Young, colorful and fun cross stitch ideas for cheering up a friend, sending a Valentine or congratulating a grandson. These are ideal for cards but make great fridge magnets too! Designed by Tapestry Barn.
We love Tapestry Barn's young and cheerful style, as well as their fun creative ideas. Patterns are also easy to stitch and full of useful tips. Here are two projects that will bring a joyful Christmas touch into your home.
Also by Tapestry Barn, here is an outstanding Christmas nativity scene, with wonderful detail and colors, sure to become a staple of the festive season in your home. It is designed as a wall hanging scroll, extra handy for rolling up and protecting until the next Christmas season.
For your next trip to the market, say a polite no thank-you to plastic bags and pile your stuff into this cheerful shopping bag, created patchwork style in sunny colors. The cross stitch front piece is simply applied to a regular hessian bag.
Here's a creative home decor project, sure to brighten up one's day. This cross stitch chart is full of friendly bugs in colorful colors just waiting to settle down in the crafts corner of your home. Plastic canvas is your friend as it lets you cut out shapes right next to the brim of your stitching. It works great for magnets too!
Sunny Portugal inspired motifs for these little fishes, so pretty as a decorative motif but adorable too when stitched individually. Just add a little padding and hang them on the wall on little hooks, to decorate a bathroom or a corner of your house.
The letters stand out in the manner of hand painted blocks of wood, creating a sort of optical illusion in this elegant cross stitch sampler. The black background lends a lot of elegance but white and other alternative colors will work well too.