Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Sunny Yellow Cottage Fabric

A few months ago, I purchased some yellow floral pillowcases from
an eBay listing.  I was looking for a way to incorporate more yellow
into my studio and was planning on using the fabric for decorative
pillows, but there was one that was so charming that I knew I
wanted to see it all the time while I work at my desk.  This pattern
reflects the little vintage doll quilt that hangs from the drawer of this
mini hutch, so I used it to back the shelves.

When I set it in place, I found it to be such a cottage sweet
backdrop for the bits of china etc.  

It gives the whole ensemble a sunny and cheerful look.  It's just
the happy glow that is needed on a cool, damp and gray
January day.

I want to have the studio walls painted this spring.  Originally
I planned on white walls, but now I am thinking that maybe
a soft yellow will be just the look I want.

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley


  1. Adorable, the yellow is beautiful. Your studio is quite charming!

  2. I love it-and while I don't like a bright yellow- I LOVE a soft yellow. This fabric is just lovely and a perfect backdrop. xo Diana

  3. Very sweet, I think I handmade a blouse of similar material, when I was a child. I'm seeing a lot of White everything getting switched out for pale colors in the blogs. Fun look here, Sandi

  4. I love pale yellow. It is in my house in a few places. Very cheerful! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

  5. I think yellow is so cheerful, Susan, and what a creative use of a pillow case :) Thanks so much for linking up your project with us at Vintage Charm--

  6. Hi Susan, I wanted to let you know I am featuring your lovely hutch at tomorrow's Vintage Charm party! Blessings, Ceclia

  7. I also have found myself drawn to yellow lately but it is very hard to find. I like these pillowcases a lot.


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