It usually takes a lot of conscious effort to look effortless. For most people, a "laid-back yet somehow perfectly polished" style is either just a dream, or the end result of strategic research and Pinteresting. But then there's Calivintage's Erin Hagstrom: a lifestyle blogger and stylish mother of two, everything from her clothes to 1920's home manages to exude a breezy, Californian aesthetic with a classic vintage twist. So naturally, she's the perfect person to steal design ideas from.
We asked Erin to pick out her favorite finds on Apartment Therapy Marketplace, so that you have a solid jumping off point for your next secondhand shopping adventure. And since the rocking chair in the main image was a Marketplace find, you know she's no novice when it comes to snagging something good.
Let's see what she found (as well as some similar options, just in case another thrifter beat you to it). And ok... since we couldn't narrow down her favorites to one article, be sure to check out Erin's curated market on the site.
Long gone are the days of cookie cutter dining rooms. Mixed seating options means that this solid wood dining table is perfectly customizable for any type of crowd.
Vintage Pink Velvet Swivel Chairs, $425 each.
Blush pink is definitely seeing a resurgence in popularity, and works as a fun alternative to traditional neutral shades. This vintage duo is the perfect way to try out the trend for yourself.
What kid's room wouldn't look adorable (yet well-styled) with this cute vintage rocking horse? Yes, it's still functional!
Modern Green Velvet Sofa, $1,195.
A key part of Erin's philosophy is expertly blending vintage and modern styles; this bold green velvet sofa would be a fun punch of color among more muted tones.
Never settle when it comes to where you start your day: a beautiful vanity with plenty of storage options = smooth sailing with your morning routine.
Clean and functional style is timeless! An arc floor lamp will brighten up your space and act as a nice linear accent in your space.
1930's Vintage Persian Rug, $885.
A vintage guru like Erin knows best: you just can't replicate the character that comes from buying something secondhand. Vintage rugs bring instant charm into your room, as well as some welcome warmth.
Chrome Cantilever Chairs, $150 each.
Chrome and cane make a pretty pair; this set would look great either around a table or on their own as accent pieces.
You know Erin loves a good rocker. Any dedicated fan of bohemian style would find room in their hearts for this vintage rattan and cane chair.
We're rounding everything out with some classic mid-century modern style. This vintage beauty also has a pull-out mirror to go with it's ample storage, so even a busy mama of two can get ready efficiently in one spot.