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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

~ Happy Valentine's Day ~


 I know I should be thinking about hearts, flowers and love ~
being St. Valentine's Day and all.
so I will try.

but my thoughts keep being derailed to.....
getting back to my embroidery!!!!


so I'll combine the two ~

ah, yes, love....
{of needle and thread}


the sweet sentiments of flowers...
{and satin stitches}
 

 the allure and coyness of innocence ~
{and embellishment}


 head-over-heals in LOVE!
{just can't get enough}


Thankfully,
I'm blessed to be married to my soulmate ~
whom I believe is the only one on this planet that 'gets' me
and my need to consistently create something...
{he kinda is the same way, so....}

and he knows I love him.
dearly
deeply
truly
totally.

So whilst my head may be full of threads,
 there is plenty of room in my heart for him.




"Methinks it is a token of healthy and gentle characteristics, 
when women of high thoughts and accomplishments love to sew; 
especially as they are never more at home with their own hearts 
~ than while so occupied."
 
~Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Marble Faun, 1859
 

this is my brain on thread.....

 ❤♥❤

Blessings from the Farm
 ~ Lori

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Happy Valentine's Day, Lori! Where on earth did you get those photos???!! I think Nathaniel Hawthorne gets all of us, for sure!

Cheryl Reeves said...

Great photos of sweetness and love. I'm a crazy romantic in a techno world.
Happy Valentine's day to you.

Laura said...

These embroidered pictures are definitely in the top ten things I have ever seen and loved!!!!! Wow!

Jane said...

LOVE the photos and Hawthorne's quote about women of "high thoughts and accomplishments"!!
Hugs to Y'all on Valentine's Day!

Susie Hoover said...

This post absolutely proves that you are indeed a nut! Hilarious ... and I so loved it! Happy Valentine's Day to you!

elaine allerton said...

Lori,,,
These pics are awesome!
Thats soo neat,,, wow,,,,
Happy valentines,,,,
Take care,,,,

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