Monday, December 13, 2010

Pink Toile

Hi Bloggerettes!  I'm sure everyone's busy with Holiday stuff but there is still time for decorating non holiday too.  I made these pink toile panels and had them hanging in the guest bedroom. 

When I placed all of my vintage and pink ornaments on the dining table it screamed for more pink in the room!  So I moved the pink
toile to the dining room and here they are.  What do you think?

I am probably committing a major decorating faux pas
by mixing fabrics but I think the giraffe fabric on the bench adds a sense of fun and whimsey, yes?

Gabby and Gizzy say hi!



Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Sissie the panels look gorgeous and I DO like them with the giraffe print fabric on the bench! I think it really makes a statement! Simply lovely, as is your beautiful dining room! ~Hugs, Patti

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

Hi Sissie :) I really love the Pink Toile panels in your Dining room, and no, you are NOT commiting a faux paux ~ actually, I think it really looks good together, not to mention that there is some soft shades of brown in the toile. When you use different patterns and textures, it all works well if they all carry some of, or all of, the same colors, whether you use plaids, stripes, florals, etc... so Sissie, from what I can see of the picture, you did a very good job!!

Warmest hugs, Brenda

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

You know Sweetie I love the look of a few patterns in a room and yours looks lovely. I adore the pattern in your toile, so soft and pretty. Lord knows I'm not a beige person but there are many that love it. Honoring our differences makes life fun doesn't it? Just do what makes YOU happy. I must also say that your diningroom table is stunning. I love all those spindles going on in the center.

~ ~ Ahrisha~ ~

Debra@Common Ground said...

ohmygosh, I'm drooling!!! These are fabulous!! I really love the giraffe with the pink. Pink and brown look wonderful together!!

Abby's Paperie Garden said...

Make your rules about mixing and've done it beautifully!!!!

A Cottage Muse said...

How rich looking! Just beautiful Sissie!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Sissie it looks gorgeous to me. I think your mix and match taste is impeccable! Hi Gizzy and Gabby!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Oh, Sissie girl, you have me drooling! I am over the top in love with your pink toile panels! Wish I could find that fabric here! I think your giraffe and toile look fabulous together! I love your decorating style! Yummy!

Christmas blessings,

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Sissie, that room just could not get any prettier. Those toile panels are the icing on the cake. You do know that animal print counts as a neutral and goes with anything don't you? The toile and that animal print on the bench are perfect together!!

Victoria said...

Oh wooooow Sissie, those are to die for!!!! And I don't think you could ever commit a fabric faux paux, you have too much of an eye for beauty:)

Jane said...

Hi Sissie,
Your curtains are gorgeous! Love the fabric and I think it looks great with the animal print. You have a great decorating eye!
I can't find a link to email you....could you email me and I'll respond with my address for the fabulous giveaway I won ( excited)

The Inspired Nest said...

I love the toile panels! And I think they look great with the bench.

Incipient Wings said...

stunning! everything looks festive and gorgeous!!!
kitties too:)

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I don't think it is a faux pas...but if it what do they know?? I think it is fabulous!!

One Cheap B*tch said...

Gorgeous! And I actually like them with the giraffe print.


Barbara said...

It really looks wonderful Sissie! I wouldn't change a thing.

Hugs XX

Sharing Shadymont said...

If this is a decorating faux paux, then I want to make one too! This is gorgeous! WOW!!!
B E A U T I F U L !!!

Sandy~Romantique Inspirations~ said...

OMGOSH Sissie, the room looks fabulous with those darling panels.. I think it's all pulled together so nicely.... I love it all! You always come up with somethings Grand! Would make a great header too.

Big Hugs*

Malisa said...

Love Gabby and Gizzy and your pink toile drapes look like a million!


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love a little bit of animal print in a room, Sissie! I think the toile panels looks great in your dining room. It's nice to mix things up a bit and sometimes the outcome is even better than you thought. What a beautiful fabric.

Donna said...

Your toile curtains are tres magnifique, Sissie! I adore all things toile, and these are gorgeous! And a touch of whimsy is a good thing for any room! Those kitties sure our cute, looks like they may be looking to get into some mischief,though!

Suzann said...

Hello Sissy,
I love those pink toile curtains your dining room looks stunning!!
HappY HoLiDaYs!

Blondie's Journal said...

I think it looks absolutely wonderful and stylish!! You did a great job, Sissie! :-)


Allison said...

Sissie, that room is a masterpiece! It is beautiful. I love the prints together. It is gorgeous and fun. Great captions with your kitty photos.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

The mixture of fabrics make it look like a decorator did it! I have never been able to find pink toile, where did you get it? It is gorgeous!


The Tattered Cottage said...

Sissie -
It looks gorgeous!! I LOVE the pink panels with the giraffe print. I have a leopard print rug in my kitchen under my green vintage dresser/island.

Kathy said...

Love the drapes and the giraffe...
Getting ready to make a dining room out of a guest bedroom...Pink will definately be in there!
Merry christmas girl!
Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Cat & Cricket said...

Sissie~ Smashing!!

sonya said...

Oh no, Sissie! They are perfect together! Looks like you're going to have to replace the curtains in the bedroom now! Cause you just have to leave these in your dining room now! I love toile in every color imaginable. Don't you?
I love the captions that you wrote on the photos of your babies. Your babies are adorable.
Merry Christmas,

Pink Princess said...

OH my Gosh, I love, adore and drool over the panels. I am SO "in love" with toile, but can't get it here duh :(

Dorthe said...

Sissie, it is a very beautifull room, with the toile curtains,-and the pillows on the giraffe makes all look so lovely together, dear-GORGEUS

Hugs, Dorthe

My name is PJ. said...

Glam!!!!!!!!! And no faux pas with the giraffe print. Even the mucky mucks on TV say that animal prints go with anything. They are the new black.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Sissie, I guess we are sisters separated at birth! I just put up pink silk panels in my living room that I had in storage because I thought my room needed a little something....I'll be posting on it today! Your toile panels are perfection in that room and one of my sayings is "you can always add a little leopard...." I would amend that to say giraffe as well!

Claudia said...

I'm usually perfectly happy to see patterns mixed. Those toile curtains are gorgeous, Sissie.


CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Wow! Beautiful in the dining room and the giraffe doesn't seem to mind a bit! Your bloggy is sooooo pretty! Hope your week before Christmas is filled with JOY!

Debbie @ said...

Hi Sissie girl! Beautiful post as always. Your room is spectacular! I don't see any problems with the fabric! It is wonderful...the whole room is. Hope your Holidays are wonderful.

Passionate for White said...

The drapes just made the room complete....oh so very pretty

Lululiz said...

The drape fabric is really gorgeous, I love it! It looks fabulous in the room and goes so well with the rest of your beautiful things.

Marydon said...

G'morn, Sissie ~ Faux pas my foot! It is FABULOUS! I'd love those curtains in my dining room. You have such an elegant touch with everything you do, my friend.

Merry Christmas hugs, my friend ~

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Honey their lovely but really I think they would the best hanging in my bedroom. lol
Gosh have I missed coming by here. You always make me smile.
Sitting here drinking hot chocolate thinking I needed to see what you have been up to. Your always up to something. I love your sign too. I think it would go great on my porch.

" SHABBY JUNK" said...

Sissie,, Perfect curtains for that room!

Fish Tail Cottage said...

What a beautiful post! i love it that you have a mix in your room of colors - the toile panels are darling & sure ties everything together! I'll bet you enjoy walking into that room every time now! Merry Christmas!

The Painted Cottage said...

The curtains look great! We love to mix patterns too! :)

Diane said...

Beautifully luscious, Sissie! I just bought a sage green floral toile for our bedroom. Can't wait until they arrive!
Hugs, Diane

Cindy said...

just found your blog... can't wait to snoop around in here...
This room looks gorgeous with the pink toile curtains... !


Thespa McLaughlin said...

The curtains are FABULOUS! And I love the fact that there is a bold print up against the delicate one. THAT IS FUN!

Atelier de Charo said...

Looks great! Wonderful curtains!


Pam @ Frippery said...

That is one fabulous room. Just dreamy.

Alicia ~ time worn style said...

I'm loving that mix of fabrics Sissie, it looks perfect!

Frenchy said...

I don't see a faux pas. There is no rule in design :)
All fabulous ! I would actually do that. I love animal prints !

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