Though Christmas is now weeks behind us, I thought I’d share a few blog posts over the next few days that I had made on a blog I had created temporarily when I was part of the “Thrifty Under 50” campaign that YCMT sponsored. Perhaps it will give you some insight into how I was making my holiday gift-giving list affordable. These same concepts can be utilized with just about any occasion in which you want to make a special gift for someone to give.
Here is my post from Wednesday, December 10. Enjoy!
Boy, being the site manager at SWAKembroidery can be pretty rough sometimes. Sitting at my desk drooling over all the beautiful designs coming in day after day, it’s no wonder I just can’t seem to get anything else done during my day. Dishes stay in the sink a little longer, daily vacuuming occurs not so daily anymore, and my to-do list of projects becomes that much taller. It’s a tough job, that’s for sure. But I guess somebody’s got to do it. 😉
So it was with no exception this week that this was a design I was going to do no matter what. I absolutely love it. Samplers are one of my favorite things to do because the stitch count is small and within no time at all, I have something gorgeous to decorate my home with or to put together a quick gift for a friend.
Here are a couple pictures of one of today’s projects:
I am going to be giving this as a gift with the attached note:
We thank the Lord for dirty dishes,
They have a tale to tell.
While others may go hungry,
We’re eating very well.
With home and health and happiness,
We really shouldn’t fuss.
For by this stack of evidence
The Lord’s been good to us.