Vintage Pillowcase Curtain - Cedar Hill Farmhouse
Although most windows in my new home are covered with bamboo shades, for the bathrooms I went in a different direction. Here I want privacy while allowing as much light in as possible, and allowing someone in the room to see out. A café curtain seemed like the perfect solution to me. I really […]
15 Cute Ways to Repurpose and Upcycle Vintage Linens
If you have a collection of Vintage Linens you will love this roundup of 15 Cute Ways to Repurpose and Upcycle Vintage Linens. (#9 is my favorite!)
The Easiest Dinner You'll Ever Make (Kids LOVE This Simple Recipe!)
A quick, easy and cheap dinner idea the entire family will love! Pleasing everyone at dinner time isn’t easy, especially when you have picky kids. We all tend to like different things, which is why eating out is so much fun. However, I have found this meal to not only be the EASIEST dinner recipe […]
Six ways to re-use old doilies that you’ve never thought of…
Everyone has doilies. They may be your own, they may be your mothers, but they don't get used like they did thirty years ago. Luckily, there are some great ways to reuse your old doilies... Here are six of the best ways!
Vintage Handkerchief Valance
I really hit the jackpot today at an estate sale! I've been looking for just the right vintage handkerchiefs to make a valance for my bathroom and there were at least thirty at this sale. It was hard for me not to buy all of them but I only got enough to do this valance. I added a little "bling" with the fake crystals which are lovely when they sparkle in the afternoon sun. Hope your weekend is full of sunshine!
Secrets of Snow-white Linens - French Garden House
Secrets of Snow-white Linens, my best tips on how to restore the beauty of antique laces and linens and how to care for them.
Framed Old Hankies
These were my mothers and grandmothers hankies All I did was iron some old hankies of my mothers and grandmothers . I folded them to show most of the color and design and then put them in a frame that had picture dividers in it,, you can use as many dividers that you have hankies,, I did 2 larger ones with a few hankies and then placed pictures of my mother with my children and made one for each of them to remember her by also,, I just ironed the hankies,, folded to fit in the fram…
I've used a pretty vintage Sanderson floral fabric to make this summery handbag.... Combined with a corner from an old napkin, Victorian glass button... And lined inside with classic black and white ticking. Another style of bag using the same fabric combination... with a c1930's wooden button. A pair of cushions, fashioned from vintage hand embroidered linen, featuring a crinoline lady. Reverse is ticking, with two ties for ease of laundering. A shoulder bag made from more of the hand…