Monday, June 27, 2011

Around the House

Hi Bloggerettes! 
My crape myrtles are in bloom.....

I've changed up the diningroom side table again!  This time with bigger shutters, shabbier and cream colored...somebody stop me!!!

Some of you might remember a post I did about a year ago about my Anthropologies shower curtain.  It cost exactly one arm and one leg, but it didn't stop me from bringing it home.
I never liked how it looked as its intended purpose so.....
It's now a cover for my bedside table and I'm kinda likin it, for now.
Never know if I will like it tomorrow or not.
I once painted a room red and it lasted for one day!!!
Now don't act like you never do anything like that....

Okay that's it.  Get out there and create, paint, find, sew, photograph, cook or repurpose something wonderful and share it with the rest of us!



Pattie said...

Sissie, everything look so pretty and pick and white. And I love the table cloth..


Anonymous said...

You're too cute, Sissie! I love your home and your great sense of style...and no, I'm not gonna stop you!

Nancy's Tidbits

Theresa said...

I just loved this... I am NOT going to stop you because you are on a roll! Love the shutters and the shower curtain makes a great tablecoth... and yse you know that I have done the same kind of thing before! We just can't hep ourselves! xoxoox

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

your crape myrtle makes a beautiful centerpiece!

Kathysue said...

Sissie I will have to leave the creating up to you. I will stick with the thinking part!!! Love what you did with the shower curtain, it looks great that way and your crepe myrtles are gorgeous. I still need to plant some of those in my yard, Kathysue

Kathy said...

Yeah!, for the curtain on the table...
I LOVE it....and probably for more then a day!
Hugs, Kathy @
Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

The crepe myrtles are beautiful Sissie, I love that color-enjoy:@)

Sherry said...

How pretty that shower curtain is on your side table! I love those ruffles! Very nice idea.

GardenofDaisies (Gayle) said...

Sissy, I love what you did with your ruuuuuufffffffffled shower curtain! And your crape myrtle is gorgeous!

Holly Loves Art said...

What a gorgeous post. Your posies are so pretty and you photographed them beautifully! Have a wonderful week ahead.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Oh, I have paid with an arm and leg at times too...and then when we don't like it...ouch...but I think it looks pretty on the table.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

That purple just looks wonderful with the background of your interiors, Sissie! Very striking! Great idea to use the shower curtain as a side table cover. I believe I recall when you posted about getting it. It's so ruffley!

From Tracie said...

I love what you did with the shower curtain (and yes, I do remember that post!), it looks so very cute!

stefanie said...

oh, I love the bigger shutters, and LOVE those ruffles!!!

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Sissie,
I love how you are using the shower curtain. No you should never stop, you have some of the best ideas.
Wishing you a fantastic week,

GWENNY said...

So nice to see you are still here, it's Gwen here from the blog " A CHARMING HOME" so long ago. I have made it back to the blogging world and hope this time it will be to stay. Your blog is as charming as ever.
Blessings & Bliss~

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Sissie, I never thought about cutting my crepe Myrtle blooms and bringing them in, I'm going to do that! I love the shower curtain as a table cover


Cindy said...

You totally made me laugh, and yes, i have painted a whole bedroom, and then painted it again. That particular bedroom probably has at least 6 different coats of paint on the wall... choosing a wall color makes me completely crazy!
and honey, i wouldn't Stop You", I'd be in the thick of it With You, changing and moving things around!


NanaDiana said...

Sissie- I love your crape mrytles! We are too far North for them to survive..but I love them when I visit the Southern states.

I love that shower curtain turned table covering too. I suppose it was just TOO MUCH as a shower curtain? Love it anyway. Which arm and leg did you have to sacrifice?;>) xo Diana

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Sissie, love your crape myrtle blooms. Ours are coming in, too. Love that shower curtain as a table topper. Looks great.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Very pretty on that table! Great look with the shutters too!

Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

Your shutters look gorgeous!! You have me excited to paint some I picked up at a garage sale. If only my chalk paint would come in the mail. I also think yor shower curtain turned tablecloth looks lovely!!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Sissie, I LOVE those shutters!! Everything looks so pretty! Martina

Patty Sumner said...

Beautiful as always....I love the way you used the shower curtain. Very Creative! Blessings!

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

I think I love it for the table! I would have to see it hanging up if it was used for a shower curtain. The shutters are perty!~Hugs, Patti

Sharon Wengel said...

As far as I'm concerned everything has more than one purpose , and if you can think of a new and different way to use it , more power to you ! I like the shower curtain as a table cover , what's not to like about ruffles ?
I once painted my kitchen school bus yellow , that only lasted one day too. Have a good week !

erdbeerdiamant said...

Oh dear, that looks soooooooo beautiful. Im speechless!

Riet said...

That looks lovely on your bedside table Sissie. I love the ruffles, so chique. Go on with the ideas, theay are all great. Have a wonderful day.

KATHY said...

Hi Sissie, I just love everything!!The shower curtain on the table looks beautiful.I love all you big windows.


Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Well you have my number Sissie! I painted my dining room lavendar and it lasted for 6 hours!! So I am totally unfazed when I see you painting and repainting...its normal, right?!! Love the dining room table with your crepe myrtle. My blue hydrangeas just popped and will be appearing on my blog soon!

Tynk said...

HaHa!! How cute is your blog post! I LOVE your ruffled side table now, and the floral arrangement is just perfect!

Lemon Lane Cottage said...

I have to admit I've done both...paid an arm and a leg and painted something (in my case bright aqua) and thought what was I thinking and promptly repainted it. Kind of like a bad hair cut, thank goodness hair grows out. Your blog is beautiful. I'm your newest follower.

LuLu Kellogg said...

Your home needs to be featured in Southern Living!



Donna said...

Hi Sissie,
I am loving the shower curtain turned tablecloth! And your shutters are perfect, as is your gorgeous dining table and chairs. I don't think we could stop you if we tried, hahahaha!!:)

Julia @ 551Eastdesign said...

Don't ask for somebody to stop you, those shutters are beautiful!

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

Well since you gave up an arm AND a leg for the shower curtain, I'm glad you've repurposed it!! Looks lovely on the table and I LOVE the shutters and how you have everything arranged!

white life© said...

Thanks for sharing all your beautiful inspirations and pictures. I’m your newest follower and look forward to your next ideas!

Have a nice day!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Love the crape myrtles in the champagne bucket! And the shower curtain turned tablecloth looks fabulous! Happy week!...hugs....Debbie

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Sissie, your room looks gorgeous and I LOVE the ruffled curtain on the table! The posies in the bucket look amazing too. Always a treat to visit you, my sweet friend. Have a delightful day.


PⒿ @ $ € € ₦$ ₣®0₥... said...

Dressing your bedside table with it was an absolute stroke of genius!!!

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Hi Sissie Sweet,
Where to begin? Everything is soooo pretty and you are such a clever gal to turn the shower curtain into a scrumptious bedside table looks heavenly!
Your Crepe Myrtle is gorgeous on your dining room table, too!
It is always a treat to visit because I always go away feeling happy and inspired!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

LOL How funny you are right we all have done something similar to painting a room red to change after a day.
I actually love your curtain for a table cover. It is beautiful
Hope your having a good week.

ShantyGirl said...

Sissie, I love your style! The shutters are fabulous and I too had a big crush on the anthro shower curtain but I did not splurge.....It is absolutely georgous as a bedside table cover! Thanks for answering my chair question. I knew the chair was old, but now it will house a lady taking off her boots! Hugs!

Mary @ Redo 101 said...

Yep, you're right - I've been known to paint a room one color today and another color tomorrow. My dad always said it's a woman's preogative to change her mind :) I'm especially glad to see your shutters - I have a new (very old) set and have been pondering what color to use for paint - love what you did, so you've inspired me! Thanks.

Karen said...

Sissie everything looks so pretty. I love the shower curtain turned tablecloth, gorgeous!

Cozy Home Scenes said...

I like it as a table cloth. The only thing I might do is find a topper that is a little closer in color, but if that never happens it still works. LOVE the pink flowers on the table.

Love your shutters, and that is an idea I may have to borrow. I bought some shutters last year, but they are in my attic because I have no idea what to do with them now. Gotta find a place to put them someday. Then again, gotta find the shutters in the attic now too!

And no, you aren't crazy about the red paint. We painted my bedroom 3 times in less than a year to get the color it is now. If you are crazy, than I'd be too, and I try to at least pretend I'm sane!

Roselle said...

Hi Sissie:
It's always fun visiting here and getting a peek inside your gorgeous home! Love those shutters!!! I can never find shorter ones like that. I have a huge one in my "to finish" pile but it would look crazy on a dining room buffet! Have a great 4th of July weekend!


Creative souls aren't meant to stop! It's whowe are, it's what defines us and sets us apart from the rest! Yes?!

Your ruffled cloth looks as though it was made to fit your bedside table, all flowing romantically! It's so you!

Thanks for stopping in to see me...I won't be parting with my new Paris creation just yet, but once I've built a humble collection I'll list them.

Ciao Bella!

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

That shower curtain looks so wonderful at your bedside Sissie!! Funny too...we recognized it and wondered "could that be...."!! We just ordered that for mom's bathroom...for the shower (but we WILL NOT show her what you did, or she'll have us buying another - she's SUCH a RUFFLE person!)
Have a great 4th Sissie!!

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