Friday, July 16, 2010

Hot Pink Saturday!

Hi Bloggerettes!  One word....IT'S HOT !!!  It's Hot Pink Saturday
hosted by Beverly at How Sweet The Sound.
Look at this before picture of a sweet little chair that I found for nothing.  The humidity was so high when I took this photo the lens fogged up!
Anyway, hope you can see it.  Here's the before...
And, here's the after....
It's been given the heirloom white treatment
and pink toile on the seat...

This is a bench that I have had forever.  I can't begin to tell you how many times I have recovered it.

I'll let you in on a little secret if you won't tell anyone.
I haven't stapled the fabric down yet.  I just tucked it under for the photo.  I'm still trying to decide if I like it or not.  What do
you think?

My little Great Neice, my sister's first grandchild is the cutest
pink I've seen for awhile.

I found the little rocker she's sitting in at a thrift store.
Painted it pink, of course.  Seeing her in it melts my heart!

Be sure and go over to see Beverly for some
more pinkness!



jenna @ alittlebleu said...

i LOVE the fabric! you must use it :)

someplace in thyme said...

You did a great job on the chair Sissie, but I have to say, your great niece steals the show. What a sweetheart, Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Brenda-shabbycatsandroses said...

Hi Sissie :) It's been pretty hot & humid here in Michigan too! But, we had central air installed on Monday, so it's been really nice & COOL in the house! Okay, first, the redo of that chair is beautiful....I'd keep that pretty fabric on the bench...afterall, it's PINK, lol....and your grand niece is such a cutie-pie in that adorable pink outfit!!

Wishing you a Happy (and hopefully cooler) Pink Saturday!!

Warmest hugs, Brenda

Atelier de Charo said...

What a fantastic transformation, you always doing beautiful things.

Happy Pink Saturday!


The Polka Dot Closet said...

OK, pink baby in a pink chair wins my vote! I like the stool also and that toile on the chair is wonderful!!!!


Blondie's Journal said...

Very pretty pinks!! Love the chair and bench...being partial to sea things, I say keep the fabric! :-)

Your grandniece {?} is precious and so pretty in pink. Got to love little girls!!

Have a marvelous weekend, my friend!


Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your little chair is really cute! But... that little Cutie in the last photo is precious-look at the outfit and that smile, too fun!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Ooohhh, I LOVE your pink toile chair and the stool too. The pink rocker is darling but your little great niece steals the show with all the best pinks! She's so adorable! Happy Pink Saturday weekend, Sissie girl!


Linda @ A La Carte said...

Such sweet pinks. I love that makeover on that chair. I like that fabric but I think that is smart to make sure before you staple!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your great niece is adorable, Sissie! I love her outfit. Start her out early with the pink and she'll be hooked! : ) Love the chair and I do like that fabric on the bench. It makes me think of that red and white paper I did on my tray ~ it was different for me, but I kind of like it. At least its pink!

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Love all the pink, your great niece is so cute! Love the chair transfomation... and the fabric looks great on the bench!!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend... stay cool~~~Daphne


Hi Sissie, I love your cute chair and I really love the pink bench cover with the starfish! Your great nice is just darling in her little pink outfit and pink rocking chair! Thank you for shairng all your fun pink lovelies!

~Deborah~ said...

Sweeeet! ...everything, especially that doll in the pink rocker! How cute is she??!!!
Love her outfit, too!

Deborah in NC

Kathy said...

Hey sister...
cute chair redo and that little angel in the pink chair= priceless.
Loved catching up with you...
I love seeing what your up to...makes me feel like life is normal here.
Have a wonderful weekend sweetie!
xoxo~Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Oh Sissie...I LOVE, LOVE the pink starfish fabric! I think it is a keeper!~Hugs, Patti

Sandy~Romantique Inspirations~ said...

Wow Sissie, What a difference that chair turned out to be and all the rest of your redo's look terrific!

Awww that smile..... she is adorable and so is the outfit!

Happy Pinks*

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Sissie I sure have missed coming by here to visit you honey.
Everytime I do I spend forever in awe of all your beautiful things.
I love the pink fabric but your absolutely right your great neice is the best pink picture ever. She is too precious.
Love ya

Ann said...

I adore the fabric-you need to go ahead and staple. Just beautiful, and your great niece is so adorable.

~ Regan said...

Oh my gosh, she is a cutie! She's growing up too fast! Wasn't she JUST born?? ;) Love that little grin!~

I really like that bench- good bones! No wonder you've had it for a while and reused it so much. I would, too!

And lastly, I have to say, isn't it amazing what a good coat of paint can do?? Love the pink toile. I should have known you would pic that to recover the seat! :P Lovely!
Have a great weekend!

Tarnished and Tattered said...

My Sweet Sissie Girl,
Have you ever found a piece of junk, furniture, lamp whatever & said 'no, I can't work my magic on that'? I doubt it. That before pic is pretty sad, I can understand why it was free. But your redo, Now That's What I'm Talkin About!! It's been Sissified!
And that sweet little neice, that outfit she's wearing is the CUTEST! My kids would have had that covered in snot & stuff in no time flat.
Keep the fabric, love it.
Your loving blogger friend, Lisa

Claudia said...

Oh my gosh, your greatniece is adorable! What a cutie! Love what you did with the chair - amazing what paint does! It is ridiculously hot and humid here, too. Have a great weekend, Sissy!


Snappy Di said...

I am soooo lovin' the fabric on the little bench. So girlified!


Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Loving the pink and the white together. :-)

Have a fabulous weekend!

Mary said...

Oh my, what a cutie your great-niece is ;) Love her outfit and that pink rocker, too! Happy Pink Saturday~

rosechicfriends said...

Hi Sissie!
I LOVE that fabric...its fresh and summery! And that cute lil sweetie in the rocker is just so precious and pink to!

Happy PINK!

Marydon said...

G'morn, sweet Sissie ~
What a gem the wee one is, so adorable in that luscious pink chair & outfit!

I love the fabric for the bench! Start stapling, my friend. The chair is so pretty.

You do have that magical touch, Sissie.

Happy PS,
Have a lovely summer day ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Diane said...

Oh my, Sissie! That "homely" little chair has turned into a beautiful princess chair!
Before - I probably wouldn't have given it a second glance. But you used your white and pink magic as usual!

Rebecca said...

Happy Pink Saturday SissyGirl!

Now...that chair is 2die4! I'm LOVIN' IT! YOU ARE GOOD! I mean....GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD!

Love to you Oh Talented One~


A Write Life said...

Love the fabric. Too cute. It's perfect.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What wonderful transformations!!
The chairs are so lovely!!
I like the fabric and the way it looks!
I would get that stapler out!!



The Knitwit Knitter said...

Awesome job on the chairs!! Your grand niece is a cutie!!

LemonyRenee' said...

Love the bench! That starfish fabric is wonderful. But that little girl?! Someone get me a spoon, I could just eat her right up!

Bunny said...

That fabric is just wonderful and that little cutie on the chair just adorable.

Riet said...

That couch is beautiful and the baby adorable Sissie. Love your work as always.

One Cheap B*tch said...

I love your starfish fabric - staple it down, staple it down! =)


Artist Terri Smith said...

In love with the starfish fabric! But more in love with that sweet babyface in the pink rocking chair!

Hugs & Georgia Sunshine,

Low Tide High Style said...

Sissie, staple that fabric down girl it's perfect!! And your great niece is too the chair too!

Kat :)

Terry said...

Hi Sissie - I love your blog and will be watching for more great pillows in your Etsy shop! I'll be featuring your blog tomorrow on my blog and my weekly feature, "Sunday Blog Love." I'll hope you stop over and check it out! Have a great weekend!

Olivia~ said...

Oh sissie I love the sassy sheashells! What a darling baby! Too cute and of course your chair redo wonderful! So funny, my camera has been doing the foggy thin

Diane said...

ugggh it's hot here in Arkansas too....
Can I come live with you?
Just askin cause I love everything about your home that you show!
Let me know and I will start packing.

Sares said...

The chair looks beautiful! I like the fabric on the bench, but are you going to want seashells come December? Just curious! That baby girl made MY heart melt and brought a big grin to my face, she is ADORABLE!

My name is PJ. said...

bench - pretty.

chair - beautiful.

great niece - GORGEOUS!

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Hi Sissie!

Oh, the chair came out fantastic! And I like that fabric on the bench. Has a very summer cottage look. but, the cutest today is your niece! What a doll!

Rebecca said...

Hi Sissie
Everything looks beautiful and what a sweet face on that little chair!
Have a wonderful Sunday

rustandruffles said...

Hi Sissie,
Love your have such a keen eye and touch!! Love your sweet grand-niece as well!
Happy day!

~~Carol~~ said...

I love the transformation of that chair, and the bench is gorgeous too, but my favorite pink today is definitely that little cutie in the rocker!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Sonia said...

Beautiful pink fabric on your bench..and that sweet little girl is adorable and the prettiest pink!

Miss Bloomers

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Sissie,

It was lovely to visit you and see all your pretty pinks. Love the sweet chair and the bench, with the pink covering.
Your Great niece is a darling wee girl.
Stay cool and have a great week.


Annesphamily said...

I love the pinks and the little great niece is delightfully adorable! I like that bench cover. Very summery. I posted your button for the giveaway on my side bar. I love it over here! Anne

Barbara Jean said...

Oh to cute chair!!! Amazing what a coat of paint and some sweet pink fabric can do.
And your granddaughter, the sweetest!!

Thanks for your visit to my place.


barbara jean

Cindy@Cutepinkstuff said...

Good idea putting off stapling your bench cover until you're certain you love it. Fits right in with my fear of commitment post! I like it!

Polly said...

That little gal is too cute! And it looks like she just loves the little pink chair you lovingly painted! So sweet!


{Bellamere Cottage} said...

Loved the bench...loved the chair....but that 'lil girlie? She is just tooo darn cute for words. What a sweet little dolly. ADORABLE. :-)


dianaj said...

Love the blog...just joined it and I love the giveaway....

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Now it just doesn't get any better than that adorable little girl in that pink rocker!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

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