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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

textile envy

I love old textiles. There is just something about the look and feel that makes my heart soar. 

tucked in an old carrier

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rolled and hung and placed on pillows

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stacked on a bench

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neatly folded in a painted cupboard

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or dressing up a summer bed

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Can you ever have too many vintage textiles?

I think not.

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23 comments:

  1. I love old textiles, too. How I wish I had some of the ones my mother owned. xo Diana

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  2. I love them too! The Mister laughs at me when I look at them in antique stores!!!

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  3. I love them too!!!!!!!I'm always in serching of all is old or vintage!!!Have a nice day!! Thanks for passing by my blog, it's a pleasure!!

    Hugs
    Stefy

    Shabbyecountrylife.blogspot.it

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  4. Oh l love them too! Something about the soft feel l think...the homely feeling they give, the lived life they represent. Hugs Pam x

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  5. What pretty pieces, I love those vintage fabrics you've shown.

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  6. GOODNESS GRACIOUS I want them ALL sister LOL..............Just lovely . I ooooohed and aweeeeeeeeeed over them all. I call blankets COZIES and I loved that one hanging to the side... ME LIKEY !!!! Have a blessed week my friend.. HUGS

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  7. I agree, beautiful images too!

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  8. Giggle . . . and take them out every spring, wash, line dry them then fold them in a different direction and lovingly store them away till . . . next spring.

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  9. I love old textiles as well....I have a major obsession with old linens and bed coverlets...yours are beautiful!
    Linda
    mysewwhatblog

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  10. Such a pretty line up of textiles! Over the bed, stacked on a chair, they add so much to our living space!

    Leslie

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  11. Oh I couldn't agree more. The green cabinet resembles one in my bathroom.
    Ann

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  12. I love the vintage linens! These are some great displays!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  13. I agree! Love the vintage linens -- especially quilts.

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  14. They are so beautiful and have a feel about them that new textiles just do not.

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  15. Love the summer bed! Yes, I have an emotional response to old linen. I'd rather have it than, well you name it! Lovely temptations.

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  16. It's the soft subtle colors that quietly blend in together that capture our heart.

    Jen

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  17. Lovely post and beautiful images. I love them too they are so soft and the texture is different.

    Cynthia

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  18. All of those pics are just wonderful! I love the first one with the blue stripes on the grainsacks. Would love to have a stack of those!

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  19. Beautiful Laura! I love them as well, if only they could talk what a story they could tell! Thanks for sharing, Deb

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  20. Love the summer bed! So pretty! Hope you are enjoying spring!

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  21. Sooooo pretty. Vintage tablecloths for me and sometimes tea towels but your collection makes me think about branching out....

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  22. These gorgeous textiles have me green with envy now, too! Such eye candy, I love!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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