A Framed Flour Sack

This morning I purchased this cloth Stockton Brand Unbleached Flour Sack at a local antique shop.  I paid $5 for it.  I don't think it's super old or anything because it has a zip code and a UPC, but it's fun kitchen decor.



I went out to my garage and picked out a painting that I had got before Christmas.  I really don't like the painting all that much, but the frame is great.  Solid wood and pretty big.  I am pretty sure the painting was done by an amateur artist.

So I got out my Annie Sloan Old White Paint, and painted the frame.  I distressed it and waxed it with just clear wax.

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Rather than mat the flour sack to get it to fit the frame and have a glass cut, I just tied on a piece of cotton clothesline rope and clipped the bag on with clothespins.

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I hung the frame on the door of my kitchen.  I think I will hang it on the kitchen wall after I repaint!




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9 comments:

  1. Too cute, Carlene. Great idea to frame it....and especially your way of framing. Jane

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  2. How neat! I love how you hung it to the frame. It really gives it such sweet character!

    Happy Thursday!

    ~Sherri

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  3. You are so clever. Thanks for sharing this cute idea!

    Tammy

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  4. Oh I love it framed just like you did it...perfect!

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  5. Carlene, this is such a cute idea! Love how you hung it with clothes pins! I just picked up some old clipboards at a thrift. Going to hang a few with old photos like you did. Wondering what do you mean by folders? Thanks so much for the inspiration!
    hugs,
    Jann

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  6. What a cute idea to make it look like a clothes line! you come up with the best ways to display stuff!

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  7. I like this a lot, simple! I grew up in Stockton, California. I am sharing this tonight.

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