If you would like to read an article on the history of Baar and Beards you can find it here. Be sure to scroll down a little bit to the bottom of the questions and answers section.
My current stitching project is just about done. I need bead the butterflies:
Here are a few close up photos:
The blackwork area with my tatted flowers. Yes, I made the flowers myself.
The dangling hearts are embroidered with Watercolor threads from The Caron Collection.
I'll have this finished up either tonight or tomorrow and then I'll post another photo.