Sunday, November 9, 2014

Savouring Autumn...




While my mind is swirling with 'winter' designs,
I really try hard to 'live in' 
and enjoy the moment I am in...
AUTUMN
Swirling leaves, cold nights, 
frosty mornings, sunny afternoons
Thanksgiving is on our heals...




"Autumn's End" has been an experiment of sorts.
I love bringing out my button jar - 
dumping the contents onto my dining room table...
smelling cloves and sorting buttons.




(I place cloves in my button jars,
to take away any 'musty' odors.)




I am loving the combination 
of Punch Needle Embroidery,
Wool and Buttons !




I think I will use this as a 'trivet' 
for my Thanksgiving table.




A golden carpet




This is my favorite view from my kitchen window.
The black silhouettes of trees at dusk.
So peaceful and quiet
as the day comes to an end.

Rose


9 comments:

  1. And get gravy on that beautiful piece?? Surely you won't !! Lol. Happy Thanksgiving to you & yours! I'll be spending the holiday at my daughters & plan to over-eat because I don't have to cook it...bonus round!!

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  2. I think it looks wonderful. I will try that clove idea. I have never heard that before.
    I love your Autumn design.

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  3. Love the pic of the gingko leaves. My neighbor has one and my DSO and I were just talking a bit ago about how in a matter of a day, it drops all those beautiful leaves.
    I will have to add cloves to my many button jars. Thanks for such a great idea.
    Hugs :)
    Lauren

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  4. Beautiful design. I love the buttons and what a clever idea to put cloves in a button jar. I 'm headed right now for my spice cabinet.

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  5. Beautiful leaves...both the punched kind and the tree kind! Aren't button jars fun?
    Robyn

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  6. leaves, wool and buttons just beautiful.
    What a good idea av
    bout the cloves too.

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  7. The finish on this little piece is awesome with the buttons & the wool strip - plus buttonhole stitch - love it! Your ginkgo leaves are so pretty - I wish I had one of those trees growing in MY yard!

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  8. Absolutely beautiful. The combination with buttons is genius. Most of us have some sort of collection and they languish. I love the idea of cloves in the button jar. Thanks for that.

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  9. Thanks for the cloves idea with buttons! I will pick some up next time I am at the grocery store. Visiting from Sew Many Ways.

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So glad to have you here visiting...
would love to hear your thoughts !
Rose