Friday, November 4, 2011

Sweet Dreams Pink


What can make your dreams sweeter?





Hand embroidered and cross stitched pillow cases
with pink flowers and crocheted edges of course!




Add in a hand stitched pink and white quilt or a vintage chenille spread with
pink flowers.  Sweet dreams are guaranteed!

It's time for Pink Saturday again!

Thank you for all of the many kind notes regarding my Mother-in-Law's
passing.  David and I both appreciate your kindness.

Bentley ~ are you having sweet dreams napping on that pink quilt?

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

25 comments:

  1. These are so pretty! I have several pairs of pillowcases hand-embroidered by my Mom. They are about 30 years old now, and so soft. I treasure them. Nice post.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  2. Well, beautiful vintage linens such as these can make my dreams very sweet. I love the embroidery especially!!

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  3. Those are so beautiful. I have a quilt and pillowcases from my grandmother that these remind me of. I'm sorry for the loss of your mother-in-law. My mom passed away in 2008, and my mother-in-law passed about nine months before that so I understand the sorrow and the loss that one feels not having them close to talk to anymore. My heart grieves with you both.

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  4. I love any type linen items. You certainly are blessed having these treasures.

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  5. What a beautiful dreamy post! Aren't lovely linens such a wonderful luxury! Vintage cross stitched or crocheted beauties catch my eye everywhere I go!
    Your collection is delightful.
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. God bless you.
    Yvonne

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  6. OOoo, I love vintage embroidery and cross stitch linens. My paternal grandmother did many of those and I still have a few sets, though they are a bit worn (I actually used them). Yours are stunning, and look so crisp and cool.

    I'm sorry about your Mother-in-Law.

    Enjoy your Saturday,
    Marianne

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  7. Your pink and white is so lovely. I think lovely linens like these look wonderful paired with a quilt. This look adds so much charm to a bedroom.
    Happy Pink Saturday.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  8. Great minds must think alike because I've been thinking of embroidering pillowcases. Super job.

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  9. Happy Pink Saturday Sweetie, and you too Bentley...
    What an elegant and gorgeous share today sweet friend. I can smell these fresh linens as if they just came off the line and have been freshly ironed and starched. How beautiful they are. The embroidery is exquisite and I love the colors and textures.

    The music is perfect today sweet friend. An absolutely gorgeous post. I so enjoyed my visit. Country hugs and much love, Sherry

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  10. I remember my husbands grandmother made many of these stiched pillowcases.. a nice memory

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  11. What can be better than vintage linens!?
    Such pretty pink things.
    Sending my condolences.
    xox
    Alison

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  12. Love your beautiful cross-stitch embroidered pillow cases...so lovely.

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  13. Beautiful embroidered and crocheted pillowcases!! I smile every time I see these vintage beauties. I love using them on the beds here at my house.

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  14. I don't blame Bentley,where else would you want to be,when there are such gorgeous linen and bedspreads around, lovely x

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  15. What a pretty pillowcase and quilt. I have several that my grandmother embroidered and crocheted. I love that look - so cozy and sweet. Thinking of you and your husband, Susan.

    xo
    Claudia

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  16. I love old linens and especially the quilt. So soft and so comforting..

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  17. I love these vintage stitchery pieces...so lovely!
    Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week!
    Coralie

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  18. So beautiful! I think there's nothing cozier!

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  19. I have a set of pillowcases my mother embroidered many years ago. I hate to use them for fear they will wear out before I do :) but it makes me so near to her when I put my head on my pillow that is covered with her loving handiwork.

    I, too, am sorry for your MIL's passing. Alzheimer's is such a wicked disease. I am sure she loved your recent post and tribute to her. . . and am certain she would have loved blogging, too. I often times think my mom would have gotten a thrill out of the fact that I had a blog. . . she was always my biggest supporter.

    Happy Pink Saturday. Dana

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  20. Susan ~ thank you so much for displaying these Pretties. My daughter's father passed away this week and it's been a little tough. Thanks again for making me smile through my tears ;)(

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  21. Lovely!! I need to pull mine out and start working on them again. Sorry to hear of your loss. Have a wonderful weekend.
    Hugs, LisaKay

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  22. Gorgeous pinks ~ I just adore and appreciate anything handmade, don't you?!?

    Happy PS!

    Big TX Hugs,
    Stephanie
    Angelic Accents

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  23. Oh my sweetness I love linens and these are simply delightful and yummy!
    Hugs,
    Olivia

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  24. I am late getting to my Pink Saturday...adventures..there's just something about topping your week-end off with lovely PINK eye candy...and getting to know you through your blogs...God Bless and have a great week!
    Kandy

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Bentley and I LOVE and read every comment.

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