Saturday

Homespun Alchemy™ alert

Enchanting Idea from Burgon & Ball: dressing~up grow bags.

Image: Burgon & Ball

I love the ease and the idea of grow bags (see the inset photo) but let's face it, they just are not pretty. Happily, I was browsing online and discovered this clever solution from the creative souls over at the UK company of Burgon & Ball and couldn't wait to share it with you! These woven potting~soil~bag~cover~ups are enchanting and fairly priced at 4.95 (British pounds). Sadly, the 18.95 (British pounds) overseas shipping charge inflates their cost incredibly. (I'm not quite sure if they even ship to the U.S.)

That being said, the concept itself could be quite easily adapted by artful do~it~yourself~ers like those of us practicing the frugal luxuries philosophy! I immediately thought of a weathered, bamboo roller shade that I'll use to create my own version of this useful and charming idea. You can be sure I'll be keeping your posted. What do you have on hand that might work?!!

Hope you are enjoying your weekend. More soon my kind friends.


Love and good thoughts from...


Tracey and Family.


x0x

5 comments:

Storybook Woods said...

Ohh too cool and pretty. I have not seen this, thank you for posting xoxox Clarice

Tracey McBride ~ Frugal Luxuries™ said...

You are so welcome Clarice...I am so glad you like it as much as I do!
Love,
Tracey
x0x

Betty said...

This is a great idea, I will have to take a look and see what I have tucked away that I can use. Thanks for the inspiration. Have a wonderful start to your week, Betty

Tracey McBride ~ Frugal Luxuries™ said...

Thank you so much Betty...you too!
Warmly,
Tracey
x0x

Manuela@TPOH said...

That's pretty idea! Willow edging is available in a lot of places. I bought some years ago through Gardener's eden. But it doesn't last long.

Manuela

The original "FRUGAL LUXURIES" ~ Based on the books by Tracey McBride ~ Established 1993

A warm Thank You to all kind souls and kindred spirits who generously take the time to leave a comment...your encouragement, trust and support are deeply appreciated...please know that we read each and every message and will respond as time allows.

~~~

Frugal Luxuries
is a registered trademark.


~~~


"FRUGAL LUXURIES: Simple Pleasures to Enhance Your Life and Comfort Your Soul" was written by Tracey McBride and published by Bantam Books, NY, in 1997. It was the first of its genre to synergize the elements of simplicity, frugality and gracious living.

After more than a decade, FRUGAL LUXURIES has never been out of print and is now more relevant than ever.

"It's our hope that a new generation, faced with a teetering economy, will also find this information helpful and enlightening."



Sending Good Thought to Our Special Band of Kind and Kindred Souls!

Frugal Luxuries Book I

Frugal Luxuries by the Seasons Book II

    follow me on Twitter

    Blog Archive

    Site Counter