Brass is Back!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be dishing on our favorite trends this year. We keep up with top interior designers and home decor magazines to keep our pieces fresh and on-trend. Today we’re talking all about brass, which is back in a big way and was cited by House Beautiful UK as a top trend for 2017. Ousting copper as the metal of choice this year, brass is a classic finish that lends itself perfectly to the traditional, the modern, and everything in between.

Take one step into Cottage Grove Vintage Market these days and you’ll have no trouble spotting this trend in trays, bookends, boxes, baskets, and our personal favorite--LAMPS. Here’s a few of our favorite brass finds in the shop right now…

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If you’re nervous about styling with brass, try mixing it with other finishes like marble, wood, and rich, warm textiles to keep your space soft and inviting. Or, snap a few photos of your space and bring them to us! We love to share ideas and suggest pieces that will keep your home contemporary, yet timeless.

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Have a favorite brass piece from our shop that you love? Share it with us on Instagram using the hashtags #cottagegrovevintage and #brassisback, or post it to our Facebook page!

Where Do You FIND All of This?!?

It’s the question we hear most often at Cottage Grove Vintage from our customers. How are all of these great pieces just out there?!? And where do you find them? The super-top-secret answer is…

EVERYWHERE.

Estate sales, auctions, flea markets, garage sales. Anywhere and everywhere you can imagine, we’ve been there. We are scouring and scouring not just the Upstate but all over the Southeast to bring you the best of the best.

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The best part is, by shopping at Cottage Grove Vintage, YOU don’t have to do one bit of scouring. We’ve already poked through, looked over, and picked out the best finds, resulting in nearly endless options curated just for you. Each of our dealers are well-versed in latest trends from interior designers and style makers, leaving everything culled, collected, curated and carefully styled in our shop for you to enjoy.

Whether it’s vintage furniture that’s been reimagined with a fresh coat of paint, or that one-of-a-kind antique find that speaks to you right when you walk in the door, you get the joy and satisfaction of giving an old piece new life by bringing it into your space and making it shine.

It’s our biggest trade secret and one we’re willing to share. We find it everywhere, but we bring it all to one special place, just for you.

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Want to follow along as we pick across the Southeast? Join in the fun on Instagram!

• Cottage Grove Vintage @cottagegrovevintage •

• Four Corner Finds @fourcornerfinds •

• Grey Street Market @greystreetmarket •

• Syd&Lou @sydlougreenville •

• Yorick & Co. @yorick_co •

• Crazy Daisy Finds @crazydaisyfinds •

• found. @foundgreenville •