Thursday, October 2, 2014

DIY Vintage Doily/Hoop Frame Art


Love vintage doilies and hand stitched lovely's?
Today's post is about a fun way to display them....

 This summer I got three large quilting hoops at a yard sale for $1 each.
I had seen online pics with vintage fabric in home decor blogs...
But I wanted to do my own.... with lace of course.
 I picked out a few neutral fabrics and cut the edges as close as I could.
 The fun part is how to embellish them.
 Doilies don't have to be in perfect condition... the ravel adds to the charm.
 Primitive is what I would call my hand stitching... but it is secure.
 I love the look already but it needs something.
 A burlap flower of course!
 I made the second one just like it.
 And of course.... more lacy flowers.
 The third I was feeling brave...
The linen was an open canvas....
So I found lots of pretty things....
 And added two doilies and some vintage gloves...
to the buttons and flowers.
So delicate and pretty!
 These are the first part of a new vintage statement wall on my stairway.
I don't want anything breakable on this high traffic area.
 These are perfect, and add more vintage style.
This is part of the theme I will be doing for the holidays....
vintage textiles and lace for the entry and front room.
I will be adding more goodies like vintage prints as I get to them.
I will be painting some frames and adding the prints soon.
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I am having fun deciding what ones to use...
So lets call this part one.... to be continued!
xxx....Brooke



Brooke Berry Kroeger writes at the Creative Country Mom blog. There she shares her photography and country lifestyle. She enjoys incorporating vintage finds and repurposed treasures in her Southern Indiana farmhouse and garden. She is an avid gardener and grows a cottage-style free flowering “mass of color” landscape. She also does a video series called “Notes From A Country Garden” on YouTube.  She loves to talk about gardening and decorating and often lectures at area Gardening Events and Area Organizations and Clubs.  To see more of her home and garden visit www.creativecountrymom.com.
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