Friday, June 21, 2013

Be Inspired #145 Vintage Eclectic

Before we start the party, I just want to say a big "Thank You" to all of you who come over here and link up each week. The number of link parties has grown exponentially since I started this party almost 3 years ago; at that time, just for vintage inspiration, now open to all inspired posts. I really appreciate each one of you who come to share your individual style, here. Part of my fun each week, is choosing one of you to highlight. I find new ideas and inspiration from you all each week! Today I want to share a link that had great vignettes and lots of styling pizzaz.

Meg from Oliver and Rust (formerly MT-Tails) has been working in her upstairs hallway, creating a wonderful space with a redone chippy console table, some industrial items, and a good measure of vintage style.

Woven Hampers, suitcases and books are stacked underneath,
 while a metal basket, ironstone, and collectibles all make a statement on top.

She's taken a grain sack and just clamped it to a dark chair for a whole new look. (love this great idea) The pillow and wall art add to the eclectic feel. 

So many fun and interesting elements draw you in to explore.

thanks Meg, what a fun spot!

and here are a few more...
Love, love, love the painted topiary trio of Garden Art on Rustic Boards
from Deb at Lake Girl Paints.

A beautiful Kitchen Paint Reveal  
with so many wonderful farmhouse elements,
from Susan at Evelyn and Rose.

 Amanda from One Girl in Pink shared a Darling Commode Makeover
Amanda shows off her artistry in her furniture makeovers,
you'll want to check out her blog for all the beauty.

Here are a couple of fun makeovers with wheels using repurposed items.
by Aimee at Refresh and Renew

and a great Pallet Project
from Laurel at Chipping With Charm.

And now for some scrumpdillyicious yummers
as she shares her Strawberry Creamcheese Breakfast Cake.
everyone in blogland loves this!

thanks gals for joining in for the party!

And Today's Be Inspired Sponsor is Rosekraft

Bohemian cottage decor, Victoriana, vintage bird and old fashioned garden gifts.
Original Victorian die cuts, authentic Victorian scrap, Victorian paper pictures and 1890's scrapbook cards - newly framed and ready to display 

thanks so much, Rose!

Hope you'll join in on the party,
vintage and vintage inspired...
and all your inspiring posts.
and if you've been featured please grab the image below!
Please have a link to Common Ground within your post, to be featured.

Have a great weekend!


  1. Thanks for hosting my friend.

  2. Hello Debra,
    You have some really good features this week that I need to check out...thanks for hosting.


  3. It seems the last two weeks have been two months. Now that I feel like I am finally returning to the land of the living, I am slowly getting back into party participation.

    I loved seeing the features. Thanks so much for hosting, Debra.

  4. Debra, Thank you for hosting a wonderful party every week. I'm always so inspired! Love all the features!


  5. Hi Debra, so happy to be back and partying with you again! Love the hi-lighted blog and I pinned about 5 things from this weeks features. Thanks for hosting!

  6. Hi Debra! I featured your table this week at Home Sweet Home! Thank you for hosting!

  7. hey debra
    thank you for the awesome feature. definitely one of the blog parties i try to always join and a favourite blog as well.
    have a good one

  8. Love the features this week - thank you for hosting such a great party.....

  9. Hi Debra,

    Love the kitchen paint reveal and strawberry cake! All great features, as always! Thanks for hosting!


  10. You do have the best party Debra! Look at all the talent in today's features! Wow!
    Hope your week comes to an Extraordinary close. Blessings!

  11. I love all the vintage touches in your feature. The wooden clamps on the furniture are the best!

  12. Hello Debra,
    Love Meg's style - looks marvelous - fabulous features - I do appreciate you hosting,

  13. Debra,
    Amazing featured guests, dear friend!!!
    It is I who must continue to "Thank YOu" for hosting each week!!!
    I draw so much inspiration and collective ideas from Be Inspierd Friday, dear one!!!

  14. Thanks for hosting Deb!!! Great Features! Christine from Little Brags

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

  16. Oh my goodness! Thank you for featuring my mechanics cart post. You made my day! What an honor. Thank you for hosting each week. Love all the posts!-Aimee

  17. Hi Debra, great features and inspiration! Thanks for hosting.

    The French Hutch

  18. Hi Debra!
    What a pleasant surprise it was to be featured today! Thank you, thank you! And thank you for your kind words, too! I always look forward to linking up each week and coming by to visit! So much wonderful inspiration here and you are such a dear! Have a lovely lovely week and happy summer!

  19. Thanks for the awesome party, Debra! Lots of inspirational features - as always :) Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

  20. ...lovin' that grey console table and the pallet on wheels!
    thanks for hosting another great bloggy party dear Debra!
    xo, Rosemary

  21. Lovely features and always a great party Debra.
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

  22. Thanks for hosting, Debra! Have a beautiful weekend!

  23. Hello Debra!
    Here I was, happily reading along the start of your features, thinking 'gosh, I love that cupboard and home of Olive And Rust' when next thing you know I see my kitchen! Thanks so much for featuring my little paint job. :)
    As always, I love your parties and being inspired by all the talent out there!

  24. Debra- Just got back from vacay to the lake shore a few hours ago and am catching up! Thank you for hosting! There's a lot of neat features this week... I love the rolling pallet table!

  25. Thanks sooo much for the party!

  26. Loved the feature photos of Meg's space - very inspirational. Thank you for hosting.

  27. Thanks back, Debra! I know how much energy and commitment it takes to host every week. Always so many fun links! xx

  28. Thank you so much for hosting Deb. Great features this week. Blessings, Patti

  29. Hi Debra - Thank You for hosting Be Inspired Friday!

  30. Beautiful projects! Thanks for the party! Hugs Cristina

  31. fab features as always, debra! don't have anything to link up, but, always love to see what everyone else is up to--happy weekend!

  32. Thank you for the party today. What beautiful features!! Thank you for including my BEST EVER Breakfast Cake among them.
    ~ Megin of VMG206

  33. I look forward to this party every week. There are always gorgeous ideas and so much creativity. You do have the best party of the week!

  34. Fabulous features! Thanks for hosting :)

  35. Thanks so much for hostessing the party - lots of great features today!


  36. Hi Debra,

    Thank you for hosting. Wonderful features from last week! Blessing and have a wonderful weekend.

  37. Thank you for hosting the Party!

  38. Hi Debra
    Lovley post and thanks for hosting,,,
    and do not miss...


    it is FUN :)
    Håkan ( The Roseman)

  39. Thanks for hosting, Debra. Wonderful features..Happy Weekend..Judy

  40. Lovely features - thanks for hosting the party !

  41. You invite all the cool bloggers to your party! Thanks for including little 'ole me!


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