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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Sweet Salvage... Now Showing!

As far as creativity goes, this months Sweet Salvage event was one of the best ever. The theme was "Now Showing" and was filled with wonderful vignettes that captured the feel of some really wonderful movies.
This is a long post so, be prepared!!!

 I suppose it's pretty obvious what this theme was huh???

 There were so many wonderful creative touches to this display... from bikes and furniture flying through the air...
 ...to sweet farmhouse style vignettes.

 There was a wonderful Dorothy style blue and cotton check dress on a mannequin here to, but the image was too blurry, so didn't use it. :(

 One of my personal favorites, was This display from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
(Also one of my favorite movies)

 There were wonderful subway art pieces as well as this cool chair to evoke the feel of England.

 This room was done perfectly to reflect the wintery world of Narnia, complete with Aslan himself!!!

 Bond. James Bond. Seriously... there will always only be Sean Connery for me. :)

 This room was filled with some really wonderful, and masculine pieces.

 And for anyone who was totally jealous of all the awesome apothecary cabinets and card catalog storage pieces that we saw on the Where Bloggers Create tour... these would have been a perfect addition to your studio!

 Next, we have the magic of Practical Magic...

 This table was stunning in person! A perfect combination of zinc and wood.

Isn't she fabulous???

 Looking to do a kitchen or dining room??? This was the place to be!!

 I've never seen the movie "The Secret Garden,"  but I can just use my imagination.  This area was filled with such beautiful floral and garden goodies, I wanted to build a garden room onto my house and fill it up!!

I just love garden things.

 The last room on my little tour reflects the romance of the post Edwardian era and the movie Titanic.

 This dress was gorgeous, and I am told came from the estate of an actual Titanic survivor.

 An extra special treat this month, was having a very dapper gentleman all dressed up in a tux playing the piano for everyone while they shopped.

Well I hope you enjoyed our little journey through Hollywood and some wonderful movies.
There's still time to go see what beauties they have for you!!
Sweet Salvage will be open all weekend!!


Marfi-topia said...

Thank you for sharing this! It's so inspiring!!!
Love the practical magic photos but the whistlestop cafe
Sign is so cool!!!!

This N That said...

OMG..I get so envious when you do a Sweet Salvage post..I would love to have access to a place like that..

Lady Pamela said...

Whine....why do some people get all the talent. lol
I think this event will have to go on my bucket list. I had thought I had done everything I wanted. I see now I was mistaken.

Lea @ CiCis Corner said...

Oh.my.goodness!!!! This looks like a little piece of heaven to me. Thanks for sharing!

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Hi Karen,

Love your beautiful shots. I would love to shop there and be able to take it all in. Do they ship? I see a lovely rounded white pitcher that I would love to have.
Enjoy your weekend.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

Julia @ Vintage with Laces said...

Hi Karen, I'm always excited to see the wonderful items and vignettes at Sweet Salvage. They did such a great job again and I'm trying to absorb every little detail in your great pictures. I'm in love with so many of the vintage treasures. It's probably a good things that I'm soooooo far away from this awesome shop, sigh. Thank you for letting us visit!
Have a happy Sunday!

Maureen said...

Wow, wow, Wow! I so wish I lived there; I would love to have seen that Titanic survivor dress in person. I am drooling over so many treasures in your photos; what a great theme for a sale! Awesome displays!!!

Bohemian said...

Wonderful Coverage of the Event Karen... and a couple of the pieces I 'scored' are in your Images! Hope you 'scored' some great pieces this Month too?!

Dawn... The Bohemian

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

They did a beautiful job, Karen. I'm sure I say it every time you post about them, but I would thoroughly enjoy visiting Sweet Salvage! I'm sure I would come away with quite a bit.

Unknown said...

What a wonderful place! I'd have given my eye teeth for that apothecary cabinet! And about twelve other things :).

Louise@ElsieMayandBertha said...

What a lovely collection of photos. You're right about the set of little drawers, they'd look lovely in my workroom :-)
Have a lovely week.

Vicki Boster said...

Absolutely incredible! I can't even imagine staging all those vignettes- they must have staff whose only job is to create all those beautiful sections. Your photos are to die for--

Congrats on the huge success of your amazing "Where Bloggers Create" event-- we've all had such a glorious time!


Kathy said...

Loved this virtual shopping trip! Thank you for sharing.

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful show, Thank You for sharing with us today. Loving those vintage suitcases, and all the rusty garden goodies. Delicious!

Art and Sand said...

I must make it to Sweet Salvage one day. It all looks amazing.

cindy-stitches-n-stuff.blogspot.com said...

Oh Good Golly, I love purpose to things. This is one of the greatest displays I've ever seen.
Thank you Karen for putting my name and site on the list for the party. That meant a lot to me. I don't want to loose touch. I need to relearn how to down load my camera and make a post. I will, I hope it can be this year.

big hugs

Rhonda said...

We had friends in town so I missed this event. Wonderful pictures and that zinc table is to die for.

"Create Beauty" said...

What an amazing idea!!!!
a movie theme?!?!!?

would have been so fun to see in person, and your photos are gorgeous!

Also, thanks again for hosting such a wonderful WBC party, that must be so much work to put it all together!

~ Violet

Kadee Willow said...

Now that I have my "decorator" hat on, I spied several things I would love to have. Like the red soda fountain stools...the tufted white mid-century chairs... quite a few of the bits and pieces to tuck in this corner or that. How lucky to have this in your area!

The Old Parsonage said...

It's lovely via photos so it must have been to die for in person!!!

Love it all!!


Pam said...

Thank you for sharing! !

@ www.pjstreasures.blogspot.com

Unknown said...

what a wonderful place!!! I like some kinds of vintage things!!! this must be my dream place!!!

munch paintings

Penny Hanuszak said...

What inspiring photos, and what a beautiful blog site you have. Thanks for sharing these special displays.

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