Shabby Chic Designed Jewelry

This post is filled with all sorts of fun vintage jewelry. Great earrings,necklaces, rings and watches. Enjoy.

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Vintage Cameo Rhinestone Repurposed Bracelet A triangular-shaped rhinestone connector with tiny engraved flowers from a vintage rhinestone bracelet holds the clasp.
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Clearly Cool Cabbage Rose Repurposed Vintage Earrings. Silverplate leverback earrings hang a vintage smooth glass marquis connector, a vintage sterling silver cabbage rose charm from a vintage rosary bracelet (complete with tiny saint on the back); from the bottom is a vintage diamond-shaped faceted glass drop.
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Abundance of bracelets wrap around the wrist.Bracelet includes vintage buttons, balls, carved flowers and metal.
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“Babushka” beaded, hammered copper wire earrings by Suesun2008
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Capri Blue and Clear Repurposed Vintage Drops From silverplate leverback earrings hang 2 vintage faceted glass components. At the top is a diamond-shaped clear glass connector and from the bottom is a double setting, both with Capri blue (dreamy) stones – one round, one marquis.
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3 Strands Charm Bracelet with Reds. It’s all in red and coral tones (except for the rosary, of course)!..
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Paris night life

Hello, I’ve just had a great trip to Paris, although I did not attend any fashion shows, I’ve put together a collection of Paris style gowns. Enjoy.

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Fabulous cream gown

 

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Stunning green dress

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Cream halter top

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Shoes with bows

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Green high low gown

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Short dress of pink lace 

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4th of July Red, White and Blue Desserts

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Red cupcakes topped with icing and fruit

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Heart shaped sugar cokies. Details at by jcookies!

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Patriot Jello mold. Details @ tasteofhome.com.

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Red, White n Blue Salad Recipe from Taste of Home

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Round sugar cookies dipped twice in icing.

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Creamy Coconut Stars- Red, White and Blue. Details at hungryhappenings.com.

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Red, White and Blue swirled cookies. Details at redcouchrecipes.blogspot.com.

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Red, White, and Blue

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Darling red trench coat accessorized with red, white and blue bag

Having just celebrated Memorial Day in the US and with the 4th of July just around the corner, I wanted to share with you some great combinations of clothing in Red, White and Blue. Enjoy.

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Child’s pillow case dress

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Striped tank paired with skirt with a big row

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Terrific wide stripe car coat

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Accessorize white pants with red and blue ribbon

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Vintage Furniture

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Shabby Chic bed

Shabby Chic, Antique, and Vintage all have a little different meaning. Antiques are over 100 years old. Shabby Chic is a style that uses eccentric and unique items to decorate. Vintage refers to older home decor.Below I’ve compiled items that fall into all of these categories. Enjoy.

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Vintage table and candle holders.

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Pink chest of drawers

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Blue tuffed couch

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Vintage yellow chest of drawers

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Refurbished curio cabinet

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Tiered Serving Pieces

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Stacked metal cake plates in three sizes form an awesome cupcake server.

 

Cakes have always been a part of many celebrations and now cupcakes have become one of this countries most popular desserts. In this blog I showcase some delightful cake plates and cupcake servers. Some can  even be made from everyday household items. Enjoy!

 

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Darling blue server topped with glass.

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Tall, thin pastry stands.

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White serving dishes combine to form a three-tiered serving dish. 

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Unique Furniture Pieces

 

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cute multi-colored chair

This post features some very unusual pieces of furniture. Now most of us won’t be able to incorporate these unique pieces into our homes decor, but I just so enjoyed scouring the web for these pieces and thought you would enjoy looking at them too.

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bathtub turned couch…how clever

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unique chairs created from fabric upholstered pentagons

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pretty hand knit chair cover

 

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old guitar that has been painted aqua and turned into a bookcase

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you’ll always feel on the move sitting in this desk made from a car’s grill

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Style makers

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Here are some outfits that I consider to be great “style makers”. From the pictures you will see that I like black and white, a great pair of shoes, denim, big bows, scarfs, cowboy boots, lace, the color aqua and the color coral. Enjoy.  Continue reading

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