Vintage Grain Sacks

I made a trip down to the Long Beach Antique Market yesterday morning. Flee market shopping is probably one of my favorite things to do. I love wandering the aisles upon aisles of antique, old, junky treasures. This particular trip I was on a hunt for grain sacks for some sewing projects for the house. I was so happy to come across Uber Chic Home’s booth. The owners travel through Europe for unique and vintage items including grain sacks. I was totally in my element searching though the bags and bags of grain sacks, looking for the perfect colors and stamps. Here is what I came away with.

 

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The lovely thing about the grain sacks is that once you wash and dry them, they become soft and perfect for pillows or upholstering. I’ll be sure to post in the next few weeks with my finished products.

As Our Own: Fighting Child Slavery

This non-profit organization, As Our Own, is one I hold close to my heart. They strive to protect beautiful, innocent children of India from being sex slaves or beggars and from a life of poverty and illness. Most of these children are stolen from their families to be sold into the red-light district of India, all for a profit, which is something that I cannot fathom.

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Easy Healthy Hiking or Picnic Lunch

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Hey there everyone! Hope you are doing well and enjoying life. Josh and I recently took a weekend trip for our 2 year anniversary up North. We decided to do some hiking on the Channel Islands. Most of the Islands are uninhabited meaning only a pit toilet, visitor center, and a ranger house there. So […]

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Easy Vintage Photo Board With Reclaimed Wood

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A little while ago I was struggling to come up with an idea for a interesting way to hang pictures on the wall that wasn’t a picture frame but that still added to the decor of the house. I had a bunch of old wood lying around the house so I figured I would try and create […]

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