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Friday, January 29, 2010

Lilly Pulitzer Chair Seats... for Pink Saturday...

Well... you asked for it and here it is... The pretty apple green chairs, newly painted, with the seats covers done in pretty PINK Lilly Pulitzer fabric... my secret, you promise not to tell?

The fabric was actually large dinner napkins I purchased last summer... on close-out sale at Marshalls... I loved the colors... but didn't know what I was going to do with them... sometimes, things just come together...

Pssssttttt.... I have two extra napkins... wonder if I could get my sweet sister to sew up a couple of throw pillows for me before she goes back to Mississippi... I think they'd look fabulous sitting in those pretty green chairs!

Have a beautiful PINK Saturday...

and for more Pink Saturday, please visit the wonderful Miss Beverly at How Sweet the Sound... There is so much more to see!

Happy Pink Saturday from down here in French Lique!

42 comments:

Sarah said...

Ok, you win the prize! What a clever idea. I'm going to look at napkins in a whole new way from now on.

Life on an artistic shoestring said...

Looks beautiful. I also use large napkins for chair seats. So affordable when you catch them on sale!

The Muse said...

you said you would show us, i know i wanted to see the after :)

well glory be, those just sing spring :) and yes yes yes, the napkins are the best frugal use...love it and the color!!

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Happy Pink Saturday Dixie...
Sweetie I so love these chairs and aren't napkins just the best. (I also find beautiful linen type tea towels that I use quite often.)

The are just perfect for your chairs and I hope your Sis can sew you up a couple of throw pilloes as that would be just devine. Maybe you could get her to add some apple green little ball fringe around the edges?

I love it. Thank you for sharing. Please stop by and say hi. I love it when you do. Country hugs sweetie...Sherry

Jeanette said...

They look great. I have several oversized napkins I did not know what to do with them. Wonderful idea.

Jenny S said...

Oh, I never thought to use napkins. I have some great ones that I might be able to do something with....thanks for the great idea! Happy Pink Saturday!

Keetha Broyles said...

Oh, they are just simply fabulous!!! BUT - - - now I want to see them WITH the little table. We, your bloggy fans, are just NEVER satisfied, are we???

LOVE the new header photo.

Olivia and Me said...

Awesome use of materials and products on hand! Love that!! Go green to make it clean.

with love,

Olivia

Candy said...

I bit Lili is at the sewing machine right now whipping up some cuties. I mean with that new sewing box she picked up yesterday...I'm glad she saw it before I did. I was saved several times from draggin' more stuff home to my little junk yard.
It was fun yesterday, thanks for the lunch treat and hope the new location proves a winner!
Off to take care of Saturday chores.
Stay warm ;-)

Betty Jo said...

Happy Pink Satruday! Your chairs are gorgeous. I would never have guessed those were dinner napkins. What a clever idea.

My Crafty Little Page said...

Dixie - They turned out fabulous. The whole set looks amazing. Wish Blue Hills was a little closer. I hope you put a really, really high price on them! xoxo Nancy

Mimi said...

♥♥♥ those cute little chairs!

Annesphamily said...

Your chair is very pretty! Thank you for sharing and Happy Pink Saturday!

Treasia Stepp said...

They are gorgeous. I just love Lilly.

Sonia said...

So over the top cute!! I love lime green and pink together...I love your secret....great post! Love it to pieces!

Miss Bloomers

debbie said...

HAPPY PINK SATURDAY DIXIE,
I LOVE...LOVE...LOVE YOUR CHAIRS...I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED GREEN AND PINK TOGETHER.
ISN'T IT SUCH AN AWESOME FEELING WHEN YOU BUY SOMETHING AND YOU DO NOT KNOW QUITE WHAT IT WILL BE USED FOR AND BAM....YOU HAVE CREATED SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL.
BLESSINGS TO YOU SWEET LADY
SIMPLY DEBBIE

thestonerabbit said...

YOU are sooooooo SMART! I love how those chairs turned out..and I LOVE it that you used napkins to cover the seats. Yes, you do need make pillows from your other two napkins!

Have a happy Pink Sat!!! L, Dana

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi Dixie,
What sweet chairs! Love pink and green together. Thanks for sharing and have yourself a wonderful Pink Saturday weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Mermaids of the Lake said...

Oh, the napkin-covered chairs are gorgeous! Great idea! Happy Pink Saturday to you. We are having a giveaway and it involves pink and chocolate!

Mermaid Debbie

Linda said...

How perfect are those napkins as chair seats. Do get the other two made into pillows. Love that fabric and such a clever girl you are!

JudyBug said...

What a neat idea. Love the Lilly print!

Regina said...

Lovely!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Helen said...

Clever, unique, industrious, beautiful ... and more adjectives than I can write here!!!

gabrieladelworth said...

Happy Pink Saturday!


I really like these chairs!



~ Gabriela ~

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

Those napkins worked out very well for your seat cushions!

colorexpert said...

Love how cheerful these chairs look with the apple green paint and floral on the seats. Nicely done. Happy Pink Saturday.

colorexpert said...

Love how cheerful these chairs look with the apple green paint and floral on the seats. Nicely done. Happy Pink Saturday.

sissie said...

Now that's what I call very creative! Your little chairs look fantastic and I love the pink and green.

Sissie

English Cottage in Georgia said...

Your chairs look fabulous...puts new meaning to "the napkin is on the chair".
Are you going to be able to put this wonderful patio set for sale?

Southern Lady said...

Oh, so pretty, Dixie! I don't see how you can bear to put those in your booth.

bj said...

oH, so pretty...perfectly pink for spring...down there in French Lique, Texas.
xo bj

Light and Voices said...

Nice idea using napkins for chair pads. I used window curtains for the same thing.
Joyce M

♥Mimi♥ said...

I ♥ to come here on Pink Saturday. Your blog is always so sweet and comforting. Cold and gloomy winter up here this year so Pink Saturday is one day I can always count on for a little pink ray of sunshine.

Maybe if you ask pretty please she'll fulfill your desire...

Thanks for being my pink sunshine today☺

Wishing you the comfort and warmth of those you love this weekend.

Marydon Ford said...

Gmorn, Dixie ~ WOW!! Popsicle colors!
What a punch of color to enjoy. Great idea with the napkins.

Have a beautiful week.
TTFN ~ Marydon

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I love the way they turned out! Wow...what a difference. Love your header too! Have a wonderful day.

Sue

The Artful Paper Doll said...

Hi Dixie,

The napkin idea is just terrific! They really do make perfect chair covers. I'm so impressed with the creativity.

Wishing you a belated
.•*˙˙*•.HaPPy PiNk SaTuRdaY!.•*˙˙*•.

Cheers! =D
~Kitty Kellie

Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

I like this...can't wait to see a picture of the whole thing.
Molly

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Those chairs are so charming Dixie, I just love what you did to them! Awesome,Job! Cindy

jen said...

LOVE IT!!! Hi Dixie they are super fab! Napkins huh I gotta remember that one :)
luvs and glitter~jen

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Happy belated Pink Saturday. I wish those Fairies would come to my house and help me with a few projects!

Take care,
Judy

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, these are CUTE! I love what you did, girl! That fabric and the color of the chairs... PERFECT! You need to hook these up for Pink Saturday!

XO,

Sheila :-)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Oh, these are CUTE! I love what you did, girl! That fabric and the color of the chairs... PERFECT! You need to hook these up for Pink Saturday!

XO,

Sheila :-)