The inspiration for black, white with jute all over AfroBoho Floor Cushion

I was sorting out my fabric scrap bag and found four prints in black and white. Not quite a yard of each and not sure what to make with them, back in the bag they went. Later same day, on Pinterest searching for studio wall art ideas I saw this picture…how is this for boho dreamy kick off your flip flops and stay awhile. ūüôā¬† … Continue reading The inspiration for black, white with jute all over AfroBoho Floor Cushion

Mi Casa Tu Casa Village Quilt Floor Cushion

Making a village quilt was such a fun project! Time consuming but fun! I was inspired to do a village quilt from two art pieces we have by Andrea BeLoff.¬† I love the feel of her art. Especially her tropical collection. This one is called “Tropical Holiday”. Imagine sitting at the window of your tropical island cottage, shutters open, just sitting, sipping tea and enjoying … Continue reading Mi Casa Tu Casa Village Quilt Floor Cushion

Going Green for Spring 2019/ Refreshing with Pillows

This year I’m using green accent pillows around the house to refresh and welcome Spring. I was motivated to bring in more of the color green after viewing Angelic Interior Designs by Shenell¬† shown here on YouTube.¬† I have always loved green and have always used it in my home. But I’m adding more “soft surroundings” in this lush color green.¬† My reference to soft … Continue reading Going Green for Spring 2019/ Refreshing with Pillows

African print fabric / Using Appliques and Yarn on pillows

In November 2018 I was surfing online at etsy.com.¬† I came across a shop called Tess World Designs offering beautiful African print fabrics. I purchased 2 yards of this red and gold metallic cowrie shell print fabric. ¬† 100% cotton. Only $7.00 a yard.¬† Fits my budget and it’s my favorite color red. First thought after receiving:¬† Very light weight.¬† I would need to line … Continue reading African print fabric / Using Appliques and Yarn on pillows

Pillow Bling – DIY Pillows-how to cover flaws in fabric

This Spring I wanted to spruce up our patio¬†by making new cushions for the patio furniture.¬† I was hunting for¬†a¬†tropical Sunbrella (outdoor)¬†fabric until I came across¬†this Richloom designer fabric for $4.00 a yard¬†¬†(normally sells for $20.00 ++ a yard).¬†¬† Needless to say my hunt for outdoor fabric¬†just went out the door.¬† Eureka, so I thought. Until I inspected¬†all 11 yards that¬†I purchased.¬† Sometimes things are … Continue reading Pillow Bling – DIY Pillows-how to cover flaws in fabric