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

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

Fabric Fancy / DIY Floral Pillow

Sometimes I purchase fabric solely because it’s a good deal, too good to pass up. And yet I have no idea at that time of purchase what to do with it.  A very bad combination.  But I know we have all been there.  Seriously this was so very inexpensive I felt like running out of the store (after purchase) yelling for my husband to “START … Continue reading Fabric Fancy / DIY Floral Pillow