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We have several sets of vintage cocktail glasses in the shop right now. With nice weather upon us, it’s time to dream up some summer cocktails. We personally like the Moscow Mule and had an amazing version recently at The Walrus and The Carpenter. Using fresh ginger beer is key. And serving it up in a frosted vintage cocktail glass, even better!
Do you have a favorite cocktail you like to serve at parties? What’s your go to Summer drink?roly poly glasses // fred press crown glasses // kimiko roman guard glasses // turquoise + gold steamboat // san francisco glasses // shaker + shot glasses // regency black + gold glasses // carriage glasses // greek key libbey glasses
these hollywood regency glasses with an ornate black, white, and gold swirl design were just listed in the shop. very glam and perfect for your holiday gathering.
Well it didn’t take long for my client and I to agree on wallpaper for her dining room – we went with Serena & Lily’s Palmetto pattern in olive/turquoise. It compliments her existing orange hue walls nicely. Now I’m just trying to convince her to wallpaper the whole dining room to add a little more drama to the room and also play off her white wainscoting. Wink. Wink.
The client already recovered the seats of her vintage 1940’s wood chairs (I attempted to find a similar chair style online for this design board) with Drygoods Design fabric. The reclaimed wood dining table from Restoration Hardware will be delivered by the end of this month and once we have the wallpaper in place, will get to work styling the rest of the room.
Since my client already has a brushed brass bar cart from Restoration Hardware, it will be fairly easy to style it up with some vintage cocktail glasses, shakers, decanters, and other barware goodies. The buffet table (attempted to find similar for this design board) will also remain as she had recently purchased it from a local artist. It will be flanked by Schoolhouse Electric Lily Table Lamps. I’ll then finish out styling the buffet with new and vintage accessories.
We will also replace her existing deep red roman window shades with white curtain panels, supported by walnut and brass curtain rods. I personally like the horn finials from Anthropologie and think they’ll add a touch of whimsy to the space. And lastly I included a ceiling pendant option to replace her existing craftsman style pendant. I adore Schoolhouse Electric’s Vega 5 Chandelier in antique black and think would lend a modern industrial vibe to her room.
One of the coolest features on Chairish is the ability to favorite fellow sellers pieces. From jewelry to an etagere – I’ve been collecting a favorite list and luckily for you, some of these pieces are for sale. Check out some of these Stellar Chairish Sellers and their amazing finds!
This past week I had the opportunity to glam up a bar area in a client’s kitchen. And since Christmas is around the corner, I knew I had to incorporate a little holiday whimsy into her space while retaining the glamour of her newly remodeled kitchen featuring white cabinets, carrara marble countertops, grey washed wide plank floors, and chrome hardware. Her kitchen opens onto a newly remodeled family/tv room that will soon showcase furniture, a throw rug, and a bookcase/media center featuring blues, white, and grey. I knew I wanted to incorporate these colors in her bar area so everything flowed.
I started with a staple – the mirrored tray from West Elm. From here I shopped for some vintage pieces and found a great lucite ice bucket, martini book, and cocktail accessories including a glass cut decanter.
My client’s husband requested some high balls and I scored some vintage Libby glasses in a plaid cut glass pattern. To tie in the blues, I found some beautiful crystal cut glasses at Anthropologie. And for my client’s daughter, I threw in some blue rock candy swizzle sticks.
And because I think every room needs a hint of gilt, I added this adorable gold ram ornament from West Elm.
I’m busy readying new vintage pieces for the shop and hope you’ll check out the 1. Vintage Couroc Tray, 2. Mid-Century Schooner Ice Bucket and Glassware Set, 3. Brass Pineapple Candle Holder, 4. Vintage Fred Press Glasses, and a 5. Mid Century Modern Pineapple Lamp that I listed in the AnthologyHouse Etsy Shop.
And please stay tuned in the coming weeks as I will be adding more pieces including vintage furniture, art, and home accessories to both the Chairish and Etsy storefronts.
1. Hollywood Regency Tall Wingback Chair 2. Mid-Century Modern Brass Sunburst Wallclock 3. Vintage Silver Plated Champagne Bucket 4. Vintage Gold Chrome Bar Cart & Ice Bucket Insert 5. Vintage Black and Gold Ceramic Pheasants 6. Vintage Culver Prado Cocktail Glasses
Father’s Day is coming up Sunday June 15th! And why not give Dad a hip gift like a bar cart, vintage barware, or a Mad Men style chair from AnthologyHouse? Chairish is also celebrating the big day by featuring collections from some super cool Dad’s including Jim Moriarty, former CEO of Surfrider’s Foundation, Charlie Capen of How to Be a Dad, Eric Pfeiffer of Pfeiffer Lab, and Ian and Shep Miller of Vineyard Vines. I’m thrilled that both Charlie Capan and Ian and Shep Miller selected pieces from the AnthologyHouse storefront on Chairish. Thanks guys!
Looking for some vintage pieces to spruce up your home for Spring? I just posted some furniture and home accessories to Chairish including a Hollywood Regency Brass Vanity Bench, Jonathan Adler Bobo Pillow, Culver Prado Cocktail Glasses, and a Gilt Braided Rope + Glass Coffee Table. And come check out the new seller profiles Chairish just launched. I love that as a seller, you can upload your logo, include a personal cover, and allow buyers to share their favorites with their friends and followers. Bravo Chairish!
1. Hollywood Regency Brass Vanity Bench 2. Jonathan Adler Orange + Purple Bobo Pillow 3. Hollywood Regency Gilt Floor Table Lamp 4. Hollywood Regency Gold Floral Branches, Wall Décor 5. Culver Prado Cocktail Glasses, Set 10 6. Mid-Century Red & Gold Cocktail Glasses 7. Gilt Braided Rope + Glass Coffee Table
With the warmer weather upon us, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor parties and concocting some yummy cocktails. But a cocktail is not complete unless it’s served up (on the rocks or neat) in a beautiful vintage cocktail glass. I have some gorgeous vintage glasses, an ice bucket and cocktail shaker for sale in the shop that would be perfect for that Bourbon Mule, Sidecar, or French 75.
Need some ideas of what to serve in these vintage beauties? Below are a couple of my favorite cocktail recipes – some sweet and some just pure and simple – from some amazing lifestyle + food bloggers including Erin @ Apartment 34, Eden @ Sugar and Charm, and Kiran Tarun @ Kirantarun.com.
If you have a yummy drink recipe you want to share, please drop me a line with your drink featured in your favorite vintage glass and I’ll post it on Instagram.
Cucumber Ginger Gin Fizz
Ingredients: 1 oz. fresh cucumber juice, 1 oz. gin, 1 oz. ginger simple syrup, 1 oz. fresh lime juice, club soda
Pour Me Ginger Simple Syrup
Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 cup sugar, 4 oz. ginger, peeled and chopped
You can either juice about two inches of a cucumber or muddle and strain pieces of fresh cucumber to obtain 1 oz. of juice. Mix juices, syrup and gin in shaker with ice. Shake for 20 seconds. Top off with club soda and serve in an old fashion glass with a cucumber slice and ice ball!
Add sugar and water to pot and bring to boil. Once sugar is incorporated, take off heat. Add ginger to mixture and let seep for 2 hours. Strain mixture through fine strainer and refrigerate remaining syrup. Lasts up to one month in fridge.
Blueberry Moscow Mule
Ingredients: 1 cup ginger beer, 1 shot ginger vodka, juice of one lime wedge, blueberry syrup (recipe below)
Ingredients: 1 cup fresh blueberries, 1/4 cup water, 1 tablespoon sugar
Bring the ingredients to a boil for 5 minutes, then let it simmer for another 10 minutes until it thickens. Strain over a glass bowl and let it cool.
Pour the ginger beer, vodka and lime juice in a copper cup and stir. Add in the ice and then pour a little blueberry syrup on the top. Give it another stir and garnish with blueberries and a lime wedge.
Citrusy Champagne Sangria
Ingredients: 4 cups freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, 1 cup ginger ale, 1 lemon thinly sliced, 1 blood orange thinly sliced, 3 clementines thinly sliced,1 honey crisp apple thinly sliced, 1/2 cup pomegranate arils, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/3 cup water, pinch of salt, 1 bottle of chilled champagne
Prepare simple syrup by stirring sugar and water until sugar completely dissolves. Keep in refrigerator to chill while prepping other ingredients.
In a tall pitcher, add all fruits + grapefruit juice + salt + simple syrup and ginger ale . Chill in refrigerator for a few hours, preferably overnight.
To serve, add sangria in a fancy-schmancy glass and top it with bubbly champagne!
I love the Hunters Alley’s tag line, ‘The Hunt is On” and completely relate when shopping for quality vintage pieces. It is a hunt when seeking out vintage and some days you walk away with nothing after digging, scouring sales, and looking for that one of a kind piece. But on a good day, you pick up some amazing pieces, walk away with a huge smile on your face, and can’t wait to tell your friends what you scored.
I am thrilled to share my recent finds with you that I recently posted to the Hunters Alley storefront including a vintage ram perfume bottle, mid-century red + gold glasses and much more. Stop by and check out the latest merchandise…and stay tuned as new pieces are added to the shop each week.
Need some inspiration on how to incorporate these lovelies in your home? Check out some of the beautiful photos below :
It’s easy to dress up a book shelf with all white ceramics and color popping book covers. The vintage ram head perfume bottle would look stunning when displayed with other white ceramics.
And who doesn’t love a good bar area for serving up cocktails in some of your favorite vintage barware. The mid-century red + gold glasses featured in the shop would be perfect displayed on a gold tray on your tabletop or barcart. Add some personality by displaying small brass figurines, a vintage decanter and lamp and you’ve got the perfect spot for hosting your next soiree.