Saturday, February 19, 2011

Three Day Weekend Projects

Thank you so much for your confidence in me; I really appreciated your comments on my last post!  This weekend is a three day weekend for me and I’m hoping that {in addition to cleaning my house} I get to work on a few projects. 


Alice in Wonderland text


Alice in Wonderland figures


French Script


Italian Postcard/Label

{which may become something other than a pillow}


French Country Rooster print

The fabric above I recently purchased from  I got 1-2 yards of each fabric to recover some pillows. 


I’m also hoping to sand and prime this little shelf that I had picked up at Goodwill.  If you recall my post here, where I first showed it, it had a Teddy Bear emblem at the top.  This shelf is going to be used to hold the little china tea sets I found at Goodwill.


I have removed the bear and have this wood embellishment to add in its place.   If I make a trip to Home Depot this weekend, I’d like to see if they  have something close to Heirloom White that I can use with a brush and roller.    If you know of a paint color from your own experience, I’d love to know about it.

So, that’s what I’d like to accomplish this weekend.  Do you have any projects planned?



Anonymous said...

Actually, you can buy Heirloom White by the quart at Home Depot. Good luck with that shelf!

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Hey, Kathy! You are one busy lady! But you can do it! Enjoy your 3-day weekend. Hope all you projects come together beautifully! It's such a great feeling when we finish a project, check it off the list and say "well done!" I guess it's the sense of accomplishment that gets me everytime! Can't wait to hear more about your projects!

Sassy Marsha said...

Can't wait to see all your projects when they're done!!! I have an idea that I'm just dying to start . . . . but I'm keeping it a secret . . . . for now tee hee!

Have a wonderful creative weekend, Kathy!!!


marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love all of your fabrics. The french script is especially pretty. The shelf will be fabulous. Can't wait to see it all finished. Have fun this weekend. Hugs, Marty

Blue Creek Home said...

Don't you wish every week had a three day weekend??? It looks like you have plenty of goodies to play with...hope you get a lot finished.

Becca said...

What beautiful fabrics !! I look forward to seeing what you do with all of your fabulous finds !!

Room to Inspire said...

Looks like a busy weekend - I can't wait to see your completed projects. I love the fabrics...


sissie said...

Hi Kathy,
Looks like you're going to be busy! I love the fabrics you've chosen and that little shelf is going to be so cute.


One Cheap B*tch said...

Where did you find that fabulous French script fabric????


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Kathy, These are all great fabrics and I especially love the Italian Postcard one. This fabric would make great pillows for my office. The shelf will be wonderful when you finish. Enjoy your long weekend.

Jane said...

Those are great fabrics! Would love to see what you create out of them.
That is a wonderful little shelf and will be totally transformed with paint and your wood emblem. It will be perfect for your little china sets.
Enjoy your weekend.

CosmoGirl Carla said...

Hi Kathy! Looks like you had a busy weekend planned. Hope you're getting to all your projects. Even if you did half of one project, you've been more industrious than me. I've been a lazy thing so far all weekend. Can't wait to see your finished projects!

Carmie of the Single Nester said...

Ooh. I have never heard of that website. I love the French Script and Italian Postcard fabric. I just purchased some fabric from JoAnn's. Their red label fabrics were 50% off so I got some for $1.50/yard!

Leslie @ goodbye, house! HELLO, HOME! said...

You have fun projects.
My projects?
Purge some more stuff. Laundry. A nap. Grocery shopping. Can I come to your house and play?

Sherrie said...

You are indeed a busy lady! Can't wait to see all your creations!

Polly @ Make Mine Beautiful said...

That looks like an awful lot of work Kathy. I think if I had a 3 day weekend, mine would involve a lot of naps! I'm sure you'll end up making something great out of each piece. Can't wait to see.

Liz said...

WOW...lots going on over at Creative Home Expressions! =) Love your fabrics and I can't wait to see the final products! XOXO ~Liz

P.S. I LOVE the French script. =)

Pamela said...

Kathy love how the pillows turned out! I am also loving your fab choices. My fave is the rooster print which now I see its true colors I will be needing some of!

Cat & Cricket said...

Kathy~ I am in love with the Alice in Wonderland!!! It is perfect!
Ps~ your treat is in the mail~

Nicole@ Black Cab Designs said...

I really like your fabric choices. I have used the french script and love it. Have fun putting them all to good use!

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