Author Archives: Charlotte Jane

Vintage Chenille Throw Pillows Effortlessly Transform Your Home

Looking for an effortless way to easily add just a hint of cozy nostalgia without overpowering your space? Vintage chenille pillows are the perfect choice. They can uplift ordinary decor into a cottage chic dream, creating a warm, appealing and comfy atmosphere that invites relaxation and beckons one to unwind from the stresses of the […]

How to Care for Vintage Chenille Bedspreads: The Definitive Guide

Based on generations of expertise working with vintage chenille bedspreads, this article aims to share our experiences of what we’ve encountered along the way. What we’ll cover today: Reflections on working with chenille Vintage fabric, the ultimate storyteller How the environment affects fabric 5 Easy tips to care for vintage chenille All about color bleed […]

Farmhouse Decor: Is This Popular Decorating Style for You?

If you love everything old with just the necessities of new then farmhouse decorating is just for you. Many appreciate and admire the old farmhouses of yesteryear. Life was much simpler back then as were the homes: wide plank flooring and a rectangular floor plan were the most basic elements of a farmhouse, along with […]

Cottage Style Decor – There’s No Place Like Home

What defines cottage style? In a nutshell – it’s a decorating style that isn’t specific. It’s not exclusive to one particular style. Cottage style is: simple affordable laid back eclectic Cottage Style Décor – There’s No Place Like Home It’s a decorating style that you can put your heart into – and it’s reflected in […]

Shabby Chic Decorating is All About Roses, Romance & Relaxation

What is shabby chic decorating? It’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that. A decorating style that appreciates worn surfaces, chipped paint and furniture that proudly displays all the charms of wear gleaned over the years, shabby chic brings together an eclectic array of vintage items with chic beauty to create […]

Master shabby chic, cottage style, farmhouse chic with a secret decor tip.

Shabby chic. Cottage style. Farmhouse chic. Which decorating style is your favorite? While the three decorating styles are sometimes thought to be one in the same, they are uniquely different. Whichever you prefer, we embrace all three (because it’s just too hard to choose a favorite). Here’s an easy decorating tip that will bring alive […]

I wallpapered my closet. And it’s cottage chic magic.

I recently wallpapered my closet. As frivolous as that may sound, it was a wonderfully therapeutic experience. It brought me back to the days of living as a very young child in my grandma’s apartment house. The sprawling three-story old-style home was old – just like my grandma. (When you’re five years old, most things […]

The Magic of Vintage Chenille: It’s Tucked Inside Those Fluffy Tufts

We’ve all experienced the overwhelming and forceful “I gotta have that!” feeling. You know it – the feeling that comes over you when you see a vintage item that brings back happy memories, cherished friendships, or just plain good old times. You see it – and you just have to have it. I know the […]

The Mysterious Appeal of Vintage Clothing

Ahhh….there’s nothing so comforting as wearing a beloved vintage item of clothing. You not only feel wonderful wearing it, but that vintage blouse, skirt, dress, or even a pair of jeans has a certain energy to it. Know what I mean? To those who love vintage clothing (and I love all vintage clothing!), there are […]

How to Care for Vintage Chenille Bedspreads, Fabrics & Robes

We’ve been collecting vintage chenille bedspreads, fabrics and other linens for decades. The list below is a quick summary of some of the most useful strategies we’ve gleaned during all these years. VINTAGE CHENILLE LAUNDERING TIPS… BEWARE of OLD-STYLE WASHING MACHINES that use a central agitator. Fabric can easily catch beneath the agitator, causing irreversible […]