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Let’s go thrifting for vintage spring decor!

About a month ago, during one of the coldest snaps of winter here in Minnesota, I started to envision what I wanted my spring decor to look like. The first thing that came into my head was really pretty and whimsical vintage florals. As I started to go to thrift stores on the hunt for these said vintage florals, my vision came to life. Thrifting for vintage spring decor is such a joy. Join me today as I walk you through my vintage finds for spring!

vintage floral china used for spring decor

This post contains affiliate links. That simply means I earn a small commission on any clicked links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn on qualifying purchases. Thank you for supporting my small business!

Thrifting For Vintage Spring Decor

You guys…I’m so excited about all the pretty vintage pieces I have to share! I went to two different thrift stores to source everything I am showing you today. Let’s get right into it!

Floral China

spring floral china

Believe it or not, someone donated this entire set of beautiful floral china. Like…what?! Unfortunately I don’t have a place to store an entire set of like 45 pieces. So, I spent a good 15 minutes digging through the set and picked out 3 pieces that I loved and thought I could easily incorporate into spring decor.

a vintage floral dish

There is just something about this floral pattern combined with the slight hint of gold along the scalloped edges that just completely spoke to me. The tulips in this pattern make me so happy! I believe the bowls were $2 each and the platter was $4. I’m not sure how I will style these yet but stay tuned for my spring home tour in a few weeks to find out! You can check out last year’s spring decor in the meantime.

a vintage floral bowl for spring

Tulip Plates

vintage tulip plates

Can you see my vintage florals coming to life? I went to a Goodwill that I don’t normally shop at because it’s a tad on the expensive side but it is a complete honey hole when it comes to vintage dishes. These amazing tulip plates were stacked on the very back of a shelf and I HAD to have them! Just look how pretty they are!

vintage tulip plates

They are not marked on the bottom so they may not be that old but I don’t mind. The vivid colors on them paired with the scalloped green edges were enough to convince me to buy them regardless. Marked at $3.99 per plate, they are the perfect addition to my spring decor collection!

Enamel Lidded Dish

Mexican vintage enamel lidded dish

Last weekend, I stopped in at one of my very favorite antique malls. This piece was tucked away in a corner booth and I only paid $2.50 for it! As an avid collector of vintage enamelware, I’ve never come across anything like this! There are so many things going right for this piece of enamelware. From the floral pattern, the 2 handles, the lid… I just can’t even! It’s so stinking cute.

Floral Table Runner

vintage floral table runner

This beautiful vintage runner came from an antique store that I had never been to before. I spent way too much time in this booth. With stacks of vintage linens, what’s a girl to do?!
vintage linen table runner

Can you sense my love for scalloped edges?! I love this runner for the simplicity of it and it goes perfectly with the vintage floral theme. It was a steal at only $5.00 and am so excited to style it for spring.

Bavarian Plate

floral German plate

If you haven’t heard, my heritage is German. I always love when I find vintage pieces that are marked with ‘Germany’ or ‘Bavaria’. This lovely floral plate has a ‘Bavaria’ marking on the back and it was only $2.99! The little bouquets around the side are so beautiful, pairing perfectly with the vintage floral theme for my spring decor.

Hummel Needlework Pictures

vintage hummel needlework

If you have been following me for awhile, you know how much I love to find vintage needlework art. I found a PAIR of vintage Hummel crewelwork pictures at my local thrift store for $3.99 each! You guys, it is so rare to find a pair of anything at the thrift store. These wall hangings are so cute! The pretty little flowers and the umbrellas in each one are quintessentially spring.

vintage Hummel needlework

Purple Pansy Cup

vintage Pansy flower cup

Doesn’t this pretty cup remind you of a fancy English garden? I found this cup at the same thrift store as the tulip plates for $2.99! The vibrant purple color of the Pansy’s is so cheerful and I thought that the shape of the handle was unique.

Small Floral Pitcher

Pfaltzgraf floral pitcher for spring decor

I love the simple floral motif of this little Pfaltzgraff pitcher. When I’m out thrifting, I look for pieces that are versatile. Pitchers are, in my opinion, always great pieces to pick up because you can use and style them in so many different ways.

Floral Art Print

antique floral art print

This beautiful vintage art print was such a surprising find for only $1.99! There was a stack of about 20 different prints of varying subjects. This floral print was right on top and the bright bouquet caught my eye. The bottom corner dates the original to the 1940’s!

spring art print signed

There is some writing on the back of it as seen in the photo above. I guess this lady had originally purchased this in the 80’s. This is what’s so cool about vintage decor..each piece has already had a long journey before it gets to you! So many people get to enjoy the same item. In that way, it connects you, in a very small way, to the person before you.

a vintage floral art print

That concludes my spring thrift haul! I hope you enjoyed thrifting for spring decor with me. Thrifting, whether it be for home decor or otherwise, is such an adventure. Pulling into the parking lot of a thrift store always gets me so excited because you never know what treasures await! May you find something this week that brings you joy.

signature from The Antiqued Journey

Let me know in the comments if you have found any thrifted pieces lately!

This past week we lost a precious and very talented lady. Her name is Paula, an amazing blogger over at Sweet Pea. Even though I didn’t know her for very long, I pulled some incredible inspiration from her blog. Her eye for antique and vintage decorating was so admirable. In honor of her, please take a minute to go over to her blog and read through some of her content. May you rest peacefully, Paula!

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Faux Tulip Flowers

Floral China

Floral Pitcher

Embroidered Table Runner

21 Comments. Leave new

  • Such a beautiful thrifted haul, Rachel! I can’t get over all the pieces you found and at such great prices too. That is amazing – I’m so excited for you and I can’t wait to see how you incorporate them into your Spring home. I know they’ll be fabulous! Hugs, CoCo

    Reply
    • Rachel Granholm
      March 4, 2022 9:27 am

      Hi friend!
      Thank you!! I know…I’m over the moon about it all!! Thanks for popping by today! I read your IG post about your doggy adoption anniversary and that is so happy! We could all use some more happy right now and that was so great…hope you have a lovely day, CoCo!

      Reply
  • oooohh, love your beautiful springy floral dishes! They’ll be gorgeous in springtime vignettes!

    Reply
    • Rachel Granholm
      March 4, 2022 1:11 pm

      Hi Deb!! Thanks so much! I know..I’m so excited to style them. It’s a little too early for me yet because there is still so much ice and snow on the ground here but hopefully within the next few weeks! Thanks for stopping by today…hope you have a lovely weekend!

      Reply
  • Thanks you,you have a very unique taste for beauty!

    Reply
  • The vivid colors in those floral designs are just right for welcoming spring!
    Carol
    http://www.scribblingboomer.com

    Reply
  • It’s a good thing that we don’t get to go thrifting together–I love the same things you do; we’d argue over who saw your treasures first!!!! Can’t wait to see how you style everything!

    Reply
    • Rachel Granholm
      March 10, 2022 9:36 am

      Hi Kathy!!!
      You are hilarious!! Thank you so much for your encouragement and for stopping by! I’m so happy that you find enthusiasm for the same pieces that I do!!

      Reply
  • […] from The Antiqued Journey shared her lovely Thrifted Spring Decor. It’s just so […]

    Reply
  • Lora Bloomquist
    March 11, 2022 12:42 pm

    Those tulip plates are beautiful! Love all the cottage floral vibes you’ve got going on:) I’m inspired by country cottages this Spring; so happy cottage style has made a comeback. If we can just get through this freezing weekend, next week it will finally feel like Spring!

    Reply
    • Rachel Granholm
      March 11, 2022 12:55 pm

      Hi Lora!
      Thank you!! I knowww…florals are LIFE this year for me…maybe it’s the extra long winter that we’ve had! I’m so excited for 50 degree weather!! Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

      Reply
  • Barbara at Mantel and Table
    March 11, 2022 2:35 pm

    Gorgeous finds Rachel! I love all your pieces, and especially the writing on the back of your art. It IS so fun to wonder about who came before you. 🙂 Hope you have a lovely spring!

    Reply
    • Rachel Granholm
      March 11, 2022 4:16 pm

      Hello!!
      Thank you SO MUCH!! Isn’t that just so cool??! It’s not quite spring yet here in the North tundra….soon hopefully!!! Thanks for stopping by today and for such a lovely comment! Hope you have a great weekend!

      Reply
  • […] from The Antiqued Journey shared her lovely Thrifted Spring Decor. It’s just so […]

    Reply
  • […] year I’m all about dreamy and whimsical florals for Spring. If you didn’t read my Thrifting for Vintage Spring Decor post yet, check it out because it will give you a little background as to how this whole theme came […]

    Reply
  • I know for sure the tulip plates would have jumped into my cart! Everything you purchased is lovely. What a fun shopping trip that was 🙂
    Thanks for sharing at the FWF party!
    hugs,
    Rachelle

    Reply
    • Rachel Granholm
      March 23, 2022 8:14 pm

      Hi Rachelle!
      Thank you!!! It was SO fun. Those days where you just find all kinds of pretty things are the best.

      Reply
  • Our Hopeful Home
    April 13, 2022 8:07 pm

    I’m a huge fan of romantic florals as well! Those first dishes are gorgeous:) I also love that vintage floral print! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

    Reply

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Hello I’m Rachel.

I’m so glad you are here! Old things are my jam. Antique malls and thrift stores are my happy places.

Here on the blog I love to share my excitement, knowledge, and ideas about all things antique and vintage. Let’s journey together!

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    Thrifting For Vintage Spring Decor

    Share this post. Share the Journey!

    Let’s go thrifting for vintage spring decor!

    About a month ago, during one of the coldest snaps of winter here in Minnesota, I started to envision what I wanted my spring decor to look like. The first thing that came into my head was really pretty and whimsical vintage florals. As I started to go to thrift stores on the hunt for these said vintage florals, my vision came to life. Thrifting for vintage spring decor is such a joy. Join me today as I walk you through my vintage finds for spring!

    vintage floral china used for spring decor

    This post contains affiliate links. That simply means I earn a small commission on any clicked links. As an Amazon Associate, I earn on qualifying purchases. Thank you for supporting my small business!

    Thrifting For Vintage Spring Decor

    You guys…I’m so excited about all the pretty vintage pieces I have to share! I went to two different thrift stores to source everything I am showing you today. Let’s get right into it!

    Floral China

    spring floral china

    Believe it or not, someone donated this entire set of beautiful floral china. Like…what?! Unfortunately I don’t have a place to store an entire set of like 45 pieces. So, I spent a good 15 minutes digging through the set and picked out 3 pieces that I loved and thought I could easily incorporate into spring decor.

    a vintage floral dish

    There is just something about this floral pattern combined with the slight hint of gold along the scalloped edges that just completely spoke to me. The tulips in this pattern make me so happy! I believe the bowls were $2 each and the platter was $4. I’m not sure how I will style these yet but stay tuned for my spring home tour in a few weeks to find out! You can check out last year’s spring decor in the meantime.

    a vintage floral bowl for spring

    Tulip Plates

    vintage tulip plates

    Can you see my vintage florals coming to life? I went to a Goodwill that I don’t normally shop at because it’s a tad on the expensive side but it is a complete honey hole when it comes to vintage dishes. These amazing tulip plates were stacked on the very back of a shelf and I HAD to have them! Just look how pretty they are!

    vintage tulip plates

    They are not marked on the bottom so they may not be that old but I don’t mind. The vivid colors on them paired with the scalloped green edges were enough to convince me to buy them regardless. Marked at $3.99 per plate, they are the perfect addition to my spring decor collection!

    Enamel Lidded Dish

    Mexican vintage enamel lidded dish

    Last weekend, I stopped in at one of my very favorite antique malls. This piece was tucked away in a corner booth and I only paid $2.50 for it! As an avid collector of vintage enamelware, I’ve never come across anything like this! There are so many things going right for this piece of enamelware. From the floral pattern, the 2 handles, the lid… I just can’t even! It’s so stinking cute.

    Floral Table Runner

    vintage floral table runner

    This beautiful vintage runner came from an antique store that I had never been to before. I spent way too much time in this booth. With stacks of vintage linens, what’s a girl to do?!
    vintage linen table runner

    Can you sense my love for scalloped edges?! I love this runner for the simplicity of it and it goes perfectly with the vintage floral theme. It was a steal at only $5.00 and am so excited to style it for spring.

    Bavarian Plate

    floral German plate

    If you haven’t heard, my heritage is German. I always love when I find vintage pieces that are marked with ‘Germany’ or ‘Bavaria’. This lovely floral plate has a ‘Bavaria’ marking on the back and it was only $2.99! The little bouquets around the side are so beautiful, pairing perfectly with the vintage floral theme for my spring decor.

    Hummel Needlework Pictures

    vintage hummel needlework

    If you have been following me for awhile, you know how much I love to find vintage needlework art. I found a PAIR of vintage Hummel crewelwork pictures at my local thrift store for $3.99 each! You guys, it is so rare to find a pair of anything at the thrift store. These wall hangings are so cute! The pretty little flowers and the umbrellas in each one are quintessentially spring.

    vintage Hummel needlework

    Purple Pansy Cup

    vintage Pansy flower cup

    Doesn’t this pretty cup remind you of a fancy English garden? I found this cup at the same thrift store as the tulip plates for $2.99! The vibrant purple color of the Pansy’s is so cheerful and I thought that the shape of the handle was unique.

    Small Floral Pitcher

    Pfaltzgraf floral pitcher for spring decor

    I love the simple floral motif of this little Pfaltzgraff pitcher. When I’m out thrifting, I look for pieces that are versatile. Pitchers are, in my opinion, always great pieces to pick up because you can use and style them in so many different ways.

    Floral Art Print

    antique floral art print

    This beautiful vintage art print was such a surprising find for only $1.99! There was a stack of about 20 different prints of varying subjects. This floral print was right on top and the bright bouquet caught my eye. The bottom corner dates the original to the 1940’s!

    spring art print signed

    There is some writing on the back of it as seen in the photo above. I guess this lady had originally purchased this in the 80’s. This is what’s so cool about vintage decor..each piece has already had a long journey before it gets to you! So many people get to enjoy the same item. In that way, it connects you, in a very small way, to the person before you.

    a vintage floral art print

    That concludes my spring thrift haul! I hope you enjoyed thrifting for spring decor with me. Thrifting, whether it be for home decor or otherwise, is such an adventure. Pulling into the parking lot of a thrift store always gets me so excited because you never know what treasures await! May you find something this week that brings you joy.

    signature from The Antiqued Journey

    Let me know in the comments if you have found any thrifted pieces lately!

    This past week we lost a precious and very talented lady. Her name is Paula, an amazing blogger over at Sweet Pea. Even though I didn’t know her for very long, I pulled some incredible inspiration from her blog. Her eye for antique and vintage decorating was so admirable. In honor of her, please take a minute to go over to her blog and read through some of her content. May you rest peacefully, Paula!

    Find more Antique and Vintage Inspiration.

    Create simple DIY Projects for your home.

    Go shopping in The Antiqued Journey shop!

    If you are loving my content, please consider subscribing to my e-mail list. In return, you will receive a free download and weekly inspiration delivered to your inbox. I would love for you to be a part of The Antiqued Journey community!

    Shop My Post

    Below there are some links to similar items!

    Faux Tulip Flowers

    Floral China

    Floral Pitcher

    Embroidered Table Runner

    21 Comments. Leave new

    • Such a beautiful thrifted haul, Rachel! I can’t get over all the pieces you found and at such great prices too. That is amazing – I’m so excited for you and I can’t wait to see how you incorporate them into your Spring home. I know they’ll be fabulous! Hugs, CoCo

      Reply
      • Rachel Granholm
        March 4, 2022 9:27 am

        Hi friend!
        Thank you!! I know…I’m over the moon about it all!! Thanks for popping by today! I read your IG post about your doggy adoption anniversary and that is so happy! We could all use some more happy right now and that was so great…hope you have a lovely day, CoCo!

        Reply
    • oooohh, love your beautiful springy floral dishes! They’ll be gorgeous in springtime vignettes!

      Reply
      • Rachel Granholm
        March 4, 2022 1:11 pm

        Hi Deb!! Thanks so much! I know..I’m so excited to style them. It’s a little too early for me yet because there is still so much ice and snow on the ground here but hopefully within the next few weeks! Thanks for stopping by today…hope you have a lovely weekend!

        Reply
    • Thanks you,you have a very unique taste for beauty!

      Reply
    • The vivid colors in those floral designs are just right for welcoming spring!
      Carol
      http://www.scribblingboomer.com

      Reply
    • It’s a good thing that we don’t get to go thrifting together–I love the same things you do; we’d argue over who saw your treasures first!!!! Can’t wait to see how you style everything!

      Reply
      • Rachel Granholm
        March 10, 2022 9:36 am

        Hi Kathy!!!
        You are hilarious!! Thank you so much for your encouragement and for stopping by! I’m so happy that you find enthusiasm for the same pieces that I do!!

        Reply
    • […] from The Antiqued Journey shared her lovely Thrifted Spring Decor. It’s just so […]

      Reply
    • Lora Bloomquist
      March 11, 2022 12:42 pm

      Those tulip plates are beautiful! Love all the cottage floral vibes you’ve got going on:) I’m inspired by country cottages this Spring; so happy cottage style has made a comeback. If we can just get through this freezing weekend, next week it will finally feel like Spring!

      Reply
      • Rachel Granholm
        March 11, 2022 12:55 pm

        Hi Lora!
        Thank you!! I knowww…florals are LIFE this year for me…maybe it’s the extra long winter that we’ve had! I’m so excited for 50 degree weather!! Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

        Reply
    • Barbara at Mantel and Table
      March 11, 2022 2:35 pm

      Gorgeous finds Rachel! I love all your pieces, and especially the writing on the back of your art. It IS so fun to wonder about who came before you. 🙂 Hope you have a lovely spring!

      Reply
      • Rachel Granholm
        March 11, 2022 4:16 pm

        Hello!!
        Thank you SO MUCH!! Isn’t that just so cool??! It’s not quite spring yet here in the North tundra….soon hopefully!!! Thanks for stopping by today and for such a lovely comment! Hope you have a great weekend!

        Reply
    • […] from The Antiqued Journey shared her lovely Thrifted Spring Decor. It’s just so […]

      Reply
    • […] year I’m all about dreamy and whimsical florals for Spring. If you didn’t read my Thrifting for Vintage Spring Decor post yet, check it out because it will give you a little background as to how this whole theme came […]

      Reply
    • I know for sure the tulip plates would have jumped into my cart! Everything you purchased is lovely. What a fun shopping trip that was 🙂
      Thanks for sharing at the FWF party!
      hugs,
      Rachelle

      Reply
      • Rachel Granholm
        March 23, 2022 8:14 pm

        Hi Rachelle!
        Thank you!!! It was SO fun. Those days where you just find all kinds of pretty things are the best.

        Reply
    • Our Hopeful Home
      April 13, 2022 8:07 pm

      I’m a huge fan of romantic florals as well! Those first dishes are gorgeous:) I also love that vintage floral print! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

      Reply

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    I’m so glad you are here! Old things are my jam. Antique malls and thrift stores are my happy places.

    Here on the blog I love to share my excitement, knowledge, and ideas about all things antique and vintage. Let’s journey together!

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