Thursday, July 21, 2016

Birds and Bees Design. . .

Back in May, 
as the local merchant's began to put out the lawn and garden accessories,
I found the most amazing pillows for On Crooked Creektt's 
Spring and Summer Living Room decor!






I absolutely fell in love with this h u g e  bee on the khaki and white ticking stripe!

("Mr. Ed" and I are High School Sweethearts. 
Our High School Colors are Black and Gold with a Hornet for the School Mascot.)



I didn't wait for a $ale or a coupon. . .
I just put the two of them into my cart and headed for the Check~Out Lane!






























These amazing bee detailed lumbar pillows are perfect for our arm less chairs.

They are just low enough 
to allow the beautiful details of the tucking backs to still be seen.

Once the pillows were positioned on the chairs,
I began changing the accessories to reflect our current Season.






I was thrilled to find this Bee table runner, 
in a small Antique Shop, while vacationing last Autumn in Ozark, MO.

The bee skep plate is a "one~of~a~kind" find (Tim Coffey)
at our local Antique Mall and Flea Market.

The white lidded urns were purchased on a Kansas City Trip to Nell Hill's
during an Anniversary stay years ago.

The Pfaltzgraff white honey pot is a Garage $ale find.



I adore how all the neutral hues of brown, gold, green,
khaki and white all blend together in On Crooked Creektt's Living Room.



I carried the same color palette right through to my preferred chair.





The creamy ivory cabled throw is perfect for evening when the AC chills my legs.

The pillow, though displayed upright, once turned on its side 
is wonderful for my lower back while reading or viewing television with "Mr. Ed".







Light and bright white with green faux silk Magnolia blossoms
surround with faux silk Cherry blossom stems fill the wrought iron wall sconces,
while "Mr. Ed's" corn planter disc fill out the opposite side
of the cool and refreshing snow capped trees and waterfall print.



On Crooked Creektt,
"Mr. Ed" and I are keeping "cool" through the Summer heat
just by watching the birds and the bees. . . inside and out!



Until next time. . .



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As you visit the above host and hostesses,
may you come away filled with inspiring ideas
for use within your own home décor.

Please leave a short comment
to let each of them know how much you enjoyed their link party.

10 comments:

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

Been seeing a lot of bee things lately, but your bee pillows are the best! I love them. I don't have many summer decorating things, but I could go the bee route.

Rita C. said...

Pat, I dearly love those bee pillows! How sweet they are also reminders of your HS days. Any lumbar pillow - the squishier the better - is a plus in my book, and so is a throw for any season, but definitely to take the chill away from A/C. I think you pointed out having that bird pillow when I showed my version (horizontal, lumbar cut) last year in my sunroom, another nice print. I really love the overall cool and calm look in your abode, friend. It sets the the tone for total comfort.
Rita

Maria Elena said...

Pat, those pillows are beautiful. What a great find! They look perfect on your chairs. Have a wonderful day! Maria

Miss Char said...

Pat, I'm in love with your bee pillows, actually I love all things bee-ish. Everything looks so fresh and bee..utiful. Hope you are having a wonderful summer, I think our weather in Michigan has been super hot much like what you're weather is.

Vanessa said...

I am loving your chairs and pillows. How beautiful and so happy you shared at Dishing it and Digging it link party. We love having you. Enjoy your week.

Bev Carter said...

Those pillows are adorable and go so well with your chairs. Get find!
Bev

Art and Sand said...

I absolutely love those bee pillows.

Thanks for sharing with SYC.

Stacey said...

Pat, your bee related things are all perfect together! Love the pillows in those chairs. Your home is really pretty. :)

Happy Thoughts of Home on Thursday. Pinning.

Laura said...

pat- I love your bee pillows and your knack for arranging things.
Thank you for sharing this with us at Thoughts of Home.
I love having you here.

Sarah said...

Pat,
I'm a bee loving gal too! Like you, I scooped up one of those bee pillows when I saw them. They are adorable with the textured bee. Your living room looks comfy and invitind.