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Burlap & Blooms


What do you get when you pair a petite bouquet of pale pink pretties, 
a little lavender and a burlap sack?


Something a little charming.
something that's a little rustic 
and that's a little sweet. 


I picked up these pretty in pink roses at Safeway
not knowing just where I would put them yet...
but I just loved their pale blushing color and tiny blooms.


When I got home, I thought of those coffee sacks...those ones from Burlap Fabric...
I am loving them and wanted to use them for another project so...
I got out my sewing machine and a few minutes later
a little burlap sack 
with a faded green stripe appeared.


I set a mason jar inside the sack for a little bit of water for the flowers
and placed it on the wall with a small bouquet of roses 
with a little bit of lavender mixed in.

Then I thought...
two would be twice as nice.


I love the rustic texture and look of the burlap sack
with the soft, sweet charm of the flowers.

A quick little project
 but I am loving how it turned out

Almost forgot!
The winner of the English transferware gift certificate is
D Magazine
Congratulations - 
please email me within 3 days and I will put you in touch with Nancy.


I wanted to say thank you to everyone for all your sweet comments and compliments 
about yesterdays post about my magazine feature!
:)

A few of these little coffee sacks are available 
email me  for information if you would like!
thefrenchcountrycottage@gmail.com

See you tomorrow for Feathered Nest Friday!


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46 comments

  1. Oh my goodness those are just beautiful beautiful pictures Courtney!! You are making me want to go find some baby pink roses and lavender ~
    Thank you for sharing them with us :)

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  2. Love the burlap, roses and lavender. What a perfect combination. You always have the best ideas!

    ~Shanon

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  3. Burlap and pink roses - a perfect match!!! Just gorgeous!

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  4. Gorgeous! I must find those roses.

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  5. Courtney, your sacks are darling! You must own stock in your local floral dept. because you bring home roses by the armloads!

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  6. You had me at burlap...love the look of pretty and rustic. Lovely, Courtney!

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  7. Love the roses and the burlap--gorgeous!

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  8. Simple and beautiful, Courtney. They should do well in your shop.

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  9. Oh so pretty,love pretty with rustic. All the best with your new venture. xx

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  10. I love the burlap with lavender and roses it's so Provence style!
    Très jolie Bravo!

    A bientôt :)
    http://somewhereinprovence.blogspot.fr/

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  11. Can you tell me where you find the burlap, because I want to same thing in my house. I love this idea! Thank you!
    http://somewhereinprovence.blogspot.fr/

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  12. hi found out about your blog though Casa Chic magazie, it's just amazing!! got inspired bout your dining room blackboard but I absolutely adore the singn on top of it!! wander how you found it
    Love love love your house and your style I am still working out ideas about mine, I will surely get inspirations from you
    loves from Italy.
    Claudia

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  13. This could not be any more beautiful!!...so lovely...enjoy and I'll be wrapping some flowers in burlap for sure!!
    Mariaelena

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  14. Lovely, Courtney! I love the way the roses and burlap play off each other, too. What a great color stripe on the burlap, too. Nicely soft and faded.

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  15. wow these look beautiful! Nothing quite says French bedrooms to me like beautiful flowers in rough burlap sacks! Well done :)

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  16. Congrats on your magazine feature, what amazing compliment & dream come true. I am sure you are on cloud 9, as I certainly would be too:)! I may not post comments every time but your blog is such a happy place to visit. Love the flowers in the grain sacks, just went tp the lavender farm last week & loving having lavender in my home. Have a great day,Jen

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  17. This is such an adorable idea! I love the soft pink roswes with the rough texture of the burlap! Those roses are exquisite and the touch of lavendar enhances their beauty. Thank you for sharing! Hugs, Leena

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  18. Those roses are spectacular and I love the juxtaposition of the burlap and the roses together!

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  19. I love the lavender and rose comcination. They are both beautiful. Love the touch of burlap.

    Cynthia

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  20. Courtney, these are just lovely. I like that the bags were pretty quick and easy to sew, and the soft pink looks so pretty with the burlap. Take care--have a great week!

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  21. So cute, love the contrast. Would never think to do this!

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  22. What a lovely idea. They look so attractive.

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  23. Amazing inspiration to burlap :)
    I love this look as well, yet at times I find myself filling the burlap with weeds.
    Your phots are just so Beautiful :)
    Thank you for all the French inspiration over here.
    xx
    Dore

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  24. Eye Candy!!! Your whole blog is that way. Your photography is amazing, and of course I love the burlap! How do you get the effects of your photo's, do you have any special photoshop actions you use? Beautiful.

    Leanne @ The Burlap Cottage

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    1. Hi Leanne~ I actually didn't use any effects on these photos- other than the one that is the focal B&W. It's all in the settings on the camera :)

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  25. So feminine and pretty! And a clever idea to boot!

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  26. Courtney, These are such beauties! I hope you will stop by and join us for TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS going on now! Your pretty burlap blooms would be a very welcomed addition!

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  27. {{swoooonnnnn}}....Those roses are just gorgeous, Courtney! I love that you just sit down and whip up a few of those burlap bags like it's nothing. It would'ave taken me all afternoon! lolol!

    xoox laurie

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  28. I love the title of your post...Burlap and Blooms. Two of my favorite things together:-)

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  29. I love the mix of pink roses & lavender together & they look so lovely hanging in the burlap bags. You have such imagination. Always love reading your posts.
    Barbara Lilian.

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  30. I absoLUTELY love the simplicity of it!
    Gor-geous!
    Catherine

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  31. You are so amazing! I've never seen burlap look prettier... Every time i come here there is something so delightful to see that i'm just in awe. Such a talent for design and color and beauty and photography too!

    Cindy

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  32. I just love your style of mixing the new and the old. Beautiful photos!

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  33. So pretty, Courtney, and I love the roses and lavender together!

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  34. Hi- wanted you to know I featured your lovely burlap bags on my blog today- have a great weekend- Claire

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  35. OMG........love love love it!

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  36. such a perfect style honey
    congratulations =P

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  37. This is so pretty, Courtney. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

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  38. Couldn't be more perfect Courtney. Love the roses and burlap bags. Thanks for linking up at Shabbilicious Friday. I will be featuring this post tomorrow :)

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