Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Might as well wear a potato sack

its not just for 16th century peasants anymore!
Recycled coffee bags are a fashion and environmental statement.

For the "If I were a Rich Man..." Look

"Darn those modern hippie do-gooders!"  Tom's burlap flat.
(  for more ways to  do good with your toes)

New Homemade Purse... Stenciled Fluer de Lis with Black Acrylic.

Adding a Flower (made from old ribbon) to this clutch = sweet and feminine.

Tip for working with Burlap:  Don't sew right on the edge & make sure every edge gets a hem. 
Burlap frays on the edges easily.

What do you think?? Shabby Chic or just Shabby??


  1. Thanks for the follow... following you back!!

  2. Tres Shabby Chic! J'adore! I actually think this is very creative & cute! Do you make these?

    Feel Free to Follow Me!

  3. So glad you stopped by ThreeBoys! I love all of your burlap ideas. I have one in the works for next week! I hope you will stop by and check it out:)

  4. I am your newest follower!
    Please when you get a chance could you follow back?
    I would greatly appreciate it!


  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog! These burlap ideas are so cool. I'm following you now too!

  6. Shabby Chic!!! Soooooooo in love with the clutch!!!! So happy to be following you back!!! Baby's Breath Handmade

  7. Thanks for the feedback and follows! looks like its time for a giveaway!! :)
    Au Voleur Domestique, yes! Just recently started.

  8. This is interesting.. Followed you back...

    Made By Gen

  9. Thanks for the follow, I'm doing the same in return from Can't wait to see you again soon. BJ

  10. Thanks for the follow - right back at'cha!

  11. These are some great finds! i love the Toms!!

    Your blog is great! I'm a new follower via Welcome Wednesday!!

  12. I remember my mom had a pattern for a potatoe sack dress when I was little. Wonder if she still does? Thanks for stopping by following you back.

  13. Thank you so much for visiting my blog this returning the follow! Not sure I could pull off the burlap sack look....but kudos to those who can! ;)
    Blessings to you,
    Jill @ Sweet Diva

  14. I think the pants are pretty cool - although I hope they have a lining... ouch ;)

    Thanks for stopping by - I'm now following you back!

  15. Shabby Chic!! I love the purse and clutches :)

    Thanks for following Fabulous Frustalista . . . I'm following you back!

    Have a wonderful week . . . Gina

    check my profile for a complete listing of all my blogs!