Category Archives: PILLOWS

Red Damask Pillow with trim detail

Houndstooth, Velvet & Damask ~ Pillows & Window Treatments

Red Damask Pillow with trim detail

If you’re a fan of color and pattern you’re going to love the curtains and pillows we made for Stacey’s kitchen and family room.

Stacey fell in love with these whimsical home office curtains and wanted to incorporate the same sense of color and whimsy into her new curtains.

Drawing from our inspiration curtains we recreated the fun with a large scale black & white houndstooth, turquoise velvet, gold linen, red damask and 3 trims.

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Baseball Diamond Pillow (4)

Baseball Diamond Pillow & Tutorial

Baseball Diamond Pillow (4)

When my niece, Libby, told us she was using a baseball theme for her nursery decor the creative wheels started turning. What could I make for baby Cooper?

I’m not always able to make baby gifts but when I can I really enjoy the process. For Cooper I wanted to piece a baseball pillow so I began my search on Pinterest.

Nothing. Nada. I couldn’t find one quilt, one pillow, one anything that fit the idea I had in my head as well as my quilting skills.

So, I did the next best thing and made one up!

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Pink Paisley Pillow (3)

Pink and Orange Paisley Combination for Girl’s Bedroom

Orange Paisley Ruffled Curtain & Pink Paisley PillowOne of the best spaces to experiment with color and pattern combinations is in the kid’s rooms. These fabrics were used in Carol’s “grandkid’s” space to create a fun and color-filled space for her grandkids to play and sleep.

Orange and pink paisley, same fabric-different colors, were the starting point for the window treatment and pillows for this bunk-like room where grandaughters spend the night.

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The Gallery at Beyond the Screen Door

6 New Window Treatments & Pillows plus Photo Gallery Inspiration

The Gallery at Beyond the Screen Door

Have you heard about The Gallery here at Beyond the Screen Door?

Not too long after I started blogging I created a photo gallery to help clients view my window treatments and pillows designs. What started out with just a few photos has grown to include over 360 photos of window treatments, pillows and miscellaneous projects in all shapes, sizes, colors and patterns! That’s a lot of photos!

I recently updated the Gallery to a more user friendly format. When you visit The Gallery (click on the little glass Gallery knob just under the header above) you’ll see the various categories to choose from.

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Sweater Pillow

Why you Should Think Twice Before Throwing out Old Sweaters

Sweater Pillow (3)

I loved this sweater vest. Especially the fringe.

But it didn’t like me. Every time I wore it I felt frumpy.

As I was relegating it to the garage sale pile I had second thoughts.

No second thoughts about keeping it to wear…thoughts about what I could make with it.

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Multi Fabric Pillows (2)

New Items in The Shop ~ Email Subscription Update

Multi Fabric Pillows (2)

We have a new email subscription provider here at Beyond the Screen Door!

Over the past few months I’ve been working to determine the best option for email subscriptions and to correct the issue of “lost” email blog posts. I know this has been frustrating. If you’ve missed receiving Beyond the Screen Door in your in-box hopefully this switch has corrected any problems.

If you’d like to have Beyond the Screen Door delivered to your in-box…and I’d be so tickled if you do…please fill out the Subscription Box in the upper right hand corner of the side bar. It’s that easy!

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Washed Ruffled Linens and a Life Lesson

Ruffled BeddingHave you ever looked back through your Pinterest Boards with a fresh eye and considered the items you’ve pinned?

After recently pinning a few new slipcover pics I browsed back through some of my boards and notice just the tiniest preference for ruffled linens. Many of them using washed linen with raw edges. I adore this look.

Yet I don’t have one single item like this in my home. Why?

Why do we take the time to pin these inspiring photos yet fail to act on the inspiration? Whether it’s an item for our home, exercises for a flatter tummy, recipes for a healthier lifestyle or tips on saving money…it seems our intentions are good but our follow through is a bit lacking.

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