Sunday, May 18, 2008

Garden Adventure!!

This morning I went on an adventure to Shimek's Gardens in Alvin. I read about it in the Houston Chronicle yesterday, and I was excited to see their collection of daylilies. What I did not realize was that you can pick out the ones you like, have one of the Shimek clan dig them up, and purchase them! If you have the chance to visit, I recommend it highly! The gardens were stunning, and the family is incredibly friendly. Here are some photos from their incredible gardens:

Looking down the rows of daylilies!

My loot!

Saturday, May 17, 2008

A Special Message from Penelope the Cat

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p.s. Rush Limbaugh was not harmed in the production of this announcement.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day!

So many of my friends are now moms, so I wanted to wish you all a Happy Mother's Day! Here are a couple of photos from today:

Have a great week, everybody!

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Hand-Embroidered Onesies!

My dear friend Maria is expecting her second child, a baby girl. She sent me some onesies to embroider for her, and here's what I have so far!

I used Sublime Stitching patterns, which are so very easy to use AND cute! I have 5 more onesies to go, so I'll be sure to share them here and/or on my Flickr page!
By the way, today is Austin's (Maria's firstborn) birthday. HAPPY 3rd BIRTHDAY, AUSTIN!

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Erin Is Famous!!

Hey everybody! I'm just making a quick post to tell you that my sister Erin is on the Peace Corps China web site. Be sure to check her out! She's the super cute girl writing on the chalk board!

Sunday, May 4, 2008

First Mini Art Quilt

Last week, I finished my first mini art quilt. I've missed quilting, but I really didn't want to take on a big project. This one is pretty small (8.5 X 9.25 inches), and almost entirely handsewn. Let me know what you think!

BTW, it's available in my Etsy shop...

Friday, May 2, 2008

Dreaming for SPT

Dreaming for SPT
Originally uploaded by robynsnest77
My awesome friend and yoga instructor Shelby gave me a gorgeous stash of hand-dyed and block printed fabrics this week. It inspired me to take this photo for yesterday's Self Portrait Thursday entry. I can't wait to put these beautiful scraps to good use! Thanks again, Shelby!