Monthly Archives: December 2015


Look we Love: Rustic Style Decor

We love the look of rustic style homes no matter what time of year it is, but there's something about frigid winter days (perhaps because it reminds us of cozy ski lodges?) that makes the look even more appealing. Want to give your home a warm, wintr ...


Our Favorite Home Decor Trends of 2016

It's almost a New Year, and when it comes to home decor, our motto is out with the old, in with the new. There are so many fabulous trends that are emerging for 2016 that there's no excuse to keep fading styles or dated looks around any longer. So, ...


How to Refresh Your Decor for the New Year

We're just a few days away from 2016 (crazy, right?) and the start of a New Year means the start of new beginnings. And we're not talking strict diets and self-help plans. Our idea of starting fresh is a little more fun than that, by updating your h ...


How to Stage a Home to Sell Quickly

Besides individual homeowners and interior designers, professional home stagers are some of our most frequent clients at The Local Vault. They come to us in search of beautiful pieces to fill empty homes with so that potential buyers can visualize th ...


Get the Look: The Gorgeous Set of Love the Coopers

There are movies we love to watch because of the plot, movies we love to watch because of the actors ... and then there are movies we love to watch for the set. Movies with rooms that are so gorgeous we're tempted to press pause and take notes about ...


Shop Spotlight: Circa Antiques Westport

Earlier this week, we featured one of our favorite local shops, Rinfret Home & Garden, a gorgeous store owned by designer Cindry Rinfret, that we are lucky enough to count as a partner and supplier on The Local Vault. Today, we're highlighting ...


Shop Spotlight: Rinfret Home and Garden

What do you get when you apply the discerning eye of one of Connecticut's best interior designers to a retail shop? A wonderfully unique, perfectly curated collection of antiques, furniture, and decor that's unlike any other boutique you'll ever step ...


Holiday Gift Ideas for Design Lovers

It's officially crunch time, ladies and gentleman. If you haven't finished (or started!) your holiday shopping, it's time to get serious, and we're here to help. There are few things we find more joy in at The Local Vault than picking out the perfect ...


Color Combos we Love, Inspired by Pantone’s Colors of the Year

If you pay any attention to the worlds of art, fashion, or interior design, then you've probably heard the news that the color experts at Pantone announced their color of the year last week ... and that they pulled a total 180 by choosing not one, b ...


How to Consign Your Furniture

Whether you're moving, redecorating, or cleaning out an old storage unit, sometimes it's necessary to get rid of old pieces of furniture. But, if you've ever actually tried to get rid of old furniture--whether by selling it, donating it, or simply t ...

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