Dear Diary, the rug is off the frame and it took me hours to clip and press it. The red in the foreground is beautiful though it matches nothing in the room. I do not care. It is right now the first thing I see when I walk in the door. It will become a comfort but first I have to get used to it. I will show you itfinished soon but right now I am just getting acclimatized to itmyself. This morning I had the urge to start another very similar but with a different forground. I may do that yet. I love the blue cove in it and there is not a spec of blue in the room either. Yet it does not take over the room the wsy I thought it might. It needs a frame…stained dark wood. Ahhhh that might change everything about it.