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Mexican Blankets used as anything but…

  1. Wendy

    October 2nd, 2013 at 8:27 am

    The bench Jamie did is amazing! I love the idea of using unexpected textiles in refreshing ways.

  2. Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door

    October 2nd, 2013 at 9:55 am

    Totally agree. It is on my wish list.

  3. La Petite Gigi

    October 2nd, 2013 at 11:57 am

    I love the use of ethnic color schemes and patterns. That last photo is truly stunning!

    xoxo,
    La Petite Gigi

  4. Laura@JourneyChic

    October 2nd, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    Thank you for sharing this! A friend bought me a traditional blanket during a trip to Guatemala, and I haven’t found a great spot for it yet It’s nice to see other uses for it. Love the chair cushion idea.

  5. Laura Y

    October 2nd, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    I love those dining rooms chairs! That is sheer genius!

  6. Maria

    October 2nd, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    Lovely pictures. A tip, which should help anyone searching for these, is that these pictures are blankets. Serapes are a type of shawl. They are also gorgeous, but would be better suited to covering pillows as they are smaller.

    By the way, http://www.maggiegalton.com/ has beautiful modern takes on traditional Mexican textiles, while also supporting the artisans who make them. I’m not associated with her; am just a resident of Mexico.

  7. Laurie at Laurie Jones Home

    October 2nd, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    I just used one on my daughter’s bed. http://lauriejoneshome.com/2013/09/11/bright-colorful-bedroom/ You can also find them on Ebay for great prices and they are extra big! I love this look!

  8. Joi

    October 3rd, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    Love the look! I think the correct spelling is “serape” though!

  9. Kay

    October 8th, 2013 at 4:58 am

    I wasn’t always a big fan of Mexican prints but it’s seems that more and more designers are using it in their new collections now. My favourite is the upholstered bench from the first photo. I’ve been looking for some bench or armchair for hallway in mycondo apartment. Hugs, Kay

  10. Naomi (Design Manifest)

    October 11th, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Love these! Thanks for the source.

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