Saturday, March 06, 2010

Paris Chic and French Country
Burlap, Ticking, Grain Sack Pillows and Slips

Back in the day (and probably still on many farms today) burlap and grain sack fabric was used as a functional material to carry grains and other foods and supplies. Artists today are discovering beautiful ways to incorporate these  once considered “rustic” materials into exquisite home decor.

Elegance and Whimsy and my Etsy shop are now carrying a beautiful new line of chic pillows and slips. These beauties are created and hand-made right here in the U.S. They are adorned with wonderful images and text, making them a "must have" in your Paris Apartment, French castle, sweet cottage, lovely beach home or humble bungalow!

I hope you enjoy them.

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Anonymous said...

Morning Cathy!!
I just visited your Etsy Shop....Nice vintage things you have there!!
These pillows are absolutely beautiful!!
Have a Great Weekend!

Sheila said...

Oh Cathy that burlap No 12 Paris Pillow is wonderful. I don't know why but i have always been drawn to burlap.. and now days it comes in so many colors. Wonderful.. Sheila

Debby said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous pillows.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Beautiful pillows!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Cathy,
Those pillows are gorgeous! And I LOVE the pink Victorian tray in your post below. It is beautiful! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend.


Duchess of Tea said...

Darling, your blog is bursting at the seams with beauty, colour, originality and loveliness. Glad I stumbled upon it.


My Vintage Treasures said...

The pillows are to die for!!!
I'm off to your Etsy shop!!!