YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY...
It is a great source of amusement to many of my nearest and dearest who know me well that I am totally incapable of following instructions to the letter. It doesn't matter whether it's a recipe or pattern, I just have a tendency to veer off course and *cough* do my own thing. Julia could give you many examples, I'm sure, lol!!
And that happened with the cross stitch - it's supposed to be a Christmas one but the colours morphed!And now it's more of a Spring version.... I really like it, I know there's Christmas trees and reindeer but it just doesn't fit that brief anymore. I've also stopped the pattern early and am not going to put the squirrels in at the top, I like the design just how it is. It's going on the JanCave wall and I might do a cooler version in blues next (I'm not exactly low on floss lol!)
And as for the orange thread highlighted last week, there were some good guesses but it created little foxes...I'm not going to outline the designs either but leave them naive and folksy. Talking of floss: