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DREAMY RUFFLES



It's true...


I have been having a bit of a love affair.



What can I say?
I have no excuse ...
I can't even apologize for it...

because I kind of like it

I have been drawn to the romantic lately.
To the dreamy, the shabby, the delightfulness of faded colors,
vintage fabrics and lots of
ruffles.


I see table linens, a duvet cover for my bed, pillow covers
and slipcovers... all made from something different.



I had a round ottoman that was needing some love...
so I got out the scissors and turned that something from Overstock into a slipcover.



I am loving how it turned out
and with all it's dreamy white ruffliciousness...
it's perfect.





62 comments

  1. Loving ruffles too! The ottoman is gorgeous covered in ruffles. Can't wait to see your room redo!

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  2. I like all the ruffles, so pretty! Laura Cottage and Broome

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  3. Courtney, you are so talented. I love that ottoman cover. And the table loos fabulous. You are giving me all kinds of ideas. BTW, I mentioned your blog today on mine, as a thank you for featuring the ranch (a long time ago I know.) http://cedarhillranch.blogspot.com/2011/10/beary-good-friends.html
    Have a blessed day.

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  4. What a great idea. No need to use these pretty ruffles just for a bedskirt. So many possibilities. Very nice!

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  5. I love romantic too, your ruffles look gorgeous. Have you seen the Marie Antoinette movie? That movie is the ultimate inspiration. If you love french romantic decor, dreamy whites and pastels, it is a MUST SEE!

    ♥Linsey

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  6. Love it, I've used a bedskirt for a table cloth before, but never one that pretty! Love the ottoman, you are becoming quite the designer!

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  7. So beautiful and original! I've never seen anything like it. So gorgeous with your things. I'm sure your room will be fantastic!

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  8. Love the ruffles-really beautiful.~Have a wonderful day and blessings always~

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  9. Very romantic, Courtney. Looking forward to the room redo.

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  10. Ruffles are so romantic looking to me. You did great with the ruffled ottoman - who would have thought to do that with a bed skirt?
    Brenda

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  11. How gorgeous is that! And so very romantic, I love it.
    Hugs Cindy

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  12. It;s a good think you don't lie closer cause I'm pretty sure that hotel silver tea pot would going missing?? Is that a monogramed "G" on it?? I'm in love with it!! :)

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  13. Adorabile post...:))
    kiss,Gilda

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  14. Oh so pretty! I love ruffles and the ottoman looks perfect with them. Lovely photos.

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  15. Thanks so much for sharing your PRETTY idea at NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAY...it's always good to see ya here:)

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  16. Love it! Something about ruffles...goes with chocolate, bags, and shoes! Yum!

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  17. So very, VERY pretty :) Laurel@chippingwithcharm

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  18. That is so, SO gorgeous Courtney! What an incredible idea and it turned out just beautifully! :-)
    Vanessa

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  19. Great job! It looks very feminine and I'm sure the entire room is happy.

    xo
    Pat

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  20. Courtney, Gorgeous with all the ruffles! I can't wait to see more.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  21. I am loving those ruffles. I am inspired to try something like this for my daughter's bedroom that has an all white and silver, romantic look. Thanks for sharing!

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  22. Oh my goodness Courtney, your ottoman is simply gorgeous! Topped with the tray it is making me swoon. Its just a delightful look. Can't wait to see more.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  23. I love ruffles and these look gorgeous! What a great idea to use a bedskirt. Can't wait to see what else you have. :)
    xo

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  24. I love the ruffles.They are perfect for your ottoman!

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  25. Just beautiful! I have a large round ottoman that I would like to do the same and now you've inspired me.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  26. Yes, I don't blame you, when I first saw this I also fell in love, now I want a tablecloth for my round marble table, it would look great and thanks for reminding me again! Have a lovely week. FABBY

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  27. The ruffles are just gorgeous. What a fantastic and creative idea. I love the look. Thanks so much for joining TTT., Hugs, Marty

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  28. Oh my gosh, Courtney....your poof is absolutely making my heart sing! I'm swooning over more ruffles! I can just imagine what a beautiful room you're in the process of creating. :)

    xoxo laurie

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  29. I love all of your ruffles!

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  30. I love love love the ruffled ottoman and can't wait to see more of this room!

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  31. I love the ruffle look Courtney. Can't wait to see more.

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  32. A to die for treasure. I actually drool this for sometimes, however my wallet isn't too full yet §:-)

    SO gorgeous!

    Greetings from chilly Stockholm,
    /chie

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  33. Oh my, how beautiful! I have this same ruffled bedskirt, and I too purchased it on Overstock.com, and LOVE IT!! I really love the idea of using it on the table...so romantic...I may just have to get another one to do the same.

    Warmest hugs, Brenda

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  34. Aren't you a clever girl?! I can't wait to see the whole room :)

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  35. Too, too gorgeous Courtney! I made a bag out of a Rachel Ashwell ruffled shower curtain. I still have some left....what to do? A girl can never have too many ruffles!

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  36. Brilliant!Beautiful! You are most creative ... and inspiring to look at things beyond their intended purpose .. being original is priceless!..

    Can't wait to see your room make-over! xo HHL

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  37. Love them, love your soft pictures!


    It was a thrill meeting Rachel. I’m still too shy to look at all the pictures! Thanks so much for your kind comment on my blog.
    xo
    Sandy

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  38. Have I mentioned yet how much I love this? Oh yeah...I did. Well, I am featuring it on my blog tomorrow. hatingmartha.blogspot.com
    Love!

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  39. I did my yellow tablecloth with at least one ruffle after looking at this... I had it made from my moire curtains I had, before I changed my entire window treatment. Thanks for sharing. FABBY

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  40. I'm back to say thank your for linking this beautiful project to Potpourri Friday. Many thanks!

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  41. i love this ruffled cover its gorgeous xxx

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  42. I LOVE this ruffled ottoman...SO pretty!
    Shannon
    www.akadesign.ca

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  43. I showed off your ruffles today on Mod Mix Monday!

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  44. Lovely repurpose...sends my mind a ruffling...thanks for the inspiration!!! Have a beautiful day!!!

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  45. Loving the ruffles! Keep them coming. Thanks for linking with air your laundry Friday!

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  46. Oh this is just rufflishious! Would love to do this to my ottoman!

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  47. I'm gonna have to look a bit more closely at those dust ruffles I see at my local thrift shop from now on!

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  48. Oh my, these are gorgeous!!! Now I have to see where I can find some ruffled bedskirts :)
    Thanks for linking up!
    XOXO
    Kristin

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