Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sometimes Change Requires Sacrifices

The change that I speak of, is the color I am using in my decorating. I have gone through the peach stage, which I was in, what seems like, forever. It became a thing with Pop,telling everyone that if something was peach, I would buy it.That did seem to be true for many years.I even had those ruffly curtains made for my home,back when they were the IN thing.That was many years ago, when we were still living the original, single wide mobile home that was on the property when Pop purchased the land in 1978.

Pictured here is Pop,on the far left,his daughter,Carmen,Jerry Hackleback,a good friend of Pop's who has since passed on, and the boy Carmen was engaged to for five years, but ended up breaking up with.

Nevertheless, I had been in the mauve stage,until lately. Now I am in the cranberry/green stage.That brings me to the resaon for this post. I have these two little crocheted rugs that I adore. Of all the rugs I have made over the years, I have given them all away,but these two.

They have served me well, but now I have decided to crochet myself one in cranberry. The only piece of fabric I could find,without purchasing  a piece,was a cranberry flat sheet which was part of a set of bed linens.I have so many bed linens, it did not hurt so bad to use it,so I have ripped it up into narrow strips and am making my new rug. I can't wait to see the finished product.

I know I will adore it just as much, if not more than my two other favorites.


  1. I love the cranberry and have it our bedroom.
    I've never crocheted a rug using fabric. Can't wait to see the finished product.

    Have a great day!!

  2. Good morning Sue , love your rag rug, I am also working on a oval rag rug in blues tan and berry color, needs to be pretty big, and it does take a lot of fabric. I got a rag rug for Christmas that was made from sheets, very pretty.. Have a grweat day!!!

  3. I know how this is! Some years I like one particular color and then years later, change to another. The rugs are beautiful and cranberry is striking! Just want to wish you a wonderful New Year ahead! blessings, Kathleen