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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

a crafty hint and a royal bedroom

I was idly flipping through an old magazine last night, one last glance at all the pretty stuff before I tossed it in the recycle bin, when I saw this>>>


a clever little idea for all you crafters, scrapbookers, home sewers and gift wrappers.

A few pages later, I found the perfect bedroom for JahTeh>>>


ROYAL purple, for the QUEEN of Southland.
Against a purple wall, a purple padded headboard with a silver "tiara" frame, fronted by purple cushions.


18 comments:

  1. I can imagine Jah Teh propped up in that bed.

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  2. That's a pretty grand bedhead. Is it me or do bed seem shorter these days.
    Merle.......

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  3. Boy, our cats would have a grand old time with that ribbon dispenser.

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  4. The ribbon dispenser... what a great idea. I have one of those little white containers, but I'm not sure all my ribbon spools are the same height...

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  5. That ribbon dispenser is one of the best ideas I've seen fora long time.
    Bed for a queen....looks very regal indeed.

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  6. Great idea for a ribbon dispenser. I have mine all on a dowel, but still, they can unravel. This is a better idea.

    And, oh the purple! I love purple - even my logo, business cards etc are purple :)

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  7. A paramount idea for ribbon. Mine always gets tangled and I end up tossing it.

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  8. Oooh. On both counts. I am not crafty, but that ribbon dispenser is tempting.
    And the bedroom does indeed look fit for Queen Jahteh. Rich and sumptuous.

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  9. Great idea for the ribbons. As for the bed - what would it look like after the dogs and cats had slept on it?

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  10. Andrew; me too, with a cup of hot chocolate, a good book and a tiara on her head.

    Merlesworld; I'm short so the length of beds doesn't matter so much to me, which means I haven't taken any notice. Perhaps you have begun growing again?

    Delores; I love the bedspread more than I do the purple bed and walls.

    Susan; make one just for them and hide one for yourself.

    Jackie K; welcome to drifting. Cut the bottom out of your dispenser and sit it over a lunchbox of similar length and width.

    Mimsie; small and neat, easily put away, just the sort of thing I like. The bedroom is very regal.

    Vicki; now you know what to do with your dowel. I like purple, but my bedroom is red and green. Technically it is burgundy and teal which always looks blue in photos.There are photos somewhere on the blog...

    Manzanita; I used to keep my ribbon spools in ziplock bags. Last week I gave the whole lot, plus laces and buttons, cottons etc to the local Goodwill store.

    Elephant's Child; for someone who uses ribbons a lot, it would be a nifty addition to their supplies. The bedroom is perfect for JahTeh, just what she needs to unwind after a hard day.

    jabblog; dogs and cats on the bed??? nononononono

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  11. It DOES look regal, doesn't it?

    A gal could spend a lot of time in a room like that...

    Pearl

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  12. Pearl; nothing wrong with that idea.

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  13. Love that ribbon idea! I'm definitely adopting! That bedroom is so fancy, I probably wouldn't be able to sleep! Very pretty!

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  14. The only thing I need to unwind after a hard day which is wrapped in purple is chocolate.
    While I love to wear this colour, I mean velvet violet is just me, I couldn't have this bedroom. I tried going all dark and mysterious but it didn't work, I need calming pastels around me, doona covers, sheets and lace curtains and I have fairy lights along the top of the wrought iron bedhead. I never pull the blind because I like sleeping in moonlight.
    Excuse me while I go to ebay and see if there is any violet velvet on sale.

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  15. Diane Tolley; the ribbon dispenser is a handy little thing if you use a lot of ribbon. I don't anymore, not since I stopped making the girls dresses. They buy their own clothes now.

    JahTeh; Pastels are better for sleeping I've heard and blue is apparently the most soothing colour of all. I love lace curtains and still have mine in a bag in the wardrobe. I love the idea of fairy lights along the bedhead! I pull the blinds at night and the curtains too, at this time of year, to keep the cold out.

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  16. I love the ribbon idea, not so much the bed, but I can see how some would fancy it.

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