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Thursday, October 31, 2013

One Room Challenge: Linens and pillows

 Happy Halloween to everyone! Got your jack-o-lanterns, costumes and candy ready? I have been restraining myself on the candy front, just bought it yesterday, but I will admit, I did sneak some...!!!

Well it is week #5 of the One Room Challenge link up and I am excited about how the linens and pillows look in my daughter's room.

 I actually did another couple of DIY's in her space. I made a duvet cover from a couple of sheets I had on hand. Can I have a round of applause? 

Generally I like to hire such projects out, but being on an essentially nonexistent budget, I did it myself. And it turned out pretty well. I won't bore you with the how to as there are tons of tutorials out there and it takes more time than skill. This week I had a little bit of time and maybe a tiny bit of skill!

My CSIL made a couple of pillows which were added to the ones we already had.
Like this green and turquoise number…. (sitting on top of the duvet cover I made….see it???!!!)

And this lovely in the Thomas Paul peacock, all trimmed in orange.


The other pillows have been in my daughter's room forever and are normally on the floor, not all neat and tidy on the bed, if you get my drift!


I know you are jealous, why can't you have a CSIL like me??? Someone who can make gorgeous pillows and stuff. Well fear not, if you read my post from the other day, you will know that Therese will be offering her pillows for sale very soon and you too can own some!

Oh, I almost forgot to tell you about my other DIY….
I framed and matted the sea life prints on the wall.
I had it all on hand, a calendar from 2009,
frames from Michaels from another project and the time…. nothing too challenging.
And the best part? My daughter had seen the prints and asked to have them in her room!

Well I am off to link up and see what the other participants are up to:
Week #5 of the One Room Challenge linking party

And if you missed it yesterday go see the goodness in store with the
Week #5 ORC official participants!

Have a fun Halloween!

--------------Cathy--------------

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16 comments:

Kerry Steele- Design du Monde said...

I am jealous of your pillow seamstress. I love that chair with the peacock pillow.

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...
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Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

loving it! look at the amazing colors!

Andrea said...

Cathy, those pillows are beautiful. You have one fantastic CSIL!

Kim said...

The pillows look so good! I cannot believe I haven't been following you???? I am now!!! xo

Traci Hutton said...

Amazing pillows! Such a bright, happy space!

Carol said...

That peacock pillow is fabulous! Love the prints - and from a calendar - who would have guessed! Looking forward to the final reveal next week!

pam {simple details} said...

Good for you for diying the duvet!! I knew the pillows would look awesome, the custom details are such a great touch!

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Looks great Cathy, so colorful! I am impressed that you made a duvet, I am adding that to my list of things I want to try to make when I learn how to use the darn sewing machine! :) :)

Vel Criste said...

I think your done Cathy!!!! the room looks great and the pillows perfect!

Kimberly Lemmon said...

I'm happy to see I'm not the only one layering on the color. The room is looking amazing!!!!

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

So, we did not get many Trick-Or-Treaters, and I have been hitting the candy bowl. This room looks so fresh and fun. You have so many talents.

Lisa - A Room with A View said...

Amazing pops of color and the artwork looks great and it is wonderful that your daughter wanted them there, too!

Jessica said...

Love that peacock pillow! The bedding looks great, I'm loving the colors.

Mary Jo said...

I"m in love with that little wicker chair and of course the fabulous pillow on it!

xo Mary Jo
http://MagicalMined.blogspot.com

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