Hey There!

Is this the most beautiful Armoire you have seen? I spotted it at the always inspiring Lonny mag, which is a good thing I am inspired because tomorrow I plan on spending the whole day on lock down in there, music on, head down sewing.

The basket of vintage linens is calling again and now that all of my orders are caught up on I can sew without a worry, which is when I usually create the best sellers! =0)
And, I can also make up some more Christmas stockings with my stash of red fabrics.

By the way, I have switched rooms (again) and am making my office in our other living room as it is not being used…well, that and the fact that the room is huge, there are white floorboards in there, fireplace, and most of my sewing things as well. I know, when will I settle on a room?! Maybe if we get a caravan or convert our outdoor room that might happen – and that’s a whole other post ;0)

I do plan on having copious amounts of coffee and a sit in my adorable white slip covered wing back chair in between all this too

…’cause now my favourite chair is right next to my sewing machine.

Does it get any better?

BTW- stop by and say Hi to Ginger, who has just started a brand new blog. Ginger has been so kind to write a lovely post about my home and even interviewed me. This blog is going to be all about white…my fave!

have a great weekend all =0)

Ness xx



24 Responses to Lockdown…
  1. Fräulein Klein
    September 24, 2010 | 1:36 pm

    I love old linen! And christmas stockings from old linen are so beautiful!
    Have a wonderful weekend,

  2. mimi charmante
    September 24, 2010 | 1:54 pm

    Ness, you are so incredibly inspiring! I always look forward to seeing what you are making next!
    Have a fabulous weekend and hope you are enjoying some gorgeous weather,


  3. Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
    September 24, 2010 | 2:01 pm

    That would get me inspired too! So beautiful! On my way to your friends blog! Have a great weekend 🙂

  4. Cindy
    September 24, 2010 | 2:04 pm

    That is truly a gorgeous armoire!
    Happy weekend! Hugs, Cindy

  5. designlove-cynthia
    September 24, 2010 | 2:38 pm

    You do create beautiful things….I’m going to order that pillow I want soon…I love that armoire, it is incredible!!! I will stop by Ginger’s blog, I know all about being new!


  6. Modern Country Style
    September 24, 2010 | 3:42 pm

    I really love your photos. They give a tantalising glimpse into your life!

  7. Pamela Terry and Edward
    September 24, 2010 | 3:59 pm

    I love lock-down days, don’t you?
    My husband is going to be out of town this weekend, and that’s exactly what Edward and I have planned.
    Total Christmas Lock-down!!

  8. Mrs. Sutton
    September 24, 2010 | 6:49 pm

    Sounds wonderful – there’s nothing like a special work area to oneself – the caravan idea sounds great. The antique linens look gorgeous too – if only I had the talent to sew myself!

    By the way -I LOVE armoires – I would have one in every room if I could, for linen, china, as a hanging closet and an open shelved one for my girls room…LOVE THEM! Have a happy and productive weekend. xx

  9. Allison
    September 24, 2010 | 8:20 pm

    Your new sewing room sounds nice, Ness. White floorboards, fireplace….how wonderful. I can’t wait to see what you create. Those linens looks gorgeous. I have my eye on a pillow and hopefully can buy it soon!
    Have a lovely weekend.

  10. Tina
    September 24, 2010 | 10:13 pm

    Ness, it sounds like the PERFECT day to me:) ENJOY lovely, I cannot wait to see what you create. Hugs for a wonderful weekend ~ Txx

  11. Elise
    September 24, 2010 | 11:02 pm

    I came across your post this afternoon while browsing interior design blogs and the topic of window treatment selection was very interesting to me. Are there any window coverings that would match with this white decor? It is true that you must dress your windows appropriately to bring out their true beauty. Thank you for writing and as a special thanks to you and your readers, I would like to offer a 20% off coupon using this code upon checkout: BLG20.

  12. Teresa@Splendid Sass
    September 24, 2010 | 11:08 pm


  13. sissie
    September 25, 2010 | 12:34 am

    Your sewing room sounds like such a lovely place. I’m so glad that you have a stash of vintage linens and fabrics to choose from, there is nothing better.


  14. laura
    September 25, 2010 | 1:41 am

    That sounds lovely Ness, and white floorboards! You lucky thing!
    Laura c xxx

  15. laura
    September 25, 2010 | 1:42 am

    That sounds lovely Ness, and white floorboards! You lucky thing!
    Laura c xxx

  16. Vintage Home
    September 25, 2010 | 3:47 am

    …wow white floor boards ….so nice!…Thanks for the heads up on Allure of Whites!

  17. GoldenValley50
    September 25, 2010 | 5:32 am

    I must had been living under a rock as I had never seen Lonny magazine before! Thanks for introducing me to it (and also to the Allure of Whites blog). Can’t wait to see what you come up with during lockdown. My parcel arrived this week and I absolutely LOVE my heart cushion. Will post some pictures soon. Thanks once again. ;)Sharyne

  18. Tove's to og firbeinte
    September 25, 2010 | 6:47 am

    Wow…that´s an armoirre to desire!Would loooove to have it….it´s a piece of art!!!!
    Hope your day turned out like you planned…now I better go visit Ginger :))))
    Have a wonderful weekend:))

  19. Beadboard UpCountry
    September 25, 2010 | 6:58 pm

    Yup that’s a great armoire you got there, sister, just gorgeous!!!!!Maryanne xo

  20. Allure of Whites
    September 26, 2010 | 12:26 am

    Thank you again for the interview, you are adorable & your goods are amazing! Better get ready for when the magazine’s come~a~knocking, they’ll be the next ones to interview you! 🙂

  21. Coco Coterie
    September 26, 2010 | 11:55 am

    I have fallen in love…with that armoire. Have a lovely day ~ xox Alexandra

  22. Angel's Attic
    September 26, 2010 | 5:02 pm

    I have to agree with you everything about that armoire is stunning. I love your red and white torchons.
    Take care.

  23. Kolee & Emil
    September 28, 2010 | 6:20 am

    Oh my that is gorgeous!!

    Love the photos you share…. always brightens my day and am so inspired by them xx

  24. Casa Très Chic
    October 17, 2010 | 9:20 pm

    Loved the armoire, and the color is so nice!

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