Friday, April 20, 2012

The Pillow I Was Supposed To Post

This is the pillow I intended to photograph and post earlier this week when I posted another pillow for the second time.


I sewed it with an envelope back, using leftover white denim, drop cloth fabric and crocheted trims and buttons.


I added a couple of little stitched stars using embroidery floss, just winging and having fun creating.


I love that it looks kind of feminine which I sometimes crave in my home with three guys. The best part is that I had all the materials on hand. Gotta love a new look for zero dollars!


I haven't been posting as much lately and have had little time for projects at our home these past few weeks. I have been busy after work making cakes for a niece's baby shower, a great-niece's First Holy Communion and helping my sister paint and spruce up her main floor and front walkway for a special dinner party. I'm hoping next week looks better for some project time. What projects have you been working on lately?

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8 comments:

  1. Elizabeth,
    It's very pretty...love the lace.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  2. I love your "winging it" pillow! Hope you're enjoying spending a bit of time on things other than home and blogging. That's healthy too, sometimes! Sometimes I feel like maybe there's such thing as too many projects. They all start to look the same after a while!

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  3. Cute pillow idea....the color combinations are so soft and comfy looking....Mel's Designs

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  4. very sweet, elizabeth! happy weekend!

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  5. Your pillow is so romantic looking. How adorable, and who could beat zero buckaroos?

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  6. I love your pillow. I have been working on pillows too. I did a patchwork one with 5" squares and a simple one out of two large printed napkins and my next one will be from a mans shirt. You have inspired me to look at doing one with lace or maybe a doily.

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  7. You made a great looking pillow. I love how you were able to use different things you already had and combine them for something so pretty. I know what you mean about being busy. I will be in your shoes soon myself. We've got alot of family events coming up so I will be away too. Now, I'm wishing for July to get here. Then, I'll have a light calendar! Ha!

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  8. This is beautiful, Elizabeth!

    I've loved reading about all your painting expeditions too! :)

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