Shabby Cottage Flower

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Smiles peeps! Today I am going to show you how to make a Shabby Cottage Flower! The fabrics you'll use will obviously affect the look of your flower. Let's get started.. 1) Freehand 4 different flower shapes on paper (don't worry, perfect is not a good thing)! The flowers.... The largest flower has 4 pedals, […]

A Little Addition To Our Pillow Family!

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Smiles Peeps, A few days ago I shared our living area cottage pillows. The last few day's I've been working on another pillow. She's a cutie, she's our cottage charmer pillow!  We have two love seats in our living area,  one has all the pillows she needs... The second love seat wasn't balanced, so I […]

Chit Chating and A Little Bit of Pillows!

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Smiles my friends, I don't know how I didn't know the Charmer has always wanted to be a cottage. It's in her genes so to speak, it's who she is. My  first 15 years the Charmer was decorated in a country sytle! That seems to fit just fine! Then I went in the direction of […]

7 Day Pillow Challenge: Day 6 – Ruffled Flower Pillow

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Smiles Everyone, I so wish your weather is as beautiful as it is here right now. I'm a few days behind on my pillow challenge, But better late than never... Couldn't think of a cute name for this pillow, I made one for St. Patty's Day and really liked how it turned out, check here […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge – Day 4 – Sunshine and Berry Pillow!

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Smiles Everyone, Hope you all are having a great day. Day 4 of my pillow challenge. Today's' pillow is inspired by the new color scheme going on in our main living area. Berry and yellow will be our accent colors. I fell in love with these two cottons.  The one on the left is Look […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge – Day 3: Felt Satin Flower Pillow

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Smiles Everyone, Day 3 of my pillow challenge.. Today's pillow is a flower pillow using a satin like fabric. The felt is for the flower and the embroidered fabric is the pillow base. Making a 15" square pillow, and cut out a 16" square. I cute a 7 1/2" circle out of the felt for […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge – Day 2: Felt Petal Pillow

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Smiles Everyone, Today is Day 2 of my self  inflicted 7 day pillow challenge... Yesterday I made a Spring Bird Pillow... Today's pillow is a Spring Petal Pillow. The main fabric of the pillow is Osnaburg, and my pillow is a 15" square. I cut my fabric 16" x 16". Next I made a  petal […]

7 Day Spring Pillow Challenge- Day 1: Blue Bird Pillow

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Smiles Everyone, I decided to give myself a challenge, a 7 day challenge of making pillows, spring pillows. Here' s Day 1 pillow: The base for the pillow was Osanaburg Fabric and different colors (blue, grey, brown and orange) of felt. I cut out a rectangle measuring 10 " x 18" from the Osanaburg fabric. […]

Valentine Heart Pillow..

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Smiles Everyone, Today I finished my first Valentine's project. Since I love to sew I decided to  start with a pillow. This pillow could easily be done without sewing. This is the fabric I had in my stash pile.  For the body of the pillow I used white  lining fabric. I used a 16" pillow […]

Holiday Pillows

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Smiles Everyone, Hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving.  I surprised myself, I didn't overeat!!! I want to share with you two holiday pillows that were just pulled together. Yep, the fall decor is behind, won't be taking down until later today. Here's a closeup of both. Here's how I pulled them together! The […]