Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Flea Market Transformation Finalists: Top Contenders for a Magazine Feature in Cottages & Bungalows Mag

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Are you ready for the run-down of top contenders for the magazine feature in Cottages & Bungalows Magazine? From all the fantabulous projects linked up to The Talent Scouting Party for Flea Market Transformations, the field was narrowed to the projects below based up on the following criteria:
  1. Innovation
  2. Usefulness
  3. Adaptability to any cottage style
  4. Budget friendliness
  5. Quality of the project/craftsmanship
  6. Quality of the photos
  7. Entrant follows all party rules
The winner of the magazine feature will be announced tomorrow night...March 21. In the meantime, check out these contenders! One of these talented ladies will be featured in the July issue of Cottages & Bungalows Magazine! Pin your favorites and stop by their blogs to tell them how awesome they are!

#35 Flea market ladder vignette at Life as a Thrifter

#40 Red & white chair at Leone Design

#68 Family room mantel at It's Overflowing

#77 Vintage crate and wire basket shelves at A Sort of Fairytale

#91 Slipcovered daybed at Somewhat Quirky


Thanks to everyone who linked up! The winner will be announced tomorrow. Yes, there will be more chances for you to win your own feature. Keep these dates in mind for upcoming Talent Scouting Parties:

July...Fall and Halloween

Specific dates to be announced. Old and new projects welcome!


  1. Congratulations to all the finalists! Can't wait to see who will win the feature.

    Angie @ Knick of Time

  2. Thank you for including my chair project as a top contender!! I'm very excited! I'm off to go check out some of the awesome projects that were linked.

  3. Yay! So happy to see some of my favorite bloggers on the list!

    Congrats everyone! Good luck!


  4. thanks Amy...I'm honored to be included...so many fabulous ideas...they are all wonderful...I don't know how you will choose!

  5. I'm excited to be included in this group. How can you ever choose just one? Such great features. Thank you!

  6. How on earth will you choose? They are all so fabulous and unique. Such great projects!! Congratulations to all the finalists.

  7. Oh- good luck choosing on THOSE projects! They are all great and the finalists did a wonderful job! xo Diana

  8. AWESOME!!! Thanks LOTS for the feature!!! These are all INCREDIBLE projects!!!

    XO, Aimee

  9. oh my! thank you for adding me to this amazing list of finalists!!!

  10. Wow, what a great surprise this blustery spring day! Feels like sunshine. So honored and happy to be included with such a great group. Thanks so much!

  11. Amy, thanks a bunch! I'm doing a little happy dance. :) What an amazing group of projects!

  12. WOW! Impressive group of ladies and kewl creative ideas! Congrats to all the amazing finalists! Now I have to sneak off to their blogs! ;)

  13. Totally impressive lineup. I can't believe I'm among those beauties! *gasp*


  14. OMGoodness, somebody pinch me! This is truly an honor to even be a contender. Thank you for including my trumeau mirror:)

  15. Oh my...agree, you have a tough decision to make!! Good luck ladies :) Laurel

  16. Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in CBH Digital Scrapbooking Freebies, under the Page 1 post on Mar. 21, 2012. Thanks again.

  17. congrats to everyone! these are some great projects!!! i don't know how you will choose!!!

  18. Luv this site Im not leaving....lol

  19. Unbelievable! Thanks so much for including me! This couldn't be more exciting!! :)

  20. Is it possible that my little project made it onto your list with all of these famous peoples?!?!?!


    Thank you so very much. :)

  21. Oh wow! I'm thrilled to be named in such a creative group of projects :)
    Thanks so very much!! I'm honored to say the least!!
    Appreciate you, Kim!

  22. Thanks so much for including my project in the Top Contenders! I posted about it today. Thought you might want to check it out...http://somewhatquirkydesign.blogspot.com/2012/03/i-coulda-been-contenda.html

  23. What an inspirations. The staircase is a must now have to start searching for enough measuring sticks. Thanks for sharing. Lots of love from sunny South Africa.

  24. Wow, I love being inspired! Awesome submissions. That two toned chair is cool. Being two toned, it's a little more contemporary than I would do, but cool, nonetheless. Love the bones of it and my fave part is combining the look with the frame behind it.

    My eyes were happy on this post.


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