Monday, September 14, 2009

Grain Sack Pillow, or How I Rescued it from the Kitties

Well, it doesn't appear to have gotten too far from them, but I did give it a good wash and found two standard sized feather pillows to stuff it with.  The wicker settee is in my Dining Room...my crowded Dining Room. I found this old wicker piece at my friend Colleene's sale back in July and it is in wonderful condition. She gave it to me for a song, and since my garage is full, it found it's way into the house. Sort of a makeshift placement, but I couldn't pass it up...the story of my life.
Miss Wrigley, the lounge lizard.
I tried to dress it up a little with a little shabby pillow and a sweet floral coverlet.









Easy project, as I had been looking for some kind of pillow or pillows to go on this. I think this may work.
I'm trying to find the balance between Too Much and Too Little, Over the Top and Minimalist. I love simple things, but I also love embellished.
Anyway, here's to something easy to get the look I love... vintage and comfortable!

Debra

21 comments:

  1. Oh so pretty!!! I love your cushion and your sweet kitty;)!!!

    I am of the more is more theory myself...I would DIE if I had to be a minimalist!!! Bring on the stuff...lol!!!

    Enjoy!!!
    XOXO
    Cathy

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  2. I do believe he is whispering sweet nothings into her ear. You're right. It is a sweet little pillow. Looks good to me! ~Mindy

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  3. Debra, it looks great! Perfect fit my friend.

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  4. Looks like a very pretty & comfy spot to me, too.

    Greet my friend Gail on her lst day as a new blogger ~ shabbycottageshoppe.blogspot.com

    TTFN ~Marydon

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  5. Debra, your wicker is beautiful. Love the cushion and the grain sack pillow. The cat looks very comfortable too. sandi

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  6. When you find that balance, lemme know the secret, k?
    Hey, your kitty looks just like my kitty! Can't ever wrong with a grain sack. :-)
    ~ Anne

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  7. Hi Debra, Your wicker seat is very pretty with the cushions and pillow. I know I'm a "more" person. I sometimes try to calm things down a bit but I always go back to my "the more the merrier" self. Like in my new header, I rearranged that mantel several times but finally put everything back! LOL!
    Have fun with your "stuff"!
    Dawn

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  8. What could be better than a new cat bed that doubles as a scratching post? Looks nice!

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  9. I love the settee and how it is decorated with kitty. :)

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  10. Hi Debra,
    I think wicker makes any room cozier. I love the settee and can see why you just had to have it. I think Kitty agrees. I try to edit but it's oh so hard to do. Some of my rooms are stuffed with stuff.
    I love your fall header! Miss the sheep though.
    Baa for now,
    June

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  11. This is a wonderful piece. I love white wicker!!

    blessings
    barbara jean

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  12. Those kitties, they do have a nose for the comfiest spot in the house! :D

    -c
    yapping cat

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  13. Debra, your little wicker settee is wonderful. I have one and I just adore it.

    Beautiful!

    Barb :-)

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  14. I am a "less" at home...that's why I sell! When I am at a show or at W&T's I can let my "more" side out to do what she wants.
    I'm a fool for wicker too and I love the look of yours. Great job fluffing!
    Debbie

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  15. Beautiful, even nicer with a kitty to enjoy it! I know what you mean about balancing too much or too little. I go back and forth between the two all the time. Pam

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  16. That's the story of our lives: finding balance!!!...Judging by the pictures you are doing just fine, girl!!!

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  17. Hello
    Love the settee, just can't pass up good wicker, can you?
    Love your banner - is that your front door? Gives me inspiration for mine...right now all the flowers are dried up and leggy.
    Have a great week
    Blessings
    Rebecca

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  18. Hi...looks lovely.We share the same taste....on that note,thank you for always leaving me the nicest notes,you are very sweet!! Chrissy

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  19. I love a feast for the eyes... the little French pillow is a keeper too. Looks fab.
    Lee

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  20. Hi, Debra!
    Too much -- not enough? The cats never care! Have a super day!
    Betty :)

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