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

Tropical Tablescape for Two

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

A Boho Pillow refreshed and made funky

Is it time to refresh your pillows for Summer?  Sometimes taking an old pillow you love and dressing it up a bit is all you need.  Plus it’s fun to see how creative you can be. I saw this fun pom-pom trim at Hobby Lobby, and thought how cute it would be to accent a bohemian pillow I made a while back. I was not quite sure how I was going … Continue reading A Boho Pillow refreshed and made funky

The Funky Zebra Print…. Floor Pouf – Fabric Leftovers

I think Zebra Print is….well, Funky.  You either love it or look the other way. Exotic Animal fabric prints will always be in my fabric collection. But the Zebra print is my favorite. Last month after finishing the outdoor table runner and a few pillows (See more of that post here) I had more Zebra print fabric left. Inspired by  Jamala over at VivaLaVintageforyourhome stated if you have left over fabric … Continue reading The Funky Zebra Print…. Floor Pouf – Fabric Leftovers

The Pouf. Floor Cushions for outdoor living

I am a true die-hard fan of floor cushions.  When I see floor cushions in a space it indicates to me a relaxed, care free atmosphere.  A laid-back style with a touch of fun releasing the formality of decorating.  That speaks volumes to me because I’m a closet Afrocentric Bohemian Hippie. 🙂 I’ll spare you the pictures…. With all that being said, When my daughter asked me to make her and the grands a few floor … Continue reading The Pouf. Floor Cushions for outdoor living

Aloha….Pillows and cushions for the patio

Does Hawaii come to mind when you see this print?  I’m Loving it!  It’s by Tommy Bahama.Tommy Bahama designer fabrics are my favorite for tropical prints.  This print is called Beach Bounty  and reminds me of our vacation in Maui.  Sipping cocktails from pineapples while relaxing on the beach.  It’s indoor/outdoor fabric purchased from Fabric.com. It also comes in two other colorways. Using this and two coordinating Tommy Bahama prints I wanted to bring a little Hawaiian flair with pillows and floor cushions … Continue reading Aloha….Pillows and cushions for the patio

Lumbar Pillow Wraps

Want a quick and easy way to update the look of your solid color pillows, regardless of the size or shape.  Create Pillow Wraps. Long story short: We needed lumbar pillows for our outdoor chaise lounges.  The chaise lounges from Overstock.com  The four sets I liked (can’t just have one set), the price tag totaled $170.32!  So I needed to think of something less expensive. Purchased a set of 2,  Sunbrella outdoor beige lumbar pillows 12″ x … Continue reading Lumbar Pillow Wraps