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Friday, 23 October 2009

making a bold "colour" statement

Inspired by a "pack of tissues" ;-)


I bought a cute pack of pocket tissues from Ikea, and as i took one out of the pack, it looked too cute to use, with lovely bold coloured stripes so I thought hmmm what if it could be used for something else, where its beauty can be admired,
... and here it is, what do you think? :-)


I used it as a rug :-) , its a small rug folded in the first picture, then I opened it out for a carpet effect!
I love the colours!

9 comments:

  1. Very nice, both pattern and colours, especially the one in the last photo!
    Love the furniture as well!

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  2. the idea with the tissues is great, but tell us something about the furniture - it is so sweet. seems to be new....
    I like it very much.

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  3. Thank you so much, Pubdoll ;-)
    I wish I could find fabric with the same colours and pattern it would make lovely cushions/pillows!

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  4. Thank you Oese :-)

    The blue/mauve chairs and sofa, the coffee table and the 2 "ikea expedit" style matching white shelf units are all from the dolls house emporium.

    The white sideboard is made up of 2 display sets from the re-ment beauty storage series.

    The blue side table is an ELC wooden sofa!
    and the wooden ornaments/vases are from a chinese chopstick gift set :-)

    accessories are re-ment and ebay finds, thanks for asking :-)

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  5. What a groovy tissue! I love the colours and the irregular stripes - they make it look very much like a modern carpet. I like it in the last photo best too

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  6. Wow, Dollshouse emporium. You must be a rich woman!!!!
    It's funny, I've got these chopstick-things too. They are great for different use, aren't they?
    Thanks for telling us what you used.

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  7. :-) Oese!
    I would love to be rich ;-)
    If I was I would definitely buy the Clearview house by Maim ;-) its so lovely

    My sister always gets me stuff from the dolls house emporium! she feeds my addiction :-)

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  8. Thank you so much Rebecca :-)
    Ikea is great! isn't it?!

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  9. Oh Natalie. I'm so sorry to have no sister and no brother :-( :-( :-(

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