Holiday Hostess Gift Guide

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It’s official. It’s now time to seriously think about the holidays. Parties, get togethers, cocktail parties, dinners – chances are you’re going somewhere that’s going to require a little something for the hostess. May we suggest – vintage, handmade and homemade? You and your gift will stand out among the ordinary. Barware, kitchenware, stationery, gourmet, things for entertaining, things for Continue Reading →

Twice as Nice: Vintage and Handmade Gift Guide

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Searching for a gift that is truly unique? One that is as special as the recipient? Well we have the perfect idea for you: mix the old with the handmade! Each vintage item from our collective is paired with an appropriate handmade item to make a complete gift package. All of the examples below are available on etsy.com, but inspiration can also be found Continue Reading →

The Found Home – Natural Elements

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Natural elements are so timely in today’s decor and for some people they have been a part of their style for years. I’m always inspired by homes that have that “found” look – part salvaged, part vintage, part organic, incredibly unique. Here’s a peek inside a home on Maryland’s rural Chesapeake Bay Eastern Shore. The combination of rustic wood and Continue Reading →

Vintage Halloween Decor With Children

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Handpainted Wood Sign By Carolee Clark In our home, children are involved in nearly every aspect of living. We believe that kids should be taught life skills from a young age, and what better way than encouraging them to cook meals at least once a week, plant in the garden, or fold the family laundry? Vintage blow mold owls, 1930s glass candlesticks, and an original Continue Reading →

Elements of Rustic Farmhouse Style

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Wooden Dough Bowl from The Heirloom Shoppe Farmhouse style is all about a casual and inviting feeling with lived-in charm. Like many design styles and trends there is not an official definition or specific pieces that must be used, leaving you the freedom to make it your own. Whether you’re in the country or an urban city you can capture this style Continue Reading →

Falling for Vintage

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Fall is in the air! The cooler days and crisp nights are a welcome change. Soon the trees will be showcasing their glorious autumn colors and so can you! Capture the essence of autumn and freshen your style with help from Vintage and Main. Make a wardrobe statement with seasonal vintage fashion & accessories and spice up your home with Continue Reading →