Pretty Stitch Palette: Seaworthy

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Summer is filled with cookouts, lake time, pool time, and lazy days around here.  We love it, even when the humidity ramps up.  Then we play board games, read our books, and pull out the art supplies in the air conditioning.  What do you love about summer?  Maybe you should stitch it up in this nautical summer inspired palette.

If you stitch something with these colors I would love to see it.  Find me on instagram @lovelymesses and tag your photo with #lovelymesses and #prettystitchpalette.  Let’s fill up those feeds with color!

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Pretty Stitch Palette: A Journey Begins

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Our family is on an incredibly exciting new journey and I picked this color palette to make a new hoop to celebrate that.  I will announce what the news is when I have my project finished!  Stick around, I would love to have you celebrate with us.

If you stitch something with these colors I would love to see it.  Find me on instagram @lovelymesses and tag your photo with #lovelymesses and #prettystitchpalette.  Let’s fill up those feeds with color!

Embracing Your Lovely Mess: How to Enjoy Imperfectly Perfect Creativity

Do you avoid creating because you’re afraid of failing?

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One day I pulled the watercolors out for the kids and I.  They immediately started painting while I sat there wondering what I should paint, what color I should start with, what brush to use, etc.  There was fun to be had by them, but I was stuck, paralyzed by the blank white space in front of me.  Then my oldest came out with a random bit of profound inspiration.  As he is playfully filling his page with color he said that it was so fun to paint because it doesn’t matter how it turns out.

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Pretty Stitch Palette: Happy Easter

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Pretty pastels and simple colors make up this sweet color palette this week. Flowers are blooming all around here and the warm days are so lovely.  If you don’t have that yet in your part of the world, it should be here soon!  Happy Easter!

If you stitch something with these colors I would love to see it.  Find me on instagram @lovelymesses and tag your photo with #lovelymesses and #prettystitchpalette.  Let’s fill up those feeds with color!

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