Retro, Done Right: Great Finds from Seesaw Vintage Thumbnail

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 [...]

Creamsicle, Anyone? ‘Tangerine Dream’ Mid-Century Side Table Thumbnail

I love a good before and after, and I love it even more when the “after” is something I could actually bring home with me. Mid-Century Modern Furniture is everyone’s favorite these days (me included), but it can sometimes be hard to imagine formica-covered pieces as anything other than — well — dated. I’ve been [...]

Introducing My Freecycle Score: A Chair Named Grace Thumbnail

Yeah. We named our new/old chair. We love her that much. Want to know how we found her? I always lament how other people seem to find incredible pieces for free, either on the curbs in their neighborhood or via Freecycle. Well, now that we are considerably closer to Atlanta than we were before, I [...]

Mid-Century, Vintage, Retro, Call It What You Will: Lushpad Has It! Thumbnail

These days, all things Mid-Century Modern are in. A Craigslist search for names like Eames, Bertoia, Arne Jacobsen, Herman Miller or George Nelson will tell you that. But finding quality mid-century pieces in good vintage condition can be a difficult task. Trust me — I say this from experience. This is where Lushpad comes in. [...]

A Few Vintage Chairs for Your Inspiration Thumbnail

There are two places in our home where I’d like to put a chair. But not just any chair. It has to be used — preferably from the mid-century era. And it has be something I can bring back to life with new upholstery. Of course, the idea that I can reupholster a chair with [...]