Thursday, January 20, 2011

getting dressed { vintage inspiration } style

the beginning...



Kate starts with shoes first...


my newest at the Store this week

a lovely vintage gateleg drop leaf table

I finished it in a rich wash of pearl gray & white...



then added some layers to started building

my outfit...



now to finish my look with

a splash of the perfect accessories

a girl can never have too many...



I made these blocks from old map pages



 still adding its all in the details...



almost finished...



ready to greet the world


a now for my little black dress...



she is dressed to the nines and strutting

her stuff at Country Roads



 just a glimpse of her



she is wearing a vintage shorthand book

with old salvaged korbels to finish her look



Have a lovely Friday ladies

I am joining our beautiful hostess

Debra for her fabulous


much love

36 comments:

Amy said...

aahh, i am dying
my shopping list
metal box
dresser
vintage framed cabinet card photo
I want it all!!!
Amy

Polly said...

Lots of beautiful things Kate! You are truly the best at styling! I love how you stay true to yourself and only buy the things that you love. You have such a good eye and creative ideas....love what you did with the maps! I have hundreds of maps and need to do something with them!

xo

Polly

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Oh what a great style... I just love all the pictures you have shown today, especially the table in the first picture. love love love the gray and white color... Very PRETTY!!!
hugs~~ Daphne

Anne Lorys - Fiona and Twig said...

Everything you do is just perfection, Kate!

Rita said...

What an inspiration Kate. Thank you for sharing, your space looks great. Ciao Rita mammabellarte

Tiffany Steers said...

Greetings from the land of dixie...love all of your stuff...so industrial with a masculine, but also, feminine side. thanx for sharing! Tiff

Chrissy...The Apothecary Shop said...

Oh my how I would love to spend a day with you...just breathtaking!!! x0

Amy Kinser said...

Gorgeousness all around!!!

All That Jazz said...

Oh, what a cute post, Kate! Whata clever gal you are. Love the greatness, as always. Happy joyful weekend to you and your darling family! ;-)
~xo/michelle~

Auntie Bliss said...

She's just beautiful!
I'm glad you took her picture :)
So jealous of that floor and sunlight streaming in...

Kristin said...

Cute, cute post :)

I still want that dresser. But don't tell cupid. He's grumpy.

xoxo

Debra@Common Ground said...

will you come and redecorate my house?

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Very Cool I must say! Wish I was closer.~Cheers Kim

Burlap Luxe said...

My kind of Beauty!
Rustic and elegant,Euro chic aged I designed my shop so much in the fashion you have here, they would mesh perfectly imperfectly.

xx
Dore
Inspiring is what you do best

It's me said...

Wowww Kate it looks amazing !! beautiful done !! and decorating !!.......happy weekend....love Ria....xxx....

Robyn said...

LOVE this post! I want that sweet little alarm clock!

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

You were born to do this! So many fabulous elements all put together to create a one of a kind setting. I can only imagine what you would do with an entire store! Have a wonderful weekend, Kate:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Kate ~
Ohhhhh so gorgeous !!!
I want to come to see
in real life !

xoxo
Lori

"Create Beauty" said...

What a treat to watch you create a vignette!!! A beautiful display of your wares. I'm loving that little cabinet... I'm with Debra, come re-decorate my house!!!!

~ Violet

Sue said...

Great post, very creative!! Can't wait to see the new "outfit"!

Take care, Sue

Annie Louise said...

Oh Kate, I simply adore your displays-love,love,love,them!!
Hope to see you this weekend,
Jeanette

Lolo said...

Gorgeous Kate! And who doesnt love a stunning black dress?! She is quite the show stopper....
XOX

Stefanie said...

I absolutely love that drop leave table, it would make a perfect desk... I need a lot of room to work! ;)

As always, beautfiul work and pictures!

A Cottage Muse said...

Are you keeping a secret too? Like you have just landed a stylist job for a big magazine!! I love how you've layered and layered and come up with the perfect look!!

Have a great weekend Kate!!

Olde Tyme Marketplace said...

STUNNING!!
Beth

It's Just Me said...

Oh Kate, how I would love to have you do a tablescape in my home. You have such an eye for beauty. Aw-Maz-Ing as my 8yr old would say : ) Happy weekend to you ~

One Cheap B*tch said...

I am truly in heaven looking at your photos. Very, very inspiring!

Jeanine

Miss Sandy said...

You really know how to pull an outfit together shabby chic style, love it!

Bohemian said...

Oh Kate, your vignettes are always so elegant and aged to perfection! I'm loving the color palette of this grouping... just beautiful!

Dawn... The Bohemian

abbey bernardi said...

gorgeous, you have amazing talents!!

cityfarmer said...

girl, you've got it going on!!1


want it all!

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

Oh my goodness how beautiful! You really know how to accessorize!

Anna Margaret said...

Hello Sweets!

I recently was at your precious lil` spot at Country Roads and grapped a treasure!

Pray you are well and He continues to be your Strength <3
How is your beautiful Mamma??

Love -
Anna Margaret

Marie said...

Oh my dearest Kate - I'm just so in awe of all your display in your little shop. I love that side table and the chandelier of course. They look so delicious next to each other.
-marie

Country Livin' said...

Beautiful, wish I lived closer so I could shop there. Love your blog too!
Trish xo

Linda said...

Just gorgeous, Kate...I'd love to shop there! XO

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