In my new found love of needled crafts, I have stumbled upon crossstitch. Lovely, humble, folksy crossstitch! But they've come a long way since "Home Sweet Home" (although those possess a certain simple elegance of their own). Nowadays you can buy all sorts of phrases stitched neatly on pillows and frames. I ran across "The Dude abides", "Looks like you've got a case of the Mondays" and "I ♥ porn".
Those kitchy phrases are good for a laugh or two, but I am much more fond of crossstitched images-especially pretty, clear animal friends. Charming and sweet, like these: