Monday, March 30, 2015

Assembly... it's a tough job.

I do so love this serious little face.  His Momma said he was very intent on assembling his bugs.  It's hard work!  =)

I also received photos of the Big Boys wearing their Puppy Hats.

Sure do miss these two... As they told me on FaceTime earlier... their house is a LONG way from mine.  (And, they hardly have time to talk... the iPhone is needed for games! Busy lives.)
Last week, Laura helped me put the 96 Noro blocks in order to assemble into an afghan. You would think it would be easy to just randomly choose a block and join it with another... not so much. There is just a little too much OCD livin' here for me not to just freak out! It is so nice to have friends who can help you when you hit a wall! The assembly has begun! 

And... I started another assembly project this weekend.  I'm to the point I need at least one more pair of hands... Can you guess what it is?

A new chandelier.  I hope to finish getting this together and hung sometime this week! 
And, that's the story of ASSEMBLY around here!  Ha! 
"The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference.  He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter."
~ Norman Cousins
blessings ~ tanna


TexWisGirl said...

oh, those little boys. so cute!

Stitchy Mc Floss said...

Aww they looks so cute in their hats. Oh now I can't wait to see the blanket come to life. It's so pretty. :) Blessings always sweet friend.

Linda said...

Yes...I am saying the same!!
Very cute boys♥️
Those hats look great...
Ahhh crochet...I am tearing my hair out!!
That Chandelier is to die for!
Is that from IKEA???
Enjoy your week, Tanna!
let us see where you hang that beauty!!
Linda :o)

Primroses Attic said...

The boys look so cute in their hats. And I hope you get your new light up soon. Good luck.

Amy at love made my home said...

A lot of different assemblages going on!! Your new chandelier will be beautiful! The blanket random thing is hard too isn't it, it looks as though you are doing well though! xx

From the Kitchen said...

There is so much adorableness here! I love Roo's concentration. I love Alex's missing tooth. I love the colors in that afghan!


Lynne said...

The little boys are so cute with their puppy hats! I like the intent look about " the bug" assembly too.

I love your afghan . . . BEAUTIFUL! I look forward to seeing it assembled. Not sure what you are assembling in front of the fireplace unless it is a fireplace screen cover. And you are making a chandelier . . . is there any thing you aren't able to make/create! Such a talent you are.

Easter Blessings dear friend . . ,

podso said...

Roo looks as focused as you probably do working on your chandy. Hope it goes well! I see now why you wanted to plan the squares for the afghans. And it will be beautiful. Love that missing tooth pic! They are getting big. Those hats would have come in handy for littlest's puppy dog party. :-)

Betsy Brock said...

I love the colors for that's going to be gorgeous!

Cute little boys! Those hats are awesome!

Shug said...

Gorgeous Chandelier!! Can't wait to see picture of it hanging! These little guys are sure growing...and they are so, so cute. Could it be that OCD is contagious? His little bug project looks like it could turn out to be adorable. Hope you get to see them at Easter

handmade by amalia said...

The crochet, the chandelier, the boys, everything is so gorgeous! But I have to wonder, why do little boys like bugs so much?

Roberta Mendes said...

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Margaret Adamson said...

Love the boys in their he doingats andyou ar great 'assembing' work

steph said...

those are the most huggable two little guys I've ever seen!!!

Laura at Beehive Rugs said...

Oh I can't wait to see your chandelier!! The boys look adorable in their puppy hats. Too cute!!

Laurie said...

Can't wait to see your finished afghan. The colors are so pretty. Your grandsons are so cute. I love that you FaceTime with them. My grandchildren live 3 hours away and I love to text and FaceTime with them, too.

Cranberry Morning said...

Good luck with the chandelier. The boys are so cute in their puppy hats!! :-)

Nancy Chan said...

He is really engrossed in the bugs assembling. You are really good in the assembling projects. So nice to have a friend helping you.

Nancy Chan said...

He is really engrossed in the bugs assembling. You are really good in the assembling projects. So nice to have a friend helping you.

Nonna Rose said...

They are such cuties and the hats look great on them. Good luck with the chandelier; can't wait to see it hanging.

Kerin said...

As always, your Grands are cutie pies :)
Love those hats, and clearly, they do too!

Aha.. a new chandelier, looks to be beautiful. Where are you planning on hanging it?

The afghan is going to be beautiful. I love the earth tones!

Have a happy week!


Judy S. said...

Love the puppy hats and especially their wearers! Happy Easter!

Christine said...

Hummm, assembly, perfect word and title for this post. Have fun assembling your new chandelier, it's big and beautiful.

Those little guys are adorable. Love the toothless smile.

Nancy's Notes said...

Oh my heavens, just cute, cute, cute! Aren't grands the best! I'll be back to see that pretty chandelier up, it's just going to be beautiful!


Tricia Buice said...

You've got a lot going on this week! Love that afghan it is going to be beautiful. Your little men are just beautiful little angels. Their clear eyes and beautiful skin - I bet you could just sit all day and snuggle with them! Also love the new chandelier - how beautiful!

Dewena said...

He looks so smart! I bet he is.

How exciting to be assembling a new chandelier! Can't wait to see it up. I have a board on Pinterest I call A Bouquet of Glass where I pin chandeliers. I must pin yours when you show it!

karen said...

in the future when I have grands (If??) and they live far away, I'm emailing you on a "how to" to keep involved in their lives. You do it so wonderfully!! That chandelier looks daunting :)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your grandboys look so cute in the puppy hats you made them, Tanna!

Your afghan will be fabulous when completed--the colors are so vibrant.

Your new chandelier is also beautiful--looks like Venetian glass!

Wishing you and your family a very Happy and blessed Easter!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

The boys both look adorable in their hats! And I love the look of concentration on Roo's face. :)
Can't wait to see the afghan put together!
Happy Easter to you!

Betsy Adams said...

Hi Tanna, You amaze me with your creativity... Love the little puppy hats --and your grands are adorable.

AND---you are making a chandelier????? My My --your talents just keep on growing... Can't wait to see this one when you finish.

Hope you had an awesome EASTER... Christ is ALIVE.. Alleluia.


Anonymous said...

Oh a girl can never have too many chandeliers!! Gorgeous!!

Mary Bergfeld said...

I so love to see pictures of the little men now they have become big boys :-) I hope all is wee. Hugs and blessings...Mary

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

So cute how focused he is and those hats are adorable. Your blanket is going to be absolutely gorgeous. But then, everything your put your hand to usually is. :) Blessings, Tammy

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