Friday Favorites #37

Friday Favorites - Living Vintage - PINK

As you probably know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  To show my support of this campaign, this week’s Friday Favorites focuses on 8 things that are pretty in pink.

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an old shutter and watering cans are repurposed as a table centerpiece- one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesan old shutter and watering cans repurposed as a table centerpiece

 

a burly man and his chi - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday FavoritesSay in your best Dana Carvey voice:  a big burly man and his chi.

 

a pretty pink cabinet and a milk glass collection - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesa beautiful pink cabinet and a milk glass collection

 

a quaint mural in Sealy, TXa quaint mural in sealy, texas

 

an adorable way to store and display sewing things - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday FavoritesFat Quarter Shop shared this ingenious way to store sewing supplies:  use vintage children’s toys.

  The pincushions look like miniature baked goods!

So cute.

 

gorgeous pink tinsabsolutely gorgeous pink tins

(If you know the original source, please let me know.)

 

prettiest pink cabinet I've seen all year - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday Favoritesshabby and chic

 

they saved the tree - one of 8 picks for this week's Friday FavoritesPicket fences have always been a fave.

 

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Know Your Presidents

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

“Know Your Presidents” says the old hankie I recently bought at an antique store in Jefferson.  I knew when I saw it that I’d make it into a pillow.

Of course, I never thought to repurpose old hankies into pillows, that is, until I saw this easy tutorial, so easy in fact that any newbie seamstress like me can make this pillow.

The new pillow looks fabulous in my Americana living room, as I thought it might.

Oh, and this pillow has an envelope back, too.

(Pillows are of no use to me if I can’t remove the pillow form to wash the pillow cover!)

A neat way to purpose an old hankie!  Make a pillow!

I’ve discovered a new love of using old textiles to make new creations.  Making more vintage hankie pillow covers are definitely on my “to do” list.

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Decorative Additions to Our Master Bathroom

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 I wanted to show you some updated photos of our master bedroom.  We recently made some decorative changes that I think you might like to see. We hung a light over the shower.  Unfortunately, the base of the light fixture was bigger than the hole in our ceiling, but we solved that with a piece […]

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Friday Favorites #36

Friday Favorites - Living Vintage - Date unknown (yet) - 2

I have so much fun putting together Friday Favorites.  I hope you enjoy this edition featuring white things. This would be a fun way to provide plentiful bathroom amenities for guests.  Build a bath house (or an attached bathroom with more than one shower).   I discovered this photo on Sherman County Historical Society’s Facebook page and had […]

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