Thursday, June 7, 2012

Burlap Bow Crazy!

I said I was taking a blog break but all I could do was think about what to post next and what to photograph.  I guess once a blogger always a blogger.  It's in our blood and we just can't spend too much time away.  So, I'm back and feeling refreshed and ready to roll.

I did manage to get a few small projects done.  I have become obsessed with this burlap ribbon that I ordered from etsy.  I made a burlap pillow, of course, and the little pin that you see in the center came from Ness at Marley and Lockyer.



I love the look you get from adding a burlap bow to these cute painted mirrors...


I could just see these grouped on a wall.


I didn't stop there, oh no.  I just had to add another burlap bow to this cute basket.  The pendant in the center was found at Michaels.
I love it!

Gizzy says I better not try putting one of those burlap bows on her.
That's why she's ignoring me.
Okay that's it.  Time to get out there this weekend and create, make, bake, sew, photograph, write, repurpose, build and find something wonderful and share it with us.

                                          ~~hugs~~
                                            Sissie

25 comments:

Helen said...

What wonder! I am going out to my stash right now and finding some burlap strapping and see if I can make a bow. Thanks for the idea.

Pam @ Frippery said...

I am going on the hunt for that burlap ribbon. You have inspired me!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

All your burlap bows look great, Sissie! It seems to be very versatile that you can use it on all these different items. I have some burlap garland, but it looks like the ribbon you got is easier to deal with.

NanaDiana said...

LOL- Well, THAT was quite a break! You must have put on your supercharged boots and ran right back to blogland!

I love your burlap bows. They are just darling on everything...except, of course, Gizzy~If you put a bow on him Gizzy will surely want to come live with me then! Happy Weekend- xo Diana

Aledia said...

I love all your burlap bows and bling!!
You are such an inspiration...have a great weekend!!

(hugs)
Aledia @ Plum Perfect

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

Oh Sissy....you've got it going on once AGAIN! That burlap ribbon is just the cutest ~ and all the things you've done with it ~ ADORABLE....looks like Burlap Fever is catching!

June said...

Such cute accents for so many things Sissie. Thanks for the inspiration. I can't tell you how much your ideas help get my creative juices going.
hugs...

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Hi Sissy, I love your burlap bows.... their so pretty.
Hugs~~~ Daphne

Janae said...

Love the bows & your kitty is so cute!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I'm a burlap bow fan too...just purchased a few rolls of some beautiful green burlap...looking forward to making some projects with it. Love that clock pentant.

Blessings,
Linda

Lululiz said...

Aaaah, you worked your Sissie magic again. They look just wonderful.

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Your burlap bows are great..I love the hanging clock too. So glad to see blogger started working for you! Our one kitten is looking more and more like Gizzy everyday!

Rebecca said...

Totaleee love the bows. Yummmm-eeeee!

xoRebecca

Riet said...

Oh wow, gorgeous bow with that beautiful pin. Such a great idea too.
I will come see you again after my vacation.

Lynn-Teacupstitches said...

Hi Sissie!

Well your break only lasted a couple days and mine 6 months HA!!
As creative as you are I knew you would be back soon :-)

I just love your burlap bows and the inspirational projects you design and share with us!!
Have a happy day!

Lynn

Debbie said...

Love the bows, Sissie. The pins add the perfect touch of prettiness.
xxxooo

Dorthe said...

Oh I love your burlap Sissie,the bows are so beautiful on your pillows-
and I love the one with the watch ,on the basket-so very lovely .
But burlap on sweet Gizzy will schratch-so I understand she ignores you,LOL.
Hugs to you dear.
dorthe

Cindy said...

Ok, i tried to copy you and make a burlap bow on my lamp frame, and it looks like a big fat floppy mess! Yours always look so cute... and i have one suggestion for Gizzy... RUN!

Cindy

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love the burlap bows! Cute!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Those daring bows are the perfect finishing touch!

At the 11th hour a miracle has happened. I knew it would :) He is ever faithful. Details will follow soon. Thank you for your constant friendship.

I hope one happens for you too.

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Would love to have one of these bows. Their to cute.
Yep I thought of taking a break myself honey but I think of all of you guys every day so it would be hard to do.
Glad your back and I am praying for your pretty kitty that there is no more fabric left.
Love
Maggie

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Sissie, your burlap bows and bling are so cute on everything.
Just wanted to stop by and thank you for your congrats on my magazine feature. I appreciate it and you so much! Hope you're having a lovely weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Nancy's Notes said...

Sissy girl, that is beautiful! I love everything you create, you are so clever!

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