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Shabby Ruffled Tablecloth

I love crisp white linens with soft sweet ruffles....
Love. Love. Love.


Layer upon layer of gauzy beautiful ruffles cascading over the edge of a table
falling softly onto a chair or to the floor...
 So romantic and charming.

Several of you asked about the drapery panel that I shared in the bathroom makeover
since I am knee deep in several projects right now and not getting as much blogging done 
I thought I would share a bit more about it.

When I was looking for the drapery for the window in the little cottage bathroom
I knew I didn't want something heavy and formal that would change the feeling of the room.


But I wasn't sure just what I would use until after setting the sideboard sink in place
and bringing in the bouquet of Stock.
The romantic pinks and shabby gray and whites mingled and I knew what would be
 a perfect compliment.


I have been sewing a few things ~ working on a little something for a future project and
one of the things that I sewed recently was a crisp cotton tablecloth
with a delightful edging


It's
Romantic.
Vintage inspired.
Perfectly shabby sweet and edged all around in a double ruffle.
 I draped the tablecloth over the curtain rod in the bathroom
and it was perfect.

So I designed a panel for the bathroom and took my ruffled
tablecloth back to be used on the dining room table


I love the white mixed with the vintage pewter plates & silver flatware
and the pale pinks & purples in the blooms


This dainty hydrangea must have been forgotten at the grocery store-
 it was dry & wilted and it was debatable if the blooms would perk up...
but for the marked down price - I thought just a little soaking with cold water might work
and it's back to looking happy and fresh.


So many of you have emailed and asked if I sell the ruffled chair slipcovers 
burlap tablecloths and ruffled linens that I make and share on my blog.
Thank you so much for your interest in them.  So far, I haven't offered them for sale yet
but do have a few things spinning around in that category so stay tuned.


We woke up to rain here yesterday and there is rain in the forecast almost every day this week.
It's a good excuse to stay warm and cozy next to the fire and delve into a few design books
and maybe play a little catch up with blog visits.
I have a fun Spring project coming up ~ a little something to do with our Feathered friends.
:)

Hope your week gets off to a great start!



51 comments

  1. Well Courtney, I think you would sell the heck out of your slipcovers and tablecloths if you offered them for sale. This is a sweet post to start my week. I love the pinks, grays, and whites. Love the curtain in the bath, too.

    Have a great week, Sweetie!

    xo,
    Ricki Jill

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  2. Thanks for sharing all of your lovely soft ruffles and linens this morning. It's a wonderful way to wake up and start the day.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  3. Courtney, that is so pretty in every shot whether on the table or in the bathroom puddled on the floor. Just gorgeous.

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  4. Your table cloth is absolutely beautiful ~ how shabby, romantic and just perfect ;-)

    Can't wait to see what you have in store for us.

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  5. Your ruffles are fabulous and those hydrangeas make me itch for Spring. Only a few more weeks I hope.....

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  6. You did a fabulous job on the tablecloth and the shower curtain, Courtney! I just love anything with a ruffle and it is spilling over into my wardrobe now!

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  7. Oh how I love white crisp linens, also! Girl, you are such a seamstress! Beautiful photos...and you have some incredible chairs!

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  8. Really pretty! A very romantic post. I love the ruffles.
    Have a sweet day, Elizabeth

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  9. Gorgeous! I'm right with you on crisp white linens...the more ruffles, the better!

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  10. I love your style, my lovely. SO gorgeous and romanitc and pretty. Your house looks like such a warm haven. Perfect for snuggling when it's raining outside!

    Sarahx

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  11. Lovely, as usual....thanks for the Morning pick me up!
    Nancy

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  12. Love this! I am actually working on some ruffled edged tablecloths too! Yay, I love this look. Your table is BEEEEAUTIFUL!
    Blessings,
    Debbie

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  13. Hi Courtney!
    Can you tell us about your brown charger plates? I saw some like these a few years ago and loved them, but didn't purchase them. Are the plates on your table still available where you purchased them? They are a great accent for MANY things! I seem to find the time to "fluff", decorate, arrange, etc., for other people but I don't take the time to actually do it for my own home.This is inspiring me to make and follow through with plans for my guest room and living room!
    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  14. Beautiful!!!! Ruffles and blooms...are the prefect combination :o)
    ~Des

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  15. You are right...DELIGHT..FULL!

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  16. Just absolutely gorgeous LoveLoveLove it all
    Happy Spring!!!!
    xo
    Pam

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  17. Love the ruffles - so pretty!!

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  18. So romantic and beautiful....I want to sit there and drink champagne...in a pink glass...yes..
    Lorraine

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  19. Courtney,
    LOVE that table cloth.Looks perfect on that window.I love the softness of the ruffles.

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  20. I believe you are single handedly reviving the ruffle! I know I have copied your tablecloth and I love the feminine feel of everything you do. ~ Maureen

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  21. Ohhhh your ruffled tablecloth is delightful in every way. It would be pretty draped anywhere. I love the fabric you used, it's just right, light and airy, and so so pretty!

    Cindy

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  22. Courtney I love everything you do. It always looks like a pretty French B&B... romantic and effortlessly elegant!

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  23. I always feel white linens look so romantic and ruffles just top it all off. I love your table cloth and curtain.

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  24. Courtney: Beautiful! Looks like a room full of clouds...Judy

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  25. Every photo is lovely! Thanks for sharing... have a great week!

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  26. I always get excited when I see you have done a post on something ruffly--I love what you did on your bathroom window. It looks perfect.Can't wait to see your spring project!

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  27. You are quite talented and there is such a magical ambience of romance throughout your home...Beautiful tablecloth..and I am sure the hydrangea is thankful that you came to its rescue!

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  28. So pretty! I love your white ruffles on both the table and in the bath. Where do you get your beautiful fabric?
    I can't wait to see your next post :)

    Have a great week!

    ~Shanon

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  29. Courtney~~ You are so very talented and your home is so gorgeous. I love the shower curtain. It is romantic and beautiful.Thanks for always inspiring me.
    ~Have a wonderful week.
    ~Cheryl

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  30. Your home is so pretty! Thank you for sharing it with us...XoXo

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  31. What a great way to audition the look. Your ruffles are perfect and I love the look in your bathroom. xo marlis

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  32. Hi Courtney,
    I love all the ruffles, and your bathroom makeover fabulous! Everything is sooo beautiful.

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  33. Gorgeous tablecloth! I love white linens but in my home I would have to wash them twice a day just to keep them looking that clean and crisp.

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  34. I love crisp white linens with ruffles as well and you have some amazing ones!! Thanks for sharing with us.

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  35. Oooh, I'm enjoying this visit with that yummy tablecloth and the pretty flowers. :)

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  36. Ruffles , so sweet , soft , and feminine!!! I love your soft sweet post!!! Blessings Lori

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  37. All I can say is YUMMY!

    So beautiful. I love the way you can use the ruffles and keep the decor from looking too sticky sweet. You have a real talent there Courtney! But then, we knew that! :-)

    Hugs,
    Judy

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  38. Oh my gosh....I'm in ruffle heaven, Courtney! It's all so beautiful! What type of white cotton did you use? Just regular ol' cotton...? Or something special?

    xoxo laurie

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  39. You have NO idea how much so many of us admire people who can do things like you do. Put things together, sew, decorate and it turns out stunning. I wish it was something that could be taught but I think it's simple a "born with it" talent! I do! :)
    Just beautiful..all of it.

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  40. What a gorgeous room-soooo romantic sweet! What a wonderful job on that tablecloth...dreamy! :) chris

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  41. I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS TABLECLOTH!! SO RUFFLY AND ROMANTIC..AND PAIRED WITH THE GORGEOUS HYDRANGEAS...IT IS LIKE A DREAM.
    COME LINK UP TO MY CENTERPIECE WEDNESDAY PARTY AND SHOW OFF YOUR IDEAS.

    KARIN

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  42. Courtney, I don't know how you sew all those ruffles and still keep your sanity. They'd have to cart me off. Your tablecloth is just divine!! Thanks so much for linking up for the party!

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  43. I love the grey chairs.. when did you paint them? Looks like I need to go through some old posts!

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  44. this looks beautiful i love ruffles, i would love for you to come and link it up at http://twiggstudios.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/sunday-show-off-party-6-come-and-link.html

    thankyou so much enjoy the rest of your weekend xxx

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  45. You always blow me away with your mad sewing skills! Just gorgeous my friend!
    XO
    Kristin

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  46. Beautiful! Love this look!~ Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  47. I adore your photographs.
    You are such an inspiration!!!
    I am very new to the world of blogs and my blog is written in polish
    but I will write in english in a near future:)
    Best wishes!

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