Right before Christmas, I celebrated my 28th birthday. And I’m coming up on my 4 year wedding anniversary in February. Taking a little time for reflection, I realize that all the changes in my life and changes in taste are seeping into my cross stitching. I find it a bit odd.
This whole revelation started about a year ago when I was updating my “Future Projects Album” that I have on my blog. I took pictures of the pieces that I wanted to do and compiled it into one large album for easy reference (it hasn’t been updated in awhile so some of the new pieces I have aren’t on there, fyi, as my laptop battery is toast and I haven’t had much computing time lately). I realized that some of the pieces on there I wouldn’t have touched with a ten foot pole even a year prior. I’ve seen some other signs outside the stitching world like being excited that my mother-in-law got me a year’s subscription to Family Circle.
Perhaps it will help if I give you some examples. [Read more...]