Tuesday, July 14, 2015


Welcome back to the Vintage Inspiration Party!
The VIP is the place to share anything old, treasured, passed-down or tattered, and you can also share projects that were made to look old, including repurposed and upcycled creations.

Vintage Inspiration Party Features
Vintage Inspiration Party
vin-tage (adj.) 1.) used to describe something that is not new, but that is valued because of its good condition, attractive design, etc. 2.) used to describe something that has the best qualities or characteristics of the things made or done by a particular person, organization, etc.
VIP Party Hosts

Let’s see what your party hosts have been up to!
VIP hosts projects
Betsy @ My Salvaged Treasures - Shopping Day at the Alameda Antique Faire
Angie @ Knick of Time - Repurposed Chair Back Chalkboard
Rosemary @ Villabarnes - Fleur-de-lis Box
Bliss @ Bliss Ranch - Family Room Coffee Table Re-do #2
Carlene @ Organized Clutter - Rummage Sale Frame to Biscuit Cutter Display

Now let's take a look at some Repurposed or Upcycled Project Features from last week's party, selected by Betsy @ My Salvaged Treasures.
vintage cameras silver champagne bucket
Blue Willow House created this pretty vignette with vintage cameras and a silver champagne bucket.

vintage crochet collar displayed on wood hanger
Handmade by Amalia shared her grandmother's collars displayed on an old wooden hanger.

enamel pitures with French graphics
See how Dreams Factory turned some plain Ikea enamel pitchers into these pretty French inspired vases.

vintage baby clothes photos and shoes
A La Carte shared some of her Dad's precious childhood treasures.

arrows made with picket fence boards and hardware
Chipping with Charm turned old picket fence boards into these cute and clever arrows.

painted highboy dresser with contrasting drawers
Orphans With MakeUp brought a dark old cabinet back to life with a beautiful paint job.

painted blue dresser
The featured shop item this week is this gorgeous dresser from Prodigal Pieces.

mantel vignette
This week's featured blog is Cloches and Lavender.

If you were featured this week, we’d love for you to spread the news.
blog feature

Now, let’s see what vintage-inspired decor you have to share this week!
Link Party Guidelines
– You are welcome to share anything vintage or vintage inspired. This includes yard sale finds, repurposed and upcycled creations, family heirlooms, and vintage/vintage inspired Etsy & Ebay items you have for sale! If it’s been around awhile or just looks that way…share away!! No food links or general crafts please.
– Be sure to have a visible link to VILLABARNES within your post (text link is fine).
– By linking up with the Vintage Inspiration Party, you agree that your photos and links may be shared on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. You may be included in a round up to promote the party or individually with a link back to you. We love what you share and the extra exposure is a benefit to everyone.


  1. Love the blue dresser in the feature...gorgeous!
    Thank you so much for hosting lovely lady.
    Hope you are having a nice week so far.


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