Vintage Charm Party #82

May 11, 2017

Welcome to Vintage Charm Party #82! Thanks to all who linked up last week. And if you're new here, welcome! We appreciate each and every one of you who continues to come back and party with us. We're in constant awe of your creativity and talent. And once again we can't wait to see what vintage goodies, finds and projects you all have to share with us today.

But first, let's find out what our hostesses have been up to!

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Weekly Features

It's been difficult for us to choose just one feature each. Your vintage finds, vignettes and just plain creativity have been awesome!

Kathleen's Pick

As an avid DIYer and vintage jewelry artist, I was drawn in by Artsy Vava's DIY tablet stand. While I've seen many of these types of creations on Pinterest and in the blogosphere, I think hers is extra special. I love the color she chose to paint the clipboard as well as the vintage bling she so expertly embellished it with. It looks beautiful holding her tablet, grocery list or even photos. If you've ever thought of making your own one of these (and even if you haven't) head on over and check it out!

Sharon's Pick

Amy at Snug Harbor Bay loves redoing antique trunks. She picked up one in less than pristine condition at an estate sale recently. She started her redo process by giving it a good cleaning, repaired a couple of places on the bottom, replaced the handles, and painted the whole thing white. When the trunk was dry she distressed it and waxed the outside. During the cleaning process she ripped out most of the paper inside so she used her favorite go-to for papering trunk interiors: vintage sheet music. Hop on over to Snug Harbor Bay to check out all that went into redoing Amy's antique trunk

Cecilia's Pick

In We Passed Final Inspection! Melissa from Dancing Dog Cabin shared an update of the gorgeous cabin she and her husband have so lovingly renovated. She also shared her heart regarding her recent absence from blogging due to grieving the loss of her mother. We've missed Melissa and send our condolences. I'll close with her dedication honoring her mom, but be sure to drop by for a visit -- farmhouse lovers will not want to miss her kitchen! This post is dedicated to my mom, because I owe, among many other things, my decorating style, my love of old vintage things and antiques with character, and my approach to creating a home, to her and the home I grew up in.
Diana's Pick

Kristine from The Painted Hive has created some spectacular Farmhouse Quote Art by taking words like "unconditional" or "devotion" and matching them with perfect quotes. Not only do they have simple, farmhouse appeal, but they convey deep meaning as well. Links on the post to her "original post" contain a tutorial on how to distress a laminated frame to give it farmhouse charm - perfect for framing these handsome quotes. Did I mention that Kristine is giving these away for free, and each can be printed up to 22" x 26"? Pretty amazing. 

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Party Guidelines
(Does #7 say "Prizes"???)

1. Content: Submit up to three posts that involve vintage finds, crafts, DIYs and other vintage subject matter. No shops or direct advertising, please.   

2. Reminder: No recipe links, please.   

3. Link-back: We'd love it if you'd include the Vintage Charm button or a text link back to the party in your linked post. 

4. Visitation: Please visit other blog posts -- after all that's what a link-up is all about. When pinning please go to the source of the photo to pin it so the originator of the post gets the credit.

5. Hostess Love: Consider following each of your party hostesses' blogs and/or one or more forms of social media. We love connectig with each of our guests and will be highlighting features on all of our social media.

6. Spread the Word: Consider mentioning Vintage Charm on your social media to help spread the word and make this party a great experience for everyone. 

7. Prizes: Keep in mind that each month we will select one of the month's featured posts to be featured on all four hostesses' blogs. At the end of the year one of the twelve monthly features will be selected as the Grand Prize Feature of the Year. Prize TBA.

8. Permission: By linking up to Vintage Charm you assert that the photographs are yours (or you have permission to use them) and you give your hostesses permission to feature them on social media or a blog party with a link back to your blog. You will likewise assert that the content of the post is your own.  

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Leave a Comment!

Artsy VaVa said...

Thank you so much for featuring my tablet stand! That was such a nice surprise this morning. Thanks, too, for hosting the party. Have a great day!

Daniela said...

Dearest Kathleen,
thank you for sharing such lovely features and for hosting every week your beautiful and inspiring link up party !

Wishing you the best of weeks
I'm sending blessings across the many miles

XOXO Daniela at - My little old world –

Cecilia said...

Thanks for hosting each week! I know you ladies put a lot of work into the party. Love the features this week too - they are fabulous. Now I'm off to check out some of the link-ups!


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