Decorating With Quilts

Throughout time, the making of quilts has been a popular past time.  In the early years, it was mostly for utilitarian purposes to provide warm bedding.  In the 1800’s, it also became a way to get together with friends as quilting bees became popular.  Quilting went out of style during the 50’s and 60’s and eventually regained popularity as pretty fabrics made especially for quilting became available. The quilt above was pieced and hand sewn for me by my Grandmother in 1969.  Many of the scraps used to piece the quilt were from my aunts sewing projects.  The yellow and Click Here To Read Full Post →

Vintage Decor Shopping

One of my favorite pastimes is shopping at antique stores and malls for vintage decor. It’s sort of like a treasure hunt and I find it very relaxing. I usually don’t have anything in particular in mind that I’m looking for, but you never know what you will find. It’s a great way to find unique home decor. At this particular antique store, we purchased an antique maple dresser that both my husband and I love. We also found this pine side table that now resides in our dining room.  I sometimes prefer vintage furniture to new.  It is usually Click Here To Read Full Post →