Little lambs and ivy……

Does this make you think of a sweet little lamb?


It was a yucky, yard sale ottoman, that I literally sprayed with a hose…left in the rain….and let it sit outside for a few days because it reeked of smoke.

All of the above worked.

Smell gone….BUGLY remained.

So……I had to come up with something creative to make this work for Freebirds apt..

Name of the game here…..
Using what I have.

Freebird had a cute fuzzy white and black blanket in her room that could be put to better use…….

So, she and I got creative.

She decided to stay in her pajama’s during our creative time.

Nice grass Rebecca.

I stapled, she trimmed.

I trimmed….she stapled.

I stick my tongue out when I’m working….

She sticks her tongue out when she is working…..

But I ask you again….

This BUGLY ottoman didn’t remind you of this?

Lamb of the Valais Blacknose sheep breed,Valais,Switzerland,Europe photo

What about now?

Isn’t SHE adorable!??

It’s a girl…see that little fabric hanging down. Let’s pretend that’s her utter and not just us doing the underneath halfway.

Do girl lambs have utters?
UPDATE: Rebecca, yes sheep have utters – they utter BAAAAA!  Now if you want milk from them, they have to have an udder; and yes they do. Jackalee56 (I’m a dork and a bad speller! Thank you Jackalee!)

So lambs do have UDDERS…….

It’s still a girl! Yay!

We just spray painted her little legs and lightly distressed them and tightly stapled the blanket over the old upholstery.

Before and After……..

LOVE it!


A lamb on it’s back!

I am so funny…..



A lamb on it’s back?

That was a good one!

Wait until you see what we used with the left over remnants of this blanket……….

So what do you think?

Like it?

How easy was this project?

This will be so cute in her new apartment!

Got a fuzzy blanket? Fuzzy rug???

Mix it up with an old ottoman??

Talk to me people!

Let us know what you think!



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0 thoughts on “Little lambs and ivy……

  • July 21, 2011 at 2:09 am

    Fo shizzle??? Ok you might not talk like that (me & my mini me do)…LOVE it!!! What a FANTASTIC ides!!!! You are so creative!!!! And we stick our tongues out when we work, too! My favorite part was the lamb on it’s back! I feel like a stalker because I seem to be the first commenter…I just <3 you THAT much!

  • July 21, 2011 at 2:12 am

    Hahaha that is hilarious that we both have identical pictures and didn’t even notice we were doing it =) like mother like daughter…………………. oh great 😉

  • July 21, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Totally looks like a lamb (and I would know I grew up on a farm!). You crack me up 🙂

  • July 21, 2011 at 2:37 am

    LOVE IT!  The girls will want one for their room next!  🙂

  • July 21, 2011 at 4:00 am

    I think that piece of furniture screams funky and fun.  I love it.  Great great idea to use that blanket.

  • July 21, 2011 at 5:06 am

    Rebecca, yes sheep have utters – they utter BAAAAA!  Now if you want milk from them, they have to have an udder; and yes they do.

  • July 21, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    This is one funky transformation and I love it!  Who would even think to compare it to a sheep?!  You must have one heck of an ” off the wall”  personality- my kind of girl.  *grin*

  • July 21, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Hahahahah…you DO talk a LOT!  Nice work there girls!  I love how it turned out.  Things always work out good when you stick your tongue out while wresting with the materials.My (19) son Drew is moving into his very first apartment (with 3 girls)  exciting times I must say!

  • July 21, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    This is awesome!! You gotta love a stool that looks like it could bite you! So fun!

  • July 21, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    So Darn cute…Do you ever sleep at night.. what with all those creative ideas running sround in your head?  I am so envious at how clever you are to create somethng beautiful out of bugly……… 🙂

  • July 22, 2011 at 2:31 am

    Very funky!  Love your sense of humor about the whole thing  😉

  • July 22, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    @5e1ff8252dd74739868e39e7247b4fcf:disqus  I work all night, like an elf at the North Pole. Quit being envious….get well and get your hiney here and making your own fun stuff! I miss you! Love, Me

  • July 22, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    @google-6155ffed56cbdd93d5da2e909883a20f:disqus  Ummmmm…..Kat….you are such a cool mom. I would be freaking about my son moving in with 3 girls……wait a minute….maybe that would be a good thing! I get it now! They will so keep an eye on him ; ) Smart Mom! Love, Me

  • July 23, 2011 at 5:44 am

    Sooo hilarious, and yes, it’s “udderly” adorable! thanks so much for linking up with VIF,
    xo Debra

  • July 24, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    Love the lamb…the fabric is just adorable and it looks soooo great!

  • July 25, 2011 at 4:20 am

    Hi, friend! You’ve got so much creativity here and I’m admiring them all. Can you please share your creative posts at the Creative Bloggers’ Party & Hop? Hope to see you there 🙂

  • July 25, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    What an adorable DIY project! Thank you so much for sharing.
    Happy Monday!

  • July 25, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    Roeshel S  Thanks for always being such a great hostess! Love your parties! Love your blog! I just read  a neat “behind the scenes” about you on another great blog….At the Picket Fence! Loved hearing the behind the scenes and love you stopping by! Love, Me

  • July 26, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    @google-4a7216a8fd602a92a9e3c3eef6914062:disqus  The name of the game here is cheap and using what we have. Thank you for loving that! Thank you also for stopping by! Love, Me

  • July 26, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    @2ac4e7c091d5f6d553250aaae0d138d8  Yeah….the “utter” mistake sort of embarrassed me. Jackielee handled my correction sweetly. I’m a dork ; ) Thank you for having a great linky party! Love, Me

  • July 28, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Super cute~ love how it turned out!! Thanks for sharing at FNF 🙂


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