A Tudor Makeover

Our client came to us asking for an update: “The pink was very old-fashioned and out of date.” She wanted a clean, crisp living room that felt light and fresh. This was achieved using a delicate color palate full of blues and greens mixed with neutrals. Essentials included a casual space to watch TV, reading chairs, and plenty of room to entertain. She believed hiring designers was important … [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...]

Elizabeth’s Palm Beach Dream

When Elizabeth described how she wanted her new condo to look, she said, "Palm Beach!" The goal: lots of color, cheer, and a place that “people were pleased to come into and enjoy the space with me”. So we started with her vintage Zuber screen as our inspiration for the color scheme and chose some key pieces from her own to make over for the new space. We took some of her pieces and lacquered … [Read more...]

Decorating with Blue and White

Blue and white is one of the most adored color combinations. Why? Not only is this color duo chic and versatile but it also takes its cues from nature. Think of the many blues in the sky and the many shades that make up water and be inspired to bring those colors inside. Blue hues all mix well together and white is fresh and natural. Chinoiserie Take inspiration from classic ginger jars and … [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...]

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...]

Meet Tenesa & Anne

Here at Shanahan Wildermuth Interiors we have been designing gorgeous homes for years. We find it and style it so you can live beautiful every day. Our experience as both interior decorators and vintage furniture experts allows us to have a unique perspective to turn your decorating ideas into a space you will truly love.   As award-winning interior designers we have helped many clients create … [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...]