Friday, March 9, 2012

Vintage Inspiration #79 Spring's Flowering Bulbs

We seem to be a few weeks ahead here in the Midwest, when it comes to Spring weather. I already have daffodils blooming, which usually doesn't happen till later. And today I saw my hyacinths in full bloom, too. We can have some fluke-y Spring snow storms in March, (as I'm writing this it's been sleeting rain, and I had to bring in my frozen little daffys) but usually they are gone in a day or two. This year it's just warmer, earlier, which has me really looking forward to Spring. It really does seem to be right around the corner. (Back in the 70's by Tuesday yay!)

Here are some wonderful Pinterest photos of flowering bulbs for Spring,
Don't you just love all the wonderful color?

Source: via Debra on Pinterest

Speaking of inspiration, hard to get better than Pinterest .
Hope you'll come visit my boards on Flowers and Spring.

Love these sweet crocus in the teacups!

If any of these Pinterest Images belong to you without credit, please let me know,
I'm more than happy to link to your blog or website.

I just came home from the Spring Open House at Leola's in Ozark,
if you're local, you'll want to head down there this weekend,
this is just a teaser of the Spring Fun and Color at the store!

And now some vintage inspiration from last week.
          You all are so talented, I love seeing what you're up to each week!   

          Amanda, from One Girl in Pink transformed a  "questionable" piece
     into a wonderful chair-side table with a little Annie Sloan Antoinette Pink.


          Be sure and visit Joy over at Savvy City Farmer to check
            her show date this week. She has some wonderful things.
             Wish I lived closer, I want it all!


                 Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva found an amazing glass bottle lamp,
                You won't believe what she paid for it!


     Tammy from a Walk in the Countryside
shows us one more way to use cast off doors,

Go take a look at how they accent her garden.

and Anita from Cedar Hill Ranch
is using a vintage ironing board for a server out on her porch.
How fun is this?

I'll be linking up with: 
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Inspiration Friday at the Picket Fence
Potpourri Friday at 2805
Friday Unfolded at Stuff and Nonsense
Home Sweet Home at the Charm of Home
and be sure and go by to say Hi to Jody from
Rooted In Thyme with her new Friday party Simple and Sweet

Thank you everyone, for coming over and linking up for the party!
If you've never joined in I'd love to have you.
Please be sure and have a visible link within your post.
Let's let everyone know they're invited;
"anything vintage or vintage inspired"

Remember to come back this weekend for a Give Away



  1. Thanks for hosting, Debra. Spring is just around the corner. You have some great inspiration, and features.

  2. Thank You Debra for hosting today and I also enjoyed the beautiful flowers. I am so exiceted that Spring is not far off so we can see the roses bloom once again........Tallulah

  3. Ooh, flowers are beautiful! Love the ones in the teacups! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  4. Thanks for hosting Debra. Love the inspiration pics. Those tea cups are so cute. I just happen to have a tea cup post too today.

  5. Love the crocus in the tea cups!! Thanks for hosting Debra, lots of great inspiration.

    Susan and Bentley

  6. I love the photos too! Love that pink piece! Thanks for hosting:-)

  7. Gorgeous bulb photos! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home! Thanks for hosting.

  8. Debra, I hope you can delete my fist link because it is not linking to my blog. I'm not sure what happened.

  9. Beautiful bulbs. Thanks so much for hosting. Hugs, Marty

  10. Hi Debra! I am so very ready for Spring blooms! We are being blessed with some beautiful sunshine today...but just like you in your region, we could still have snow this month! Thanks so much for the feature today and for hosting VIF! I know it's a huge committment and I just want to say that we all appreciate you taking the time and effort to make it happen each week!
    Best Wishes and Blessings,

  11. Just linked up - thanks!
    I love the ASCP steps - they are adorable! And, I have an old wooden ironing board -I like that idea.
    Hope you are having a great week.

  12. Debra,
    Great inspiration for Spring!!

    Thanks so much for hosting every week!!


  13. I have been having fun re-pinning your pretty spring flower photos :) Thanks for hosting Debra! xo, Andrea

  14. Wonderful inspiration! Thank you for being a gracious hostess and friend. An thank you for linking to Potpourri Friday!

  15. Hi Debra! My daughter and I were just out enjoying the sunshine and spotting flowers starting to bloom in our yard too. :-) Does my heart good! Those were beautiful features and we thank you for hosting us. Have a great weekend!

  16. Hi lovely lady,
    Thank You Debra for hosting today and I'am also enjoyed your beautiful flowers. I am so exiceted that Spring is in the air. I hope you have a wonderful week.
    XXOO Diane

  17. Thanks LOTS for hosting!!! XO, Aimee

  18. Love that pink table. Thanks bunches for hosting, Olive

  19. Love the inspiration pics Debra and thanks a bunch for hosting.

  20. love the flowers, debra! thanks so much for hosting!

  21. Thanks for hosting, Debra! So many great ideas for planting flowers and bulbs. I want to plant a teacup now!

  22. Thanks for hsoting the awesome party! I can't wait to check out the linkups!
    xo Becca

  23. Beautiful spring flowers! I'm itchin' to get outside and start planting. Thanks for hosting!

  24. Beautiful flowers, Debra! Love the features! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

  25. Ah. Sweet spring bulbs. I have long since sacrificed my tulips to the squirrels, but my daffodils and hyacinth continue to delight me each spring in mass numbers. Love the day they arrive and open up!

  26. Puts me in the mood for spring. Thanks Debra!

  27. Oh these are so beautiful, Debra. I love everything, so much beau to absorb.....Christine

  28. Oh these are so beautiful, Debra. I love everything, so much beauty to absorb.....Christine

  29. Beautiful floral photos! Thank you for hosting and have a wonderful weekend!

  30. Thank you Debra for hosting..this is my first time to join in your party..Hope you have a Blessed weekend my dear friend..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  31. Love all the spring photos of flowers. They are all so colorful and cheerful. Thanks for hosting a great party!

  32. Thanks for the party Debra! Bring on the spring... I am so ready! t.xooxo

  33. Nothing better than those first blooms of spring!
    Thanks for hosting again this week.
    Mary Alice

  34. Thanks so much for hosting this party!!!

  35. I'm a tad bit late (been thriftin'), but all linked up now:)


  36. Thanks for hosting -- nice blooms! I wish I would see some in my own yard soon.

  37. Thanks for hosting, Debra! I took my vintage outdoors this week!
    Kerry at HouseTalkN

  38. oooh I sooo love Spring bulbs, especially the ones in the Tea cups,such a pretty idea. I wonder if there is a hole in the bottom?
    xx jeanetteann

  39. I guess I should put my teacup collection to good use! Such great spring inspiration! Thanks for featuring me and thanks for hosting!


  40. I love your creative ways of showing off your flowers. Beautiful!
    Thanks for hosting Vintage Inspiration Friday. So fun!
    Ladybug Creek

  41. I can't get enough of the garden stuff this time of year! Lovely spring flowers! Thanks Debra!

  42. Beautiful selection of Spring flowers!...I truly enjoyed the features from last week...Thank you so much for hosting.

  43. Nice features Debra. I am also so glad spring is near! Your flowers look so pretty.
    Thanks for hosting this party each week!

  44. Thank you for visiting the links personally, so kind of you!

  45. Yes Spring is so close I can almost smell it. That cold February set us back some weeks but the first bulbs have started to bloom in my garden. Thank you for such a lovely round up of inspiration.
    I've linked up another furniture project, hope you like it.
    Have a wonderful day!

  46. Dear Debra- oh such lovely photoes you found for us, I love all those spring beauty, and so llok forward to see a little spring weather here--you are lucky to have such a lovely temp. here it is still below minus...
    Hugs to you dear friend- and wish you a happy week-end.

  47. What gorgeous flowers. Looks like another fun party.

  48. Debra,
    I love all of your picks on Pinterest, yes what a fun place to visit.
    Thanks for hosting every Friday, I so look forward to all the inspiration each week.
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  49. Lots of pretty flowers, Spring is almost here:) I have one of those ironing boards just standing there NOT being used! Thanks for the tip on how to put it to good use! Have a blessed weekend, HUGS!

  50. Wonderful garden photos.I am ready to get my hands dirty.Thanks for hosting.

  51. Pretty spring pics! I was enjoying 70 degree weather yesterday in Boston...but its back in the 40s today.

  52. What lovely flowers. So pretty! Great features too, thanks so much for hosting.

  53. Thank you so much for all the spring inspiration and awesome features. I just bought some of the Annie Sloan pink chalk paint. Can't wait to try it out. Love that table!

  54. Loving those spring flowers and that pink side table!

    I stopped by to let you know, I posted about the giveaway today and linked back to you. Thank you again! I'm still having a time deciding which pieces I'm getting, but what fun it is!

  55. Thank you for hosting! I cannot wait to get out in my yard this year. I'm in upstate NY so we have a little time yet. We moved here last March so last year we did the landscaping ourselves. This year I can't WAIT to do the bulbs, perennials and annuals! So much fun! My house really takes a back seat in the summer! I love playing in the dirt! :)

  56. Thank you for hosting! I cannot wait to get out in my yard this year. I'm in upstate NY so we have a little time yet. We moved here last March so last year we did the landscaping ourselves. This year I can't WAIT to do the bulbs, perennials and annuals! So much fun! My house really takes a back seat in the summer! I love playing in the dirt! :)

  57. Thanks for featuring my ironing board!! Oh and I love your other features too!!

  58. Debra, Thank you so much for featuring my vintage garden gates. Love your blog and thanks for hosting the party!!!

  59. Thank you for hosting! Beautiful features this week. I love spring flowers! I am linking up a Painted Side Table today. Have a fabulous weekend!

  60. Hi Debra,
    I am going to have to find some vintage stuff so I can join the party. There's a lot of fun going on here and I'm missing out.

    I love all the features and could spend hours looking at everyone's post.


  61. Thank you for hosting, Debra. I have really enjoyed looking at your wonderful pictures.

  62. Love the flowers. I have been out 'cleaning' the flower beds and enjoying the first spring flowers. Thanks for hosting.

  63. Debra,
    Lovely post with splashes of Spring hues!!! I adore that little pink table!

  64. Love that Savvy City Farmer stuff! Lucky me... I am very close to her! Thanks for hosting and sharing these great features-


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