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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Peacock Chenille Bedspread

I wanted to freshen up one of the spare bedrooms for spring, so I got out a very colorful chenille bedspread!    It has two gorgeous blue peacocks on it ...lots of bright yellow...and some pink flowers.
I paid $10 for this spread at a yard sale about 2 years ago...

It is in very good condition...look at the pretty scallops on the side, 
I used our  new dust ruffle that I bought at the auction for $15  (it was in a big box of linens)    The .details  are on the post    "Estate sale Treasures"

I used some vintage peacock pillow cases and some with a pretty blue trim crocheted  on the side.....
I hung this sweet Easter quilt on the foot board that I bought at the auction....

it was $5...

all the squares have a cute bunny scene on them...

H replaced the side tables with a pair of vintage sewing  machines and added a small sewing rocker......

I decorated the top of the sewing  machine with some bunny soaps that I got at the auction...

aren't they cute?

Here's Wumpy Wabbit...

The two soap boxes were $10

This is the vintage sewing machine on the other side of the bed.... 
I hung a bright yellow painting over it...

I did a clock vignette on the dresser....

with some vintage camera's and two peacocks to match the bedspread...

H painted the closet doors in here a couple of weeks ago...I forgot to take a before picture, but they were really dark!   We are still painting and are on the 7th gallon.  We are going to do a mass painting of wicker furniture out in the backyard in a couple of weeks.   I will take pictures!
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  1. That bedspread is so pretty! The colours are gorgeous.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  2. One of the prettiest spreads I've ever seen. The pillowcases are gorgeous, wouldn't want to use them.

  3. What a gorgeous bedspread! Such a fabulous find. And the rest of the room is lovely, too.

  4. Love, love, love the bedspread. Everything looks soooo pretty. Just love your decorating style. Susan

  5. I love vintage chenille! My sister has always loved peacocks and she collects the peacock spreads. I love your embroidered pillowcases, too.

  6. I love chenille and that is a beautiful bedspread!

  7. Okay, Penny, I am trying to keep up...LOL!!
    That is one breath taking bedspread!! Beautiful colors and you know how much I love color!!
    But what I need to comment on is that stunning chair in the corner. That is so my style!!


  8. Hi Penny! I am a big fan of peacocks therefore I love your bedspread and that peacock pillow case, how wonderful! My grandmother used to have the same bedspread on one of her beds. Happy 1st day of Spring! Gina

  9. That bedspread is to die for! Love it!

  10. I love the chenille! It feels like a big hug. Peacocks are always so cool. Thanks for sharing with us.

  11. That bedspread has me almost speechless -- it is amazingly gorgeous! I cannot believe the condition and the colors are so incredible! Your vintage pillowcases look perfect with it.

    Be happy!

  12. Hi Penny,
    I saw your bedspread on the Lakeshore Hop. Wow, it brings back so many memories of my mother. She would have been absolutely wild over it. It truly brought tears to my eyes. It is lovely and so is your decorating. I'm a new fan and new follower. If you have time hope you will visit my blog also and maybe you might want to follow back.

  13. Hi, I really enjoyed looking at all of your pretty things. Thanks for sharing...Connie

  14. Oh my goodness! What a steal on the chenille spread. It is beautiful. I love all the colors and it looks in like it is in terrific condition. Visiting from Lakeshore Drive and about to be your newest follower. I don't chenille bedspreads, but the azaleas are blooming. Hope you get a chance to visit!
    Blessings from Still Woods Farmhouse

    1. Following by email that is! Don't want to miss anything!

  15. Penny, your home is beautiful and I love your decorating style. The chenille bedspread is stunning. My daughter has a thing for peacocks. I have pinned several of your pictures on my Pinterest page. If you don't allow that, please let me know and I will delete them immediately. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!


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