Sunday, December 9, 2012


Bedspreads are something I seem to keep and keep for years and every time I make the bed I swear I'm going to buy a new one.  YES!  And soon..but I don't.  When I finally say..that's it, I'm getting a new one and go on the hunt for one, I can't find what I want.
For one thing, at my ripe old age I still haven't a clue who I am!  (I have GOT to stop saying that because when I'm 80 I'll look back and think how young I was.  I never, ever learn!) I was saying, it's hard to find what I want. 
I finally chose this one...
I finally chose this one..I found it on Amazon.  I have a California King bed so it's always a challenge finding a quilt to fit and though this one was not a California King, after I read the comments on it, I gambled and it worked perfectly! 
I found the afghan (pure white and just beautiful) on ebay and got it for $10!  I love it.  I found it about five years ago, it washes beautifully.  All hand crocheted.  I felt sort of guilty when I won it. 
The roses I found at a thrift store and they are old.  They are made of some sort of neat woody like material. 
I could have done a better job making that bed..heavens!
I found this old trunk in my best friends attic when she bought her house.  That was in the late 1960's.  She wasn't into an old rotting trunk at the time..and I was.  Took it home, aired it out in the sun for a few days and wall papered it witha scrap of paper someone gave me.
  It got pretty banged up after my last move and  I need to touch it up.  I probably won't..but I should.

The quilt was very inexpensive and the blocks are no just a print..they are actual quilt blocks. 
The quilting is done in a pretty pattern.  Very generously sized too.
Ok...that's enough thrills for you!  :)  Can you tell how well I prepare for picture taking?  Ah well...
Lov'n hugs,


  1. nothing like a comfy freshly made bed! how pretty!

  2. Love the look:) I have a California King also and it is always a "dance a jig" kinda day when I find stuff to fit! Quilts, LOVE quilts!

    Perhaps it it the text color that is blending with the background color? Not sure!

    Have a blessed day dear Mona, HUGS!

  3. I love the quilt! Looks like something I would have in my room!

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  5. I could be a hoarder of linens...bed linens, table name it! Love your's you! You may not know who you are, but I do and I think your wonderful..Good choice for your lovely bedroom!

  6. I love it!

    I know who Mona is. She is a gentle, sweet, kind lady who never wants to make a ripple and would give you the shirt off her back if she knew you needed. I know, that wasn't what you were talking about. Who says Mona can't be a different lady every day?
    That would be fun.

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  9. I remember the quilts we had at home, made by my Mom with her own two hands. When someone/friends got married or had a new baby, my Mom always made them a quilt. I still have 3 of her quilts. This is indeed a beauty and looks so elegant Mona. Great choice for your bedroom.

  10. I love it- it looks great in your room. I think I have the same one in the guest room up at the cabin.. it looks just like it and I bought it from amazon too.. I'll have to look closer when we get up there in january.

  11. Your bedroom looks so cozy with your pretty quilt and white crochet afghan on the bed. I like the trunk, too. Everything looks perfect to me. I love handmade quilts and have a few from my grandmas. It got down in the low 20's here night before last. I thought to myself, I'll put the new quilt on the bed. Then it occurred to me that the new quilt is more than 38 years old. We received it as a wedding present. I don't take very many home decor pics for my blog, because there is always something dumb or messy in the way of a good picture and by the time I get it cleaned up or put right, I'm completely out of the mood/time to take the picture.

  12. There's nothing like a cosy quilt to snuggle under! I love your bedroom - so cosy and welcoming.

  13. You do know how to thrill a gal! Heeehehehe!!!

    I love the warm cozy look of your new quilt. 'Makes me want to snuggle in for an warm winter's night.

    I have a weddin' ring quilt on mine. Yep, I'm a hippie for sure and I've got the waterbed to prove it! pressure points...wavelessly (new word for the day) wonderful. :o)

    God bless and I pray your havin' a blast with this Christmas season doll. :o)

  14. I'm so glad you waited for your quilt until you found the perfect one. I love it.


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