Pique Assiette – DIY Mosaics with Heart and Soul

Pique assiette is a style of mosaic art that incorporates broken china (plates, teacups, pottery, tiles) and found objects (buttons, jewelry, figurines).  This art form has been around for centuries, dating back to the Roman empire.  Fast forward to the 21st century’s recycling and repurposing revolution, and you’ll find contemporary crafters making the ancient art their own. Over the past Continue Reading →

Decorating with Vintage Books

Growing up, we’re encouraged to love books. We snuggle up with our favorite stories, enjoy the whimsical illustrations, study and learn from them. Today we live in a digital world, where there are countless ways to share printed words – e-readers, laptops, billboards, even blogs like this one! But for many, the unique magic of a real book never leaves us. The Continue Reading →

Get the Look – Jane Birkin

Drawing from various inspiring sources such as style icons, fashion blogs, and vintage shops, you can create your own personal style.  We love this vintage photo of Birkin, and how it speaks to the current 1970s influence in today’s fashion trends. Photo by: Cafe du Cap Jane Birkin is the ultimate style icon — the famous Hermès Birkin bag is Continue Reading →

Gift Guide for Guys

Father’s Day often gets a bit overshadowed by its famous counterpart, Mother’s Day – the busiest restaurant day of the year! I’m certain I’m not the only one with a dad who quips ‘don’t spend your money on me!’ when asked what he’d like as a gift. Advertisers will  bombard us with suggestions for ties, cologne, and golf clubs to Continue Reading →

Welcome to Vintage & Main Collective

Top left to bottom right: Aviator sunglasses from Recycle Buy Vintage // 1970s Dress Top Set from Roselein Rarities Twisted Wire Basket from Whimzy Thyme // Vintage 50s Gloves from Small Earth Vintage Turquoise Biker Ring from Adobe House Vintage // Tooled Leather Belt from 86 Vintage Argus Camera from Third Shift // Mid Century Creamer from 4 Envisioning Vintage A select Continue Reading →