Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Color My World: Link Party

Color My World 2This month has flown by! I can’t believe it’s already the final week of the Color My World Challenge. It’s been so much fun and I appreciate it so much that Jessamie from Bird and Branch Redesign and Suzy from Saved by Suzy invited me to join.

Week 1: D├ęcor
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The first week, I updated these lamps with a little yellow spray paint and ribbon.

Week 2: Paint
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The second week, I took on spray painting basic white curtains with yellow stripes.

Week 3: Fabric
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Week 3, I used a yellow ticking stripe to update a vintage suitcase and make a little “Guest Essentials Kit” for my guests.

Week 4: Review
We didn’t have to do a project for this week, but I was inspired by this pillow from my trip to Asheville over the weekend:
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I loved the use of the ticking but this was a Ralph Lauren pillow that was $49. No thanks. I had a ton of extra ticking leftover from the suitcase and I wanted to make a long pillow for the guest bed anyway, so here’s my take on it:

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Please excuse the terrible picture. I forgot to take it yesterday
so I quickly snapped one on my way out the door this morning.
Fun, right? I’m glad I was able to pull that fabric into the room in another way. I will say this was a beast of a pillow. Trying to line up all those stripes in 4 different areas was not the easiest task. I kinda get why it was $49.

It’s time for you to show us what you’ve been up to! Each of the hosts will be choosing a few of our favorites to feature next Tuesday so be sure to check back to see if you are featured!

Rules for the Link Party:
  1. Must be a project you’ve made and that involves bringing color into your home.
  2. Please visit the hosts:
Carmel - Our 5th House
Kristy - Hyphen Interiors
Shelley - Crazy Wonderful
Suzy - Saved by Suzy
Tiffany - Living Savvy
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I’m linking to THESE PARTIES, plus: Home Stories A to Z, The Kurtz Corner
Tip Junkie handmade projects

9 comments:

  1. Love all the yellow, Maury! Way to be an overachiever and throw one more project in there, jeez. Ha, thanks for being apart of the challenge!

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  2. Great job on the pillow. Keeping all of those stripes lined up would have not only been a challenge but would have driven me crazy!! LOL You did a wonderful job on the challenge!

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  3. the pillow is lovely--I admire your ability to line up the stripes! I LOVE the yellow striped curtains, especially against the gray walls.

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  4. You did such a great job. I love how your curtains turned out. I really have to learn how to make a pillow. Yours looks awesome!

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  5. Cute new pillow Maury! Love how you brought happy yellow into your space - you did such a great job with it! That suitcase idea is so stinkin' cute.

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  6. Love love how your pillow came out! Great job! I can only imagine how challenging it must have been to line up the stripes! And I love all the ways you've added yellow to your bedroom, it looks awesome! I''m so glad to have met you through this challenge!

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  7. The new pillow looks great! Wow, I would never have attempted that, way to go! I had fun doing the challenge with you and so glad we "met." :)

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  8. I always love that look with stripes, definitely too intimidated to try DIY-ing it, but it looks fantastic!

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  9. the curtains are my absolute favorite thing! LOVE them!

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