Right At Home: Flour, Grain, And Vintage Potato Sacks

Over the last few years flour, grain, and vintage potato sacks have made their way into the home decor, decorative accessories and home furnishings mainstream.  It’s a trend that continues to make itself right at home.

flour sack pillowsIron Accents

Steeped in less than perfect perfection with vintage and vintage looking charm and appeal, this home decor furnishings and accessories trend shows no signs of waning popularity.  Things have moved far past Etsy and the DIY community as the lone embracers, starting and ending point, and sole source of antique and vintage textiles.  Commanding style and good taste is always on trend and recognized by industry leaders. Case in point…

grain-sack-restoration-hardwareRestoration Hardware

flour, grain, and vintage potato sacksPottery Barn

The lovely flour sack kitchen towel is as versatile as it is affordable. Simple, chic, and uncomplicated- the hallmark of  a great decorative accent.

flour sack towels

1.  Black Tat Soi with Red Accent Flour Sack Kitchen Towel from Rigel Stuhmiller on Etsy

2. Kay Dee Designs Cook Flour Sacks Towels Set/3 (black) from Amazon

3. Threshold Flour Sack Plate Towel Set of 6 from Target

Acorn Pillow

Better Home and Gardens

vintage potato sackSecond Shout Out

Our tuxedo clad friend is high stepping in high class vintage charm on this antique potato sack from Second Shout Out. The front logo reads “High Class,  U.S. No. 1 Potatoes”  and is stamped packed by Helms Potato Co., Alamosa, CO.

grain sack upholstered chairA Beautiful Mess Antiques

Hello, Gorgeous!   Some things are so much better the second time around.

 grain sack bagsOnline Fabric Store

Decorative possibilities range from the rustic to the elegantly embellished with grain sacks. These reproduction French grain sacks are right on trend with their design, size, and affordability.

flour sack dining chairs

I love when the design and the execution beautifully line up with the decorative juxtaposition of pattern, texture, style, and periods. This Charleston, South Carolina  dining room by interior designer Ginger Brewton as  featured in Tradhome showcases authentic flour sack covered slipper chairs existing in elegant harmony with traditional decor touches. A strong testament to the stunning statement made when antiques and vintage accessories are paired in a union of comfortable formality.

grain sack throw pillow Grain Sack Jute Pillow

Does it take you awhile to come to love certain trends or the decorative accents du jour?  It does for me.  I’m totally convinced this is the reason accent throw pillows and small accessories exist. It’s always advisable to introduce those not so sure items on a small scale with as few dollars invested at the beginning. Raise your hand if you’ve been known to jump into a project with  decorative ideas and $$$ flowing to realize at projects end this isn’t working. Yep, it’s been known to happen here at Places In The Home.

grain sack poufHome Decorators

Okay, let’s hear it. Grain, flour, and vintage potato sack home decor and home furnishings- add it to the gotta have it list or is this particular trend one you’ll take a pass on?

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