Thursday, August 26, 2010

Shaking Things Up!

Hi Bloggerettes!  I ran out of burlap!!!!! Ekkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk!!!!!

So, off to my fabric stash I went and found some fall looking floral cotton.  Now, I don't mean to shock you, but I decided it was time to
shake things up a bit, you know, get a new look, a new groove,
something different, fresh, innovative, awe inspiring!!  Whew, I'm tired now, so how about a picture.....

Oh, would you like to see that chair a little better?
I bought two of them about twelve years ago. Back when I had no sense about prices and being thrifty. They cost an arm and a leg, but I just loved them and HAD TO HAVE THEM!   They were handpainted for heavens sake, so that justified the price, I right??

Ooops, I goofed.  I started this post yesterday and last night
I found some BURLAP!  It was hidden way in the back of the closet.
So, I whipped up this little number.  Sweet ain't she?
Ruffle mania!!!
Love this silky ribbon.

My blog anniversary is coming up next week, so I need to think of something wonderful to giveaway. 
I just love all of you to pieces and wish that we could all have a big ole group hug.  Sorry, I'm gettin sloppy, but I do love you!


Claudia said...

Pillows and fabric = gorgeous. Love that floral print.

And those chairs are so, so pretty. I can see why you had to have them.


Elaine said...

Love the floral pillow in yellow..and that ruffle on burlap is heavenly.
I bet you don't let anyone sit on those chairs...they are pretty neat

Nancy's Notes said...

OH girl, you know how to make a great pillow, that burlap and lace is just beautiful! Sissy, I love those chairs, of course they were worth it, they are gorgeous!

Have a nice day!


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Two of those chairs, you say? : ) Love them! I think your floral pillow goes very well on that chair.

No track lighting covers from that light company, Sissie! Bummer. I would definitely have done something with mine.

Dorthe said...

Sweet lady,
the floral print pillow are beautifull,
uuhhhh and so are those chairs, LOVE themthey are so special, -you have taken good care of them, still looking brand new, and pritty,-----
and the burlap/ruffle combination is gorgeus, dear.
Hugs, Sissie, from me.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I am trying not to get lost in the closet. OMG, did it need organizing!
Glad you found your burlap...another great pillow!

TinyBear said...

You always comes up with the cutests projects Sissis - love your pillows.

oh - and thanks for popping over and enter my giveaway ;D
Wishing you a wonderful day
xo Tina

Riet said...

More beautiful pillows Sissie. I love love the florals You have such a great taste.

Cherished Treasures said...

Love the floral pillow. I am always changing thing to suite my whim. After all that is a woman's right. LOL ;-)
Hugs, Carol

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Happy Early Blogiversary!

Oooo, I just love that fabric, it has such a warm vintage feel. :-)


Tara said...

Sissie you are so clever!!..
Have a great day..xx

Petite Michelle Louise said...

wow..i LOVE the way you "shake things up" mon amie!! Just lovely!

Alicia ~ time worn style said...

Love that yellow floral cushion, it reminds me that spring is on its way yay!!! chairs are very sweet too, well worth it I say.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your new floral fabric pillow is pretty! I am absolutely lovin' those chairs-the backs are really neat!

Marsha (Sassy Mini Dolls) said...

So glad you found more burlap, Sissie!!! Love that pillow!!!


Collected Treasures...for the home, heart & soul said...

I don't get out much these days, but when I do I always enjoy it here......beautiful fabric and adore the satin pink ribbon...yummy.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love you too Sissie! Your pillows are always so cute. Love the yellow print and it looks great on the chair!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love you to pieces too. BIG HUG. I love the pretty print, it is so fresh and pretty. The burlap is wonderful with the ruffle. You did good on both. Your chairs are wonderful. I say it is ok to splurge. Hope you are having a super day. Hugs, Marty

Polly said...

Love the floral print!

Isn't it funny that running out of burlap can throw us into a tizzy?!?!?! Tee hee!!

You are so creative!! I always love seeing what you're up to!


Tarnished and Tattered said...

Dear Sissie,
I missed you! I've taken to my bed. Summer with my kids finally exhausted me. LOL I love the yellow floral fabric. It looks like a vintage pillow case. I would have paid a fortune for the chairs too. Their awesome. I thought for a minute someone had hijacked your blog! I mean, Sissie out of burlap?? No Way! Hummm, blog anniversary, giveaway....that burlap pillow in the previous post with the doily on it. The one with the bird cage & runner. Yes, that one, that's my pick~ Lisa

Lisa said...

Your handpainted chairs are so scrumptious, I can see why they had to come home with you! I love handpainted furniture. It is such a sweet look.
PS And I love your pillow too.:)

Theresa said...

AGHHHHHH out of burlap!!! It can't be!!! Although that did give you the opportunity to make a new lovely! I think the vintage yellow floral is perfect for fall. I bet someone will snatch it up in a hurry! But then... you found burlap and was able to save the day! "Super Sissie saves the day... burlap found"! LOL and it's a good thing cuz I gotta tell you, nobody does burlap like you do! Have a great night! Theresa xoxo

CHERI said...

Love the pillow...Love the chair....Love everything you do:)

Allison said...

I love love love that ruffled burlap pillow! Your floral one is very pretty as well. Your pillows are yummy!

Shelia said...

Hi Sissie!! That's a pretty little pillow even if it's not burlap! Oh, and I'm so glad ou found some! You make froo froo so well. Love the silky ruffly ribbon!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Atelier de Charo said...

Love your pillows, so pretty fabric and of course pretty burlap!


The Inspired Nest said...

The pillows are just so pretty! I am in love with the chairs and they look amazing next to the dresser! I love all your ruffles. They make me smile..

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Dear Sissie,

Well.... WE LOVE YOU TOO!!

Your pillows are all lovely all of the time!!

I think you are the Sweetest Gal!!

Hugs, Smiles and Soft Pillow Dreams,


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Sissie, Your ruffled pillows are the best! I also love the vintage look of the floral. I can see why you had to have those chairs...fantastic.
Hugs, Sherry

Barbara said...

I love both your pillows Sissie! The floral one looks vintage. The chair is very sweet too.

Hugs XX
Moore Whimsies

Tales From My Empty Nest said...

I absolutely love that burlap pillow with the beautiful ruffle on it. I can't wait to try my hand at making some things out of burlap. I am loving it more and more in decorating. The floral pillow is so pretty too. I am just sick that I did not get to see your booth when I was down visiting in your area. That will be on my list for the next trip. Love & blessings from NC!

Tracie~MyPetiteMaison said...

Oh Sissie,
I love everything! So glad you found some burlap after all but I hear you on getting tired of things. When we've had it, we've had it, right? What is the item on your dresser? Looks like metal and glass case... whatever it is, I love it! Sorry it's taken me so long to get over here but so glad I did. Have a great weekend!

Debra@Common Ground said...

Oh Sissie we should know you've got a "stash" of burlap hidden somewhere around the house. They say thats what all addictive personalities have, aaaaahhhh...kinda like my chocolate stash! It may not be in plain sight, but if you dig hard enough you can turn some up! te he. Love the chairs. They have a "Swedish" look to them!
Big Hugs...

Mary Ellen said...

Oh so pretty Sissie! Love the chair and I love the ruffle on the pillow! Did you make the ruffle or did the ribbon come like that?

raggygirlvintage said...

Lovely as always Sissie, seems like we both have a bit of a yellow thing going on, I see yellow in your fabric too!! The ribbon ruffle is just beautiful:-)

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

The chairs are wonder you HAD to have them! I love all that you show us! Great pillow!~Hug back to you! Patti

Karen said...

OH MY! I love that chair! Yup! Pure and simply love it.
You are so funny. So you just continue to shake things up my friend. We all need to do that every once in a while.
:) Happy blogaversary - how many?
My wedding anniversary is next monday - THIRTY YEARS! Holy cow where did the years go?
Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs. Karen

maría cecilia said...

Hola Sissie, beautiful floral cotton and the chair is such a darling pretty!!! And your burlap cushion is amazing, I love, love, love it!!!!
maria cecilia

Himmelriket said...

Lovely floral cotton and I want that amazing chair ;)

Fatima -Scrapart said...

Hi,I'm following your blog now. It's wonderful!!!The fabric is lovelly,is perfect.I love Cottage style,the chair is gorgeous,wow!!!This style is very charming. Hugs.Fatima-Scrapart.

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Your pillows are always so pretty! I just love
to stop here to visit! Girl, you better go and get more burlap!!

have a sweet weekend!


someplace in thyme said...

Sissie, I am in love with your pretty chairs. I can see why you would fork over a little more than maybe you thought you should, but they look like they are so worth it.
Yellow is my favorite color and the painting on the backs is beautiful.
Thankyou so much for all your lovely comments, I really do appreciate them.
You had better get as much of that burlap as you can, because if I find it, I am bringing it all home. HA!! Char

My Grama's Soul said...

Oh Sissie.....I am always awed and amazed at the wonderful things you "just whip up". Just beautiful.......



bj said...

OMGosh...that ruffled burlap pillow is AWESOMELY BEAUTIFUL !!
With the party going on at Kelee's place today, I have been teary all day long..just reading my post of my two grands being hurt so badly brings me to tears...then, knowing they were both brought back to health makes me cry again. Oh, dear, I can see I am going to have to go to bed early tonight with 2 Tylenol PM's.
Seeing your pretty pillows and chairs has made me smile, tho. :)
xo bj

Ms. Bake-it said...

Love your chairs! So totally justified Sissie! You are too funny... Love the pillow you just "whipped up." The yellow floral pattern has a vintage look to it. It is very pretty.

Hugs back to you!

~ Tracy

Ms. Bake-it said...

Love your chairs! So totally justified Sissie! You are too funny... Love the pillow you just "whipped up." The yellow floral pattern has a vintage look to it. It is very pretty.

Hugs back to you!

~ Tracy

One Cheap B*tch said...

That pillow is STUNNING! So glad you found a secret stash of burlap! It's like finding money in your coat pocket from last year!


Beansieleigh said...

Oh Sissie, I always love your work! The pillows are beautiful, and your chair is not only very sweet, but inspiring as well! I have a computer/desk chair/OLD KITCHEN chair that could use a makeover, now that it's been moved to my bedroom.. But then again, my whole bedroom could really use a makeover! (Sigh).. We'll see what I can do. Patience is a virtue, right?!.. Have a wonderful weekend! ~tina

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