Happy Fathers Day
to all you awesome Daddies out there!
so, I decided to do a little
Not too long ago, all the blog rage
was the union jack stuff..
but, since 4th of July was coming up soon
I thought I'd give the union jack a twist
and make a shabby chic pillow of
the US flag:
I know, it doesn't look like the USA flag,
but, if you use your imagination..
I cut strips of pink, blue and white fabric.
Washed them so they would fray,
Layered them all up and
stiched each one down
so they wouldn't fray more..
Today was a back & forth
sort of day. I'd sew a little bit,
then out to the garage to
paint a little bit.
First, I painted a frame pink.
(Sorry, forgot the before!)
Close up of the detail..
Frame with the Shabby Chic US Flag Pillow
Then, back to the sewing room I go!!
I printed this awesome french graphic
from The Graphics Fairy and
sewed that onto some drop cloth.
Then, sewed the ruffle around it.
I tied some black ribbons on
my vanity chair and added the pillow
Yikes! Looks like I'll have to come up
with some sort of a cushion for
the seat too!!
Then, back to the garage
for some more painting!!
Remember the mirror I bought
yesterday at a yard sale?
Here's the before:
And, here's the after!
I need Mr. Ruffles to help me
with hanging my mirror and frame up..
Seems I can get quite a bit done
when he's away.. except for the
hanging stuff!! LOL
What have you been up to today?
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