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Friday, August 10, 2012

Vintage Inspiration #100 Salvage Dior

Neutrals, organic, seawashed, time worn, comfortable, vintage, classic... these are just a few words that come to mind when I try to describe her style. But most important, she is just as beautiful on the inside, as she is on the outside.

Meet Kate from Salvage Dior




Kate has a way with home vignettes and shop displays that looks so easy, but those of us who have had antique mall spaces, know that there is an art to it. Her shop looks like her home, and I think that's because she only sells the things she truly loves. She has a soft neutral palette and she works within it to achieve her beautiful design aesthetic.










Last week, Kate shared her painting technique,
and shows us how she creates some of her most beautiful pieces.



I hope you'll drop by Kate's, and get to know her if you haven't yet had the pleasure of meeting her. And see for yourself her spaces at Country Roads Antiques. You'll want to move right in!


Beautiful Kate with her charming and talented husband.


Thanks Kate!

Here's more inspiration from last week:


Simplifying the Keeping Room at




took on a huge challenge in repainting this amazing hutch.



Lynn from Shabby Story never disappoints with her wonderful use of vintage pieces, here with a pop of gorgeous aqua blue. And I'm totally in love with this amazing Gothic window backed with burlap.




and Tales From an OC Cottage always delights
 with whimsical and artistic creations.

Tea anyone...?



Have you entered the Give Away from Sweet Magnolias Farm?
If not, just click HERE
ends Friday night, August10



And while you're partying today,
 be sure and join in these other great Friday Parties!






 I forget to mention that there is a button on the sidebar for all of you that have been featured. Please feel free to grab it. And thank you so much for all of you who join in each week. I'm always on the look out for Vintage Inspiration. Please have a link within your post to be featured!


OK, now let's party!!



50 comments:

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Debra!

Love all the features! I especially love Kate @Salvage Dior's Feature! I just came across her blog this week and just love all her inspiring projects!!! :) Thanks for hosting!


XO's,
Jessie

Polly said...

I just love Kate! She's a sweet sweet soul! Guess what Debra....I am finally scheduled to come to Missouri in October! I would love to meet up with you!

Polly

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Love Kate's style and thanks for hosting.

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Debra,
What a wonderful gal to feature...Kate is so very talented.

Blessings,
Linda

Good Time Charlie said...

Definitely checking out Liz's website, wow, her things are gorgeous!!! Happy weekend, thank you for hosting -K

Blue Creek Home said...

Kate certainly does have a way with "pretty"! and, I love Suzan's big hutch. So many pretty things.
Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend.
Rhonda

lynn said...

oh, thank you, debra, for shring my window and cabinet:) LOVE kate's blog! and thanks for hosting us:) happy weekend!!

Sherry said...

Congrats!! On being a contender for the Talent Search for fall Decor at Cottages and Bungalows mag. You deserve it! Always much inspiration at your site. Love the basket here gorgeous looks form Salvaged Dior.
Thank you for hosting and for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
Sheryl

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Kate if one of my favorite people to visit. Great features all around, Debra. Thanks for hosting.

andrea@townandprairie said...

I love the feature of that hutch. I've seen it all over blogland... a HUGE dinosaur turned into an elegant gem. Beautiful! All linked up, and thank you once again for hosting!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

What a lovely home! Love the features! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

WhiteWhispers2u said...

Awesome inspiration all the way around~Cheers Kim

Charm Bracelet Diva said...

Kate is uber -talented! Love the features, thanks for hosting!

xoxo
Kathleen

Erin~Just*Grand said...

Thanks for hosting the party. Love the features. So much to inspire me...

Anne said...

Debra,
I LOVE Kate's style!! She has an amazing blog.And is so inspirational!So nice to see her featured.LOVE all the features this week..Thank you so much for hosting!
xx
Anne

CURIOUS BOYS said...

KATE is our ABSOLUTE FAVORITE !! She Always makes us smile with her Sweet Comments . . . Thanks Debra !! Take Care, JOE & GLENN

The French Hutch said...

Wow, I love eveything Kate does, such beautiful style!
Another week of lovely features. Thanks for hosting.

~Emily
The French Hutch

Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com said...

Thank you for hosting Debra! Xo, Aimee

Sarah said...

Debra, I just saw that you are a finalist in the Whisper Wood Cottage Autumn Magazine Feature. You have two photos shown. Yipee! Congratulations on this honor. Good luck!
Thanks for hosting each week. The features and weekly links are always full of inspiration. ~ Sarah

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Thanks bunches for hosting again this week. I am in.

Jody and Stan said...

Love all the features! Congrats on being a finalist in the Whisper Cottage Autumn Magazine Feature.Good Luck!
Thanks for hosting a fun party.

Jody

SwedishCorner-DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Fab features! Thank you so much for hosting, Debra :) ~Pernilla

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Hi Debra ~ love to join your fun party!
I also love Kate...she is a beautiful person inside and out and inspires me so much!
Have a wonderful weekend!

AshTreeCottage said...

Thanks for hosting Debra!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

AshTreeCottage said...

Thanks for hosting Debra!

Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Stuff and Nonsense said...

i'm loving
your new blog design changes

and those union jacks?

super cute!

all linked up
and thanks for hosting!

alison

Honey at 2805 said...

Thank you for hosting, Debra! And congratulations on being a contender for the Bungalow Magazine feature!

Hoping you have a great weekend and I'll be looking forward to you linking to Potpourri Friday!

Cozy Little House said...

Wow, Debra, that read like a well-written magazine article! You're on your game today!
Brenda

Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

Thanks for hosting Debra.

Cottage and Broome said...

Liked your feature on Kate! Thanks for hosting again this week, Laura

At The Picket Fence said...

Thanks so much for hosting us Debra! Hope you have a great weekend! :-)
Vanessa

Faye ~ Wild Rose Vintage ~ Cabin Creek said...

Great features! Thank you so much for hosting each week!

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

Isn't she sweet! Thanks for introducing us to her...love all of her helpful hints on finishes :) fantastic!! Enjoy your weekend Debra!!
Karla & Karrie

Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch said...

Love the features, and I always love your par-tay. So glad to be here. Thanks for hosting.

Kasia Wolak said...

The decor and the colours are fabulous! the way all this is set up is lovely! What a talented pair!

Hugs,

Kristin @ Simply Klassic Home said...

Kate's my favorite. :) What a sweet feature of her!

lisa Moran, Bilancia Designs said...

Kate is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside. A truly amazing woman...
Have a lovely day~
Lisa

Jana@Transformations From the Heart said...

Love all the features~will have to go check them out. Thanks so much for hosting and have a great weekend.

A Shabby Moment in Time said...

Debra,
I agree, Kate is beautiful in every way. What a wonderful feature on her!! I also love that you share some previous week's inspirations, since it really helps us get to know other blog gals and their styles. Thanks for hosting Debra and for all YOUR inspiration!!
Blessings & hugs,
Karen
P.S. I'll be sending you an email soon. :)

Olive Cooper said...

Hi Debra, thanks so much for hosting. I am ever so late but here. Internet at our old house is so slow I could get my nails done while I attempt to link but it worked. xoxo, olive

daisypetals said...

This is Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle. Thanks for hosting! Life to the full to you!

Penny said...

I am so excited to see that you are a top contender, you always have such inspiring ideas! Keeping my fingers crossed that you win!! Thank you for introducing us to Kate, beautiful work!! Hugs, Penny

Kahli said...

Thanks for hosting :). Love the features by Kate! She is very talented!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Debra, I am also a fan of Salvage Dior. I am late for the party but just linked up. Thanks for hosting.

Pam said...

Thanks for hosting the party again this week. I'm better late than never, I guess.

**CREATIVE CARMELINA** said...

Funny....I thought I left a comment earlier when I linked up....but as Pam said, better late than never.

Thanks again for hosting.

Ciao bella.
Creative Carmelina

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Awesome features Debra!! I am late getting linked up this week~ but am all linked now!

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Thank you for hosting! Wishing you a grand weekend. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

freckled laundry said...

I love Kate's style. Thanks for sharing & hosting. Always happy when I have some vintage to link up. Happy weekend! xo Jami

{oc cottage} said...

what an honor! thx a million!

m ^..^

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