When hubby and I were newly married, and have just moved in together to our very first apartment, we were talking about decorating it. I had told him that all I want decorated on the walls are the stuffs that I did myself.
So far I have continued on to this tradition in a way. On the walls in the house we are living now hang my framed cross-stitch projects that I am so proud of. However they are not all done by me.
I have a set of Four Seasons Cross-stitch, one project with a design of basket full of flowers that are in bloom of the depicted season. They are framed to match our electronics stuffs and are hung where the TV and the entertainment system are. So they are in the living room.
Matthew (4), On the wall: Four Seasons Cross-stitch
I actually started the ‘Winter‘ Cross-stitch, but my mother completed the rest within the six months she stayed with us in 2006. It was right around before and after Matthew was born. (She was around to help me with my very first newborn baby Matthew. Right now, Matthew is 4-years old.)
In the dining room wall hangs 3 framed cross-stitch projects: “Eight Horses“, “Mother and Child Scarlet Minivet Birds” and “Mother and Child Tigers“. I started them when we got married and completed them before my first baby Matthew was born. Thinking about this, they were completed within the two years of my ‘I want a baby‘ phase. The theme almost screams that, don’t you think?
Also, in the dining room wall hangs 2 Framed Japanese Dolls, which are not done by me in any way but I bought from Japanese Souvenir Store.