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Friday, January 11, 2013

Be Inspired #122 What Inspires You in the New Year?

Hi Everyone,
Last week we got off to a great start with the New Year.
Vintage Inspiration is now
Be Inspired Friday
where we're inviting you to link up all your inspiring posts,
vintage or new.
DIY, recipes, makeovers, inspiring ideas,
...and of course all your vintage goodies.

What inspires you?
Please share it!

Here are some great links from last week that really inspired me!

Mimi from Blue Roof Cabin  has literally performed a miracle on her Vintage Sofa ReUpholster. I'm sharing a before photo that you will hardly believe, but you need to go by and see how she accomplished the amazing transformation.


what did I tell ya?



In this post Elizabeth shares her husband's gifts this Christmas, 
at Just Following Jesus in My Real Life.
(She has a pretty great hubby!)



Susie from My Home to Yours has been busy bringing nature indoors,
with this wonderful vintage framed piece.



You'll want to pin this idea for next Christmas
 from Marsha's Creekside Creations,
using an olive bucket with vintage style letters.



Amy At All Things Home
shares her chalkboard quote on "Why we decorate".


and Suzan from Simply Vintageous
not only shared her word for 2013 she has found a way 
to inspire herself each morning with this great pallet sign.



And since Valentine's Day will be here before we know it,
I wanted to share some fun tea towels from my friend and sponsor,
Sheila at Tattered Goods.



Pastry Pretties
Handmade Flour Sack Tea Towels




and for all of us that love our bovine beauties,
Sheila has several cow designs that you'll need for your
Farmhouse Kitchen!


Hope you'll run by Sheila's Etsy Shop
Tattered Goods and browse all her great designs.


Come join in for the party today.
Please have a link within your post to be featured


and while you're partying today,
check out my other Friday Party Gal Pals.


 xoxo,







56 comments:

  1. Wow! That reupholstered sofa is amazing!! I love the little tea towels too. Thanks for hosting, Debra.

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  2. Thank you so much for featuring my sofa makeover! Loved all your great features!

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  3. Lovely features! Thank you for hosting and I hope you are having a wonderful day Debra!

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  4. Thanks for hosting, have a great day!
    Lovely features!

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  5. Can't wait to visit everyone Debra!... love love love those tea towels!... linked up two today, love you!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  6. Debra,
    What great post to follow and be inspired from weekly!!! Now, dear friend, thank you for hosting Be Inspired Friday for it certainly does that!!! Must go and visit some intriquing post I just scanned!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  7. That's an amazing sofa transformation! They all are great features, thanks for hosting, Debra!

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  8. That vintage sofa is gorgeous. Great features and thanks for hosting.

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  9. I too love the sofa! Thanks for the party!
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  10. I NEED that sofa. :) Thanks for hosting. This is my first week to link up here, and I'm excited for many more weeks to come.

    Blessings,
    Meredith

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  11. Thank you for hosting my friend.

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  12. Can't wait to check out all the goodness! Thank you for hosting!

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  13. Great inspiration for the new year!
    Thanks Debra.

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  14. Your reupholstered sofa is fabulous!! Thank you for hosting the newly renamed party, which I love it too...What Inspires You! My inspiration is the little sugar spoon I just got from France and Epiphanie. Have a great 2013!
    FABBY

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  15. Beautiful features Debra! I am inspired by the amazing bloggers. There are so many talented people and they are so generous to share their time and homes with us. It is truly special! Such a treat to be a part of it! Thank you for hosting and for partying with me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  16. Great features and I can't wait to visit everyone. Thanks for hosting. Hugs, Marty

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  17. Thanks for hosting, Debra - that couch is amazing and all the features are wonderful! Your new name could be a problem for me, because WAY too many things inspire me! :0)

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  18. That sofa is gorgeous! She did an amazing job! Re-upholstering is not easy work either. Thanks so much for hosting!
    Kristen

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  19. Happy New Year Deborah! It was so lovely to hear from you! I feel like I've been so out of touch lately with blogland! I am hoping to find my rhythym again with my "extracurricular" activities! Thank you for still being here and continuing to host your fun party! I am excited to have something new to link up today!
    Best Wishes and Blessings,
    Amanda

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  20. I pinned several inspirations today Debra. Thank you for hosting xo

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  21. Thank you Debra! Wonderful features.

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  22. Love the features, Debra! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

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  23. Can you believe we're already into week two of January?! Can't wait to dive into all the inspiration here!

    Jeanette @ Creating A Life

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  24. I appreciate you hosting the party for us, Debra, and like the new changes that you've made to it! Have a wonderful weekend--I can't believe it's almost the weekend :)

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  25. Love the inspirational features! Thanks for hosting a fun party!

    Jody

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  26. That sofa is gorgeous! Great inspiration! Thank you for hosting Debra have a great weekend!
    xx
    Anne

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  27. Wow Debra - I'm so honored to be featured amongst such greatness - what a thrill - thanks so much!
    And many thanks for hosting such a great party!
    Have a wonderful week
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  28. Your new party name is perfect for all the great ideas shared here. Thanks for the party!
    Liz

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  29. Awesome features, Debra. Thanks for hosting.

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  30. Boy I love that sofa you featured.
    And I'm so happy you left me such an encouraging email. I'm painting the bricks next week. I'll take photos and keep you posted.
    hugs,
    Leslie (aka Gwen Moss)

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  31. What wonderful features! Thanks for hosting, Debra!

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  32. Debra, What beautiful features and posts. It's like looking at the best magazines!

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  33. THANK YOU for featuring my post this week! Yep, my hubs is pretty great! Thanks for being such a great hostess each week.

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  34. THANK YOU for featuring my post this week! Yep, my hubs is pretty great! Thanks for being such a great hostess each week.

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  35. Thanks so much for hosting! Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  36. Thanks for hosting sweet lady. Always happy when I can join in with you.

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  37. Debra,
    Thanks for hosting...LOVE that sofa!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  38. Thank you, Debra, for hosting each week. I so enjoy visiting and joining in. There are always so many lovely blogs to explore.
    Blessings,
    Carolynn xx

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  39. Great features! Thank you for hosting!! Wishing you a beautiful and productive year!! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  40. Debra...so many features this week wonderful and lots of links to explore. Thank you for hosting!
    JP

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  41. Wow! I cant choose one thing, I love everything you showed here!!!

    Hugs,

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  42. Thanks for being the hostess each week.

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  43. So many wonderful features!...Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!

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  44. Debra these features are absolutely the best I have seen, except when you feature my blog, ha, ha!!

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  45. Debra,
    There is so much inspiration here today I almost can't handle it. Great party and great features. Thanks for hosting.

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  46. Debra, The transformation of the sofa is amazing. Great features this week and as always I appreciate you hosting.
    xx, Sherry

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  47. Thank you so much for hosting, Debra! Have a great week end...hugs, Penny

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  48. Hi Debra, Thanks for hosting this party. Off I go to see what others have posted...Connie

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  49. Hi Debra, love all of the features. I adore ferns so that collage stole my heart. Also love the olive basket of Marshas. Tried pinning it from her site. It would not pin. Pinned from yours but put her blog under it.
    Thanks for hosting.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  50. Debra, such great features! Thanks for hosting! :)
    Susan

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  51. Debra, I wouldn't have been able to join the party if it wasn't for your "troubleshooting" post. I couldn't upload my photos until I switched to Chrome at your suggestion. Thanks for the advice AND for hosting the party!!!

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  52. Absolutely beautiful features! Thank you so much for hosting the party.
    Melinda

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  53. Thank you so much for featuring my olive bucket! And wow! That sofa was amazing. Have a great week!
    Marsha

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  54. Wow - that sofa looks gorgeous and comfy too! Am joining in today for the first time!! Thanks for hosting, J9 x

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