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