Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Thrifty Thursday #135, Plus a Tablescape

Hi! It's Thrifty Thursday! I am your host, Leigh. Thank you so much for stopping by and additional thanks to those who also participate in Thrifty Thursday! I am most delighted to have you join in..for it's YOU who makes it a "show and tell party".

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This week I am excited about having Jenn as my guest Thrifty Thursday host!
So, may I introduce to you, Jenn....

Hi I'm Jenn from Arcadian Home, an e-commerce website that follows top home decor ideas and trends from around the world. I've been a part of their team for several months. I have always had an obsession with home decor, ever since decorating my humble little dollhouse, and some of my favourite topics to write about as a freelance journalist is interior design. The posts on Tales from Bloggeritaville are always inspiring, and I can't thank them enough for letting me write here today! Decorating with antique home accessories is fun and really personalizes a space, especially when working with vintage signs. They add some merriment to a home decor plan as well as a glimpse into the past, and vintage signs can be used in just about any room of the house. Here are eight stylish examples of that.
Vintage Sign

My Ideal Home via
An old pharmacy sign works well in this kitchen because of the complementary colour palette - the gold and black lettering looks striking against the white backdrop.

Vintage Sign

All Things Styled via
Guests will love staying in this guest room with an old-fashioned cottage sign hung above the bed like wall art. The quilted bedding also looks very comfy.

Vintage Sign

Urban Casita via
A retro eating area with a vintage sign for cola is the focal point of the space, and matches the fun red mesh baskets and mini palm plant that is mirrored above.

Vintage Sign

Shelterness via
There's no shortage of eclectic furniture and home accessories in this living room, from the bold-coloured chairs and funky light fixture to the retro sign above the fireplace.

Vintage Sign

Cote de Texas via
A country-inspired home office, with an antique desk and chair, becomes even more thrifty with two old-fashioned signs on the wall.

Vintage Sign

Funky Junk Interiors via
A post on vintage signs wouldn't be complete without this incredibly unique staircase stamped with popular brands from the 50s and 60s - it may be an unusual place for such advertising but it's conversation-worthy nonetheless.

Vintage Sign

Shelterness via
Retro signs with neon lights are truly whimsical, and adds a light-hearted centrepiece to this transitional hallway space.

Vintage Sign

Decor Happy via
Vintage signs look great even in more formal sophisticated rooms - here, the uniform lettering and framing helps to integrate this rare highway signage.
Thanks Jenn for visiting from Arcadian Home - your one stop shop for tons of home accessories and decor..say hello to them and let them know you read Jenn's work here!

And THAT is the Thrifty Thursday post for this week...

What "CHEW" got?
Tablescape Thursday:

Brown + Aqua+ Rustic+ Glamourous Glass=

I encourage you to visit my friend Susan of Between Naps on the Porch for some great Tablescape Thursday participants.

 I would also like to  invite you to stop by my food blog, PLATES & PLACES, for Foodie Friday!

Thanks to all of you for stopping by and participating in today's Thrifty Thursday. Please use Mr. Linky below to link up your blog.
I encourage you all to spread the love and visit the other thrifty Thursday participants, for that's what half the fun is. Aside from seeing a cool treasure it's making friends!

Next week, I will be right back here hosting Thrifty Thursday so join me!
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Lynn at Cottage and Creek said...

Jenn chose some lovely rooms to inspire us. I love the kitchen with the subway tile. Thanks for hosting, Leigh and Jenn.

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

This is fantastic! Each and every single picture is beautiful.Love your settings. Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

Marsha said...

You have some great pictures in your post. Love that cowboy and the office and antique signs.

Carrie said...

Hey Leigh! Thanks for hosting the party! I thought of you the other day while we were on vacation - in Sanibel. Being on the Gulf listening to Buffet with the fam - I felt like I was in blog- er Margeritaville!

Big D and Me said...

I love all the signs you chose! It's hard to find just the right sign for your home - I'm on the hunt

Jo's This and That said...

Thanks for sharing,Joann