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Fishing the Lake & SYS party #76

Welcome! So happy to have you at our 76th Share Your Style party. Can't wait to see what you all have been up to this week. As for me...it has been just so hot with terrible humidity (106), that I have just been hanging out, doing much of nothing...
by The Vintage Nest on Jul 27, 2016

Share Your Style Party #75...my features

Welcome to Share Your Style #75.  Can you believe how fast the summer has gone by?  How come January and February don't go that fast?  But each and every week, we are delighted to have you here and share all your wonderful inspirational posts with...
by The Vintage Nest on Jul 20, 2016

Inspirational Signs & SYS Party #74

Hi, it's Lynn and I appreciate you joining our Share Your Style link party.  Every week I can't wait to see all the wonderful inspiration.  This week my grand-children have been visiting from Chicago, so all my time has been spent with them and t...
by The Vintage Nest on Jul 13, 2016

Make-over on Antique Cedar Chest

Wanted to share with you today a re-do I did on an antique Victorian blanket chest or hope chest.  Lined with cedar and still has its original tags and skeleton key.  I bought this at auction and, like a lot of items I buy at auction, I give it a...
by The Vintage Nest on Jul 10, 2016

Antique Flour Bin & SYS blog party

Welcome y'all to the 72nd Share Your Style party. Tickled you are here to share your inspiration. Mine, for this week,  is a charming antique flour or grain bin I bought at auction.  I loved the color of this old pine piece, with a beautiful mell...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 29, 2016

French Mannequin & SYS Party

Welcome to the 71st Share Your Style party.  Excited for all of you to be here and to see all your fabulous inspiration.  My project for inspiration this week was a make-over on a vintage mannequin.  She was on a sliding up and down stand, whic...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 22, 2016

Foxwood Barn Sale & SYS party

Just one photo of what I have been up to lately.  Last weekend, I was a vendor at the Fox Wood Barn sale.  It was hot but so much fun.  The people were so friendly and sales were good.  Hello and welcome to our 70th  Share Your Style p...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 15, 2016

A Barn Sale & Share Your Style Party #69

So happy to have you here today.....our 69th Share Your Style Party.  We love all our returnees each week and new partiers too.  There is so much wonderful talent and inspiration, I do hope you will visit others and leave some comments.  My week h...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 8, 2016

Faces of a Country Auction

Hey....it's Lynn here with a long time in coming blog post.  How are you?  Well and fine, I hope.  :)  I love attending auctions.  I used to really not care for them because you could be there hours and hours, only to end up with nothing in hand...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 3, 2016

Fruit Pizza & Share Your Style Party #68

Hi  all......welcome to another Share Your Style Party....our 68th.  Before we start, I wanted to share a dessert I had for our Memorial Day celebration.  It's been around for years and years, but until I saw it on the internet a few days ago, I h...
by The Vintage Nest on Jun 1, 2016

Luckett's & SYS #67

Here we are....all ready for another Share Your Style Party but first I wanted to share a bit of how my last week went.  The big event was attending Luckett's Spring Market in Luckett's, Va.   It's a big show, anticipated by so many.  I was orig...
by The Vintage Nest on May 25, 2016

Muddy Boots & SYS Party #66

 Welcome to the 66th Share Your Style Party. What's happening at the Vintage Nest?  I spent several days last week at auction, looking for treasures for my booth.  Lots of rain and tromping around in fields resulted in this lovely photo.  But it...
by The Vintage Nest on May 11, 2016

French Birds & SYS #64 Party

Welcome to The Vintage Nest and our 64th SYS party.   21 Rosemary Lane is your hostess this week.  She chose some fabulous features from last week for you but first I would love to share my past week.  Been working in the garden.  My back aches...
by The Vintage Nest on May 4, 2016

Cows & Share Your Style Party #63

I am delighted you came to the party.  Today is our 63rd Share Your Style Party and it just keeps getting better and better.  The inspiration is amazing.  This week I have been working on re-doing my booth for Spring and adding lots of "new&q...
by The Vintage Nest on Apr 27, 2016

Up-cycled Shoe Shine Bench & SYS party

Welcome to our 62nd Share Your Style party.   I am thrilled we have such great participation with amazing inspiration.  Before we get started I wanted to share a little bit of what I have been working on this week.  I have recovered from my Round...
by The Vintage Nest on Apr 20, 2016

My Booth at the Show ~ SYS #61

Before we get started with this week's Share Your Style Party, I would love to share our booth from this past weekend's Spring Vintage Home Market in Richmond, Va.  It was so good to see many of my past customers and meeting many new ones.  This we...
by The Vintage Nest on Apr 13, 2016

antiqueing at Warrenton Texas and 59th SYS party

Hi there, Lynn here at The Vintage Nest.  Welcome to our 59th Share Your Style party.  Last week I flew out to Texas to  treasure hunt the Round Top/ Warrenton Antique Week show.  A whirlwind of going from dawn to dusk, up late and up early, and...
by The Vintage Nest on Mar 30, 2016

My Booth

Aged to perfection to inspire a style of your own, is what I try to accomplish in furnishing my booth where I peddle my vintage and antique wares.  Rooms aren't about perfection ...... the furniture pieces should look like they have been handed down...
by The Vintage Nest on Mar 5, 2016

Sneak Peek and Share Your Style Party

The weather here in Va. has been so nice the last couple of days, so I am spending my time outdoors cleaning up the yard from snow and wind storms AND preparing for the first outdoor Vintage Market of the year.  Held in Smithfield, Va., March 12, 9a...
by The Vintage Nest on Mar 2, 2016

R & R and Share Your Style Party

Welcome to The Vintage Nest.  With getting ready for two Spring shows and turning both shops into a Spring Bonanza, I have been crazy busy,   So when I was invited for a short beach trip,  I jumped on the bandwagon so fast it would make your head...
by The Vintage Nest on Feb 24, 2016


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