Fun Time contains 76 articles
Who Is The Murderer?
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I’ve been feeling the need for some intellectual stimulation lately and so I’ve dragged out some of my many puzzle books to stir up the neurons. Puzzles are a marvelous and FUN way to get the cerebral juices flowing. Here’s a fun and easy one from 101 Puzzles in Thought and Logic. See how you […]

Truly Striking Wildflower Cross Stitch Pattern
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Check out this truly striking wildflower cross stitch pattern. It’s one of our original oil paintings and we’re really proud of it. With the black background, the pinks and purples make a vivid contrast. Of course, the download doesn’t have our watermark on it. If you decide to check it out, be sure to click […]

Beautiful New Zebra Cross Stitch Patterns
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We just added some new zebra cross stitch patterns and they’re just plain gorgeous. This fine fellow to the left is an example of how beautiful these wild, free animals are when promoted in cross stitch.  And all of them, except one, are original oil paintings. We take battered, dull, dark, ugly photos and turned them into vibrant […]

4 Adorable “Alice in Wonderland” Coasters
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We recently created a set of 24 images from the classic and original Alice in Wonderland book. They really are great looking and we decided to make a set of four coasters as an experiment. You can see the results. Aren’t they adorable? The rabbit, the Mad Hatter, Alice, the queen.     I LUV […]

How to Use Singing’s Health Benefits to Your Advantage
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Feeling blue? How about a tune? Singing releases endorphins, which are your brain’s feel good chemicals. Science has actually determined that beyond endorphins, singing has a number of other spirit-lifting benefits. It has been found that singing can alleviate stress, anxiety, and enhance feelings of trust and bonding. As a sort of personal therapy, next […]

141 New Audubon Cross Stitch Patterns
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We keep adding exciting new products to BlissPlan shop and the latest is a collection of 141 cross stitch patterns based on the famous naturalist and painter, John James Audubon. Of course, they are all available individually but the Audubon Collection is much cheaper and will keep a bird-lover in Stitcher Heaven for a long, long […]

Flower Fairy Cross Stitch Patterns: 130 Professionally Edited Flower Fairy Images & Patterns
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We’ve just introduced a new product here in our BlissPlan shop. It’s 130 cross stitch patterns of the famous Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker. We sell all of these flower fairies individually, but for those who love the fairies, these are the best ways to grab them. And the first thing we do is have […]

How To Make Your Cross Stitch Masterpiece, Part 1
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We love all things cross stitch around here – like this VERY cool kids’ monogram sampler. A cross stitch pattern like this fun one is the starting point, of course, but what else do you need to make a gorgeous, exciting piece of stitchery? What You Need To Make Your Cross Stitch Masterpiece Here’s what […]

Our Adorable New Teddy Bear Watercolor Painting Has Won My Heart
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I’m learning how to make watercolors. And oil paintings. And I’m truly thrilled about it – and especially about my latest adorable teddy bear reading a book. I don’t know what Teddy is reading, but he surely is intent upon it and everyone I’ve shown him to immediately goes something like, “Awwwwwwwwwww …” If you’re […]

NEW: BlissPlan Cross Stitch Calculator
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Around here, we’re fanatics about our cross stitching. We have tons of finished work and have an endless greed for new and exciting projects. But, we need to know the finished dimensions of our pieces so that we can buy fabric, so Jeremy, our resident computer genius, has designed one for us.  https://www.blissplan.com/cross-stitch-calculator All you do […]