Every now and then, I like to change things a bit in my surroundings. This time, it was a small change, but one that I think I'm going to enjoy for the winter at least. I moved a cubby-hole cabinet from my study out to the living room next to my stitching chair.
Now I have a place to display some of my stitching items and have them close at hand. The painted sign on top was painted by my mother when I was small ~ it adorned my toy shelf once upon a time!
I don't remember where the little brown bunny came from, but he makes me smile! The acorn is a thimble holder and was a gift from one of my closest friends! The tall wooden box is a sewing box that belonged to my great grandmother a century ago. It still houses her old thimbles (which delightfully, are just my size!) and a couple smaller wooden needle boxes.
As I was rearranging, I realized that the "wandering jew" plant had grown out onto the floor and was wandering under the plant stand and around the base of the chair. I draped it up over St. Francis in order to clean. I think I'm going to leave it to wander there for the time being!
On many of the Scandinavian blogs, I've been seeing this lovely plant, known as Angel Vine, and have been wanting to find one. At Echter's Greenhouse in Colorado, they had lots of them, and one came home with me! I love the bright little green leaves on the deep brown stems. I may eventually train this up over a miniature arbor, but for now I'm content to let it send tendrils cascading over the sides of the pot!