Day 194 – On the Seventh day of Christmas

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

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

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 : )

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 Fran├žaises

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 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!

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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