Sunday, February 24, 2013

Budget Friendly Chinoiserie Monograms


People are always asking me about budget friendly Chinoiserie monogrammed linens, since Leontine Linens are gorgeous but quite costly. One choice is to print out an example of a Chinoiserie monogram - find many examples on my Pinterest board - and see if your local monogram shop can copy it.

Another great idea is to find pillows, sheets, or towels in Greek key fabric or with Greek key or fretwork embroidery and have them monogrammed in a traditional block or script. The Greek key and fretwork give you the look for far less! I did this with Greek key towels I found at Marshall's. I have shown examples below.








4 comments:

The enchanted home said...

The Greek key motif is so classic, I love it! You found them at Marshalls...wow!! Lucky you!

Karen Albert said...

Beautiful examples Beth. The Greek Key pattern works so seamlessly with Chinoiserie.

Love and Hugs,

Karena
Art by Karena

Vickie H. said...

Beautiful ideas! Thank you once again!

Kathysue said...

Great idea! I need two Greek key framed pillows for my family re-do! This might be the way to go . On my Face book page your blog was mentioned by Mary McDonald, she said she just found your blog and was impressed with a post that you had her work on. Thought you might like to know, Mary McDonald was reading your blog, pretty impressive!!
kathysue