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Fabulous chairs...and vintage grain sacks

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Look what I found on etsy, aren't they fabulous?

Note if you are a lover of burlap, I have 5 fabulous vintage grainsacks, dating from the early 1900's, arriving next week, which are gorgeous and have a picture of a stork on them.

They look great either hanging on the wall or turned into a cushion and will only be 30 euros each.

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I will be back a little later with my list 7 things that you would never guess about moi :-)

L x


  1. Love everything in the top image. The chairs, table, and mirror are just divine. Leigh

  2. I am so into grain sacks at the moment. I have ordered more cushions from Michelle at Petit Coterie and some material by the yard to cover a chair. I will be looking out for these cushons of yours. Can you tell us when you have them ? XXXX

  3. Faboulous armchairs! I love grain sack and the pillow is great!
    A nice day for you!

  4. Gorgeous chairs, Leeann. The grain sacks are wonderful too!

  5. You are such clever kiwi! Good on you for finding those grain sacks - not easy these days! You must be run off your feet! Get T to feed you a bit of vegemite to keep your vitamins up! See you SOOOOOON! Bisous

  6. Oh my...we are all into grainsacks!!!!

  7. The chairs are a fabulous find - I love anything with gilt. Your grainsacks are great and have so many possibilities.

  8. Gorgeous chairs and those grain sacks make fabulous pillows! Cindy S.

  9. There was another picture from Apartment Therapy I think, where they took grain sacks and covered the chairs, but it had the words on the sacks on the chair

    I wonder how comfortable they'd be

  10. O.K send it all to me in Australia...

    :) Cate

  11. Those chairs are amazing. Your grain sacks are gorgeous the stork!
    Have a great weekend,
    Ness xx

  12. all very delicious stuff.... sigh! it all


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Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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