Sunday, August 24, 2008

Show and Tell Monday

Here again another Monday has rolled around. I was able to finish this set of Southern Bell Pillowcases. So there are two of these sets on my website right now.

Even though I have posted pictures of them in a previous post, I thought I would post again along with some suggestions on how to decorate with them.

Decorating Ideas:

Give one to 2 different grandchildren
Put one each on a set of twin beds
Take apart and use as curtains
Layer your bed with lots of pillows of different Southern Belles
Use as a chair back cover
Make a child's dress out of the pillowcases


Susan said...

Very neat in a romantic bedroom!
Susan *dutchrose*

Janet Bernasconi said...

Hi Janet!

I just love those Southern ladies! You really did a beautiful job. And I also love the ideas you listed. I think making a dress out of the pillowcases is a wonderful idea!

I was just picturing a Southern lady on towels or at the ends of a table cloth. So many wonderful things you can do with that beautiful embroidery.
Thanks for sharing and hope you have a happy week!
Janet' Creative Pillows

Francie of The Scented Cottage said...

I love those Southern Belle pillowcases...reminds me so much of my childhood.


gail said...

I love the southern belle pillowcases, and what great ideas to use them. I really like the idea of putting them on a chair back.... Happy creating, luv,gail

Cottage Flair said...

Nice to see them finished. The decorating ideas are good and a nice touch.

Michelle M. May said...

Hey Janet,
Beautiful, just beautiful. I can picture them on two twin beds with chenille bedspreads. Adorable!

lisa said...


I just adore those pillowcases. You did a great job on them.


Shabby Shan said...

Your pillowcases are beautiful! I really like the idea of putting them on a chair back. That's a wonderful idea!

Have a nice week.

Inka Thomas said...

Well of course being a Southern Belle...I love the pillow cases!!!! Reminds me so much of visiting Middle GA when I was growing up. Yall know that is the place I was born!!!

cathy said...

Very lovely Janet!

Patricia said...

So pretty, Janet. Nice work as always.

Susie said...

Hi Janet! I loved your pillowcases and I ask you....can one ever have enough Southern Belles in their homes?
Susie ~ The Polka Dot Rose

Flowerchild Clay Queen Angel Heart Designs said...

Janet..those are gorgeous...thank you for sharing...your work is SO beautiful..The towel I bought from you n gave as a gift..THEY LOVED IT! Thank you Janet...
Cindy :)

Silena said...

Hi Janet,
Ooh, lovely, your Southern Belles. So romantic and nostalgic, perfect for any style home! You do beautiful handwork and I also love the ruffles on your pillowcases..a very special touch!

Debbie said...

Hi Janet.....your Southern Belles are so pretty....they are going to make some lucky girl's bedroom absolutely beautiful!

Pink hugs,

Cathy said...

Janet, These pillowcases are beautiful. Love them.

xo Cathy

K&E@forgetmenotdreams said...

Janet, you do such beautiful work. Anyone would be privilaged to have it in their home!
Forget Me Not Dreams

Sheri said...

How lovely! You do very fine needlework & what an inspiration! Thank you for sharing these beauties with us.

Andie-The Brown Bee said...

Hi Janet! Just wanted to peek in on you....your pillowcases are beautemous! They remind me so much of my Memaw.....=0] I just love the idea of making these into pillowcase dresses for little girls. Somehow I'm partial to keeping the lil ones lookin' like little xoxo

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