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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...
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

How to Condition and Restore Leather Furniture

Learn how to beautifully clean, condition, and restore old, dry, and damaged leather furniture! Last week, I drove out of state to pick up a pair of leather Restoration Hardware Churchill chairs. It was a long drive and as I tend to do, I bought them solely based on a few online pictures.  Thankfully, the chairs were in wonderful worn vintage condition, but in desperate need of a little cleaning and conditioning.  I did a little research and found the perfect leather conditioner that was affordable, easy to use, and instantly revived the chairs back to life!  SUPPLIES NEEDED TO RESTORE LEATHER FURNITURE - Leather CPR 2-in-1 Leather Cleaner and Conditioner  (free from harsh chemicals!) - Sponge  - Cotton rag - Protective gloves (optional) I held my breath as I stepped out of my truck and into the auction house.  My biggest fear buying something sight unseen is that it smells.  You know the smells I'm talking about.  The ones that are nearly impossible to eliminate and instantly...
Friday, April 5, 2024

Friday Favorites: Neutral Spring Decor

Spruce up your home for spring with these neutral decor favorites! April showers are in full swing, trees are budding, and perennials are sprouting.  It's time to pack away the heavy decor and refresh and lighten your home and decor .  Today, I'm sharing a curated collection of neutral decor favorites, perfect for spring!  I gravitate towards seasonless high-contrast neutral decor but lighten and freshen my home during the warmer months.  It's an ideal time to add plants, swap heavy textiles for lighter fabrics, and clean and declutter.  Resource: 10 Budget-Friendly Spring Refresh Ideas SHOP NEUTRAL SPRING DECOR  JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content.      FACEBOOK / PINTEREST / INSTAGRAM / TWITTER         ...