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Monday, January 16, 2012

New Euro Shams + A Giveaway!

So, for the past 7+ months our master bedroom has been getting a face lift!  It started in the spring a few weeks before Baby Q was born when I kindly asked my husband if we {meaning he} could paint all of our guest bedroom furniture white and move it into our master in place of the dark stained furniture that we were using!  Well he is a great sport and said "yes!"  It may have also had something to do with the fact I was big and ornery...you know, intimidation factor!  So along with a few mirrored nightstands and a dresser that we picked up at Downeast Home we were well on our way to that master bedroom facelift!  And then more important things happened!  Like the birth of our third babe and all of the exciting, albeit exhausting things that came with her!  So now that Baby Q is on a great schedule, this Mama has a little more time to focus on getting the master bedroom up to par!  And working on a new found hobby {sewing} along the way!  I love the winter bedding I already have, but decided to switch out the neutral beige euro shams for something with more pizazz!  I followed a simple sewing tutorial for euro shams with flanges at Welcome to Heardmont and the rest is history!  The only thing I did different from the tutorial is I cut my fabric to 30" by 30" and the back envelope panels to 20" by 30" because my pillow forms are a lot fuller and I felt I would need the extra inches.  Here is the finished product!
     






































I just have a few more pillows to make and I will feel like the room is complete!  Now for the fun part!  A giveaway!  So apparently I'm not to good with math because I ordered six yards of this village blue/natural chevron fabric thinking I'd have just enough for all three euros and I ended up only using about 3 yards of it!  I guess the fact that this fabric comes 60" wide should've been taken into consideration!:)  Well, I'm excited and glad that I over estimated because I'm giving away two 20" by 20" envelope style decorative pillow covers {pillow forms not included}!
What the pillow covers will look like with a 20" by 20" form inside.

2 village blue/natural decorative pillow covers.  Baby Q likes them too!

The envelope back.

All you have to do to enter is become a follower of our blog and leave a comment letting us know!  If you already are a follower just leave a comment about where you would like to use these pillow covers in your home!  This giveaway will close this coming Saturday at 12:00 am!  The winner will be chosen by random.org!  GOOD LUCK!!!!!    

14 comments:

Jenna said...

I'm a follower!!

I would LOVE to win these! My baby boy has this exact chevron color in his crib bedding! I would put the pillows on the bench right near his window in his room!

Haley and Lance (but probably just Haley) said...

Kara, these are so cute - I love them! One day I would love to come over to your house and see all of your details - you down? My bedroom has blues and oranges - these would fit perfectly on a little bench/dresser thingy I have in there!

♥ Audrey Crisp said...

SO CUTE!!! LOve these! I am a follower... just started getting updates in blogger today... grrrr,,, it was messed up for a bit. love it~

caroline said...

Im loving the chevron and in that shade of blue!! I would love to see these in my master too on my reading chair!
Ps- I'm a follower and a big fan;)

Emily said...

I've been reading for months now and just became an official follower. I would love to add these to our bedroom. With only two king-size pillows, it does look a bit bare and these would definitely add some color and class.

mickisha caye said...

Of course I follow!:) I really like the way you measure Kar, I hope that your excess fabric comes my way! Bedroom looks awesome!

jill said...

yes! so cute. my couch needs these pillow covers for sure.

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Hollie Rosen said...

Love these Kara!

alisha said...

So cute! I would use them to spruce our "vintage" couch. My daughters thinks they would look great with legos spread around them too!

Kris M. said...

What a great giveaway! I'm now a follower and so happy to be one!! Such an awesome blog! I would definitely use this in my bedroom!

H said...

Already a follower - These are awesome! I would definitely put them in my bedroom.

Muriel Miller said...

I am a follower and absolutley adore these Euro Shams! Well done!!! Love the Chevron Print they would go perfect in my bedroom or even as a decorative pillow on my couch! SO CUTE!

Sarah said...

Oh so pretty! Nice work Kar! I'm already a follower. I would use these pillow covers to get our living room ready for spring!