With the holiday season upon us, we’re taking the legwork out of shopping for décor. We’ve hand-selected the perfect blend of mid-century and rustic items to decorate your home and prepare you for stylish entertaining throughout the holidays. And, the best thing is, all of these items can be purchased within one block. Now how’s that for convenience? (more…)
Carol Lindley and Rory Klinge, owners of re:design. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)
When one enters re:design, a new repurposed, modern and vintage furniture store in Southold, the eye is immediately drawn to a large galvanized steel shelf unit near the doorway.
The item, which sits atop spindly metal legs and has a wooden tabletop, is a striking piece of furniture. It’s also just one example of Rory Klinge’s craftsmanship.
“We did an estate buyout and that was in the garage,” Klinge said during an interview in the new Main Road space. “My son picked up the hairpin legs somewhere, which were perfect, and I had this old shuffleboard floor. The pieces were just meant to be together.” (more…)
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | If you get a kick out of retro advertising, you’ll love this Colgate-carting cardboard Santa Claus, which recently sold for $40 at Consignment Galore in Riverhead.
Nostalgia is a common theme come Christmastime, but there’s no need to resign yourself to fond memories of celebrations long past. With an array of vintage decorations for sale at shops across the North Fork, it’s easy to create an old-fashioned Christmas. From a giant 1950s-themed Santa Claus cutout in Riverhead to a leg lamp from “A Christmas Story” in Southold, we tracked down the very best in retro holiday finds.