Friday, July 20, 2012

Stir Crazy and More Scraps

Okay, I've had enough rest, I'm feeling better, and I'm tired of whining about the heat. The weather is suppose to be much better the next two days.  In the mean time, I made another pillow using a vintage tea towel scrap, to which I transferred the lettering and Eiffel Tower image using the Splendid Blender. Here it is on my messy bed.



I made another vintage lace flower.  I was asked to do a tutorial on the flower, but it's one of those things I do very quickly, and hadn't thought about breaking it down.  I may have to have my son take pics while I do it, or do a video tute.  It's really not that hard to do.



I transferred a vintage french book page to this grain sack scrap, and decoupaged it on a basket I've had for a while.








Although I've had fun playing with scraps these past few days, I've been going a little stir crazy.  So, I'm taking full advantage of the cooler weather tomorrow, and getting out of here.  Going to see a movie, and working in the abyss a bit.  See ya soon.


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24 comments:

Deanna @ It's Just Me said...

Rosemary, I know EXACTLY what you mean about the heat, I'm in Florida. Your pillow, flower and basket are beautiful. You are crazy talented!!! Stay cool sweety ~
Deanna

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Love them Rosemary. You sure did get a lot accomplished during the heat wave. A movie in a nice air conditioned theater sounds wonderful. We got a little sprinkling this morning, but temps will reach 100+ for the weekend.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful pillow, Rosemary! I tried the Splendid Blender on an apron and it sold quickly in my Etsy. I thought it turned out really good on fabric. I'm looking forward to trying it again. Love the fabric flower.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

What an awesome talent you have my friend..Nothing you can't do..Have a GREAT weekend and stay cool..Hugs Gl♥ria

~ Liz ~ said...

The vintage tea towels pillows are so soft and wonderful. I just love that look!
Liz

Cristina Garay said...

Whatever you touch, you transform it into something fabulous!! I love those pillows and the basket!

Aledia said...

Beautiful!! I really love the basket!
Have a great night!

(hugs)
Aledia @ Plum Perfect

Roxanne Reinhart said...

Love your stuff. Especially the pillows. Beautiful as always. The pillows look cute in your basket.

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I like going to a movie on a hot day because our theater is always icy hot! Enjoy your day. Love your pillows!

Linda at French Hollow said...

Rosemary, these pillows are fabulous!

Biljana said...

So vintage, romantic and beautiful as always. Dear Rosemary, you are great Artist, I love your works:-)
Have a nice weekend, hugs Biljana

Jagoda said...

I love everything that you do! You make such beautiful, chic vintage things! I enjoy reading your blog! Have a great weekend!

Marsha said...

Love your pillows! You are so talented girlfriend!!!! I'm going to try to do a lace flower like you did. I'll let you know how it comes out. Enjoy your day.

andrea@townandprairie said...

Those little baskets are still some of my favorite things you've made! I love that burlap wrap!

beachcomber said...

hi rosemary i LOVE your tea towel pillow! i'd love to try printing like this. thanks for inspiring me.
x

Jann Olson said...

Rosemary love both of the pillows. Your bed looks just down right comfy. I have made flowers similar to those and they do work up fast. They add so much. The Eiffel tower image is wonderful. Enjoy your time out.
Hugs,
Jann

pink*cherub*moon said...

Even when you're stir crazy, you come up with gorgeous items! Have fun escaping tomorrow! Hugs, Leena

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Cute pillows. Is there anything you can't make? I don't think so. Enjoy the movie.

mischy said...

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Adorable throw pillows. You made it look new by sewing those scraps. Great idea. Such creative thinking.

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

Love that pretty pillow, Rosemary!

~Shanon

Ms Bingles Vintage Christmas said...

Rosemary,
These look just beautiful!
You always do such a wonderful job on making ALL kind of things!
I really enjoy your blog postings!
Leticia

Kelly said...

Love how those pillows and basket turned out. The little flower you made really does add interest to the pillow! Glad to hear that the weather is improving in your area.

Petticoat Junktion said...

good morning Rosemary, I love the pillows and the decoupage on the basket and I'm glad you're feeling better. This heat is getting to me too. Thanks for stopping by and visiting Petticoat Junktion.

gail@My Repurposed Life said...

ohhh so pretty pillows Rosemary! You do such beautiful work with all your stuff....
gail