Posts Tagged ‘antiques’

Workspace Tour: The Beauregard-Keyes House

The Beauregard-Keyes House

Whenever I visit historic homes (which is quite often) I often find myself thinking how marvelous it must be to spend your days in such a beautiful space with so much history. So naturally I was incredibly jealous of Ella Camburnbeck the first time I met her. As the Director of the Beauregard-Keyes House in the […] Read more…

 

Coffee Table & Bar Decor: Tips For Making It Work

Garage Sale finds

Maybe it’s because I’ve been binging on Project Runway episodes, but I felt it was time for another “make it work” post. We’ve all seen those magazine tutorials on how to arrange those common table top areas in your home – specifically the coffee table and bar area. I have a few tips of my […] Read more…

 

Pin It On Me

antique pins

Full confession: over half of the jewelry I own is some form of vintage costume jewelry. I’m obsessed with searching through antique malls and estate sales for interesting and unique trinkets. My most coveted items are my pins. My love of pins and broaches started on Portabello Road in London.  While roaming this historic street fair […] Read more…

 

Gone Pickin’ In Ponchatoula

ALH gone pickin_Vintage tin

One thing I get asked time and time again is, “where do you find all of your antique furniture?” Truth be told, I find it EVERYWHERE. After all, it is my job.  I am constantly scouring Craigslist, flea markets, antique stores, estate sales, garage sales, ummm, the side of the road, to find that next […] Read more…

 

Get The Look For Less – Part 2

Get The Look For Less

Get ready for the second installment of our Get The Look For Less series – this one is from Mrs. Vintage. We live in a (tiny!) traditional New Orleans shotgun apartment where space is extremely limited. I carved out this little nook by the largest window in the house a few months back when I […] Read more…

 

Get The Look For Less

Get the Look for Less - Dominique

At a recent ALH team meeting the ladies expressed the desire to be a little more “real” in our posts. We know you love looking at all those oh so amazing pictures on design and lifestyle blogs as much as we do. But let’s face it, that stuff can be intimidating. (Yes, even us bloggers […] Read more…

 

Vintage Holiday Gifts for Everyone

ALH vintgae gifts - Hostess

Hello and season’s greetings! Julia here, the lady behind Mrs. Vintage, and self-proclaimed vintage fiend. Recently married, one of my favorite wedding gifts is a set of 1920’s gold rimmed cocktail glasses. They are so feminine and delicate, not to mention unique. Vintage gifts don’t have to be shabby, no sir! There are so many […] Read more…