January 03, 2016

Rustic, Rural, Reclaimed...French


Burlap Luxe French Home Kitchen

Found art, art found
  

Faded beauty reclaimed with a feeling of
new discovery.
 

New From Old
 

Earthenware and Garden
 

Distinctive French Vintage

Raw Materials
  

BROCANTE
 Hand Created and painted to feel old 
by Dore, Burlap Luxe.

The French have this saying for the meaning of their
French flea market brocante.
"Not quite valued, but not quite worthless"
  
 Vintage mahogany floor board sign...
Framed in weathered and old.
Now in my Burlap Luxe etsy.
18"1/2 x 7"1/2 x 1"3/4   
 

Inspired by The French Countryside.
 

Rustic, Rural, Reclaimed
 

In the details of not replacing the candlstick
covers.
Leaving them natural and simple.
 

FRENCH BROCANTE
Inspiring new from old.
Weaving the same life in a new year!
~2016 

30 comments:

Bohemian said...

Always so Pretty, Soothing, Inviting and Fresh! Happy New Year from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Dear Dore,
I so love what you create! Your hands can take a piece back 100 years with your most talented techniques.. Your home is so fresh and peaceful.
Beautiful dear friend.
blessings in the new year.
fondly,
Penny

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Doré I breath and soak in the rustic French charm in your home filled with inspiration and I exhale a peaceful relaxation. I love your expression found art - art found. I spy the most beautiful weathered grey basket in your kitchen, Ahhh always a feast for the eyes and soul to enjoy in each of your photos. What an exciting year 2015 was with your creative art and gorgeous French home that has authentic charm. So excited to see the beauty you bring in 2016.
xoxo,
Vera

chateau chic said...

You have such a way of taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary! There's a sense of peace and calm throughout your French home. I always love to be invited into your kitchen...rustic elegance! And I adore the beautiful chandelier with the natural candle covers...perfect!
I'm settled in and loving my little cottage, Dore, gleaning so much inspiration from you!!
Mary Alice

KUNIs little white castle said...

Oh my goodness, i LOVE everything. The laces, the furnitures, the old treasures, your style, really everything.
Hugs Kuni

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

I love your kitchen. I love the basket, the small cabinet, and so on. I even like the way you placed the towel. :) I have a small cabinet that I found in a second hand shop for twenty dollars so dollars, but I have not had a chance to place. I also keep debating whether to paint my island an old white except for the butcher top. I think it might look nice, because my cabinets are a faint gray. I so look forward to the beauty you create here, and I love your etsy. xoxo Su

justys said...

Dear Dore, a Happy new year! Your style is so fresh, clear pure! I love it to watch again again! I wish you a peacfully year full of creative ideas! Justys from Bremen with a town full of snow! It's so white and quite here! Love it!!!

Méa Strauß said...

The weathered look of your creation melts completely with your rustic french look to make your home a place of deeper feelings.
The zinc adds contrast to it, makes it noble, not just nice-nice (I hope, you understand, what I mean, it is hard for me... ).
Beautiful, oh, I wished, i could be there now for a cup of tea with you.
Huggies from your friend Méa

Sally Somervill said...

Hey Dore!! Your kitchen is so beautiful, I love the lace window treatment and sweet little Chandy. That French saying is funny- it sort of reminds me of my own things! Lol

It's me said...

Wowwwww beautiful Brocante. In your home.......love it all...happy new year Doré i hope filled with love and friendship......thanks for list year blogging always Nice to be here an read your comments on my blog thank you love. From me Ria x❤️

Sherry said...

while your kitchen is absolutely lovely, for some reason i'm especially drawn to the shutters (?) on the window. would love to learn more about what you've done in that area. in addition, your touches here and there, scattered serendipity - delights.

"Create Beauty" said...

Lovely inspiration and such beauty abounds, a feeling of calm
and appreciation for aged patina...... thank you dear Dore'
for this glimpse into your French inspired world!!!

~ Violet

Junkchiccottage said...

Hi Dore,
It always is so peaceful and pretty to come to see your posts. Love love sinking into your beautiful home pictures.
Love the french saying "Not quite valued, but not quite worthless". Love it!!!!
Happy New Year.
Kris

Lin from A {tiny} Cottage In The Woods said...

... and such a beautiful life it is, Doré! I look forward to all you'll share this year.

I am still feeling very weak, but hope to continue with my tiny cottage projects later in the year. Cabinets, trimwork, curtains, etc. all are waiting to be made, in soft gray & whites.

Happy New Year, dear friend!
xoxo,
Lin

Victoria Kirton said...

I love everything about this post. I think my whole house is the definition of French Brocante. Nothing is valuable but nothing is worthless either. Happy New Year, my dear friend.

DD's Cottage said...

Love the calm and my house is full of nothing valuable but nothing worthless too-Love the crusty and old, but like it to be cheerful and calm and bright too!

Bente said...

Happy new year, my friend. I`m so in love with your home. Everything is just beautiful.
Hugs from here

the gardener's cottage said...

ahhhh your home is so peaceful and still. such a comfort just looking outside in. living there must be heaven. xo

Lisa said...

So much beauty to behold! Love all the textures and patinas in your home. It really balances out the shades of white. Your home always inspires me to create and use reclaimed, rustic and vintage things in new ways. Have a very blessed and creative New Year! xo

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Happy New Year Dore! You've created a beautiful haven in the hub of your home!! Looking forward to more beauty and inspiration from you this year!

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Beautiful kitchen Dore, we both embrace the love of white, mixed with some rustic and much love for the best place in our homes. The spot where we create magic with food for those we love!
Happy New Year,
xo
Jemma

Debbie said...

I don't recall seeing many photos of your kitchen, Dore'. I LOVE these! I am delighted to see all of the rustic charm that you get to see everyday! What a beautiful place to prepare meals, and just be.
Happy New Year!
Debbie
xo

Karena Albert said...

Dear Dore Wishing you all the best in 2016, Everything you create inspires me. I want to thank you for your friendship and encouragement always!!

xoxo
Karena
The Arts by Karena
New Years Thoughts!

Victoria said...

Your kitchen is so pretty, I love all the white and brightness of it! I so desperately want a white kitchen when we buy something, but not a brand new white kitchen...something older and a bit hiddly piddly:) Your open white cabinet is so beautiful also. I'm planning on taking the bottom doors off my bedroom armoire sometime so I can display pillows in it:)

Happy New Year Dore!

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Just now seeing this for the first time, Dore! Yummy! Makes my heart sing to see so many things I love in combination. Love your warm style. Happy New Year!

JoanMarie said...

Dore - your collections are simply perfection. I love the aged patina's and how they peacefully mingle together to create such beauty. You are a true artist in every sense of the word and an inspiration to be constantly admired. Thank you as always for sharing such loveliness.
JoanMarie

Pura Vida said...

Simply gorgeous as ever Dore

Karen said...

Dore,
Such a calming effect these neutrals have on me. I love the French attitude that things don't have to be perfect. Lovely post. I'm touring some more of your past posts.
Karen

A Joyful Cottage said...

"In the details of not replacing the candlestick covers. Leaving them natural and simple." Yes! Oh, yes! So perfect for the charming home you've created, Dore. Do I see your pottery plates in the glass front cupboard? I think I do. Stunning! Hugs, Nancy

Darolyn JonesTeam said...

This is absolutely lovely. Thank you. :)