I decided to do the round Rhodes stitch for the "spots" on the alligator. To remember which spots had the dots, I stitched while looking at my last blog post. The freckles are navy smyrna crosses. The irises are alternating slanted gobelin, and the yellow of the eyes is slanted gobelin to fit the space.
I received a shipment of Painted Pony's angel ornaments. The following are a sampling of what arrived.