Monday, May 16, 2011

Just a-Swingin' and a-Sippin' and a-Sewin'...and a-Snappin'

I finished my wall hanging (approx 20" x 20").Got the pictures from a coloring book,  colored it with regular Crayolas and then pressed the excess color away. Even put a sleeve on the back (my first).. It was (and is) a gorgeous day outside, comfortable with a breezy breeze.  So out I went to take a picture..  I took several, as you will see.. but sun was so bright it "burned" out some of the color...anyway, here is the wall hanging in different poses and different backgrounds.....

...on a rock



..another rock



...a trencher



..and our duelly....with stabilizing rocks....



It was so nice outside that I took my sewing mat outside also. 



 I sat in the swing and sewed a few inches on it.  As I was sittin' there, sewin' and sippin' my water, a large hummingbird flew about a foot in front of me, heading, I think, to the bright flowers and colors that were on my lap.  He did that a couple of times until he realized that he could not join me in sippin'. 

I also saw cardinals defending their territory, a couple of dove, a woodpecker, a purple martin, and several mud dobbers (flying insects)... very active yard for the afternoon.....no deer today, although we have seen 3 of them several times come up to the side and back of the house, munching on the new grass....

Love this time of year!!!

  



4 comments:

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Love the swing - yes enjoy the birds right now. We have a few nesting pairs of hummers and one of the females will come drink sugar water out of your hand.

Eat, Sleep, Quilt said...

Looks like a pleasant day for you! I like your little quilt, I've been trying to think of something really simple to use as a door prize at my retirement reception on the 1st; your quilt just gave me an idea!

Linda

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

It turned out nicely! Good job

mainer said...

Very clever project! Good photos too.