These burlap coffee sack stockings have an effortless, vintage vibe. Sprigs of greenery peeking out of the top feel fresh and also hide the treasures inside from prying eyes. Design by Holly Mathis; sewing by Michelle Fritz
To add the tree skirt around your Christmas tree simply release the velcro by the double fold. Slide the skirt around the tree and then reattach the velcro. To care for your tree skirt, spot clean only is recommended.
This bathroom offers both functionality and style. A creamy Calcutta marble backsplash behind the shower pairs beautifully with the warm wood vanity and bathtub surround. Burlap Roman shades offer privacy while allowing light to trickle in through the rustic window treatment.
Take time to wrap shrubs and small trees with a winter coat of burlap for protection against cold temps. Plants at risk include those with borderline hardiness and evergreens prone to winter burn. Spray evergreens with an anti-transpirant before wrapping in burlap. Before adding the burlap, protect trunks against chewing rodents by tossing mouse bait that’s enclosed in a protective container near the base of the plant.
A burlap canopy and bed hanging evokes casual countryside style and enhances a new four-poster bed. Susan Sully, author of “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques,” which features the home of architect Norman Askins, says accessories like the brass candlestick and hurricane lamp are inexpensive and intensify the style of the room.
Part of the charm in a true farmhouse is the way old pieces are given new life or new purpose. You can bring cozy comfort to an old table with a fresh coat of chalk paint. Pair with mixed-and-matched chairs, and then top the table with a jar filled with fresh flowers to complete your farmhouse look.