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. 🙂  … 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

Coastal Sealife Pillows and Coastal Decor

It’s been hot, hot, hot!!  Temps reaching 90+ and the humidity makes it feel over 100. The only place for me is the beach.My imaginative vision for a dreamy beach front cottage makes relaxing at the beach even more enjoyable. Sun, Sea, Sand, Sip, Snack, Nap, Dream……… Thru the years I have collected coastal décor items for my dream beach cottage ( a girl can … Continue reading Coastal Sealife Pillows and Coastal Decor

Summer Bedroom refresh with Yellow and White

It’s Summer and time to freshen up the bedroom in sunny yellow and white embroidered pillows. Starting out with my favorite white ruffle duvet cover and shams. Adding yellow silk embroidered euro pillows I made years ago. I purchased this fabric from a custom drapery and quilt workroom.  Can you believe it was less than $1.00 a yard.  Tip: If you are looking for designer … Continue reading Summer Bedroom refresh with Yellow and White

Petal Taffeta goes Shabby Chic – DIY Pillows

Hi there, I hope you had a wonderful week-end.  Yesterday, Sunday, (my favorite day of the week) was a bright, sunny beautiful day.    It turned out to be a Do nothing, Snuggle up, Sleep In, Stay in bed, kind of morning.  But I finally decided to come out from hiding and make the bed. Making the bed each morning is some what of a ritual for me something I am adamant about.  A … Continue reading Petal Taffeta goes Shabby Chic – DIY Pillows

Indian Paisley Bed Runner and Large Pillow – DIY

This particular fabric by Kravet is titled Latika Festival.  It’s a Damask fabric,  an Indian Paisley print made of 100% linen.  It can run up to $30.00 a yard. You have seen it in many design applications I’m sure. From draperies, pillows, upholstery to bedding.  I think it’s a gorgeous print. The only way I can describe it in “my” dictionary of design terms is having a bold print, soft undertones with an … Continue reading Indian Paisley Bed Runner and Large Pillow – DIY