Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Blueberries Napkins and Bread

Bread
Good morning! We are on our third rainy day here in Texas and are all taking turns having sore throats and coughs. School will be starting soon and I'm taking advantage of my extra free time to finish up some sewing projects.

Magazine
I really liked these blueberry stamps in the recent Martha Stewart magazine.

Napkins
So, I made a set of 8 tea sized napkins.

Paint
All you need is fabric paint and a couple or corks.

Blueberries
Here are the complete instructions if you would like to give them a try: Blueberry Fabric Stamps.

Napkins
I let the paint dry over night, then hemmed the edges.

Bread
Speaking of blueberries, I made Mrs. H's Blueberry Quick Bread with Vanilla Sauce this past Friday when my friend, Revee and her girls came over for a visit. I had plenty of leftover blueberries, so I made another loaf yesterday.

Bread
The vanilla sauce is a delicious topping.

Bread
Thank you for stopping by and a special thank you to all who have entered my giveaway! I hope you are having a wonderful week.

45 comments:

Charlotte said...

The blueberries are so cute - and the real ones are so yummy. The blueberry bread looks delicious.

Carla said...

The napkins are beautiful-BUT nothing compares to the real thing does it? What wonderful looking bread!

Melissa Wertz said...

Love the napkins. The bread and sauce made me very hungry to look at. Yum!!!

crystal said...

The napkins are so pretty and the bread looks delicious! Have a blessed week!

Crystal

Lady_MSnow said...

That bread looks delicious!

rohanknitter said...

What a cute project - those really look like blueberries, too!
The bread looks soooooo good. I wish we'd taken that excursion to pick blueberries that we talked about!

TJ said...

That looks like so much fun! I love the way the cork prints onto the fabric.

That sauce and bread looks so yummy! We too are getting rain and thunderstorms, which is a nice break from the 103 degree weather. I may finally be able to turn on the oven and cook up some of those blueberries we picked. I think the bread with sauce would be a big hit at our house.

Lindsay-ann said...

I love your napkins. I will have to get some fabric paint and give that a try. I could just eat that blueberry bread it looks so delicious. I am hungry all of a sudden.

Anonymous said...

The tea napkins are so cute. Are tea napkins smaller than regular napkins? If so, do you know where I can find some. I am looking for smaller dainty napkins.

Thanks,
Joan

Christina said...

The bread and sauce looks so yummy! I will have to try that soon. Thanks Kelli.

Nancy M. said...

The bread looks so good. I will have to try it. We have been fighting the sore throat and coughs here too. Never in the summer! ha Take care.

Monique said...

Oh that looks so very delicious and the napkins are so pretty. Great work and I think your friend and her daughter had a lovely time visiting with you !!! Have a great day !!

Pattie said...

Oh my - that bread makes me salivate just to look at it! I can almost smell it from here.

The napkins turned out so cute, Kelli. :-)

Carrie said...

Both the food and napkins look very appealing....

Julieann said...

ohh, those little blueberries are so cute:) ..and that bread looks so good--look at all the blue berries in it.

Have a nice Wednesday---and can you believe all the entries you got on your give away?? close to 300??!!! That is amazing.

Julieann

dot said...

Kelli you make everything look good!

Jenn4him said...

I hope you all feel better soon. I know all too well how fun it is to be sick at summer's end. (NOT!) Those corks have limitless possibilities for painting projects. Loved the napkins.
Jenn

Julie said...

Very cute blueberries and the bread looks divine!! Julie

Quinne said...

Hi Kelli :) What a cute project! Thanks for the recipe, too, it looks scrumptious. Love, Q

Jodi said...

Oh, I'm so sorry y'all are struggling with sickness. Hope everybody is back to being perky by the time school starts.

I love blueberries; our dining room windows and d.r. seats covers were all blueberries on a black background before we moved. The chairs have since been recovered and the blueberries just don't work now - *sigh*!

Your napkins look awesome - by the way. lol I got sidetracked down memory lane.

Jen said...

I love making breads in the fall...thanks so much for sharing this.....yum.

PEA said...

Oh yummmm, that blueberry loaf with sauce looks so good! I'll have to give it a try:-) The blueberry napkins are just adorable, such a great idea to use corks to make the berries!! xoxo

lusks said...

Both the napkins and the muffins look brilliant. What a novelle idea with the corks.

ivoryspring said...

That bread is simply too yummy!!!

And the napkins turned out so cute!

Connie W said...

How clever! The bread looks yummy.

Katy said...

I love the cork idea for the blueberries!!! Soooo cute!!! The napkins turned out fantastic!!! :)

Hope you are having a GREAT week Kelli!!! :)

Brenda said...

The bread looks yummy.I love Blueberries.

The Berry's Patch said...

Hi Kelli,

What a cute, cute project. So simple too. That blueberry bread looks delicious!

Brandee :-)

REAL ME said...

Yummy!!!!!! Send me some of that bread and the napkins too. :)

Anonymous said...

Kelli, I really liked the looks of that blueberry bread, soo, I went out and got the needed ingredents tonight....I'm not much of a baker, I enjoy cooking much better, but this looked so good and easy....well, it's in the oven cooking right now, however, dumb me..I wasn't paying attention and put the cornstarch in with the flour!! Yikes!! I realize that after reviewing the receipe and the bread in the oven!! Let ya know what happens, however, I have more berries in the fridge to redo..Rita' friend Sherrie (I'm the SA she mentions from time to time....)I'm no baker....

tchrmom said...

How do stay so creative and energetic? I get brainstorms but the creativity clouds rain on you all the time. You amaze me!

I love blueberries and truly enjoy picking them...although I haven't picked a single berry since the yellow jacket attack in July! I can't wait to try this recipe. I usually make a blueberry pound cake with mine or blueberry cobbler during winter.

Joanne Kennedy said...

Those napkins came out darling. I am going to make that blueberry bread and sauce for sure. Already printed it out. Yum

Hugs,
Joanne

Judy said...

The blueberry bread looks yummy and I have a friend who collects things with blueberries on them. She would love the napkins.

Linda said...

The tea napkins are darling...and the blueberry bread looks wonderful, especially with the extra touch of the vanilla sauce. Yum!
Hope you all are feeling better...hugs, Linda

Storybook Woods said...

How sweet. The vanilla sauce is interesting. Thank you for sharing. Love Clarice

MyJourneyBack said...

Again another delightful idea! I have to try your vanila sauce. I love bb muffins but don't tend to eat them all I bet this sauce would be great! Thanks again for sharing. I love the napkins. I use cloth everyday. I have been thinking of a Show and Tell. Maybe in a couple of weeks.
Have a great day.
Smiles,
Sherry

Anonymous said...

I did make the blueberry bread last night. I said I would let you know how it turned out, since I put the tbls. of cornstarch in the batter and it was suppose to go in the sauce...geez, if I were a regular baker, I would of asked, Why am I putting cornstarch in the bread batter, hmmmmmmm. My fiance' said if was delicious, but I am making another today, so I know what it really is suppose to be like. It really didn't seem to hurt the bread so much...from an inexperienced baker, Sherrie (SA)

Mommy said...

YUUUUUUM! I'll have to try making the blueberry bread with the sauce sometime. Looks scrumptious!

I really like the blueberry cork idea. Who'd of thought? :)

Kelli said...

I'm glad the bread was a hit at your house, Sherrie!
~Kelli

Simply Heart And Home said...

I wonder, Kelli, how would the bread taste without the sauce? My family isn't big on sauces, but the bread looks delicious!

Gina

Kelli said...

Gina, the blueberry bread is delicious all on it its own!
~Kelli

Terri said...

I love the napkins and that bread looks delicious!

Sharon said...

What a darling project! So clever. That bread looks so yummy!

Hugs, Sharon

Anonymous said...

Dearest Kelli,

Thank you for your reply to my experience with the blueberry bread. Yes, It was a hit, but as I mentioned...I will redo without the cornstarch, ya think!!!!

I hope to have a blog set up for myself soon with the help from my friend, Rita....God Bless...

Elizabeth G. said...

Oh, yum, yum, yum!
Elizabeth