Friday, September 16, 2011

Vintage Inspiration Friday #55 Leola's Fall Open House

is one of my very favorite shopping spots in the area.

And I look forward to their open houses all year,
Of course, the Fall Open House is "the Best",
so much fun inspiration!

Here are just some of the photos,
I'm saving "the whites" for next week.

I literally had to go around 4 times to see everything,
and now that I'm checking the photos there were great things I missed.
Hope you enjoyed the fun!

Now for some entries from last week:

shared wonderful linens that her grandmother saved for her.

Rosemary from Ozma of Odds has worked her magic once again,
with her amazing "Seaside Chariot"!

created the absolute cutest bird house, out of scrap metals

Jane who is the off the chart creator from Mamie Jane's
has a shoe form that you will be wanting to try for Halloween.

And who wouldn't love a cement pumpkin for some Fall Fun?!
just check out Simply Bungalow

I'm linking up with these parties for these parties,
links on the sidebar buttons

 LaurieAnna's Farmhouse Friday
Courtney's Feathered Nest Friday
Alison's Stuff and Nonsense
Vanessa and Heather, At the Picket Fence
Honey at 2805

Hope you'll join in today for
Vintage Inspiration Friday
"anything vintage or vintage inspired"

please link up with in your post either with a picture,
link, or button on the sidebar with directions,
It just takes a minute and then everyone can join the linky fun!

Also, remember that I have a new party button for the Fall
located on the sidebar.

Hope you'll grab it and share the Fall Party Fun!


If you are having trouble linking up you're not alone,
it's not working properly,
just hit the "try here" link that asks if you are having trouble.
It should take you to a regular looking link.


  1. Nice shop, beautifully displayed. I can see why you like it. I wish we could just push a button and really go to all these places. In the mean time, at least we get to share them with our eyes and mind. Thanks for sharing. Richard from My Old Historic House.

  2. Wow, you'd have to allot a good bit of the day for a visit to that wonderful place.

  3. Everytime you show their shop I always see something that I want. I love all the pops of orange there too.

  4. This is almost like having a real browse! What a pleasure! Thanks Debra!

  5. I'm having more than trouble linking up, but won't give up :) Love that store you visited, did you buy any goodies?
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    XXX Ido

  6. Thanks for letting us browse with you....That stack of vintage suitcases stole my heart!!! Thanks for hosting the party!!!

  7. I didn't have any trouble linking up -- maybe it's fixed. Loved the tour of your favorite shopping spot. Thanks for hosting today. Sally

  8. thanks for sharing the beautiful pics and for hosting:)

  9. Oh my gosh, that looks like the most fun shop ever to shop in. See that vintage fan in the corner... i love love it, and the suitcases are suweet!


  10. What an awesome shop! I can see why it is your favorite! Thanks for the tour, can't wait to see the whites.

  11. Oh girl, eye candy overload! I want those suitcases!

  12. What a wonderful shop. I could stay in there for hours.

    Thanks for hosting, Debra.


  13. What a terrific shop and so beautifully merchandised!

    Thanks for hosting and being a good friend!

  14. What wonderful pics! I got so much inspiration from them! Love the white pumpkins and gourds. Linda

  15. How fun! Love the suit cases and could use a dozen more!
    Hope all is well with you... will call soon

  16. What an incredible shop! So much gorgeous eye candy. :-) Love all of the beautiful features this week and love being over here partying with you!

  17. Hi Debra,

    Thanks so much for having me today. I can't wait to see what beautiful things people have been doing this week!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha @ 5 Minutes Just for Me

  18. Thank you for hosting!!!
    I just got back from Junk Bonanza and your pictures remind me of that! It was so much fun and so much to see! My head is still spinning!

  19. Hi Debra, I liked the photos from the open house you had gone to. What a fun place to treasure hunt and also Thank You for hosting today.....Julian

  20. Hi Debra, thanks for hosting. Not sure if my painted distressed pallet is Ok that I linked. If not just delete it, sorry about that. I know you are having troubles to begin with with the linky thing.

  21. Gorgeous shop! I saw so many things I would like to have. I would be broke by the time I left. :-) Thank you for hosting! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

  22. Debra,
    Thank you for sharing your favorite place to shop with us! I adore these kind of much inspiration abounds!!! Your photos are gorgeous!

  23. That sure looks like a great shop, they have so much stuff! Thanks for hosting, Debra. Have a great weekend :)

  24. Hi Debra! Thanks for the little cyber shopping trip! I was definitely shopping those photos! lol Hope you are having a great week!...hugs...Debbie

  25. I seriously want that big black trunk with all the pumpkins on it. Very cool. Thanks for hosting a great party again!

  26. Thank you for another gorgeous post. I, too, love this shop and would love to see another post on it when the decor changes for Christmas. I love your orange banner too.

  27. What a beautiful shop! Thanks for taking us on a tour. I saw a few pretties I'd love to own. :) Thanks for hosting VIF. Pamela

  28. This looks like such a fun place--so many great ideas! Thanks so much for hosting Debra--have a wonderful weekend!

  29. What a wonderful shop Debra...thanks for taking me on this tour.


  30. Hi Debra,
    I keep saying I need to get down your way to do some shopping!! What a store, I could do some real damage there!!
    Thanks for the feature and your sweet comment.....I really appreciate it!!

  31. Wow, what a great store. Thank you for hosting this party! I think this is the first time I have linked up. I am headed to see the rest of the party goers!


  32. ...hi Debra!
    you always have such fabulous places to share with us that have so many unique pretties in them:)
    Thank you!
    xo, Rosemary

  33. Hi Debra...
    Well, I finally did it! I took the plunge and submitted by first ever Vintage Inspiration Friday, and of course committed a blunder... :( When I was linking up and it had a space for "name"...I thought it wanted MY name...not the name of my post. Aye yi yi! So under my vintage roller'll see my name. embarrassed. I wish I could erase it. Well, now I know. Experience is always the best teacher, right Debra? Thanks for hosting. :)
    Blessings & hugs,

  34. oh!
    and thank you so very much for featuring my "seaside carriage"!!

  35. I can see why it took you four strolls around the shop to take it all in. It's fascinating on so many levels. What a wonderful outing. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos and for hosting this fun party.

  36. Thanks so much for featuring our sweet little birdhouse, Debra. And thanks for hosting this fun party each week.

    Have a great weekend!

    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

  37. Debra, it is a good thing I don't live there or I would be broke! What fun and creative things! Thank you for hosting! Christie

  38. Thank you for featuring the cement pumpkins. And the tour of the shop was amazing. I see so many treasures I'd love to have.

  39. Just the kind of Fall decor inspiration I've been looking for! I knew I could count on you, Debra! Lovely! I hope you're having a wonderful week! Thanks again for the Design Challenge Feature! I can't stop reading over all of the great comments I received! Everyone gave me so much to consider!
    Best Wishes and Blessings,

  40. So glad I had something to link up with this week Debra. Thanks for being the ever so gracious hostess of this wonderful party:-)


  41. Gorgeous place that shop! This is my first link up today and am thrilled to find all the gorgeousness here.
    Thanks for having me.


  42. Thanks for coming to Leola's & taking so many wonderful pictures. You always make us look good. Thanks, also, for being there and adding to the fun. It was a great evening & weekend. Jan

  43. I love Leola's shop!!! How charming and so many treasures!! Thanks for sharing it and thanks for hosting Debra!! :)

  44. I keep forgetting to tell you how much I love your blog header. My favorite color is orange....and I smile everytime I come to your blog.

  45. Thanks for sharing those wonderful, inspiring photos, Debra! I'm excited to be linking up for the first time with my fabric pumpkins! Thanks for hosting!

  46. What an amazing store!
    Truly inspiring and full of so many treasures I would love to have!

  47. Thank you Debra for your visit you are so beautiful :)

    Love all that you are inspiring over here I am in La la!! Land wishing I could shop!

    I too love rosemary's softley spoken gray crusier, and that tin galvanized birdhouse goes without saying, WOW!! I could find a perfect place for it in my home!!

    Thank you for sharing so much beauty in one post :)

    Have an inspiring weekend.

  48. Thanks for sharing your open house pics. I am looking forward to seeing all the new Fall stuff in the stores myself. We're finally enjoying cooler weather here so that I can even stand to look at Fall decor! Ha! Remember you get cooler before us in the south.

  49. This is a fantastic store- Oh imagine you looking around there for 4 hours-- You very lucky Debra- every photo is filled with special stuff- and wonders to want-
    I think I might have been born in a wrong country,lol- thanks for sharing dear Debra-I really enjoy "walking" with you.

  50. That was good eye candy shopping

    Thanks for teasing me LOL

    I showed my 50 cent basket from a couple weeks ago shopping . I will fix the handle


  51. Oh my!

    I can sure see why that is a favorite place!

    I think if I got in there, I would never come back out.......

    Thanks for the armchair trip!

  52. Oh so many fantastic goodies to be envied! I love all of the trunks and that huge file cabinet! Thanks for the party! t. xoxoox

  53. Creative. Charming. Captivating. What a looovely shop! Thank you for the delightful tour. I wish I were near...

    This is my first visit to your blog, Debra. I am excited to find you and will definitely return.

    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

  54. What a fabulous store and I'm in love with the wood box :O) Thanks for the great tour.

  55. Thanks so much for hosting and sharing your wonderful shopping experience! It's a great store with lots of yummy treasure.Hope you were able to bring some home.

  56. I just love places that you cn go around numerous times and still don't see it all....thats great place. Thank you for showing us.

  57. I'm a new follower and sooo inspired by your blog, I love all that you do and can't wait to have the time to go through everything, thanks for hosting, I must link something!

  58. Love the shop!! I linked up but don't see the picture? New blogger, can ya tell! I put my name instead of "Vintage Pillow Case Quilt"! #164, sorry let me know if you want to delete and I will try again, sorry :)


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