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Category : Vintage

04.14.21

Cece Barfield on Designing Joyfully

For Cece Barfield, perfection is not the goal. Her designs combine vintage with modern, mixing in personal elements and pieces that bring joy and unique sophistication to a space. The designer learned early on from her mother that creating a space to ...

12.18.20

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

During a year when nothing has felt normal, it can be comforting to focus on traditions and find an opportunity to celebrate. Now more than ever we could all use some holiday cheer. Whether you are celebrating in person or virtually, we have rounded ...

11.17.20

Practicing Gratitude and Prepping the Table

This Thanksgiving it feels appropriate to double down on gratitude and being appreciative of the good that we have in our lives. While it has been (and continues to be) a uniquely challenging year, focusing on what brings us joy can truly help lift o ...

07.20.20

Serendipitous Decorating with Ellen Christiansen

From behind the scenes of super stylish sets, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “The Wolf of Wall Street”, Emmy award winning set decorator Ellen Christensen opens up about vintage shopping, her favorite places to get inspired and how to create ...

01.12.20

Decorating: Folk Art and Americana

Americana and Folk décor is a timeless way to add a vintage touch to the home. Whether you are looking to mix in a few subtle nods to American cultural history or you want to deck out a space with the total look, read on for our tips on how to achie ...

09.02.19

Good Design is Always Good: A Conversation with Lisa Hilderbrand

For Guest Curator Lisa Hilderbrand, growing up in a creative environment was just the beginning of a life spent in pursuit of design meant to enhance the enjoyment of life. We had the pleasure of speaking with Lisa about her early influences in Da ...

02.26.19

“Sustainable, Upcycle, Perfect”: TLV Collaborates with A Perfect Provenance

In honor of an upcoming collaboration between The Perfect Provenance and The Local Vault, we met up with Lisa Lori, owner of The Perfect Provenance, toured the shop, and discussed why upcycling will be a major trend in 2019. Originally from Califo ...

01.20.17

The Orient Express

      While the use of Oriental rugs is by no means a new design trend, lately these ageless beauties have been showing up in some unexpected places These jewel toned lovelies should not be confined to only formal spaces when used in a k ...

03.09.16

The Look for Less: Vintage Barcelona Chairs

Even if you don't fancy yourself a home decorating expert, there are certain famous furniture designs that almost anyone can recognize: Phillipe Stark's Kartell ghost chair, the Saarinen Tulip table, Wegner's wishbone series, and Ludwig mies va ...

12.16.15

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 ...

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