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About Me: I am the creative person behind Ribbonwood Cottage. A mother, wife and grandmother. My goal in life is to leave a lasting legacy to my family that life is incredible. God gave us this one life and it is worth the journey! A believer. A pianist, church music and worship director. Focused on intentionally living the best life possible.

August 30, 2013

Shabby bedding and linen hutch

I don't know about you but I adore pillows...
White, shabby, rustic, elegant.
For some time I have been collecting wedding garments from Thrift and consignment stores.
Never paying more than $20.00 or $30.00 for a wedding dress, etc.
If they have exquisite beading...I'm in!
Above, the second pillow has a snippet of a gorgeous wedding dress...
from the 80's...you know with the puffy 
shoulder pads...
but oh the beading on the sleeves, bodice, and long skirt...all hand done...
So I added it to one of the miniature dollhouse pillows...
for something Princess like...
Joining in with my sweet friend Beverly
for Pink Saturday @
The hand painted panels which I adore are from
Caroline @ Cinderella Moments

She paints beautiful little pictures for a shabby vignette, room box, dollhouse, or shelf grouping....I have already started a collection with her lovely work. Be sure to take a look!
She graciously bought a sheet and pillow set from me to use in her latest cottage.
She is an artist, you can see her blog  @
She handpaints roses and even has a tutorial on her sidebar, so you 
can learn how to paint them too.
Uhhh mine looked like blobs of paint...yikes!

Love lace edged sheets....
I think I might have to sew some for myself in grown up size!
A woman needs a hutch to store her linens...
I took the pillows off below so you could see the surprise! It is the sweetest little trundle bed!
How sweet is this?
How about a girl's sleepover?
Oh my!
Joining the inspiration over at Debra's


Aiza said...

Ah I love the rustic feeling. Definitely a warm and shabby country cottage look. Luxury and glamour gives more pain to you. Wornness is comforting.
Love from Pakistan x

Jeannie Marie said...

I would love a hutch for my linens! Beautiful!!!

Plushpussycat said...

Gorgeous minis, Debbie! I just received your package and love everything--thank you soooooo much! I love how you used the beautiful beaded fabric on your pillow--the wedding dress idea is a great tip. xo Jennifer

Tami @ Creative girl Vintage said...

Hi Debbie! !
Love love love!!!
You are so talented! Omg.
Happy pink Saturday.
♥ Tami

Unknown said...

Everything is so dreamy and beautiful.
Be blessed, Lorena

The Porcelain Rose said...

Wow! I love everything! Just gorgeous!
I've also purchased wedding dresses at thrift stores and tag sales to cut up and use in my creative projects. The beading, lace and taffeta would cost a fortune if purchased by the yard.
Thank you for sharing.
Have a wonderful weekend.

Unknown said...

Hi Debbie, love your blog about this miniature. I'm visitting you via pinterest. Just back to my blog after a long absent. Would love to see you drop by my blog. Cheers - cindy

Unknown said...

Love your blog! Visitting you via pinterest, just starting blogging again after a long absent. Would love to see you drop by.

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Debbie. I want to come over to your house to visit. You have so many pretty things. It would be fun to visit and play.

Yolanda MorĂ¡n said...

Una verdadera maravilla, sin palabras precioso.
Un abrazo.

Jennelise said...

This is just gorgeous! Amazing details!

Susan Freeman said...

How is it that I never stumbled across you before? Where oh where have I been??? You my dear are a soulmate. I love all of your charming vignettes and miniatures. I am a very happy new follower. Stop by and see me sometime too.

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Debra@CommonGround said...

oh my gosh, Debbie. I had to look twice to see these were actually miniature, just amazing and so beautiful!!