This theme for the Ironcraft Challenge this time was hearts and flowers. During this time of gushing love expressions, I tend to try understating the sentiment. I believe that less is more. Don't get me wrong. I'm all for showing love and sentiments of kindness. I prefer the ones that are subtle and not too showy.
In keeping with the quilting theme I've been on, I appliqued two cups of tea on a table. I enjoy having the time to have a cup of coffee or tea with conversation with my loved ones. It's not the type of coffee or tea (although that can make a difference) or the type of cup, it's the time that I long for. Time for letting the world go by without you. Time to just catch up, be it on daily news or a some life-altering revelation. I love having time to talk and nowhere to go. My piece is all about that. I chose to make the cups different to show that the drinkers were not the same. The more manly mug and the dainty cup suggest that this
What is your favorite way of taking moments with your loved ones? Have you a ritual that you like to do? I'd love to hear about it.