Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Goodwill = Love Day 2

Today I am showing more of our home 

filled with Goodwill finds...

Everything here is a Goodwill find

All of the picture frames are PB or

Restoration Hardware found at the GW

none of them were over 7.99

The chrome lamp and linen shade

were picked up at two separate GWs

I buy what I love, What speaks to me...

{Not much of a rule follower}

I mix metals and different textures...

The beveled mirror print is something that

Mr. Dior and I just love.  A vintage floral print

framed in beveled mirror.

I was hooked the second I saw it.

When I turned it over it came from an

art gallery in NYC {swoon}

Not a bad find for 7.99

We have lots of natural light in this room

so at times it is a challenge for me

to take the right shot...

I was excited to find a faceted crystal finial for

1.99 to finish off this linen lamp...

I fell in love with the color on this little statue!

He came home with me

for 2.99

The coral is from my friend Loretta

I placed the coral on top of an old vintage ashtray...

{love the patina}

Much love to all of you

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

White Wednesday " Goodwill = Love "

I love how the Dior home is filled

with such amazing treasures that

I find at the Goodwill...

So much that Mr. Dior asked for

a small change in scenery that would remind us

of the coastal vacation spot that we love...

I decided I still had to put my style into it

with my love for industrial.

Yes it's true I'm not a ruffles kind of girl...

The industrial table is an old

cobbler work station from  Chicago. I placed it

as a platform to start my vignette. I love all of the holes

and nubby crannies that it has. The age worn character

is my favorite part...

{it even had the drawer missing]

I scoured the Goodwill for nice books that

go well with the decor and make an

eye pleasing display...

Mr. Dior and I found these old benches at

the Goodwill that were such a steal.

We brought them home and recovered them

in remnant linen that I found there

in their curtain & bedding section.

These benches will be the perfect extra seating that

can be tucked away when not in use.

I love using natural elements which

I typically can find at the Goodwill

in the basket section ie old wood

crates that can be white washed...

I will be sharing more of the room next week

using all of our Goodwill finds...

My gratitude to Apartment Therapy for

on their website yesterday...

I am linking up to Kathleen's

Have a beautiful week ladies

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vintage Shutter Love

The Dior home has a love

for vintage shutters...

I love to hang them against burlap...

I use them on top of dressers & tables

I love to use them in displays

add them to a bookcase...

 I love using natural elements...

Linking up to the lovely

Much love to all of you

Monday, February 20, 2012

Shabby Apple Giveaway

 I was so delighted when

Shabby Apple  offered one of my readers

a chance to win one of their vintage inspired dresses.

Is the dress I selected for one lucky reader to win.

All you have to do to enter is " LIKE " 

Shabby Apple on Facebook for your entry.

Then comment on my blog that you did!

For additional entries you can tell me

what is your favorite dress from

the Shabby Apple website.

This giveaway will close midnight

February 23rd.

Also Shabby Apple is offering my readers

a 10% discount on all purchases till March 20th.

Just type salvagedior10off

code in the check out box!

Their website is filled with

vintage inpsired dresses, skirts, maternity

and a wonderful selection

of accessories!

Best of luck to each of you


True Random Number Generator

Congrats to Elena V   for winning this beautiful dress!





Friday, February 10, 2012

Vintage Inspiration Friday " patina of old "

The years of worn have such

a beautiful patina...

Vintage bottles, worn hymnals and an old bucket

were my inspiration this week

for a table scape by my window.

I love how beautiful its looks when the

sunlight shines through...

I added this vintage ashtray to the table 

the patina sent my heart soaring...

I draped the table with old white gauze

and worn nubby burlap...

Added some old books and fragments to

this aged garden piece...

I am joining the lovely Debra today

Much love to all of you

Friday, February 3, 2012


"Intellect takes us along in the battle

of life to a certain limit, But at that crucial

moment it fails us.

FAITH transcends reason.

It is when the horizon is the darkest

human reason is beaten down to the ground

 that Faith shines bright and comes to our rescue"

Mahatma Gandhi

Love to each of you...


Thursday, February 2, 2012

My Giveaway Winner

Thank you to all of the ladies

who entered the Whisper Ruffle Scarf giveaway

for Valentine's Day.

Mr. Dior drew the lucky gal

and she is the ever so lovely


from A Cottage Muse Blog

Sandi is such a darling lady

with a beautiful blog that I love to visit.

I wish I could have given one

of these beauties away to each of you.

Much love