016

Faery Tales page finish and some cruise pictures

Just a few days late to post my Just One in July project.  I was able to finish an entire page of Faery tales!!!  I only have 18 pages to go I think.  I figure if I finish a page a month I can have it finished by December 2017!!!

As I mentioned before Mark and I went on an Alaskan Cruise for our ten year anniversary.  You can view them here at Snapfish .  I did take over 400 photos so I won't be posting them all!

Our first night at sea, you can see how we dress for dinner.  I am in my favorite heels and hubby decided that his tennis shoes would be more comfortable!

As we were leaving Glacier Bay, this is was our view from the back of the ship.

Emerald Lake in Yukon Territory.  We rented a jeep in Skagway, Alaska and drove all the way!  Loved it.  

We stopped at a sled mushers camp to check out the puppies!!  The couple who ran this camp have both completed the Iditarod race!!!!  They were charging $5.00 each to play with the puppies to raise money for this years race!!

Right before the US Border we found this cool place to stop that had this suspension bridge.   I faced my fears and crossed that bridge!!

On our drive, we saw the beautiful waterfall.  Of course we had to stop and take pictures!!

Glacier Bay-  Our view of the glacier from our cabin!   

We were about 5 miles out from the glacier.

 We went to Miniature world in Victoria I will post those later!!!