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A Rustic Ranch Shop Update



Last week I purchased this amazing heavyweight cotton tapestry with farm animals and had to work with it right away. Love the southwestern-style designs on it as well and its rustic look. I decided to create a Hobo Style bag since I could use a large piece of the fabric therefore more of the cool images would be visible. I paired it with a soft faux suede in truffle brown.



Also added a few more Foldover Clutches to the shop. 



Created this sweet purse from a high quality upholstery grade faux suede that's also eco-friendly as it's made from recycled polyester fibers. I was only able to snatch up a few yards of it. Its got a beautiful feel to it and is just the right weight for creating handbags. 


Yesterday we took a long walk on the beach and I came across this feather in the sand. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend ahead. Enjoy!

Comments

Annuk said…
Love your new bags, Elisa!!!
The Southwestern-style designs add a special touch to the bags, and I love the colors and textures.
And how beautiful that photo with the feather is! Ahhhh... relaxation! :)

Have a wonderful weekend, dear! :)
Sandrine said…
You are so inspired Elisa, lovely new range!xx

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