I love a good bargain just like the next one, but when it is an almost give away for free bargain, then I really get excited. As you know if you follow along, I am a fabric nut and I love, love, love pillows. Mixing patterns and colors together is one my all time favorite things, so when the fabric is around $2 to $3.50 a yard, well, I kind of go nuts. My favorite discount fabric store - Home Fabrics is having a closeout sale and the prices are totally unreal.
I never buy fabric with a room design in mind, I just buy what I like. You know how you buy that accessory because you love it and then find a place to display it - well - that is how I buy fabric. I buy what I like and what really speaks to me and then I know that I can create a room design around it. Now it helps that my room is basically neutral, so I'm really not limited to colors or patterns, I just gravitate towards the colors I like. So when I wandered through the fabric store the other day, of course certain fabrics just jumped out at me.
I've been using a white tablecloth on this table for quite a while, so I thought changing it up a bit and using a pattern for a change might be fun. This one is going to be a great one to mix with other colors and patterns. (It was $2 yd and it takes 4 1/2 yds = $10. BARGAIN) It has a slight off-white background and has gold and a touch of rusty orange surrounding the trellis design. With this as my jumping off point, I started adding other fabrics.
The Greek Key fabric I already had, and it will work well with the tablecloth too.
A leopard and gold geometric pillow that I have will work - -
A brown and yellow pillow works also -
Can you see how it is just a neutral that will go with anything.
All of these work together beautifully and can mix and match in so many different ways. I also did a little bit of online BARGAIN shopping from World Market. They are having a great summer end clearance sale on pillows.
Velvet pillows that are already made and at a super unreal bargain price, no way to resist these.
World Market - Orange 18 x 18 - $4.99 ---- I ordered 2
World Market - Antique Gold 18 x 18 - $9.99 I ordered 1
I can create several new rooms designs with the new fabrics and pillows I bought. Both fabrics and pillows came to $35. That's a lot of decor for the dollar.
Check back and I'll show you how to make a really easy round tablecloth.
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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