Truth be told, we love the hunt of hitting the weekend antique market and unearthing a treasure just itching to be shown off. But easy and effortless, the whole process is not (think early morning call times, sunbaked blacktop, and dust—lots of it!). Thankfully, we have Etsy, that godsend of retail destinations where we can shop the curated selections of independent shopkeepers and antique enthusiasts the world over.
Getting ready for the hunt at a reasonable hour while still tucked in bed with a cup of coffee is much more enjoyable than rising at the crack of dawn to brave the endless aisles of antique markets. If you’re in the market for a vintage or antique piece but don’t have the time for the chase, you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best Etsy vintage home decor shops out there with treasures aplenty. Add these to your favorites list.
Furniture, antique oddities, and plenty of selection make this Americana-inflected shop a perennial favorite. Think antique washing machines, horse collars, and equestrian hats. No wonder it's been an Etsy jewel for a decade and counting.
From furniture to vintage badminton rackets, felt pennant flags, and oversized sea sponges, this shop has everything to layer in a collected feel in your home. Also, if you're into antique kitchenware, you've come to the right place.
CollectionIt will help you add modernist Parisian flair to your home. We are very much fans of this sophisticated boutique.
Hunting for gems takes time. Allow Brooklyn-based Gallivanting Girls, or Humble House Brooklyn on Etsy, to outfit your space with flea market treasures without the hassle. Think modern living with a little old school character.
Lamp & Co
This French shop is a lighting and décor enthusiast’s goldmine, with items sourced from the 1930s through the 1980s. Enjoy a fantastic collection of rattan goods as well.
This charming Detroit-based shop offers a well-curated selection of beautiful vintage wares, both large- and small-scale. Midcentury modern enthusiasts will be pleased to find an ample selection of furniture to suit their taste.
Specializing in Danish and midcentury furniture and décor, Midcentury Maddist is a teak lover’s dream come true. Americans will be happy to note that the shop is based out of San Jose, California.
The Modern Vault
Yet another California shop boasts impressive statement pieces and collectibles (hello, Noguchi!). Find that rare standout piece you'll cherish forever.
Wise Apple Vintage
If quirky kitchenware is your thing, you're in luck. This charming shop out of Buffalo, New York celebrates everything colorful, kitschy, and pre-loved. Find a great collection of antique bookends or stock up on vintage glassware.
This Washington-based shop is every midcentury lover's dream. You can pick up very reasonably priced furniture and housewares, but our favorite part is that for a fairly minimal cost, you can custom design your own pieces.