Scallops and ruffles

This post was supposed to be about pretty things.  I was hoping to make a scalloped basket liner and some ruffly pillows.  Instead of a day spent at the sewing machine, it was spent trying to get my hubby off to Montreal and me over a dreadful stomach flu.  To top it off, winter finally hit us here and dumped loads of snow on us.  I am stressed. 

It is at these times that I wish more than anything I did not work OUTSIDE the home.  I want to hunker down with my kids and not worry about my mother making it to my house in the middle of a snow storm so that I can then, a nervous nelly, make my way slowly through the storm to an office where those there really do not care about how horrible a drive it was for me or my dear mom.  But we will do that today.  My mom and I.  And I will also pray that my love has made it to Montreal.

Until I have the time and the calmed heart to make the pretty things, here is my inspiration...




Photos courtesy Country Home

I'm also inspired by her ruffly pillow.  And her ruffly table cloth.

Is r u f f l y a word?

I hope so.

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