Tag Archives: vintage decorating
repurposed bottle cap backsplash from homedit via Atticmag

More Repurposing Ideas

Alternative uses for some every day items. Repurposing objects is a quick and easy way to showcase our unique personalities. It’s also a way to clean out those drawers and storage rooms. A vintage painted shutter is outfitted with a series of hooks, creating an instant coat rack.  It could also be used in the […]

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European etching collection via Atticmag

Master Bath Picture Wall

A collection of European etchings, in an unlikely place, creates a relaxing atmosphere. I have this thing for vintage etchings, but not just any etching.  It must have one or more of the following:  a lake, stream or pond is a given;  a bridge – arched stone bridges are favorites ; and a structure with […]

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vintage Austrian organ remade into bookshelves

Repurposed Piano Bookshelves

Wooden piano cases are remade into charming bookcases. As a little girl, I spent many hours tinkling the ivories on our baby grand, but later I picked up a flute and never looked back.  When my parents built a new home, it was a hard decision for Mom to sell the piano – it had […]

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vintage medical gurney repurposed into hallway console table

Gurney Console Tables

Vintage medical apparatuses are très chic for interior design. Metal medical cabinets used for bathroom storage have been in vogue for awhile.  But how many vintage gurney tables have you seen when visiting friends?  This older version has a sculptural feel with the larger wheels and glass top that exposes the frame.  A set of […]

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luxurious Christmas mantel with natural cypress garland, magnolia leaves and pinecones from StyleBlueprint

Luxurious Christmas Mantels

A pair of decorated mantels worth remembering. Custom Irish stockings line a holiday mantel encompassing dark green, chocolate brown, antique gold and warm ivory.  Evergreen garlands fall gracefully to the floor, while raffia tied white tulip bundles adorn vases on top. The stockings play second fiddle to the natural cypress garland laced with seeded eucalyptus.  […]

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