story photoHello Friends!

I want to start out by extending a huge welcome to all of you, as well as a few big virtual hugs! Welcome, I am Susan from Kindred Vintage & Co. and I am so grateful you’re here!

A short bit about myself. I am a stay at home mother, a wife to one of the most wonderful men in the world and a mother to two darling little girls. I adore my family, friends, vintage goods, decorating, coffee, red wine, holidays, and being surrounded by beautiful, inspirational spaces and it’s even better for those spaces to be filled with beautiful, uplifting people!

After purchasing our first fixer upper in February of 2014, and many months of major renovations, my little tribe and I moved into our home. A lot of sweat and tears were poured into our ol’ 1920’s bungalow but now that (most) all is said and done I am so happy to call this brick beauty ours! These walls hold many stories and we are so blessed to be creating many more memories here!

I love the thrill of thrifting, hunting for, and then discovering that imperfectly perfect piece! It is even better when my husband and I are able to give those unloved gems beautiful new life, either by repairing and refinishing those that need it or simply by using an old unloved piece in a fresh new way! Giving second chances to forgotten treasures is something that makes my heart beat a little faster!

My design style? Well, I am not sure I can narrow it down to just one! It is a big ol’ mix of a whole lot of things that I love. However, I can assure you this, adding character to spaces through vintage finds then mixing those old, worn items with new, glamorous ones is a pattern you will see throughout our home! My motto is to fill your home with only the things that you absolutely adore, whether they be old or new, because those things represent you and your family, and that my friend, is what truly makes just any old house a home.

Thank you for stopping by again. I hope you’ll make yourself comfy and stay a while!

xo

Susan

divider

 

Kindred Vintage & Co. was created in 2014 as a way to share my love of beautiful vintage finds, DIY projects,
painted furniture, decorating and styling pretty spaces.

This site is my creative outlet and the place where I am able to express all the ideas I dream up in my mind. It is my hope that you will also be inspired to create spaces that you love living in. After all, isn’t it a beautiful thing to able to fill your home with those pieces and people you absolutely adore?

If you are interested in advertising, affiliations or giveaways please feel free to contact me. I will gladly consider opportunities that I believe would be a good fit and would be enjoyed by our readers.

 

divider

 

Work featured or shared through print, web and/or social media via the following and more:
Kirklands
T & S Hughes Photography
Sara O-Brien – Chicagoland Lifestyle Photographer
Martha Stewart
House of Belonging
Aedriel Moxley
One Kings Lane
Joss & Main
Homegoods
Daniele Wellington
Painted Fox
Design Sponge
Shabby Apple
Glitter Guide
Our Vintage Farmhouse
Folk Magazine
Minted
Frame Bridge
Walker Edison Furniture
Deann Art
Vonjet Silhouettes
Parris Chic Boutique
Fanciful Designs
RestyleSource
White Shanty
 

2015 Decorating Guide__Outline_FINAL_Digital

feature