Friday's Find: Juliet Gets an Apron!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, y'all--I am so glad you stopped by!  Today's feature combines one of my previous thrift store treaures with a recent yard sale find.  Do you remember my charming dress form Juliet? She was 50% off at my favorite thrift store and ever since has cheerfully dressed up my living room corner.  Depending on my whim, she has served as a lamp and even Christmas decor.  When I found this pretty floral Vintage apron at a yard sale and got it home, I knew it would look fabulous on my girl Juliet--who doesn't love to play dress up?!

Vintage apron scored at yard sale

Since she is adorned with pearls and Vintage earrings year round, all she needed was a lace hankie to tuck in her apron pocket.  I am so smitten with the apron's lovely fabric and ric rack trim and it still has the old Sears Roebuck label at the neck! 

Vintage apron scored at yard sale

For me, this kind of whimsy makes a house a home.  Have fun with your decor and allow your home to tell your story and reflect your own personality!  One of my friends picked up an old bowling pin from an estate sale.  She was drawn to it because her parents used to own a bowling alley.  She got it for a $1 and added to a dresser vignette in her guest bedroom.  Since then, more than once I have seen bowling pins for sale in antique shops for $10-$20.  Her instincts were right on, just as yours will be.

Vintage apron scored at yard sale

Do you enjoy creating whimsical touches in your home? I would love to hear your comments! 

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  1. Juliet is beautiful. How cool that you got her 50% off. I like your thoughts on decorating to reflect your own style. A lot of what I do makes no sense to some... but perfect sense to me and my fellow blogger cohorts! So glad you stopped by my blog. Have a great weekend!

  2. what a lovely apron.. I love the floral print!! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving me kind words... I love your blog, will be back for more visits... :)


  3. Thanks for sharing this at the Say G'day Saturday linky party. I just pinned your post. I love that apron!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  4. Lovely apron! I have a thing for aprons but won't wear them (don't want to get them dirty...hehehe)
    I feel like you do, every home should have a bit of whimsy and a touch of the owner's personality!

  5. Cute, cute! Love the apron and the hankie. Homemade whimsy is the best! I too have a bowling pin in the bonus room upstairs. Just darn cute to look at! I love funny little touches all throughout my home! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  6. Thanks for sharing Juliet's new outfit with Revisionary Life Thrifty Life Thursday, Celia. :)

  7. What a beautiful apron!! And it does look fabulous on her!! :) So pretty! Have a wonderful weekend!! xx Holly

  8. Love this! I am trying to find one o these.. second hand of course. Love old aprons too!


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