Inspiration: France

Bastille Days start up in Milwaukee this week, so France is this week's inspiration. There are so many directions to go with France as inspiration, but I think I'm going to go the linens route. So beautiful, I especially love striped French linens. Let's take a look:

(Top photo: The French House, found via KatyElliott)

Above photo from Country Living, linens from Vagabound Vintage (could only find a wholesale link for this company)

French Tea Towels - Above left from Petits Details, right from Celestine Boutons via Au Fil Rouge.

Pillows from Red Ticking (found via KatyElliott)

Monogramed linens are oh-so-French, above left au fil rouge, above right The French House

Totes - Above left, Louisiana Brown Bag from French General. Above right, a bag for notions from Petits Details.

Just a sampling of fabrics found around the web:

Vintage red ticking from Red Ticking (found via Katy Elliott)

Cotton strip prints from Period Fabrics (found via Katy Elliott)

Gallery in Red by Faye Burgos for Marcus Brothers, quilting weight fabrics, found at Fat Quarter Shop and Strawberry Patches.

Striped fabric at French General.

Coming soon! Rouenneries by French General for Moda, quilting weight cotton (via French General blog)

**Note, a huge credit is due to Katy Elliott who discovered a number of sources for red ticking fabrics in her own quest for them on her blog!!!