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Gifting Vintage This Year


I love getting and giving vintage and antique gifts! Don’t these pieces feel a little more special to you, too? Like they already have a soul. :)

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I love having these special gifts scattered around the house. They’re little reminders of the holidays, vacations and people that I love the most! Michael gave me the large Italian floor mirror for Christmas a couple of years ago and it was such a surprise. I LOVE it.
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My mom gave me this Russian silver filagree bowl a few years ago and we use it for holding guitar picks on the piano. It’s so delicate and such a unique piece.
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I have a couple of really special pottery pieces that I love to keep out too. 
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My family has helped me grow my art glass paper weight collection over the years too. My great grandma collected these and they always remind me of her. 
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This little antique wooden obelisque was a gift from a dear friend, just because. Isn’t it pretty? I love having it out on the cerused secretary.
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Are you a Chairish shopper like I am? I use their app and website all the time for client work especially (I’ve been scouring it for this client!). It’s such an easy way to find well-curated items at really fair prices. 
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My friends at Chairish invited me to curate a list of my favorite items (most are under $200!) that would be great for the gift-giving season. Check out my (huge) list here! I would love to get any of these for Christmas. (Hint-hint, Michael!)
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This post was a collaboration with Chairish! Download their amazing app here to make it even easier to buy and sell amazing vintage finds.
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12 thoughts on “Gifting Vintage This Year

  1. I love getting vintage items for christmas. Some of my favorite pieces are when I have received Jadeite mixing bowls from my grandmother.


  2. Great post Jenny. You have great taste, love all you picks especially the art! I love getting vintage gifts as well, once my father-in-law gave me his old first aid box. Now it hangs proudly in our home.

  3. Vintage items give a home such character! When everything is new, a home feels a little sterile.

    Can you help us/me figure out how to display these kinds of things without ending up with a cluttered look?

  4. I would love to hear about where you got the bust on the piano and the plant that's growing in it. I just love that vista when you walk in the front door and look to the left.

  5. I loved the way you put the guitars and have the picks at hand! My husband is already on his 3rd guitar. I think I will copy the idea for when we have more space as to do something like that. Thanks for the idea!

    I also like having vintage gifts around the house. I have a dresser that was my great parent's. It kind of reminds me of where I come from.

    SJ +

  6. Jenny, I have looked and looked but cannot find a link to your unique door mouldings. The little extra piece at the top is so unique and pretty . . . how can I recreate this?

  7. I once give a vintage gift to my grandmother and it was a bowl actually. And she really is happy about it. So based on that, I could say that old people would appreciate having this vintage gift.

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