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nice blog vidya….enjoyed your posts…!!!and the home tour
Thanks so much Vasudha for dropping by and talking the time to comment. Love hearing from all of you.
Vidya, stumbled onto your wonderful blog while searching for container gardening. I loved reading your posts. I and my husband are in love with our house and strive to keep is beautiful though our style is more contemporary. Would love to share pics in the future.
Please share pictures of your kitchen. Planning a major redo of mine in Summer/Fall…
Thanks so much Sam. We haven’t really done anything much on the kitchen except for painting, adding capiz pendants over the island, and adding bar stools. It is your usual builder one. We are planning on installing a glass tile backsplash. So I’m waiting on that to post the pics. 🙂 Would love to see pics of your home too.
I was doing a search on Thulasi Thara and came upon your Aunt’s home picture. I took a peak at your website & it is SIMPLY AMAZING.
I am sure you are inspiring many many people all over the wolrd with your ideas.
I have found so many interesting things to do at your website. I know you put in a lot of hardwork and love into this website. Kindly continue this effort.
Thank you so much for the kind words. Made my day. Hope you got whatever info you were looking for on the thulasi thara. If not please let me know. Hope to see you around more. 🙂
Hi Vidya,Love your blog…..I love your water garden, succulent project ,paintings and what not.Each and every post is so beautiful.Keep the good work going.Hats of to your works.
Thanks so much Sandhya. I’m so glad you liked it.
Nice…vidya!…congrats for trying do something different ..like this.
Thank you Sajish.
It was lovely to go brought your blog Vidya. I too feel that we don’t have to compromise quality for the price. My mantra is Design on a budget 🙂 keep blogging and keep sharing;)
Thank you Priya.
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I follow your blog ( as religiously as time permits). I loved the paisley canvas art you have put up in your dining room!
Taking inspiration form you, I chanced upon something which I would love to make at home. It is the http://www.pier1.com/Embroidered-Tulips-Wall-Art/2540197,default,pd.html .
I have the embroidered piece. It is already adorning one of the wall’s in my home. I havent dared to rip the entire thing open because I can see that there is a layer of batting underneath it to give it more support.
But now I want to recycle it into something similar like the embriodered canvas tulips.
My question(s) about this would be, I am not sure what kind of panels to do this on. Should I go with canvas pads and frame them or go with stretched canvas and hang it directly?
Any suggestions, tips, advice is more than welcome.
Looking forward to your reply!
Aww.. that is really sweet of you Manisha. Without seeing how thick your embroidered piece is I would say stretched canvas as it is easier to work with. How do you plan on attaching it to the canvas? Can you send me a pic of the embroidery (to gauge the size and thickness) to [email protected]?
I was planning to modge podge it to the surface of canvas. But I am not entirely convinced about it because it has sequins on it and all the embroidery. May be an insane amount of modge podge should work. I haven’t gotten around to taking a picture but the dimensions are as follows 2 ft X 5 ft. Thickness around 3 mm (including the lining and the back cover). Hope this helps!
Thanks a ton Vidya!
If the embroidered piece is thick and has batting they I think you are better off with fabric glue/ hot glue or even staples (stapling it directly to the canvas frame. Mod podging a thick piece might not work also might dull the finish of the threads. If the piece was made in India you also run the risk of the colors bleeding with Mod Podge. Mod Podge works best with thin fabrics. You could do this in 2 diff ways, one use a slightly smaller canvas than the piece and wrapping the fabric around it using the above methods or use a larger canvas than needed and glue the piece so the canvas (painted in a complimenting color) is the background to the embroidered piece. Then you could use decorative beading/trim/or ribbon (you’ll find them in all styles at JoAnns) to cover the edges, you know the glued edge on the canvas might create stark contrast. Again all this is without seeing any pics.
Between starting daycare and on call schedule, making this fell down the priority list! I will email the pictures ASAP. But I am unable to email you directly from an email login. I have to leave a message on your blog instead. Let me know if there is way I can send you the pictures.
And lo behold. I found a very similar (or should I say twin) picture online!
Its the Hand Embroidered piece from Maya home. Its the exact same one I have except that I have in two different colors (peacock blue and brown).
I think you can hot glue/fabric glue to a slightly larger canvas that is painted (base coat so that the canvas works like a mat) in your fav color. Then use trim/beading around the edges to make the transition from tapestry to canvas less stark. Let me know what you decide to do and how it turns out. Good Luck!
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