I apologize for the weird pink cast to the photo, but this is a beautiful piece. The linen is a neutral sandy color, and the cranberry Belle Soie is a rich maroon color. (The Belle Soie silks are always so lovely to stitch with, and they have a nice sheen to them)
It's been finished and sitting in a drawer FOREVER, waiting for my husband to stitch our name and the year (2011) for the back of the ornament. (I won't even tell you how long it was kitted up waiting to be stitched in the first place) I finally ended up doing it myself, and putting the piece together so it could hang our our tree this past Christmas.
Because his family is very proud of their German heritage, he went with the German wording, but the chart also includes Merry Christmas in English.