"DESIGNS THAT REFLECT OUR
AMERICAN HERITAGE"

Welcome to my blog. I'm probably very much like all of you who love the needlearts. My life revolves around family, friends, home and all things that help to make for a more contented life. When time allows; cooking, gardening, decorating, and collecting are my joys. I look forward to sharing all of these things with you. I also hope to keep you up to date on what is going on at Homespun Elegance, in regard to the needlework designs and the "Plain & Fancy Wares" that we offer.

Wishing you "Many Happy Stitches".
Sandra

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Jolly ~ Holly Goodies

Good Evening Everyone!
I should be decorating, doing my Christmas cards,
etc., but have some "goodies" that I want
to offer you for your Christmas shopping.
Everything is very limited or 
one - of - a - kinds.  
I am only taking Paypal and Credit Card
payments for these items and I MUST
have payment info to hold your item.
Please email me at 
www.stitching@homespunelegance.com
to make any purchases.  No private messages
or Facebook messages please.  I tend to
not see them.
Only orders in the US please.
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Hand-painted Papermache 
Santa Faces
Embellished with a little bit of festive glitter.
I painted these faces.  They measure 7" Wide X
9 1/2" High.  He looks wonderful hanging in
a wreath, at the top of a tree, on a cabinet
door, or just sitting anywhere tucked into
some greenery.
$16.00 (includes shipping)
Please order by # and color of Santa.
#1 - Gold
SOLD
#2- Blue
SOLD
Candy Cane Hanging
I chain stitched this cute hanging on wonderful
felted wool from Weeks Dye Works. 
Measures 7 3/4" High X 4" Wide
not counting the vintage-like
tinsel hanging cord.
$17.00 (Includes Shipping)
Hand-painted Candy Cane Pillow
I painted this on even-weave jute, mounted it on
a pillow made from wool felt.  It is trimmed with
green chenille.  
Measures 11" X 8"
$22.00 (Includes shipping)
SOLD


Snowman Hand-Painted Box
I painted this little papermache box and filled it
with a little bag of balsam.  It measures
3 1/2" long X 2 1/2" Wide X 1 1/2" High.
$12.00 (Includes shipping)
SOLD
Hand-painted Snowman Stocking
I painted this cute stocking on jute.  it measures
12" High X 10" Wide at the toe.  I embellished it
with vintage buttons from my collection.
$17.00 (Includes Shipping)
I have two of these.
Items tucked in stocking are not included.
BOTH SOLD
Closeup of buttons~
Hand-painted Snowman Hanging
I painted this cute hanging on jute.  it measures
81/2" High (not counting the hanging cord)
 X 6 1/2"Wide. 
$13.00 (Includes Shipping)
SOLD
Abundant Compote Special
You will receive the design to stitch, the 
decoupaged box, and a small bag of
balsam.  The decoupaged box is done with a 
print of an original painting done by me.
The cross stitch design was inspired by my
painting.  It is distressed for that olde
look that we love.  The box measures
4 1/2"  square X 2" High.
$18.00 (Shipping Included)
I have three of these.
  
"Ya'll Be Merry" Ornament
Decoupaged sentiment on a 4" wooden
disk trimmed with a vintage type holly 
wreath.  A sweet little gift for a friend or
to hang on your tree or use as a 
cupboard hanger.
$7.00 (Includes shipping)
Vintage-Inspired Cones 
Please order using the numbers and name
of each so I will not get them mixed up.
Each one is covered in scrim, trimmed
with vintage trims, buttons, etc.
Each one holds some vintage Christmas
items.  Notice that # 1 and # 2 have beaded
hangers.  I think these are very special.
I loved making them for you.
$16.00 (Includes shipping)
#1 One Button Cone
#2 Red Trim 
#3 Two Button 
Gingerbread Boy Hanging
I chain stitch this cute little guy on wonderful
felted wool.  The backing fabric and hanging
strap is also felted wool.  Both wools are from
Weeks Dye Works.  The sweet little 
appliqued heart is from a vintage coverlet.
The eyes and buttons are Colonial Knots.
It measures 8 1/2" High X 5 1/2" Wide.
$18.00 (Includes shipping)
Hand-painted "Peace" Box
with small bag of balsam
$21.00 (Includes Shipping)
SOLD
The box measures 
4 3/4" X 3 1/2" X 2" High
So special with those sweet sheep.  Includes a
small bag of balsam for that
  Christmas scent.
Decoupaged Elegant Kris Kringle
Papermache Box 
with small bag of balsam
$16.50 (Includes Shipping)
TWO SOLD~TWO LEFT
This painting was inspired by my cross stitch design
"Elegant Kris Kringle".
I have made prints of the original Santa painting
done on a box lid.  Did a little hand tinting to the
print and then decoupaged it to the box.  The
box is painted and distressed for the "olde" look
we all love.  The inside is distressed also.  I can
sign the back of the box if you would like~just let
me know.  There is a sweet little bag of balsam inside
of your box.
When you open it the smell of Christmas is there!
The box measures 4" square and 2" high.
I have four of these.
 HollyVintage Textile Pillow
This is a sweet little pillow made from a beautiful
felted wool that has been embellished with a
vintage crochet-edged textile.  I then chain stitched
the holly leaves and tucked in a few Colonial
Knot berries.
The pillow measures 8" X 6" and is
lightly stuffed.
$22.00 (Includes Shipping)
SOLD
Child's Vintage Mitten Ornament
Does not include candy cane or greenery.
$7.50 (Includes shipping) 
 Santa Hospitality Ornament
I painted the original and have decoupaged the
print on a heavy wooden disk measuring
4".  The hanger is made from leather.
I have four of these.
$9.00 (includes shipping)

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I hope you find something that will make
your Christmas Merry.
Sandra

2 comments:








  1. THANKS FOR SELLING MANY OF YOUR ITEMS....WAITING TO GET THE BLUE PAPERMACHE FACE......ARE YOU GOING TO A BLOG WITH PICTURES OF THE DECOATING OF YOUR HOME THIS YEAR....I AM WAITING??????
    ELAINE (from Florida)

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  2. Hi, Saundra, I always enjoy reading your blog. I have stitched many of your Christmas ornaments over the years. I have just posted a picture of all of them on my blog, http://merrywindfarm.blogspot.com
    I'd love to have you take a look. Just tonight I have started another one , your 2008 Merry Noel ABC house.
    Melinda

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