Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

With 8 children between the two of us Mother's Day is always full of fun surprises. With the holiday just around the corner (Sunday!), we're here to help you find the perfect gift for mom. Cosabella PJ set A cozy set of PJs might seem counter intuitive with summer coming, but this lightweight combo is the perfect set for lazy mornings and movie nights. Jo Malone Orange Blossom Candle A … [Read more...]

All About the Hardware

Making over vintage pieces is always a fun and interesting journey. There are so many ideas to consider. We love to lacquer our pieces in bright colors and upgrade upholstery. However, one of our biggest secrets to updating a piece is to change the hardware. Below we explore easy ways to reinvent your pieces. First up, we swapped out the original hardware for their gold counterparts. Against … [Read more...]

Party Blues (and Whites)!

Here at SWI, we love to entertain our friends and family. More importantly, we want to do it in style. We like to take party design cues from everywhere, including our favorite interior styles. Blue and white is one of our ultimate favorites and this bridal luncheon is equal parts preppy and whimsical. Below we have some inspiration pictures and ideas to make this party scheme your own! Spring … [Read more...]

Bar Carts: The Ultimate Party Accessory

At SWI, we love a stocked bar cart. Not only do they provide a fun vintage look to your home, but they are also the perfect accessory for a hostess. The bar cart is basically a portable bar that allows the host to never step away from the party. The party is wherever the bar cart is! Today we want to provide all bar cart lovers some inspiration to creat the perfectly stocked bar cart for every … [Read more...]

Colorful Inspiration

As we mentioned in our previous blog post Hollywood Regency is one of our favorite styles and inspires quite a few of our projects. This look incorporates a lot of things we love: glam, gold and chinoiserie. Another important aspect that deserves its very own blog post is COLOR. As design experts we adore adding color to interiors, from bold prints to art that makes a statement. Keep reading as we … [Read more...]

The Hollywood Regency Look

Hollywood Regency can be defined as the over arching style for Vintage Glamour decorating. Reminiscent of the old Hollywood era full of glitz and glamour this look is bold and timeless. It is a style that has truly transcended the decades. Hollywood Regency can be broken down into two major categories Chinoiserie and Palm Beach. Both styles are eclectic mixes of colors and prints. Below are ways … [Read more...]

How To Create The Vintage Glamour Look

Here at SWI Vintage we have made a commitment to bringing back the Vintage Glamour lifestyle. Vintage Glamour can be loosely defined as the style that developed during the American Midcentury and the boom of Hollywood. Homeowners during this time embraced elegant interiors full of color and exotic accents. A mix of Hollywood Regency, Palm Beach and touches of the Orient, American homes were … [Read more...]

Meet The Vintage Glamour Experts

Our crazy journey began when we met through the Cincinnati Junior League and quickly realized we had very similar styles. Our love of vintage glamour and Hollywood Regency brought us together and led us to building several successful businesses in the interior design industry. While styling our homes we soon discovered that there was nowhere to purchase high-end materials or accessories. … [Read more...]