About Written by: La Roux Vintage

Erika is the owner of La Roux Vintage. When not out scouring the greater Boston area for vintage home decor, she can be found running, painting, teaching herself to play the accordion and drinking copious amounts of coffee.

Coffee First, Then The World

Vinyl Sticker Coffee First

Vinyl Sticker by Borealis Adventure Co I cannot describe how important coffee is to my life – it’s my morning fuel, a reward for accomplishing tasks, a way to unwind with my loved ones, and as essential as a full tank of gas before a long drive. Now that summer is in full swing for those of us in the Northern Continue Reading →

Vintage Inspired Wedding Card Boxes

Vintage Golden Ring Dish by Wise Apple

Vintage Golden Ring Dish from Wise Apple It’s wedding season once again! Whether you’re going to be a flower girl, bridesmaid, a happy guest or the bride herself, chances are you’ve got some sort of wedding plans this year. From shabby chic to ballroom glam, the possible styles of a wedding are endless. So where is a good spot to incorporate your Continue Reading →

Buy New or Thrift? A Spring Home Decor Guide

Quilted Patchwork Pillow

Vintage White Buttons from All Things White As a kid, the idea of ‘spring cleaning’ sounded like a horrible punishment. Why on earth would anyone want to spend time inside when the sun was finally shining after a long, dreary winter? Now that I’m a bit older, I look forward to that first warm day when I can open up Continue Reading →

Collecting Vintage Children’s Books

Let's Be Healthy and Uncle Dan's Book About Trees

I Want to be a Dairy Farmer from Happy Fortune Vintage Ah, books. They’re beautiful to look at, comforting to carry and hold, and they often smell divine. They can transport us to a whole different world just by turning their pages. If you’re a book lover, chances are good you have a bookcase (or two) overflowing with different titles. Continue Reading →

Grandma Ople’s Apple Pie

Homemade Apple Pie

The leaves have begun to change color, and my thoughts have started to turn towards holiday hosting. As a vintage lover, I can’t think of a better evening than sitting around a table decorated with rustic accents, serving a home cooked meal to our friends and neighbors, while Frank Sinatra croons from the record player. I’ve found a number of Continue Reading →

Not (Only) Heroes Wear Capes

Antique Victorian Velvet Cape

As the weather turns chill and those autumn winds start to blow, many of us are pulling the coats and mittens out of the closet. If you’re like me, you may be disappointed to find that your trusty pea coat has seen better days. While shopping for a replacement I was frustrated with the lack of stylish modern jackets. Of Continue Reading →