If you can’t go to a tropical island, bring the tropical island to you….A staycation tropical get-away in your own back yard. Awww ….Now this is my dream tropical back yard. (pictures courtesy of google) Another Tropical dream garden tucked away from the world. Ok back to my reality….. So staying home this holiday ain’t all bad when a tropical setting on the patio … Continue reading Tropical Tablescape for Two
Happy Fall! Thanks for taking a few moments to visit and read my chit-chat. Well I said I was not going to do any Fall decorating because I did not want Summer to end. But…. To make a long story short, I was searching for a particular Christmas fabric print on Ebay when this print popped up on the sidebar entitled “It Takes a … Continue reading It Takes a Village – Fall Tablescape for two
One sunny day I was laying outside under the palm trees gathering my thoughts looking up to the sky, and it became my next DIY project inspiration. Inspiration: Tropical palm trees I remembered during my purging I had purchased tropical palm fabric by Tommy Bahama. Don’t remember how much per yard it was, but I guarantee it was on sale. Can you believe how much it resembles my garden. … Continue reading Life Under the Palms – table topper and table cloth
Hey there!! How’s your New Year’s Resolutions going? I already broke mine!! 🙂 Whatever! Anyhoo, I wanted to share the re-making of this table runner. I purchased this runner from Ross back in Nov. and couldn’t believe the price $5.99 for chenille, so I decided get it and save it for a January. I like this soft chenille fabric, but it was only 13″ wide. The runners I create are … Continue reading Table Runner, golden chenille with ethnic appeal.
I love sewing and creating quilts. Now I can quilt with pure joy because years back I made custom quilts for clients. It became too much stress and the joy faded so I stopped making them. The bug resurfaced this year and I made two quilts for friends. This inspired me to pull out from storage one of the Christmas quilts I made for myself a few years back for my breakfast table. Using Christmas traditional colors in red, … Continue reading Christmas Quilts
Round table cloths are another favorite. They gracefully fall to the floor like an elegant evening gown. The round table gracefully greeting you in a foyer (via Pinterest) In a corner of a library: A Living room: Elegant dinner table: A little bohemian playfulness: LOVE this!! (via Pinterest) Outdoor garden event. Feeling Pastoral: Toile and checks: I created this little resersible round topper years ago and … Continue reading Dressing The Round Table – Round table cloths and toppers