Friday, September 28, 2012

Vintage Inspiration # 107 Sophia's Decor

There are so many of us that think of Fall as our favorite season. I think it may be that we love our homes, decorating, and the idea of the warmth and comfort that the cooler seasons bring. We love Spring and Summer, but there's something about Fall that causes us to hunt and gather and then give our homes those special touches of nature that we only find at Harvest Time. Kristen from Sophia's has one of those blogs that is a constant source of inspiration to me. She has such an amazing sense of style, and it translates into each and every creative project she comes up with. This photo is quintessentially Fall in my book.

Kristen recently found this wonderful old planter box, 
and gave it an update with some paint and her personalized touch,
the "Friends and Family" hand painted on the side.

Kristen knows her way around a great paint project. She has just the right balance of color and distressing, taking vintage pieces and updating them with a modern trendy vibe.

Here, she brings organization to an art form
 with her wonderful office/studio.

The photo below of the bed she refurbished for her daughter,
is one of the attention grabbing posts that introduced me to her.

Kristen has generously shared her transfer techniques 
that give such an updated look to her wonderful chair makeovers.

Isn't this desk beyond gorgeous?

...and she still finds time to make wonderful jewelry!

If you haven't met Kristen from Sophia's Decor, then you'll want to go visit, and then be prepared to spend time going back through her blog for all the inspiration that this talented gal can whip up. Thanks so much Kristen, for being such a sweet gal and one of my DIY inspirations!!

Do you need some more inspiration? 
Here goes...

Autumn Shadowbox of found things
from Julia at Vintage with Laces

Take a peek at this wonderful new Penny Rug 
from  Sally at Salmagundi.
She explains some of the process, 
love the colors and fabrics; what a great graphic look!

Laura's Fall Mantle with this great Monogramed Burlap Canvas 
from White Spray Paint
(love ya, girl!)

and I just fell in love with this photo,
 "Tackling the Fall Mantel" from Tracey at Crow's Feet Chic

Seriously, you all are over the top fabulous. There's so much inspiration out here! Thanks so much for taking the time to come over here and party each week! You can link up to three posts, hopefully some will be Fall related so we can share all the Fall Fun. Please have a link back to Common Ground within your post to be featured.

And while you're out partying,
 check out these other wonderful  Friday party gals!

Have you entered the
 Goose Creek Candle Give Away? 
2 winners of a wonderful candle!

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Super easy to enter, just scroll down to the next post!

Now let's do some partying!
"Anything Vintage or Vintage Inspired"


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