Day 194 – On the Seventh day of Christmas

Swans

Swans

On the Seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

Seven cream puff swans : )

Seven swans a swimming! Seven cream puff swans…on mirror lakes with four more napkin swans thrown in to clean up after the creamy ones : )

Napkin swans :

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Day 193 – On the Sixth day of Christmas

Six Geese

Six Geese

On the Sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me..

Six Geese and…

Six geese a laying…and one golden egg!

I love the idea of gold eggs – from the geese that laid them in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” to the

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Day 192 – On the Fifth day of Christmas

Golden Rings

Golden Rings

On the Fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

Onion rings : )

Five…Gold…(Onion)…rings…

Five : )

Everything has a gold ring on it – from the glasses to the vase to the plates to the bowl (for ketchup, but

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Day 191 – On the Fourth day of Christmas

Four Calling Birds : )

Four Calling Birds : )

On the Fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

Four calling birds!

Four Bobwhite Quail : )

In case you don’t know already Bobwhite are one of my FAVORITE creatures on the planet. I LOVE their little Bob-bob-white! call

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Day 190 – On the Third day of Christmas

Trois Poules de France

Trois Poules Françaises

On the Third day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

Three French Hens!

Abigail, my Rhode Island Red; Pouff, my Mille Fleur; and Mila, my oldest girl and the Queen – are all dressed up in little aprons like French maids : )

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Day 189 – The Second day of Christmas

On the second day...

On the second day…

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

Two Turtle Doves : )

Two “turtles”, the candy kind, with wings like a dove : )

Time for tea

Time for Turtle-dove tea! Very “wonderland” vibe going here….

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Day 188 – Christmas Day!!

BRIGHT!

BRIGHT!

This is a crazy quilt I finally made using silk scraps I had saved from several shows and projects through the years. Perhaps I shouldn’t admit this – it may only serve to reinforce slight hoarding behaviors : ) I kept ONE bag of scraps (no more!) and set a

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