Fresh Picks from Vintage & Main

Floral Bark Cloth Panel

Freshly Picked finds from the shops of Vintage and Main Vintage Citrine Ring from Tipple and Snack 1950’s Blue Lace Dress from Roselein Rarities Vintage Typography Book from Happy Fortune Vintage From top left to bottom right: Watercolor Maxi Dress from Story Tellers Vintage Crackle Glass Perfume Bottle from Plums and Honey Culver Cat Tumbler Glasses from Sergeant Sailor Antique Continue Reading →

The Mid Century Years: A Study in Contrasts

Mod and Groovy

Minimalist, sleek and elegant in design, décor and fashion; or mod, groovy, pop and op art, outrageous and whimsical. Mid Century was a period that brought us Mad Men, the Beatles, Lassie and Laugh In. The mood of the times was reflected in every aspect of life. It was truly a time to “do your thing.” The shops of Vintage Continue Reading →

Elements of Rustic Farmhouse Style

wooden-dough-bowl

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 →

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 →

The Last Days of Summer

Summer in 1955 photo by: Tammy Tummy Tumbler Vintage Sunglasses from Saffron Colored Pony Vintage Picnic Basket from Recycle Buy Vintage 1950s Sundress from Small Earth Vintage Now is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy a picnic, before we’re stuck indoors all winter long. The last days of summer are upon us and there’s no time to waste.  This Continue Reading →

Your First Flea Market – A Visitor’s Guide

Brimfield Antiques Show So you’d like to hit a flea market this weekend? Fantastic! If you’re a seasoned flea market hunter, this list will probably note a lot of ideas that already feel like second nature. But for those of you just starting to dip your toes into the exciting world of thrifting, read on! Here we have a step-by-step Continue Reading →