Friday, February 21, 2014

Ashes of Roses

by Becca

Beth and I have been in the process in redecorating our room -
 slowly but surely it's coming together.

We had two adorable milk-glass lamps we wanted in our room,
 and good intentions to make crocheted lampshades.  
Well, I finally got around to making them; and now instead of exposed lightbulbs illuminating our bedtime stories- we have the soft glow of "ashes of roses"
(the name of the yarn color)
The yarn I used:
A discontinued yarn I found at a thrift store, I loved the color and just had to bring it home.

We had looked at a lot of different patterns for the lampshades, and Beth had made one for another lamp before, but the stitch was too close and hardly let any light through.
I hoped that I could use a simple open stitch and just make it up as I went along.
No, I didn't keep track of anything- so my special pattern is a secret, 
and the two shades aren't quite the same  :) 

Adorable carved stone bookends given to us by a friend.
Thanks Annie!

The vintage mint green phone we've had since we were kids.
Once a toy, now a decoration and, when we plug it in, a means of communication : )

This sweet little alarm clock is one of our favorite antique store finds.

Another piece that has been completed and found a place in our room, is this shelf.
It came home from a thrift store.  I gave it a few coats of white paint and now it displays some of the dollhouse furniture we have collected. 
Can you see Batman?

1 comment:

  1. :b those are pretty :) poor Batman is stuck in the crib ;)


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