Fun Time contains 78 articles
3D Spice Alphabet Cross Stitch Patterns
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

We really love alphabets around here and our new 3D Spice Alphabet cross stitch pattern collection is a goodie. If you look at a closeup of the letters you will see cool little geometric shapes. Honestly, I’m not sure what to call them since they have so many angles on them? However, I can give […]

Beautiful New Zebra Cross Stitch Patterns
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

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 […]

Inspirational Quotes From New Thought Teacher Florence Scovel Shinn
Categories: Inspirational Quotes

We really love Florence Scovel Shinn (1871 – 1940). She was a New Thought teacher in the first part of the 20th century and was a very practical woman. She believed that all the philosophy and preaching in the world was absolutely and totally useless if we couldn’t use the knowledge in our day-to-day lives. I […]

4 Adorable “Alice in Wonderland” Coasters
Categories: Fun Time

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
Categories: Fun Time

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
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

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
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

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 […]

Adorable Monogram Cross Stitch Pattern: A Is For Alligator
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns

Check out this adorable “A Is For Alligator” cross stitch pattern, perfect for any kid of any age. There are so many things to love about this funny gator! First of all, check out his eyebrows! They’re so arched they’re not even attached to his body – so funny. Secondly, he’s admiring himself in the mirror of […]

How To Make Your Cross Stitch Masterpiece, Part 1
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

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
Categories: Cross Stitch Patterns, Fun Time

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 […]