Bee, is now, and has aways been, into the French
influence. Thus her "thing" for toile...but it better be
Who doesn't love pouring over each new Ballard Designs
catalog? And who doesn't think to them self, "Sweet mother
of pearl! I can make that myself for a fraction of the cost!"
Well, we do and we did!
We "ooohhed & aaahed" over their memory boards, whilst
we "gasped & choked" over the prices!!!!'
'Sooo', we thought one fine day, 'we can steal, uh, I
mean use this idea as an inspiration for our memory
board'. Big Lots always has really big nasty pictures...
with cool frames. So, a $25 picture, some left over
fabric, a bit of batting and , "Viola"!
Of course, it isn't always this naked, but it had to
be stripped in order to see it's details. (The sons/
nephews got to stay since their hockey sweaters
The frame was spray painted white. And the toile
background fabric & check fabric we used to cover
the buttons, are remnants from Bee's front room
chairs and pillows.
We were pretty darn pleased with the way it turned
out! And the price didn't leave us seeing "RED"!
Hurry over to PRETTY ORGANIZED PALACE for more "toile-y wallie doddle lolly day"!