When I found the fabric for this chair makeover, who knew I would love it so much I’d want it around the house!!
I used it to cover some vintage books to display on the etagere
I made a pillow for Grace
My vanity chair received a lumbar pillow
The guest room french chair received a pillow
and the pillows to match the custom bedding were made with the fabric as piping to accent the colors
I still had more to use so I decided to create some pillows for the family room. I’ve been wanting to freshen the big brown bear (aka sectional) for a while by adding pillows. The room hasn’t changed much since I received the area rug and quite frankly, it gets used so often, that I don’t put much emphasis in it anymore.
I came across this fabric and fell in love with it! I had to have it somewhere in the house. I originally wanted it for Grace but the pattern was too bold for small pillows
It’s by Schumacher from their chinoiserie fabric line. The vibrant colors and lackadaisical drooping french tulips reminded me of a beautiful Spring bouquet. The green, white and tan colors were perfect for the family room and pillows are the best go-to without breaking the bank. The leopard piping mixed with the colors of the fabric was another perfect match. Yes! I plan to use every piece of that gorgeous leopard fabric.
I absolutely love them. For an even flufflier feel – I stuffed them with down-filled inserts which made them so huggable.
I truly owe a big thanks to LindaG and Veronica Soloman for inspiring me to mix and match patterns and fabrics. If you’re not familiar with them, I urge you visit their sites to be completely inspired.
sidebar note…. (why does this antler look like it’s giving me the finger –lol– in this pic)!!
To add to the leopard and white colors, I snipped a couple of my iris (which bloomed just in time and used a vase I already had 🙂 – Just a simple change of adding pillows brightened this space for a total cost of $12.00 (one yard of fabric $10.00 and two down pillow inserts – $2.00)
Now the big brown bear looks a bit softer… too bad hubby can’t squeeze in between the spaces and sit comfortably .. because after dinner he takes his pre-bedtime nap and they’re all tossed looking like a pillow fight every night…lol… But — it’s all good because at the end of the day, I just re-fluff and keep it moving..
He hates pillows..(as he puts it.. they’re in the way–lol..) YEA—- WHATEVER — but between you and me.. I’m glad he tosses them, because I sure don’t want him lying all over them. So remember, if you ever have left over favorite fabric.. use it for other areas in your home. Until next time – happy hunting while you thrift your house into a home!