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How to Spruce Up Your Thrifted Vintage Finds for Spring

Do you love antiquing, thrifting, and all things vintage? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Today I’ll share some ideas on how you can spruce up your thrifted vintage finds for spring.

spruce up your thrifted vintage finds for spring

I’m joining my friends for another THRIFTING WITH THE GALS blog post. 

If you’re coming over from my friend Stacy at Bricks ‘n Blooms, welcome. Didn’t you love the thrifted finds she shared?

shopping for antiques and vintage home and garden décor.

Sprucing Up Your Thrifted Vintage Finds for Spring

One of my very favorite things is to go shopping for antiques and vintage home and garden decor. And when I can find a great deal, that’s pretty much the cherry on top!

I thought I would share a different take on my blog post this month. Rather than showing you the thrifted finds from a flea market, antique mall, or vintage store, I thought I would share some of the vintage items I found around the house and garage, and how I spruced them up for spring.

Thrifted vintage finds for spring with green seltzer bottles and vintage containers

Garden-Inspired Vintage Spring Home Décor

Do you know what I love even more than vintage décor? Garden-inspired vintage décor. Are you loving these beautiful bright green seltzer bottles as much as I do?


SHOP SELTZER BOTTLES


Flower and Plant Containers

Ironstone and enamel containers are some of my very favorite options to use for plants and flowers.

Thrifted vintage finds for spring

SHOP IRONSTONE PITCHERS AND BOWLS


A rusty vintage toolbox is another great way to display spring flowers such as these gorgeous daffodils.

A rusty vintage toolbox is another great way to display spring flowers such as these gorgeous daffodils.


SHOP VINTAGE TOOLBOXES


Thrifted vintage finds for spring rusty toolbox and faux succulents

And these faux succulents look pretty amazing in the toolbox as well.

Galvanized buckets and tubs are the perfect choices for both indoor and outdoor plant and flower containers.

Galvanized buckets and tubs are the perfect choices for both indoor and outdoor plant and flower containers.


SHOP GALVANIZED BUCKETS AND TUBS


 thrifted vintage fountain

And how about this thrifted vintage fountain?


Adding a basket of flowers or a wreath add a special spring décor touch

Adding a Touch of Spring with Vintage Windows

I have a thing for vintage windows. It could be because we replaced all of the windows from our 1920 home several years ago, and we kept all of them! I can’t tell you how happy I am that we were able to repurpose them.

Adding a basket of flowers or a wreath add a special spring décor touch.

Vintage windows create interest in our cottage garden, including this one on our potting bench.

Vintage windows create interest in our cottage garden, including this one on our potting bench.


SHOP VINTAGE WINDOWS


I bought these Desert Rose dishes at an Antique Mall recently.

A Spring Vintage Tablescape

I bought these Desert Rose dishes at an Antique Mall recently. I really loved the pink and green color combination. Spring is always my favorite season for creating tablescapes.


SHOP DESERT ROSE COLLECTION


vintage pewter poitchers

Not only were the dishes a fabulous vintage find, but I was also able to use a few vintage containers I’ve found over the last few months, and they’re perfect for my spring hellebores.


SHOP VINTAGE PEWTER PITCHERS


African violet in a silver vintage cup

I found this silver cup at one of my favorite shops, Details Home and Garden in Poulsbo, WA.


SHOP VINTAGE SILVER CUPS


thrifted vintage bike for your spring garden.

Sprucing up the Spring Garden

How about finding a thrifted vintage bike for your spring garden. Add a basket or two full of flowers. We were so lucky when a neighbor gave us this bike.


SHOP VINTAGE BIKES


Vintage headboards create interest in any garden

Vintage headboards create interest in any garden. You can use them to separate your garden spaces or as a trellis for your flowers.


I hope this inspired you to spruce up your thrifted vintage finds for spring. Please feel free to leave a comment, I’d love to hear from you.

Are you ready for more thrifting fun? Hop on over to my friend Rachel at The Ponds Farmhouse where she will show you how to display thrift store collections.


The Thrifting Gals Around the Country

STACY | BRICKS ‘N BLOOMS


RACHEL | THE PONDS FARMHOUSE


KRISTIN | WHITE ARROWS HOME


ANN | DABBLING AND DECORATING


BROOKE | THE JUNK PARLOR


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6 Comments

  1. I absolutely love each and every photo Kim and am so inspired to get in my garden and bring plants indoors! I need to put my tool boxes to more use!

  2. Your garden shed is a favorite of mine! I love all of your tips for using vintage in your home! I’m always saying “put a plant in it” and these are perfect examples! Thanks for letting me join you this week!

  3. Kim I love all your vintage containers just perfect for all your beautiful flowers. Love thrifting with you ??

  4. I love how you style your thrifted finds! With the weather getting warmer I’m hoping to resyle mine outdoors in the garden soon!

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