My Beloved Camelback

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For Blue Monday this week, I decided to tell you a little bit of my beloved camel back. No, not the recreational water system camelbak (haha):

camelbak-blowfish-blue1But rather, my camel back couch:

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If I had to pick out a favorite piece of furniture, I would probably most likely pick my camel back couch. During one of our moves, I decided not to let the old couch go through the door lest once it was in, it would never leave. So, we were without a couch for about 6 months while I looked for the couch after my own heart. I spotted my beloved camel back at a consignment place. It was in perfect condition. After mulling over my options and thinking through and through for days, I decided to bring it home with me. I really liked the peach/red blossoms against the blue fabric. It was made in North Carolina in the 40’s, and the fabric was original!

I have had the couch now for almost 10 years, and it still puts a smile on my face whenever I stop to admire it! :)

Thank you for stopping by. I hope a wonderful week awaits you! Might I suggest you stop and admire a piece of furniture in your house this week, even if it isn’t blue?! ;)

p.s. That quilt block pillow is made from scraps from my “Pieceful Garden” quilt.

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16 thoughts on “My Beloved Camelback

  1. I love that couch! The fabric is fabulous and obviously has worn very very well!
    Thanks for the info on smocking. Now I’m getting really intrigued!

  2. I found my camelback couch at a consignment store, also. It is a navy blue. A woman was looking at it before me and looked at me saying, “Too bad it is that color”…she left and I snatched it up. Funny thing…I was looking just for that color!

    Her loss!

    Congrats on furniture you enjoy!

    Have a happy Monday!

  3. I see why you enjoy that beautiful camelback Wendy!! The colors are so rich. Hope your Monday is going well and you have a wonderful week!

  4. I love your couch too. I have one too, only it is a reproduction. I love it anyway. The design is lovely vintage or not. Your blue fabric is gorgeous.

    Hugs…Jeanne

  5. Your couch was worth the wait, I love it. I am like you, I will search high and low and know the minute I find it that it is right. Good for you!!

    Happy Blue Monday!!

    xoxo
    Jane

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