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How to Shop Online for Vintage Home Decor

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How to Shop Online for Vintage Home Decor
Here's a few tips to make shopping online for vintage home decor a breeze!

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Monochrome Home- Black and White Decor Inspiration

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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

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DIY Kitchen Cabinet Painting

  When we bought out house while there were many things we loved about it, we unfortunately were not completely thrilled with the kitchen.  While the dining area was roomy and there were a few upgrades, it had old solid oak cabinets that cast a yellowy-orange look on everything.  For a long time we wanted to upgrade them but didn't want to put in a lot of expense.  We finally refinished and painted them ourselves and I don't know why we were afraid to for so long!  This was the BEFORE Here's what we did: Project Materials Trisodium Phosphate Heavy...

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Why to Buy Vintage (Also, why we sell it!)

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  Vintage items that  have stood the test of time show their quality. They can often be higher quality than modern reproductions. Buying pre-loved items is good for the environment.  It decreases the demand for new items and lessens the pressure to overuse resources. Giving new life to vintage items keeps them out of landfills.  Since mid-century, humans have more than tripled what we send to landfills. Let's cut that number down. Many vintage or antique items are unique or have a story to them.  They lend personality and character to your home. Here at the Valerie Tyler Collection I...

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Black and White Halloween and Fall Decor

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Black and White Halloween and Fall Decor

Love to decorate for Fall and Halloween but just can't commit to warm orange tones. Think in black and white! Add subtle Gothic touches and earthy elements and you can easily transition from Halloween into Thanksgiving by just removing the creepier elements and leaving the pumpkins out through November! Here's some inspiration for you. Neutral pumpkins in can be displayed just about anywhere. Dress them up with a touch of metallic paint for a more glam look. Display with unique artifacts and sculptures to catch the eye.  

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