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  1. You nailed it, Lora! Love your vintage Americana style! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm–pinned!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks for pinning, Cecilia!

  2. Love seeing all of your vintage treasures. You have such a nice varitey that fimding RW&B ones probably isn’t too hard! I have made several garlands but none for home; been working on some flower arrangement/wreathes using supplies my daughter was given. Sedentary has been good with my second bout of diverticulitis!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Bummer to be under-the-weather, Kathy, but a good chance to get filled up on inspiration and do some creativity with your hands! Feel better!

  3. Marlene Stephenson says:

    I love your inspiration, you certainly know what to use and how, this is so cute and ready for the holidays. Thanks for inspiring me to get busy.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Marlene!

  4. Rebecca Payne says:

    I love your strawberry juice set and pitcher. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Rebecca!

  5. Love all the vintage treasures! Everything looks so wonderful! Glad to be hopping with you!

  6. Julie Briones says:

    Your vintage elements in your patriotic room decor are so pretty, Lora. I especially love the bunting you used in the background… I didn’t even THINK about doing that! Next time! Are those made of wood or fabric? They look like wood. Pinned! Lovely hopping with you!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      They are actually burlap, Julie. Picked them up at Hobby Lobby because they looked kind of vintage to me. Thanks for pinning!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thank you, Carol! I do love all those little details:)

  7. Laura Coyne says:

    Hi Lora!
    I just wanted to say that I love your vintage style, in general. It is so inspiring and cozy! Your vintage patriotic decorating is absolutely adorable, every detail adds to the effect.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Aw, thanks, Laura:) You’re so sweet; I appreciate you taking the time to comment!

  8. Love love how your whole patriotic vignette turned out, Lora!!! The carpenter’s ruler star is perfect with all of the vintage decor and I love how you’ve added handles to these old wagons… Everything is lovely! <3 I'd like to learn how to make those adorable flowers, too. Hope you will post!

    Eye candy for the soul (and the 4th!),
    Barb 🙂

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Barb! Yes, I need to take one of those flowers apart and let everyone know how to make them, because they are my favorite!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      They’re probably as fun for me to use as the little kiddos who owned them! Thx, Pamela!

  9. O.M.G. how cute!!! Those little pull toy wagon thingys are just adorable!!


    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Rescued them from the landfill, Tania! They make summer decorating fun:)

  10. The vintage pull toy are adorable and now so useful with the handles. Lora you absolutely blow me away with your repurposing skills! Thanks for all the great ideas. I love everything about your patriotic vintage decor!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      You’re so sweet, Michelle:) Thank goodness there’s always more vintage junk to be repurposed!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Glad you enjoyed it, Katie! Thx:)

  11. Hi lora, I love your vintage finds! You do such an amazing job incorporating them into your decor! Great job, laura in Colorado

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Laura!

  12. My Vintage Lovin’ Twin (I wish) you knocked it out of the Vintage Goodie Park! I love every single thing. It’s all so well thought out. Even down to the tiny little letters! I serioiusly don’t know where you find (and store) all of your fabulous pieces but I’m jealous. I have to go pretty far to find such treasures. Thank you so much for joining in. I always look forward to your posts. Enjoy Independence Day!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, friend. And thanks for giving me an excuse to pull them all out and decorate! Always enjoy hopping with you:)

  13. Using those old pull toys as trays was such a great idea and I love that you scavenged window pulls to add to them. I hope you figure out how to make the flowers and share a tutorial with us. Seeing all of your vintage was pure pleasure!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      I’ve had these old toys in my stash for so long; feels good to finally give them their day in the sun:) And yes…those flowers need to be figured out for a tutorial!

  14. Lora, I’m always amazed by all your vintage items and this vignette is no exception. I love using the old toy as a tray. The strawberry glasses are precious. They definitely evoke a felling of nostalgia for easier and peaceful days. I will now put a screwdriver in my car.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yay, Carol! I seriously hope you find some more roadside treasure to get to use it!

  15. I love the red gasoline can so much! You have created a wonderful seating area with your many vintage touches.


    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Cindy! I love how someone had to stencil “Gasoline” across the bottom:)

  16. Oh, your sweet wagon transformations made me smile. I had the mini wagon crate as a child. It held a collection of wooden blocks I believe. Just fantastic!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Oh, yes, I can picture the wooden blocks in it, Laura! If I had some of those, I could spell out a summer word with them. But they’re actually something vintage I don’t have (can you believe it?).