Sunday, February 20, 2011

~shabby rose french country vintage pillow~

we just had three straight days of sun here in the northwest


it made my heart sing, and sure put me in the mood for fluffing and changing things up

and in the midst of it i had this pink thing going on

~yes, pink~

i know, it must be spring

i love vintage linens, i use them to make my stamped ribbons and pillows and ruffles for my burlap runners

and so with spring in the air (at least for three days)

i decided to combine my love of vintage linens, pillows and this new thing for ~pink~

and ~ta-da~
here it is, my shabby rose french country pillow

kinda reminds me of cabbages and roses, but a little more free-spirited

i made it into a longer pillow (16x24"), so it would be comfy on a sofa or bed

or even out on the porch

not sure how long the pink will stay, i have this stunning aqua linen just calling out to me.......

I'm linking up with these wonderful blogs

The Girl Creative
Between Naps on the Porch
Keeping it Simple
Sew can do


classic • casual • home said...

Lovely. So feminine.
Mary Ann

Blondie's Journal said...

The pillow is sp pretty, Tracey! I would love to see what you do with the aqua. I am doing my family room in white with aqua accents!


♥ Miss Tea said...

I love it! it's so beautiful! I just love floral fabrics for cushion, they're just so lovely!

Grandma Nina said...

Very pretty. I love pink and roses. Nice job.

Kristin said...

Very pretty! Floral is so nice on pillows; beautifully done!

MessyMissy said...

Gorgeous linen. I love the look of it on the porch rocker. I would love it if you link up to my party, A Marvelous Mess. I will be picking one project to feature on the sidebar of my blog for a week!! Here is the link:

WhiteWhispers2u said...

I too was lovin the sun! Th Roses look great.I am ready for spring.Snow this week though Ugh! ~Cheers Kim

SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime said...

Thanks for stopping by and leaving a positive comment. I'm your 205th follower and I hope you'll choose to follow me back for more mutual blog visits :) Btw, that pillow is so adorable.

WonderWhyGal said...

beautiful! We had an icestorm last night so...seeing the beautiful flowers brightens my day.

sissie said...

Ooh, I love this fabric! What a beautiful shabby rose pillow.


linda t said...

I just found another vintage pillow case this morning at Savers for 50 cents. Very similar to your pillow fabric. Nothing better than the feel of vintage sheets!

Vintage Home said...

Oh my! Your fabric pillow! City Cottage is featuring the same fabric in her blog! I love that fabric and pick it up whenever I see it!....So soft!
I realy like it on your chair!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Wow, you had me at shabby rose! I love that fabric!


The Lovely in Life said...

So precious!

Shabby Soul said...

I love vintage linens, too! I have a box full that I have been hoarding to make a quilt with. I love the pillow!

Naturally Carol said...

Hi Tracey..just found you on the 'tickled pink' linky party. I love your cushion..I think I'm in the mood for pink roses today fact I love making cushions as well. Don't they just dress a room? Go where your fancy takes you..all colours are beautiful!

Heavenly Savings said...

Cute Blog! I’m a new follower Happy Friday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!

Emily said...

Love this pillow! You did such a great job. I have been wanting to make some shabby chic looking I am really inspired.

Amy said...

Really cute! I love any kind of vintage linens. I made a bunting for my girl's room out of a pillow case that looks a lot like this one! Great minds think alike! Beautiful!

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