Learning about Bed, Bath, Linen and More to make Home a Comfortable Place to Be

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Ralph Lauren Cossette Floral

Everything I know about bedding, I learned from Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein

Truthfully, I began selling bedding online 13 years ago when bedding was crafted from gorgeous 280 thread count Egyptian Cotton Sateens like Jardiniere, or Guinevere, or Lambert Stripe, or Stone Harbor.

Tommy Hilfiger had Meadowcroft, a stunning Navy Blue that I still see occasionally on some Hollywood movie of yesteryear. I don’t think Calvin Klein has a had another blockbuster Bedding Collection that could beat Bamboo Flower or Anemone.

Ahh, Anemone, with that large floral in perfect lavender on a bluish lavender background. I couldn’t find enough fabric to make all the shams in-demand by that great collection.

While you’re visiting a few collections, I’ll share some stories from those early days that you might like to hear–

Welcome! Hope you browse awhile–

Aprons for Every Holiday and More

I love aprons. There is something about cooking with a pretty apron tied around your waist. The more ruffles the better I like the apron. My daughters feel the same as me when it comes to Ruffles.

My sons have their Favorite aprons as well. Most are labelled with bragging rights to their favorite Barbecue or NFL football logo. (Dallas Cowboys of course, for our family, since we’re originally from Texas) [Read more...]

No Boring Hand Towels Here!

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Being a fabric guru (since birth, I think), I have difficulty tossing the smallest scrap of fabric into the trash. And if it’s from a “one of a kind collection,” or sateen, or a new arrival, or striped, or plaid…okay, I can’t throw away any scrap of fabric no matter how small.

I confess!  A few years ago I had several bulging trash bags full of scraps and little room to store them.

Since the scraps were large enough for generous quilt squares, I decided to donate them instead. Seemed like a good idea to me and I could avoid the hot-sweats of  throw away perfectly good fabric. [Read more...]

A Wall POP for Every Room – Office

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My first thought for a Wall Pop was my Sewing Room.  Actually, we call it a “sewing room” but it’s become much more.  During Ebay’s beginings it was a sewing room and still holds giant metal shelves of neatly stacked fabrics.   But it’s also004-005 home for Printer Paper, USPS envelopes, stacks of bundled cotton Hand Towels, the storage bin for our cache of AA Alkaline batteries.

I can’t believe anyone in the world uses more Double A batteries in a month’s time than we do. With 3 X-boxes, 2 Wii’s, 3 Lap top computers, 2 Desktop computers, a Kindle, a Nook, 5 Cell phones, 2 digital cameras… well, you get the idea. We eat Double A’s.

As full of everything as it is– the room is usually clean and organized.

The wall Message Board you see…uh, “not so much.”

So that’s why it’s getting updated with Wall Pops!

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