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Cabbage Rose Designs

Updated on September 29, 2014

Let Cabbage Roses Inspire Your Vintage or Cottage Style Home Decor

I love cabbage rose designs. The vintage style designs of these large fluffy roses lend themselves well to cottage style decor. They say simple elegance without a lot of fuss.

Cabbage roses are large hybrid roses. The Latin name is Rosa à centifolia. But I love the name cabbage rose.

I love the look of cabbage roses on lamps, fabric, pillows, shower curtains, mouse pads, you name it. The large multi-layered petals give this pretty rose fullness, and in real life, cabbage roses smell good, too!

Photo of Chic Shabby Romantic Rose Bedding Cotton Quilt Set King Size courtesy of Amazon. Click the link to see this lovely cabbage rose bedding for yourself.

Cabbage Rose Fragrance

Cabbage roses are commercially harvested

for the production of rose oil,

which is commonly used to make perfume.

Source: Wikipedia

Cabbage Rose Wall Thermometer - Check the Temperature with a Vintage Flair

Vintage Cabbage Rose Designs - on Vintage Linens Like These Pillowcases Add Romance to Your Home Decor

Cabbage roses on vintage pillowcases.
Cabbage roses on vintage pillowcases.

Shabby Chic Style Cabbage Rose Designs - Available on eBay

The variety of merchandise available on eBay makes it a great place to search for the perfect home decor like cabbage rose designs.

If you need a pop of color and pattern, cabbage roses are perfect when used in a subtle way. The key is to not use this distinct design everywhere.

A little goes a long way so if you remember that, you can transform a room from blah to really special easily!

Pillows to Complement Cabbage Rose Designs - Plaids, Stripes, and Neutral Pillows Offer a Visual Break

These neutral pillows go great with cabbage roses and other "busier" design options. Tone it down with some neutrals and make your home look beautiful, not fluffy and over the top.

Cabbage Rose Light Switch Cover - Small Accents Add to Your Home's Decor

Details like adding a light switch cover can make a room shine! The simple cabbage rose can add a pop of color and interest to your wall in such a nice simple way.

Cabbage Rose Lamps - Cottage Style with Cabbage Roses to Brighten Your Space

One lovely lamp can bring together a room without your having to change anything else. And the light from one of these lamps is soft and beautiful, creating atmosphere all its own.

Home Decor to Complement Cabbage Roses - Layer Simple Muted Colors with Cabbage Roses for Subtle Beauty

Include some neutrals like these accessories to tone down a room if it has too much cabbage rose design. But is that really possible? No, I didn't think so!

~*~ The Thin People ~*~ by Sylvia Plath

They persist in the sunlit room: the wall paper

Frieze of cabbage-roses and cornflowers pales

Under their thin-lipped smiles,

Their withering kingship.

From Sylvia Plath's Poem The Thin People

Cabbage Rose Fabric - Make Quilts, Curtains, Tablecloths, Pillows, Totes, and More

Create just the look you want with this fabric featuring cabbage roses. Cabbage roses are pretty in any room of the house.

I have cabbage rose bed sheets and kitchen towels.

Cabbage Rose Fabric for Sale on eBay - Cabbage Rose Quilting Fabric and Fabric for Home Decor

Make your own pillows, curtains, or tablecloths, place mats, and napkins with cabbage rose fabric.

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This author, Peggy Hazelwood, participates in Amazon, eBay, All Posters, and other affiliate advertising programs. When you click an advertising link on this page and make a purchase, I receive a small percent of the sale. Thank you for reading this far!

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      BestRatedStuff 5 years ago

      These remind me of my grandmother, beautiful.

    • kislanyk profile image

      Marika 5 years ago from Cyprus

      My grandma used to have cabbage roses in her garden, they smelled heavenly. Great ideas for home designs, plenty of inspiration here.

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