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Monday, January 19, 2015

New Table Runners and Pillows

In-between the cleaning and purging, I finally got out the sewing machine and made a couple of table runners and a new pillow.  I love the look of layering fabrics, so I used the black and white stripe and the black/gold metallic dot together.  I think this adds that unexpected touch that I love.

I kept the champagne bucket and candle tray, and just added the silver and gold mirror balls for fun.

 At Christmas I had a small bottle brush tree in the champagne bucket.

 I replaced it with the candle, some feathers, pods and pearl sprays.

The mirror balls are just fun, so I kept them out.

Minor changes for a whole new look.  How can you beat that?

Here's a little sneak peek at the pillow.  I will show you when it is all finished.

Be sure to get all of your projects lined up for Inspire Me Tuesday.  Party goes live Monday afternoon at 3 PM CMT.  Can't wait to see you there.

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  1. Hi Marty, I just love the new table runners and the "disco" ball. Your arrangement in the champaign bucket is gorgeous! Have a great day:)

  2. Oh, Marty! I love all the sparkle and shine. It's almost magical; just what we need during the gloomy winter months!

    Happy Sunday!

  3. Wow! what a pretty vignette! Love the contrast between the silver accents and the black of the table runner....beautiful contrast! The pillow is looking stunning, Marty! Can't wait to see when you are all the fabric:) Happy Sunday~hugs, Poppy

  4. Oh, Marty, your runner and pillows are absolutely gorgeous! Love the feathers and mirrored spheres. I'll see you this Tuesday (Monday night).

  5. Love metallics and of course you know I keep my mirrored (disco) balls out all year so I'm with you there. Would you mind sharing the source of the polka dot fabric.

    1. - - - This is the link, they have several great metallic fabrics that I love.

  6. Great sparkle for these cold January days.

  7. Your table runner and centerpiece are a real Wowie!! Love the mirrored balls which are perfect for winter.
    Mary Alice

  8. Marty, love the table runner and pillows. Just enough shine on this cold dreary day!

  9. What a gorgeous runner dear Marty! I love the entire centerpiece with all the sparkles, perfect for a January Winter vignette.
    Have a wonderful week ahead.

  10. I love your runner, Marty! I really like how the striped fabric looks with the gold dot fabric.

  11. The runner and centerpiece are beautiful! I love the mirrored balls, they are so sparkley, you can't have too much sparkle, huh? See you tomorrow!!!

  12. Very striking!!! I love how you do a little this and a little that and it looks new again!! I like how you are up to date yet still have your praying man photo print my parents have. I love your homem. And your piping looks mighty straight. No strolling along when you were sewing that!!!!

  13. What a beautiful focal point on the table. I am too loving those glass balls, nice way to reflect light and bring in some playfulness to the table. I like pokey dots, especially in gold. :) I can't wait to see the entire reveal. Thank you for sharing!

  14. Love the new runner Marty...can't wait to see the new pillows too! Your sparkley centerpiece looks perfect with the new runner!

  15. Love the black gold dot fabric Marty! Where did you get it? Your table looks just stunning! I've got to get out my champagne bucket and give it a polish!

  16. Marty,
    Your table looks magical and sooooo pretty. I think your favorite new color is SPARKLE! So gorgeous.

  17. What a fun and festive table! You have done a great job sewing your new table runners...your pillow looks fun too! Looking forward to your party (on the internet, not at your fun table) tonight.

  18. Your table looks fabulous! Love the amount of sparkle! Can't wait to see the pillow!

  19. Hi Marty,
    I love EVERYTHING about your table- drama and shine!

  20. That table runner can go ever so many ways. Your touch of glitz gives it sassiness this time, and I can't wait to see what happens next.

  21. I absolutely love this! It is perfect year round but even more so for New year because of all the dots ( in our country, polka dots and anything round is perceived to bring you good luck year round)!

  22. You are quite the talented lady! Gorgeous! :)

  23. Marty,
    You are one creatively talented lady, dear friend!!!
    Love the mixed materials in your table runner!!!
    Your "sneak peek" pillow is quite intriguing!
    I made a recent pillow purchase. . .amazing change for a frugal amount!

  24. You are so talented Marty! Love all the shimmer on your table!