Retro, Done Right: Great Finds from Seesaw Vintage

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Lately, my husband and I have been considering opening an etsy store for vintage housewares and refurbished furniture. I regularly come across beautiful pieces that I have to pass up because we have no place to put them all. An etsy store would definitely allow me to feed my addiction and make a little money at the same time. But — let’s be honest — vintage shops on etsy are plentiful, and it can be hard to stand out in the crowd. So I’ve been doing a lot of research and looking into shops with great collections. And among those, I am a big fan of Seesaw Vintage.

The shop is run by Angela Hardison, Raquel Raney and Lindsay Tingstrom, otherwise known as the ladies of Seesaw Designs, a creative studio in Scottsdale, AZ. Given our common graphic design background, they are women after my own heart, and that would probably explain why I am in love with their impeccable taste in vintage ephemera. They have a truly discerning eye (eyes?), and I find myself wanting to favorite every other item.

Here are some of my favorites from their shop:


1. Vintage Smocked Gingham Round Pillow ($24) 2. Vintage 50’s Riihimaki Riihimaen Cream/Sugar Pair ($20) 3. Vintage Triangle Midcentury Candle Holder ($18) 4. Vintage Sugar Jar ($26) 5. Vintage Catherineholm Fondue Pot – Lotus Pattern in orange ($38) 6. Vintage Brass Flying Bird Hook ($20)

And if you needed further evidence of their great taste, here are some photos of their studio space. Loves it!



seesawvintage-office3All photos from Seesaw Vintage and the Seesaw Designs blog

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  • Camila F. June 17, 2010, 1:03 pm

    I love them too, everything is super pretty!

  • seesaw June 28, 2010, 5:16 pm

    awe – extremely sweet. thank you!

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