March…just madness

It’s ALREADY March…so even though a lot of us are still having crazy weather we know Spring HAS to come soon …

I am still working on my blog post about Nashville, and Daytona…so you will see that soon…but here is March’s Quilt & Pillow offerings…and a little Spring decorating…It is so much fun decorating the bed each month! What do you think about this idea?

I made two wool pillows with homespun backing…and we patterned the Ocean Wave antique quilt on the bed…IMG_0959IMG_0956Do you like the pillows together or apart?…Did you see on IG…this pic of my table…I found a bunch more of those green vases…so added them all around the house…like by my nightstand…they are literally 2-4$each…this quilt is an antique lone star.IMG_0817

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This quilt is much smaller than my bed…but I just use it as an accent…the under quilt is the main quilt for warmth…If you want to make the quilt bigger…just add more blocks or a big border…I think we have extra white to make the borders much wider in the kits…IMG_0965So If you wish to order this months quilt and pillow you can do so HERE…just an FYI…if you order the kit for the pillows or just the quilt or both..the pattern is FREE…if you just want the pattern it is $12 and includes both pillows and the quilt.  The pillows are wool appliqué on wool background…the wool was the perfect color, there was no flannel that wasn’t olive toned…so that is why I used wool on wool…the backing is homespun…Also keep in mind that the fabric will be a bit more saturated, not faded like the antique…but the fabrics that we picked out and the wool pillows will go nicely together….much better than mine do here…but I don’t have to have everything matchy, matchy.

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Now…just another design to decorate the couch…This is a flannel with wool applique pillow. ( I used the same pillow form from the Let’s Snuggle pillow)…I will get a video/tutorial out next on putting in a zipper in the back- so you do not have to have a bunch of pillows and can keep switching them out using a zipper.IMG_0975

I pulled out the black and white buffalo check pillows…IMG_0979

Also looks nice on a chair…or a bench when you walk in the room…  Click HERE if you wish to order this pillow.IMG_0973

Jeter just can’t help himself…he knows you all want to see him too!IMG_0971

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I love go antiquing/junking…AND….I cannot believe I found this old truck and trailer for $40!  IMG_0966

Also…I noticed…Jess has planned a whole category for March on our site…see what else the shop has for you HEREStay warm, and dry my friends…

OH! One last thing….I got a couple of comments that I have not posted much about “Baby O”yet…well.. you are all in for a treat here…remember…he is only 2 1/2 months, borns 3 weeks early, when you watch this…being MiMi is the best…now that I am back home I can go see this is person!  If it gets above zero degrees soon…

 

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lisabongean

I live in Butte Des Morts, WI, Married to Nick, with 3 sons, Lance (forever 29) , Luke 30 and Jake 29 I am a quilter, rugger, gardener and I also love to cook when I get the chance...

32 thoughts on “March…just madness

  1. I really like your pillows with cursive writing. Have you thought about putting the whole alphabet in cursive and other alphabet designs and selling them as a pattern. I would be the first to buy it. Always looking for different lettering to use my wool with.

  2. I want to order the Irish Quilt kit and would like the extra white fabric To enlarge the border. How do I order?

  3. Love the home accents you have added! Of course I want them all!
    Precious little grands, too! Thx for sharing!

  4. Love the spring look in your home. The shelving is so pretty too with all the accent pieces. Love the truck too. We have my husband’s childhood trucks on display. I’m determined to make some of the fun wool pillows!

  5. Love the grands!! Where did you locate the black wall mount that quilt in hanging on? Thanks Judy Wilson

  6. Being a Mimi is the best, or a Gigi (that’s me. Actually, Gigi weewooo-Papa is a fireman). What a couple of sweet grand babies you have! Stay warm! I love everything you did for March!

  7. Wow! I love how you decorate your home. What is his name? So alert for just being 2-1/2 months old and so cute! I love being a grandma.

  8. Lisa I love love love when you share pictures of your house! You can come decorate my house anyday! Give that sweet Jeter a kiss from SLC Utah

  9. Hi Lisa, your home looks beautiful! Cute pillows!The quilts are all lovely. Awesome deal on the rruck!! Antiqueing is such fun! Your grandchildren are adorable!!! Thanks for sharing! Hugs, Jakey

  10. The monthly two color quilts and pillows are a great idea. I’m looking forward to months done in purple or pink.

  11. Please tell me about the quilt hanger you have in your living room! Such an updated way to display a quilt.

  12. Your house is amazing! Always love to see pictures. I bet you can’t wait to get your hands on that baby. Jace is going to be such a good big brother.

  13. On your Dec. 25, 2018 blog post, you showed a red and white antique quilt and stated that you were planning on designing a pattern for that quilt. Is a pattern now available? Thanks

  14. The pillows are so cute. Love the “Kiss” and “me” together. The green vases are wonderful and your home is lovely.
    I’m grandma to 4 little boys – endless fun.

  15. Love the truck pillow♥️. Is there a pattern for it? Maybe I got too excited when I saw it and missed it. Sorry 😐 Love old trucks, and patterns.
    Thanks
    Deb

  16. Your house is beautiful and this Irish Lass loves the pillows and all the green and white! Just joined your Wool Club and am very excited to receive my first box. Would love it if there is enough interest to reproduce the first box. I missed out and would really like to at least be able to get the first block. I have admired your creations for a long time and decided it was time to jump in and join! Thanks for your fun and creative designs 🙂

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