Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Fabric Flower Tea Towel

After Christmas Clearance Sales are the best!  As I browse though discounted items I not only look for holiday clearance I can use next season, but I also search for household items I can use throughout the year.  While at Target today I purchased a couple packs of dinner napkins.  Although they are solid white and could be used at any time, they were in their holiday clearance section for 50% off.  Yeah Me!!!

They were perfectly fine as is but, I decided to add some pleated trim to the bottom hem, and use them as tea towels instead.

Still looking a little bare, I used fabric glue to attach a small flower that I made, then hand sewed a button in the center.

Much Better, don't cha think!

This will look real cute hanging over my oven handle!

20 comments:

  1. Brandi, you are seriously clever and thrifty. The little flower is a fantastic idea! Looks lovely.

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  2. Oh Brandi so simple and beautiful. Looks great.
    Wish you a very Happy New Year
    I would love if you come to visit me at
    http://craftaworld.blogspot.com/
    Love
    Farah

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  3. Hi Brandi,

    These were a great find - I bet you thought of about a million different things to do with them!! Did you make the pleated braid or can you buy it like that? I really like it.

    Gorgeous!

    Happy New Year!

    Sarahx

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  4. Adorable!! I love that trim, where did you find that?

    Happy New Year!

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  5. Thanks lovely ladies for the compliments!

    Sarah and Michelle- I purchased the trim from Hobby Lobby!

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  6. so pretty!

    would love for you to link up at our saturday linky party.

    http://tosewwithlove.blogspot.com/

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  7. It's so pretty Brandi!!! I need that trim!!!
    Have a wonderful new year and thanks for linking up!
    XO
    Kristin

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  8. How creative Brandi. These looks so pretty. I was at Target yesterday, but didn't see any plain white ones on clearance. What a great find!
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  9. How pretty! Great way to dress up a boring white napkin!

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  10. Very cute! Definitely too cute to use, a for looks only tea towel! The trim is just perfect, so wish we had a Hobby Lobby around here!

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  11. Hi! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog about my painted pumpkins. I love this tea towel, it's so beautiful! Happy New Year! Great blog :)

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  12. thanks for linking up this lovely tea towel at Crafty Saturday at TSWL! happy new year!

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  13. Love that trim, Brandi! The flower is adorable. Cute idea!

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  14. fantastically lovely....I have some tea towels in process just awaiting sewing some trim as well. Yours are DARLING!

    What a wonderful idea to use napkins!

    www.northerncottage.blogspot.com

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  15. I am visiting from the CSI. I am enteries number 86, 87, 88 and 89.
    I love chippy paint.

    I love the pleated ruffle. Those are so cute.

    Cheri from www.itssoverycheri.com and www.thediyclub.com

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  16. Cute tea towels! Thanks for visiting my blog!
    I'll be back!

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  17. Just looking around your site Brandi! how cute is this!!!!!

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