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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

My New White Pillows.

I thought to share with you my new white pillows today! Actually, nothing new has been used to make them! :) The vintage monogrammed pillowcases are a gift, they have our initials... they were bigger and some years ago I cut them to make these. Needless to say I wish I hadn't! Note to self: never cut a vintage piece if it is not damaged! 
I also have the coordinated monogrammed bedlinen, I'm not sure what to make with it yet. 

A glimpse of our bedroom... Whilst I am a very colorful girl, I love white bedlinen. We have some colored bedspreads and duvet covers, but the white ones are my absolute favorites!

I used my Great Grandmother's antique linen and some vintage doilies to make some pillows... very plain. Love them.

Just in case you're wondering, I made the shell wreath with shells we picked in Cape Cod a few years ago.
I'm linking to Kathleen's White Wednesday today, can't wait to see what the other participants are sharing this week! 
Have a happy day!
Monica x.


  1. Oh, Monica, your pillows are anything but simple. I love white bed linens and anything with ruffles, lace or crochet. You did a wonderful job. I love your wreath, too. How nice to preserve the memories of Cape Cod so perfectly!!


  2. Oh, Monica, what exquisite creations & wonderful memories ... they are fabulous.

    Have a lovely summer's eve ~
    TTFN ~ Marydon

  3. Your white room is elegant, as are your linens! You must have very carefully packaged those shells you found on Cape Cod when you returned to Italy... we often break ours in the car in the 5-minute drive home! lol

  4. Oh lordy I love them Monica! Your bedroom is very nice. You should do that contest the French Bear is participating in today :)

  5. O wow Monica...i really like your pillows!!! nice !!! great job !!!........so good of you to make these......have a wonderful summertime darling....hugs for Kim....love Ria...

  6. Oh I just love these Monica!

    Anything with crochet does it for me, especially pillows....it's just my cup of tea!

    and the monochromatic colour palette is so elegant! love, love, love what you've created here!

    great job!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  7. What a great job you did, and it still looks just as pretty even though they are cut down. I like your shell wreath too, a good idea as I have a lot of shells!

  8. Beautiful!! Just beautiful!!

    Lou Cinda :)

  9. Monica, these are just gorgeous. The monogram is beautiful. Lucky you to have these linens. I love what you did with the pillows!

  10. Beautiful pillows! Love them :)


  11. Monica, it really looks beautiful. and the white is wonderful, fit for a Queen. hope you are well , have a great week. hugs.

  12. Wow!! Your bedroom looks soooo peaceful...absolutely gorgeous! I love looking at your blog because I find it so inspiring. The pillows you have made are adorbale.
    Alicia xx

  13. Hi Monica,

    Love your pretty bedroom and bedlinen, also the lovely shell wreath.
    I only use white bed linen too.
    Look forward to seeing your new blue quilt, enjoy the making process.

    I hope that you are having a great week

  14. Your pillowsare beautiful and I love the monograms. Thanks for sharing with us today.

    Take care,


  15. oh monica..how I love what you make and how you share your wonderful pictures with us!! So beautful, thank you!

  16. Those pillows are adorable. I like the embroydered one the best. Happy white wednesday.

  17. Absolutely stunning!!! Love your pillows and all the textures on your bed. Beautiful!!

  18. These pillows are ... just heaven. Happy to discover your romantic universe. Sincerely, @nne

  19. oh so very pretty, I love how you added the doilies to the pillows. Loved your flower photos in the previous posts too, just like an english cottage garden :) Hugs, Catherine x

  20. So pretty! They look fabulous! Theresa

  21. Your pillows are gorgeous, Monica. Off now to visit your Etsy shop and read some more of your older posts...
    Wishing you a happy Wednesday! xx

  22. Hi Monica! I just love the mix of textiles you used on your pillows. Soooo pretty! I totally agree --- there's nothing better, sweeter, more simple, more elegant than a white bed! :)

    Love your blog!

    xoxo laurie@heavens-walk

  23. Your pillows are beautiful, Monica !
    What a cosy bedroom !
    I'm looking forward to see your new quilt.

  24. So beautiful! Your blog is lovely too!

  25. Gorgeous! Love the crochet and the monogrammed pillows.

  26. Now you're talking my language Monica! (even though I adore color too) The white pillows are absolutely beautiful. I love white bed linens too. I wish my dog would learn to wipe his paws before he jumps on them however. He is a good boy about the white sofa slipcovers, but thinks the bed is his domain. LOL
    It was great fun to get a peek into the lovely bedroom.
    You sound like you have been busy creating beautiful things and I will be anxious to see them completed.

  27. Hola Mónica, I have so enjoyed your blog, your beautiful images and the romantic touch you give to your pictures. It`s been a great pleasure browsing through your blog, etsy shop and site. Congrats for what you do!!!
    Greetings from Chile,
    maria cecilia

  28. What a gorgeous bedroom you have! And what a beautiful way to use the vintage crochet. :-)


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