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Shabby Chic SPRING Placemats

March 6, 2014
Shabby Chic Spring Placemats | View From The Fridge

Happy Thursday, everyone!!  One day and counting until we’re leaving for vacation, and I couldn’t be more excited!!!  Call us crazy, but we’re driving to Destin, FL.  Yep … from Minnesota.  With two small children, and 30 weeks pregnant lady, and a large dog for part of the way (see gets off the bus in Iowa).  In a Honda Accord.  Wish us luck!!

In honor of warmer weather, and the month of the start of Spring … I’m over at Oh My! Creative sharing some fun, frilly, shabby chic placemats today!


I’m MORE THAN thrilled to be joining Susan’s team as a Creative Contributor!  I just love her blog, admire her as a person and blogger, and can’t get enough of her ideas and projects!   I’ll be stopping over to Oh My! Creative once a month or so to share some craftiness, decor ideas, DIY projects, or whatever else might pop into my head (and hopefully become a reality).

So, … jump on over and check out these fun placemats and say hello!

{then come back and make sure you enter our giveaway for a $75 gift card to Target!! }

Shabby Chic Placemats  |  View From The Fridge


I’ll be back tomorrow morning with a quick post about our ‘organized’ travel attempt (ha!), and then on Saturday evening for DIY SUNDAY SHOWCASE (live at 5pm CST)!  Be sure to check in next week, too, however.  We may be out and enjoying the sun {hopefully} and sand of Destin, but I’ve got a couple fun posts planned.


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  • Reply Bre @ Average But Inspired March 6, 2014 at 8:11 am

    LOVE these! The utensil holder is adorable as well. Pinned for later.

    • Reply Katie March 6, 2014 at 11:31 am

      Thanks, Bre! These were so simple to make … now I just need to have a dinner party to celebrate! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!
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  • Reply bette @ Somerset Lane March 6, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Those look very cool. I love the matching utensil holder!
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  • Reply Michelle @ Bianchi's Barn March 7, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    These are absolutely adorable!!! Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Katie March 7, 2014 at 9:24 pm

      Thanks, Michelle! I’m excited about how they turned out. Now I just need a reason to use them! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

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  • Reply Courtney @ Crafts by Courtney March 8, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    I could totally use some of these in the house now!! I think they turned out really great Katie. heading over to check out the tutorial now.
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  • Reply Cara March 9, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    Those are adorable! Now if only I could sew….I hot glue like a champ!
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    • Reply Katie March 11, 2014 at 10:41 pm

      Ha ha, Cara! Maybe you could buy pre-ruffled trim and hot glue it to burlap?!? Thanks for stopping by!! Hope you’re having a great week!
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  • Reply Sonnet @ SohoSonnet Creative Living March 11, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Absolutely adorable!! Love love love! Great job, and such a spring look
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  • Reply Megin March 12, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    I adore these, Katie! Such pretty ruffles ~ swoon!
    Thank you for sharing this at Brag About It Link Party on VMG206.
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  • Reply Theresa @DearCreatives March 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    I just made placemats yesterday,I’ll have to use my left over fabric and make some like yours and use my left over fabrics for the ruffles. Thanks again for sharing @DearCreatives

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  • Reply Ashlyn @ Belle of the Kitchen March 16, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    Katie, these placemats are adorable! Shabby chic is right up my alley. :) I can’t sew to save my life, but if I could, I would be making these placemats for my table ASAP. :) I love all your awesome projects, girl!
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    • Reply Katie March 16, 2014 at 10:41 pm

      Hi Ashlyn …
      Thanks so much! I also love shabby chic, and these placemats were so fun to make (although my husband is still not sure why we ‘need’ them). :)
      Thanks for stopping by!! Have a great week!

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  • Reply Akaleistar March 30, 2014 at 10:04 am

    How pretty!
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    Aww, these are so cute! Thanks for sharing with Hump Day Happenings!
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