Scandi Modern: Balanced Simple Style

We Americans are known for perpetually chasing after a “balanced” lifestyle, but the Scandinavians, Danes, Fins, Icelandics, Norwegians and Swedes just do it. There is a word in Swedish: Lagom (pronounced [ˈlɑ̀ːɡɔm])  meaning “just the right amount”. The Lexin Swedish-English dictionary defines lagom as “enough, sufficient, adequate, just right”. Lagom is also widely translated as “in moderation”, “in balance”, “perfect-simple”, and “suitable” (in matter of amounts). Room photos (above Continue Reading →

Shop Small with Vintage and Main

Saturday, November 25th, is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses. Join us at the corner of Vintage And Main and shop small at the businesses you love. #SmallBizSat #ShopSmall #VintageAndMain

Wishing You a Cozy Vintage Winter Holiday

In every imagination there’s a holiday like this: a secluded peaceful getaway, a fireplace, a tree filled with ornaments, a kitchen filled with the aromas of holiday meals, quiet laughter, good times shared. We at the shops of the Vintage and Main Collective wish you all this; and we particularly wish you a holiday that’s full of vintage – from Continue Reading →

English Country House Redoux

Jane Ormsby Gore's Country Home

The English have always had panache for comfort and understated style, be it in a Mitford Sisters drawing room or a less than grand ruined country cottage, certain elements and style prevail. Color! Light! Remnants of a life well lived and traveled seem to fill the nooks and crannies of an Englishman’s home or this case an English Woman’s! Though Continue Reading →

Layers of Fall

Fall Collage

The season changes, becomes quieter. Nature transforms with deep, rich colors. Light changes, shadows play. Layers – of texture, of clothing, of aromas and tastes – complex and beckoning. These are just a few of our favorite adornments, for the person and home. Cabbage Leaf Majolica Platter // 1920s Tweed Wool CapeHand Poured Soy Candle // Cozy Fireplace Photos Blue Gray Continue Reading →

Urban Chic Vintage Style

Vintage Urban Chic

Vintage urban chic. A nod to the industrial, the rough edges. Designed for function, the simplicity and minimalism have struck a chord; perhaps they speak to our inherent history in the same way that farmhouse style resonates. And even though not all of us are lucky enough to live in a restored textile mill or industrial loft, putting together the Continue Reading →