Needlepoint a remembrance for your favorite Valentine!
More love letters from the Chaparral series, stitched and stitch guide by Carolyn Baird. These all from Joan E. from fiori.
Fiori love letter.
Stack of love letters from Fiori.
Fiori love letter with a stamp.
These love letters were all attached to a chair-which cannot be sat in! Karen Lea and I used fabric glue and trims, antique buttons, and flowers to decorate this chair from Restoration Hardware. A tin mailbox sits on the arm of the chair. but in this picture, it is listing a bit.
Love Letter chair.
On the back of the chair, the letter on the bottom was left open for a pocket to put special love letters in.
Back of Love Letter chair.
A very cute way to display needlepoint ornaments is to decorate the chandelier with ornaments tied on with beautiful ribbon. This chandelier is in Chaparral Needleworks and is covered with ornaments from fiori Designs from Joan E., who stitched all of them.
Chandelier of "LOVE" at the Chaparral Needleworks.
Close ups of the ornaments on the chandelier.
Another view of the chandelier.
Every stripe on this fiori heart is a different stitch.
Striped fiori heart.
A sweet cupid being stitched by Gayle A. and made into a heart shape makes a lovely Valentine decoration.
Once in a Blue Moon valentine cupid.
A Once in a Blue Moon Valentine window canvas stitched by Jan D.B.S. was a favorite in the Chaparral Needleworks. Jan is so very talented and did a plethora of stitches and techniques on this canvas.
Once in a Blue Moon Valentine window.
Close ups of the canvas show the many additions added to the canvas, in the form of buttons, charms, ribbons, and beads. Only one pane left to stitch!
Close up of the finished needlepoint.
Bottom right of canvas.
Bottom left of canvas.
Canvas from Ann Wheat Pace can be used for house decoration throughout the year,
Ann Wheat Pace heart canvas.
Heart from Designs by Heidi, stitched by moi! For the ruffle, brown and pink gingham and ribbon with “Chocolat” was used and brown and pink ribbon flower trim for cording.
Designs by Heidi.
Stitch guide for Melissa Shirley Valentine Victorian children. (Meant to put it in the last post!)
Stitch guide for Melissa Shirley Designs series.
The most special post yet on February 13th from my friend and decorator, Lisa Farmer, who has an incredible blog. Be sure to see this beautiful and wonderful post!