pillows ...for my house! woot -woot! {handmade wares}


I actually took the time to make pillows for my own house this weekend! What a concept, right? Y'all know how it is, we just stay so busy that our own houses get neglected.

This are in my dining room. Love the color combo:)
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These are in one of the guest rooms. The walls are yellow and the bedding is green, turq, and yellow. The pillows will be for the bed of course, but it is not made today. oops.
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These are in the other guest room. We've got two twin beds in here and the colors are grey, white, and yellow. I decided to add a pop of pink - love it!
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And lastly my favorites! In my living room:) The whale on the big pillow actually started as an Etsy listing, but I love it so much that it found its home in my Mitchell Gold chair!
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Which is your favorite?

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Puff Flower Pillow {handmade wares}


Happy Monday Y'all! We had a great relaxing weekend here even though the weather was terrible! We got teased with 2 weeks of gorgeous 70+ degree temps only to be knocked by down again with rain and clouds. It kept the hubs & I productive though! I've got lots of great stuff in store, we've got a clean garage, and we had delicious meals Saturday and Sunday {steak burritos & spaghetti!}

Today I'm sharing one of my favorite pillows with you - the Puff Flower Pillow. This one is pink, navy, and yellow {one of my favorite color combos!}

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The puff is made by cutting a circle {rather large, I use my biscuit bowl as a guide} and hand stitching around the edge to gather the ends into the center. This one is finished off with a vintage square yellow button.

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Love the detail! I use envelope closures on all my pillows because I like that they are easy to switch out with the seasons.

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Owls & Whales {handmade wares}


Hey y'all! I hope everyone had a fantabulous weekend:) We had great weather here on the Coast of NC & the hub, pups and I spent most of the time outside. Saturday was a day for walking and errands and Sunday I spend the day at my parents beach and antique shopping with my mom. Got a cute bedside table for only $35! I love great finds like that.

Today I ventured into applique and softies. Ummmm....hello? Applique is so fun! And the softies are so cute! Definitely a great benefit of my large machine upgrade. I did sets of one pillow and one softie - I think this would be a lovely grouping for nurseries and playrooms. Here's some (not great) pictures:

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And every bit of fabric used in these two projects is repurposed from my grandmother's stash! all vintage:)

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Ribbon Flower Pillow {handmade wares}


I've got a new pillow design to show you! An updated version from the flowers of last summer. This ribbon pillow is a little more time consuming since you have to keep twisting the ribbon.

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Overall, I love the way in turned out. Yellow and purple ribbon on gray and white fabric with a matching gray and white puff flower in the center. Finished with a oversized black pearl button.

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I used a matching striped fabric on the back side for added interest.

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Available for purchase! $40 for these because of the time to do the ribbon. Send your custom color requests to marian@perfectchancememories.com.

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