15 Awesome Vintage Finds from Etsy

Well, I did it again. I’ve been antique shopping on Etsy. It’s an obsession you guys. But in my defense, Etsy is practically the best virtual flea market in the world. Really, it’s like all of the best antiques and unique vintage finds you could ever dream up and you get to shop while sitting in bed wearing your pajamas and drinking coffee. It doesn’t get much better than that, right?! RIGHT. So today I’ve rounded up 15 awesome vintage finds for you. All of them are totally authentic and one of a kind, so if you see something you want, you better snag it fast before it’s gone forever!

Vintage pocket watch

I absolutely adore this small vintage pocket watch! I think this would be so cute sitting on top of a pile of old books or in a small vignette.

I love this set of vintage suitcases, the colors are just perfect! Old suitcase like this can be styled in so many different ways. I especially love them in an entryway or mudroom.


I adore this little vintage ironstone cream pitcher, it dates back to the 1940’s! I think this would be so cute with a single hydrangea or small bundle of flowers, or even just sitting on your kitchen shelves.

If you love unbound vintage books as much as I do, you’ll want to check these our. This set of 10 books is gorgeous and the price isn’t too bad either. This little shop has tons of vintage books!

Vintage french bread board. Amazing farmhouse style kitchen decor.

Looking for a one-of-a-kind bread board from a little bakery in the south of France?! Well set your eyes on these purdy things. I’ve shared them before and I think they are just sooooo dreamy.


Ok, this may very well be the cutest vintage fan I have EVER seen. Seriously, how adorable is this?! I’ve never seen one with a white cage like this and that soft blue color is just so pretty. I think this would be adorable in a little girls room or an office space.

I love these vintage sewing machine drawers. The details on these are just beautiful! I’d definitely paint these and use them to display old books and some greenery.

I think this vintage street sign is so cute and would be fun hanging in a kitchen or even a playroom. This shop has tons of antique street signs.

This vintage typewriter is similar to the one I recently bought (you can see it in this post) and the price is awesome. If you’ve been looking to add an old typewriter to your antique collection, this is definitely one to check out.

Vintage 7 UP crate

I love this vintage 7-up crate! You don’t see a lot of white old crates like this, so this guy is pretty unique.

This antique French market basket with the original wooden handles is soooooo pretty. This could be used year-round and styled in so many fun ways. And TONS of character and history too!

Ok, I may be drooling a little over this vintage fireplace mantel. This thing is so cool! Did you ever see that episode of Fixer Upper where they put a mantel like this on the wall in a bedroom?! SO many fun possibilities with this.

I’m on a roll with the French finds today! This set of wooden spoons is from France and they are seriously calling my name. I’ve always wanted to have a bundle of antique wooden spoons to display in our kitchen.


I found this super pretty vintage ceiling tin and it’s very similar to the one I used to make this DIY coat rack I shared with you guys a few days ago! I love the detailing on this one.

Of course I had to track down a vintage scale. I just couldn’t help it, you guys know I’m obsessed. And I love this little minty green one. So cute and definitely one of a kind!

I could literally go on and on because Etsy is full of some amazing stuff, but I’ll stop here with these 15 items. I hope you found something fun! Or at least enjoyed browsing through my antique finds. Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today, I always appreciate it. I hope you have a FABULOUS holiday weekend! TTFN. (ta-ta for now!)

Here’s a few more fun posts you might want to check out while you’re here:

A Few Favorites To Get Ready for Fall

10 DIY Farmhouse Style Pumpkin Ideas

The Best Vintage Inspired Candles

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  1. Debbie wrote:

    Thanks dear friend for all those wonderful vintage finds. It hard to choose which one, if any single one is my favorite. I love how you transformed the vintage ceiling tin. How do you come up with these creative ideas??? Thanks for always sharing your wonderful finds and creative ideas, your home and beautiful family with us!!! Debbie❤️❤️

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      Haha well it’s a lot of fun, so that’s a bit part of it! Thanks for all your support Debbie, I truly appreciate it!

      Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  2. Sarah, these are gorgeous finds! I’ve never thought to look on Etsy… I sure will now! Im headed to The Found Cottage Mercantile today and I can’t wait to see all the vintage goodies!!

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      Oh I’m so jealous Dena!! I bet it was AWESOME.

      Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  3. Becky wrote:

    Ok Sarah, there is not one thing in this grouping that I don’t love and WANT!!!!!! 💕💓 The fan the books the spoons the creamers. Soooo cute Typewriter and suitcases! Lol !! Have a great week-end as we go into Sept. xoxo

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  4. Jan wrote:

    Awesome vintage finds! You will love the mantel, I have one and it’s my favorite to decorate with! I’d have more but their getting hard to find.
    What a great way to welcome Autumn in!
    Enjoy it all!

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  5. Martha wrote:

    Show me pictures of how you will use the suitcases. I have 3 but really don’t know how! Thanks

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  6. Lindsey wrote:

    Hi Sarah! I love when you share your vintage finds with us!! Have you ever shopped on the Mercari app? I love it, it is a lot like Etsy and you can find so many different items! It’s like a nationwide yard sale! I have bought many different vintage and antique items off of there. Check it out, I think you will love it! Have a wonderful weekend!!

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      I haven’t even heard of that app. Thanks for sharing Lindsey, I’ll check it out!

      Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  7. LOVE those spoons… I expected them to be a lot more money than that! Great price! Thanks for sharing, Sarah! (How’s your mom doing?)

    Posted 8.31.18 Reply
    • Sarah wrote:

      Thanks for asking Julie. She is doing MUCH better! She’s pretty much back to her spunky self and we are so grateful.

      Posted 8.31.18 Reply
  8. Jayne wrote:

    Hi Sarah from the UK.

    I must say your emails make my day and you are truly blessed with a great sense of style I live in a 200 year old cottage in a small Essex village and your posts give me so many ideas.

    Thanks

    Jayne

    Posted 9.1.18 Reply
  9. Heather wrote:

    Love these kind of posts, Sarah! Keep ‘em coming! 😊

    Posted 9.1.18 Reply
  10. Danielle wrote:

    Hi Sarah,
    I love all your finds. I actually went to my local Good Will the other week and FOUND the same vintage Way-Rite scale for nine dollars! I immediately scooped it up and took it home with me!

    Posted 9.7.18 Reply

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