Dottie Angel has, literally, written the book on Granny Chic. The blog is a visual feast ... it will convince you to alter your aesthetic accordingly and cover your world in vintage linens. If nothing else, it sent me on a hunt for projects involving repurposed / upcycled vintage sheets, pillow cases, hankies etc. I think I found some awesome last-minute Mother's Day gifts!
Be inspired by Creative Musings and turn all that vintage embroidery into custom buttons.
Cover hangers and bracelets .... Image via GrassrootElegance ... How to at CorrieBerryPie.
Vintage sheets are so often wonderfully floral. So turn them into a bouquet of flowers. A no-sew version, or one with a little sewing.
My contribution! I fell in love with this sheet when it spotted it on Etsy and wanted to display it. So, it's now my shower curtain. Instructions here.
Ah, hankies. They're still around and... ummm... well... here's a great idea for using them for something else.
A beautiful, colorful mobile created for a feature on The Vintage Sheet blog. Yes... such a thing exists!
Wrap vintage linen strips around clothes-line "wire" and create a fabric bowl .... how to here ... image via Junie Moon.
Finally, take all the ideas above and makeover a room for a little girl ... check out the chair recover (not pictured). And, if you want MORE ... be sure to check out this beautiful round up of crafts using vintage hankies and scarves from Dishfunctional Designs.