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Monday, June 10, 2024

Vintage Cabin Bedroom Inspiration

   Design elements for the perfect vintage cabin bedroom retreat! What's the first thing you think of when you hear the word, cabin?  Does dark wood paneling or rustic log walls come to mind?  What about antler furnishings and fixtures? I combined vintage decor with a modern twist on classic cabin characteristics to create the perfect vintage cabin feel.  HOW TO CREATE A VINTAGE CABIN BEDROOM RETREAT 1.  WALLS:   Calm sage green board and batten walls add a modern twist to classic rustic log cabin walls.  2.  WOOD TONES:   A dark-stained antique spindle bed and rich wood floors keep the traditional cabin style.  Repeating the same dark wood accents throughout the room ( ceiling fan , mounted antlers, globe ) helps tie the room together.  Adding lighter wood tones creates much-needed warmth and contrast. 3.  PATTERN:  Mixing plaid and stripe fabrics and textures adds interest and keeps the cabin bedroom fun and interesting.  4.  VINTAGE:   Replacing traditional cabin furniture ...
Thursday, May 30, 2024

18 Incredible Thrift Store Makeovers

The best thrift store makeovers that will inspire you to buy used and create a beautiful home for less!  Thrifting, especially exploring new areas is my favorite way to spend my days.  Each new adventure is different and you never know if you'll walk out empty-handed or with your next favorite thrift store items!  Over the years, I've found some incredible home decor items while thrifting .  Sometimes I buy vintage or antiques and other times I buy dated decor that needs a fresh look.   Today, I'm sharing 18 of my favorite upcycled thrift store makeovers you won't want to miss!  Before I get to these fantastic thrift store makeovers, I want to ensure you have the greatest chance of finding the best thrift store finds.   Take a minute and read the article below to learn how to thrift like a pro! HOW TO THRIFT: THE BEST THRIFTING TIPS AND TRICKS 1.   ANTHROPOLOGIE INSPIRED WALL HOOKS Old or dated wall hooks are everyday thrift store staples that can easily be updated...
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Lucketts Spring Market 2024

Take a tour of my vintage booth from the Lucketts Spring Market.  It's one of the hippest vintage markets on the East Coast! It feels like I was just recapping the Lucketts fall market , yet here I am wrapping up the latest spring market. It takes months to prepare for the Lucketts vintage markets and this is where I curate, display, and sell many of my handpicked vintage finds .  Preparing and participating in these markets takes a lot of time and energy, but they're always so much fun and worth the effort!  Have you heard of the Lucketts markets?  The Old Lucketts Store   hosts the hippest vintage markets in May and October.  They source some of the best vintage vendors, draw an impressive crowd, and pull out all the stops on their market displays.  I usually walk around before the market, but this year was a little crazy and I just didn't have time.  I did sneak out to my neighbors, who also happen to be some of my favorite vintage dealers.  The Purple Ottoman  had...