Friday, November 16, 2012

" Vintage in the Mix "

I decided to marry two of my projects

together and create a romantic vignette

and stage them in two settings.

Mr. Dior and I were playing house with

my sweet dresser that you

remember from my One man's trash post

and my recent Dollar Store Elegance 

 when one of the dresser's drawers fell apart

 he added the shelf and top for me.

Adding some fresh flowers

was a nice trade from

my usual obsession with twigs.

{ my treasured vintage suitcase }

Vintage glass ware and trays {Goodwill}

Old coca cola crate {Yardsale}

Silver platters {Dollar Store Project}

On the other side of the room

I mixed in some old white ironstone

along with other vintage platters.

Then used the shelf

for some extra storage space.

This dresser will be perfect

for a small holiday buffet.

Vintage platters {Goodwill}

Basket and vintage glass ware {Goodwill}

Vintage lamp {Yard sale}

This week I will be linking up with

the lovelies at my favorite

weekly parties...

Beyond the Picket Fence Inspiration Friday

Have a beautiful and blessed week!


Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

Be still my beautiful!! I especially love the pink flowers with the rustic coke crate!

Rhonda said...

Absolutely gorgeous and a very happy ending to a broken beautiful.

shaggysheephome said...

Love it all! And that paint color on the wall is ..... Shall I Lol

Amy Kinser said...

Your style is wonderful, Kate. It is all just gorgeous!

Just read your post at Kristin's. Thanks for sharing your heart. Thanks for sharing your mom's words. Thank you for letting us see the love you share with your husband. Thank you for sharing your love for the Lord.

Blessings to you friend.

Nicole Rene said...

This is such a cute idea! I love it!!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

The flowers add a beautiful pop of color, Kate. Your vignettes are always inspiring.

Kristen Whitby said...

So, so lovely! As always :) I so enjoyed your post on SKH today!

Anonymous said...

LOVE it all!!~ The colors and the textures are fantastic Kate!! I just painted my living room walls the same color as your walls, and I love it! I love how the white pops against the dark color.
Beautiful as always my friend!!

Burlap Luxe said...

Love your soulful style, it's always so inspiring keeping me on my toes, then running home to come up with a new vignette as well as trying to add some more old to my home.
Thank you Kate for all you inspire.

It's me said...

Owwwwwwwwwww....i looooooooove this !!!

Julie Marie said...

So beautiful Kate... I especially love your vintage tray with the pink roses sitting on top... you must have better thrift shops than we do... your finds are always so fabulous... and everything is just gorgeous as always... xoxo Julie Marie

Lillie and Moss said...

Wow! I love those trays!!!....must put on my to do list!.....It is it all!

Ron and Jamie said...

love you my friend!!

Sherry Hicks said...

Kate, I love the romantic look that your pics are taking on, the coca cola crate and the flowers and the silver it is all very beautiful love the splashes of color and the pink tray is killer and I thank you so much for sharing these photo's I adore them!! So beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Kate, this is a lovely vignette! I have always loved the trays! Your Goodwill tray is spectacular and the roses are gorgeous! The chest looks fabulous! Your blog is so pretty!

Ido said...

Beautiful, beautiful vignette Kate, your dollar finds look awesome with the old wood, and the flowers put the romantic touch, love it!

trash talk said...

Makes me want to jerk some drawers out and display in the openings! Gorgeous idea.

Deserae said...

So beautiful as always :o)

Anne said...

Beautiful kate! Love those platters hanging,that dresser is gorgeous,love those white cups stacked.Everything looks amazing!

Dee@FrenchBleuVintage said...

It all looks perfect together ~ a beautiful mix of patinas.
Dee Xo

lisa Moran, Bilancia Designs said...

Honorary Jersey Girl!!!
Beautiful post, as friend.
I miss talking to you! SO much to talk about!! I had hoped to call you this past week, but with all we've had going on back here on the east's been crazy, to say the least.
I have quite a week catching up on orders and getting my retail shop ready for the holidays. I don't recall being this busy--ever.
I'm calling you next week. You're at the TOP of my list!
Hope all is well with you and your family.
We have so much to talk about.... :)
Much love to you, Lisa xoxo

Unknown said...

You really know how to take your treasures and create such pretty vignettes. Great makeover on the broken drawer to, Kate and Mr. Dior.

Tammy said...

Beautiful, Kate! I love what you did with those Dollar Store silver platters. Lovely wall displays. Hope you are having a good week. Tammy

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Kate...loving each vintage mix (and the pop of color from the flowers is beautiful)!

Sherry at The Rusty Pearl said...

Talk about beautiful .. I love everything that you did .. I love that dresser.. LOVE IT !!! You have such an eye for all things beautiful .. Have a blessed week. I sure love your blog girl...

The Vintage Vagablonde said...

love the trays and the pop of color with the flowers....great idea. I am all ab out CHEAP but Classy...u nailed it!

Polly said...

oh Kate, it's just beautiful! Those flowers are just a splendid touch and pop of cheerfulness. I love your styling skills!


A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Kate!

Oh my! I don't know what I love the most, so I'm just gonna say I love it all!!! Soooo beautiful!!! Just gorgeous!!!


Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings... said...

love every piece.

Unknown said...

I just love dropping by here - what absolutely gorgeous photos!
I have a giveaway going on right now that has your name written all over it!

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Kate, you have created such a beautiful display. I must have missed the post on your trays. Just hopped over and read it. Really amazing! I just don't shop at the dollar store nearly enough. Love the shelf liner. Could be used for alot of things. The fresh flowers are the perfect touch. Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.

June said...

I LOVE these photos Kate. The vignettes are beautiful!

WhiteWhispers2u said...

The dresser looks great! Love how you re-purpose/reuse all your finds.You have a great Eye~Cheers Kim

Candy said...

Love the dresser and the platters on the creative.
Now following you from COME SEE ME.

20 North Ora said...

Kate - I love silver anywhere and you did a fantastic job of displaying yours. Love it on the rough wood as well as in your home.


Unknown said...

So gorgeous and I love it against the wall color!

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

You are able to take just about anything and give it a glam new look. Everything is so pretty. Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing you and yours a blessed and wonderful day. Tammy


Love the crate ... my husband has a huge coca cola collection.



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