Ruffle kind of Gal

Welcome to my blog today. I hope that you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend. Mine was amazing. I actually went and stayed with my mom for a few days in South Jordan, UT. It was fun and relaxing. My mom is a hoot to be around, you would never know that she is 85 years old. She has a beautiful cottage, decorated just gorgeous!  I took lots of pictures to show you but for some reason I was unable to down load them. I will keep trying and  hopefully show you next time.

I have been very busy doing some fun projects to my little nest. I’m the kind of person that starts a project finishes it then starts another, I can’t sleep at night if I know that there are projects that need to be finished, crazy me. lol I’ve been adding some ruffles to my decor .

ruffles towels

I started in my bathroom and added white ruffles to a set of white towels. I told my grands and my son that these were just to look at not to use. We will see how far that goes. lol

ruffles

Next I made a set of white ruffled chair pads out of an old white sheet.

ruffles left

I have made so many things out of that white king sheet. Sheeting fabric is perfect for pieces like this, I even made pillow covers from it.

ruffles chair

I am really tickled how they turned out, I surprise myself quite often. lol I have lots more to share so visit often. Have a lovely week.

Hugs, Jo

I will be at these amazing parties this week, come and join me!

Monday

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings-the heart of our home

Inspiration Monday Party @ What Meegan Makes

Make It Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House

Show and Share @ Coastal Charm

Something to talk about @Karen’s Upon the Hill

Tuesday

The Scoop @ Cedar Hill Farm

Trash to Treasures Tuesday @ Kammy’s Korner

Roses of Inspiration @ The Enchanting Rose

Let’s talk Vintage @ Bella Rosa Antiques

Wednesday

What’s It Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants

Vintage Inspiration Party @ My Salvaged Treasure

Thursday

Treasure Hunt Thursday @ From My Front Porch to Yours

Home Matters @ Life with Lorelai

Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have a Cup with Mrs. Olson

Share your Style @ The Essence of Home

Blog Hop @ Katherine’s Corner

Idea Box @ Christmas Creations

Friday

Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home

Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage

Shabbilicious Friday Link Party @ Shabby Art Boutique

Home Sweet Home Party @ The Charm of home

Anythings Blue Friday @ The Dedicated House

Saturday

Pretty Pintastic Party @ Seeking Lavender Lane

Sunday

Sunday’s at Home @ Thoughts from Alice

50 thoughts on “Ruffle kind of Gal

  1. Ruffles are definitely fun! I bet those towels in the bathroom get used much sooner than you are hoping! Love the chair pad! Enjoy your week, Cindy

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    • I think I like girly, having 4 men in the house and a daughter that was a tom boy kept me from in-bracing my feminine side now I don’t hold back. Good luck on Cottages remodel up stairs. Can’t wait to see it. Jo

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  2. So glad you had a great time with your mom and I can’t wait to see the pictures!! Your ruffles are gorgeous!! Talent drips from your hands!!! Have a great day!!

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  3. Sheets make wonderful ‘fabric’ for all sorts of creative things – even better when you can pick them up for a song at a thrift store! Your towels are so pretty.

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    • Hi Cathy, thank you for visiting. The sheet that I used for the chair covers was a brand new king sheet and it was very soft but sturdy. I think that it will stay just fine, this bathroom room is mine but on occasion I have visitors from up above. I’ve had them up for over 3 weeks and so far no one has used them. Knock on wood. Enjoy your day! Jo

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  4. Love your ruffles, Jo!! You have absolutely inspired me. My guest room towels are white and I think they may need some ruffles. Happy week-end 🙂

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  5. Just love how ruffles dress things up! Jo you amaze me as well. lol! I have some plain white towels that are crying out for me to add ruffles. I recently bought a large linen table cloth for a steal. Knew it was too big for my table, but thought I would use it to make some chair pads. Well, I’ve decorated my table in a beach theme and decided to try it out. I was too long, but I just pinned the sides up and added a knotted napkin. I love it! Gives the illusion of sand. Chair pads will have to wait. Hee-hee! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  6. Your cushions and towels came out so well. They really look so pretty. I love ruffles too.
    Great job! and thanks for sharing them with us.
    Blessings, Nellie

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  7. You can never go wrong with ruffles, right? 🙂 Your ruffles are simply lovely! Thnks for sharing with Roses of Inspiration. Hugs!

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  8. I love your ruffled seat pillows! And what a fun idea to put ruffles on the towels! I have lots of old sheets around but I don’t like sewing anymore! I love looking at other’s creativity though.

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