Monday, January 11, 2016

I Found It!! Sort of...

Looking for the bottom!

This is my little quilting corner in the living room. Lucky for my family, we have a family room where we all hang out together or the kitchen.

It has been many months since I have been able to even get close to this area as so many amazing quilters donated quilts to be delivered to the victims of the Chelan fires, this past summer that we had quilts stacked up and around this area.

Then after delivery came Christmas and we had 13 people this year for Christmas in our home and my sons first Christmas since being out of prison and he just didn't know the word STOP. But it was so amazing to see him so happy!

This is what our family room looked like Christmas morning and there were gifts behind the tree and on the other side of the living room. Before you think we are like that woman on Facebook...we had four families here for Christmas so these were not just for my son and his three.

I could not wait to begin to take down all my Christmas stuff so I could start organizing and doing the New Year purge which entails everyone going through closets, drawers, cabinets and purging what doesn't fit, what they no longer use, no longer want, etc.

Then I purge my files for the upcoming year and shred what isn't tax related, put the tax stuff up and wait for our accountant to contact me with the time to get taxes done.

I still have some organizing to do in the quilting area and three quilts to add the final touches on and those will be put away. I am working on a quilt for my son and DIL (I was) and need to get back to it. The box of snow clothes were a blessing from a local family for my grands so they could play outside in 40 degree's and not get sick. They are after all from Phoenix!

The fish tanks belong to the oldest granddaughter who had a crisis this last year and someone gave her fish. When she is feeling down, I can always find her sitting in front of the tanks in my quilting chair. They add a calmness to the area.

The large milk lamp is from my grandmother. The 911 was handmade by some children as a thank you to me. 

I still have a clock to put up that I purchased at an Oso Strong auction to support the community.

Life is good and maybe tomorrow I will be ready to sit down again at the quilting station and just quilt!

1 comment:

Sara said...

You have a very cozy looking sewing space and I'm glad you have been able to get back into it. My sewing space for many years was my dining room table so I was thrilled when I could move it to a spare bedroom once my oldest went to college. We sure appreciate whatever little space we get.

Glad to hear you had such a good Christmas with family. Lots of good memories made I'm sure.