vintage sheets in the mix


I have shared my love of vintage sheets over the years time and time again.  I just can't resist picking them up when I am out thrifting.  They are one of the things I never purge and one of the few things left that I will buy even if I don't have a use for it at the moment.

With my recent reduction and re-organization of my craft studio I decided that I needed to add a little more pattern to the room.  What better way than with vintage sheets...

Since this is a working space dedicated just to crafting (I know lucky me), there was no need for throw pillows or a cute little lap quilt, so just how was I going to incorporate the vintage sheets into the mix?

My first thought was to make a new curtain for the window but then I remembered that my sister in law gifted me with the most gorgeous cabbage rose floral that would be perfect for that.

After a little thinking and some handiwork from my hubby, I believe I came up with the perfect way to display their vintage goodness.  Now it is just a matter of getting it from my brain to it's destination so that I can share it with you.

In the meantime, I still have to throw a few things in my suitcase for my visit with my sis in the Lone Star State.  I am hoping to post from there but sometimes we get to talking and eating and well, you know how that goes.

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

xo, Patty


  1. How fun! Such fun colors and patterns. Can't wait to see what you do with them. Have a lovely visit with your sister!

  2. I love vintage sheets too.
    I bet when you and your Sis put your heads together, you'll come up with all sorts of ideas for these lovelies!

  3. Love those vintage sheets! I hope you and your sister have a ball together- forget blogging and just enjoy those moments-we'll all be waiting when you get back- xo Diana

  4. Such pretty sheets. Have a wonderful visit with your sister.

  5. Love your collection.
    Looking forward to seeing the creative way that you are going to display them all.

    I wish that they still made sheets the way that they used to. They had a great feel about them..... almost starched like, but still soft :)

  6. What a pretty collection. I feel that way about material and specialty papers! :) Just can't resist, so I buy for later creative ideas.

  7. Oooh, those vintage sheets are so pretty! I can't wait to see what you do with them. Fun! ~Angela~

  8. I absolutely love vintage sheets! What beautiful photos!

  9. Have fun visiting! Love your vintage sheets.

  10. My mother always used white sheets with flowered pillowcases. Your picture brought back memories of those pillowcases. Have a wonderful visit in Texas!

  11. Your vintage sheets are really pretty. I love the colours of them, I never see those designs when I look for sheets at the thrift stores.


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