Thursday, August 2, 2012

Blowin' In The Wind


Hello, Dear Ones.
Today I've been doing a little laundry and hanging some items outside in the sun.

Actually, I don't have a clothesline. 
I only have this little drying rack. My little mother calls it a 'diaper rack'. ;)
Hung my cloth diapers on one when I was a wetter! :)
Chloe Dawn is always trying to help me, with her presence.

I wanted to show you what I found for $2.00 ~ a pair of darling vintage kitchen curtains!

Look at the print! Oh, my heart skipped two beats when I saw these. 
$2.00, y'all!

Now here's my dilemma...
I'm not going to use them in my kitchen window but I do want to use them.
I've thought about chopping them up and making little tea towels.
What do you think I should do with them?
No, no Nannette, you can't have them! :)

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Be a bunch of sweeties,
Shelia ;)

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~ you know I was going to use this song :)

Blowin' In The Wind

How many roads most a man walk down
Before you call him a man ?
How many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand ?
Yes, how many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned ?
The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind.

Yes, how many years can a mountain exist
Before it's washed to the sea ?
Yes, how many years can some people exist
Before they're allowed to be free ?
Yes, how many times can a man turn his head
Pretending he just doesn't see ?
The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind.

Yes, how many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky ?
Yes, how many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry ?
Yes, how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died ?
The answer my friend is blowin' in the wind
The answer is blowin' in the wind.
~ sung by Bob Dylan

29 comments:

  1. Great little curtains...and a great little price.
    xo bj

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  2. great new treasure at a bargain price.. they are adorable..

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  3. Shelia,
    Darling vintage curtains! Tea towels sound perfect to me!!! I can just see them on the trays and in your sweet kitchen vignettes!At first thought, I did think they were pillowcases instead of curtains! Thanks for your sweet visit and comments about my kitchen (en)counters. You always brighten my day when you drop in!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  4. I use sweet (and yours are sweet and I want them!!!!) kitchen curtains as guest towels. I don't even cut them up as I think they are rather quaint in a larger size. I LOVE yours.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  5. I love those bold folk vintage prints. They are so cheerful!

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  6. Tea towels? Pot holders? Aprons? Maybe even in a colorful runner? Adorable print-enjoy:@)

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  7. Tea towels would be adorable--Love the idea of an apron!
    Martha Ellen

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  8. Sheila, those are really cute. Tea towels sounds like a great way to use them.

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  9. Pillows??? cute! and you defintely should use then someway!!

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  10. You sure I can't have them? ;) Okay, well, tea towels would work, you could decorate your gorgeous kitchen with them, and then see them every day. What a fantastic, amazing find for $2.00!!!

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  11. They actually would make darling pillow covers...but tea towels is a great idea too. They are charming and what a steal!

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  12. So cute! Whatever you decide, please be sure to let us know!
    Nancy

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  13. I love them!!! Tea towels would be lovely, there are so many things that you could do! They will look lovely no matter how you use them!

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  14. Those curtain panels are so cute!!! Can't wait to see what you do with them, tea towels would be lovely! :)

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  15. Tea towels would be perfect! I thought they WERE tea towels when I first saw them.

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  16. Shelia, the curtains are really cute. I agree with the others who said that an apron would be nice made from them. The border would be perfect along the bottom of an apron. I trust your judgement, though , so use them in whatever way makes you happy. I know you will come up with something good as always. Have a fabulous weekend!!----- Shannon

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  17. They are lovely Shelia but the way you have showcased them is beautiful! Enjoy your weekend, Gail

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  18. It does look like a diaper rack !
    No... don't cut them up ! They are great vintage !!
    I just love Chloe Dawn!

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  19. Hi Shelia, thank you for your sweet comment. I hope Dana likes what I did. I just do not have countless craft items to draw from. I am limited in craft supplies. I do have more than I did though. HA!

    I adore the curtains you found. Tea towels would be charming. Who has a clothesline these days? I do remember hanging lots of diapers for my babies. I never used a disposable diaper. They were just coming out when I had my last baby. Moms are lucky theses days but it costs more.

    Happy weekend to you and your hubby.
    Love, Jeanne

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  20. Mmmm, I'd love an apron with a lovely big contrasting bow in the right colour!

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  21. Hi Shelia! What a gorgeous find! Love your idea of tea towels, I think they would look beautiful. Have a wonderful weekend:)

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  22. Hello Shelia,
    your kitchen curtains are really pretty, I think I would use them as table runners ... :o)
    Warm hugs from a place near Vienna,
    Traude
    ✿ܓܓ✿ܓ✿ܓ✿ ♥♥♥♥ ܓܓ✿ܓ✿ܓ

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  23. Those are so cute and definitely vintage! They could be used in so many ways. The trim on them would be cute on a set of pillowcases. I'm sure you will come up with something you like.

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  24. I think they would make precious tea towels! Look forward to seeing what you do!

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  25. Those are cute curtains. I love the colors.

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  26. I think these would make daring pillow cases or even throw pillows. Cute! And the price is just right!!!

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  27. I always hate to cut something this pretty! I guess I would just drape them over a rod and pretend they are tea towels! lol

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