The beautiful thing about technology these days is the fact that you don't have to leave your home to go treasure hunting. In our business, we have tricks to our trade and hidden tools we pull out to make spaces feel unique and special. For example, we notice when a room is designed with brand-spanking new furniture, it often leaves the place feeling flat. That is why we consistently conquer scouting vintage furniture and pieces first before anything when designing spaces for our clients. Implementing vintage pieces helps create personality and character.
When we don't have time to drive to the local antique shops, we search the web, and what I have discovered is that there are so many more sites besides using the holy Facebook Market Place for local items or Etsy to scout out vintage & antique pieces. Don’t get me wrong, Facebook Marketplace and Etsy made it to our list and are often our first go-to's while searching the web. But I found that those two sites are also everyone else’s go-to's as well, limiting the potential of good treasure finds.
I have patronized every retailer listed. When I am not scouting for clients, I am scouting for yours truly, me, myself, and I! And if I’m being honest, I was a bit hesitant to broadcast my top vintage trades, but I figured if I could help my fellow thrifters and vintage pickers discover a unique treasure. Then why the heck not?
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