17 best vintage home decor shops on Etsy

Vintage English Factory Lights By Thorlux Circa 1950s

Etsy is a goldmine of handmade art and craft from around the globe. Lesser known however are the abundance of Etsy shops selling beautifully curated vintage home decor and furniture for the modern interior.

With so much second hand homeware available, sourcing the perfect antique armoire or Art Deco lamp can be a daunting task. Here, we’ve put together a list of recommended Etsy sellers, whose collections show a flair for putting vintage styles into a modern context.

Pictured above – Vintage English factory lights by Thorlux circa 1950s £250 from Ottosantiques*. Header image – 1960s vintage teak sideboard by White & Newton Ltd Rimington Range £1,175 from AbsolutelyNice*.

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French antique furniture

18th Century French Antique Light Oak Armoire

Etsy shop: HappyDayInteriors*
Location: Reading, UK
Pictured above: 18th-century French antique light oak armoire £980
Shop here for: 18th and 19th-century French antique dressers, tables, desks and furniture

Opulent vintage lighting

Vintage 1930s lime green gold and blue opaline chandelier

Etsy shop: MyPETITvintage*
Location: Madrid, Spain
Pictured above: Restored vintage 1930s lime green gold and blue opaline chandelier approx £541
Shop here for: Glamorous vintage lighting from the 1900s, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and 1970s eras

Vintage decorative details

Vintage wooden articulated artists model from the 1950s

Etsy shop: fetchandsow*
Location: Portadown, Northern Ireland
Pictured above: 1950s vintage wooden articulated artist’s model £79
Shop here for: A wide range of vintage home accents including brass ornaments, pottery, kitchenware and glassware

French farmhouse chic

Freestanding Painted Vintage 1930s Washstand

Etsy seller: ArthurandEde*
Location: Knutsford, UK
Pictured above: 1930s freestanding painted vintage washstand or side table with walnut drawer £275
Shop here for: Ornate vintage dressing tables, rustic painted vintage farmhouse dining tables, French farmhouse style decor

Mid-century Italian furniture

Vintage midcentury Italian rosewood and marble bedside tables

Etsy seller: Modernico*
Location: London/Milan
Pictured above: Pair of 1960s vintage mid-century Italian rosewood, carrara marble and brass bedside tables £4,999
Shop here for: A large range of curated mid-century modern wooden furniture including some beautiful Italian pieces

Mid-century classic furniture

Green 1950s vintage sofa

Etsy shop: Velvet Point*
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Pictured above: Restored green 1950s sofa with fold out sofa bed approx £1,320
Shop here for: Restored vintage midcentury modern design classics

French country kitchen

French inspired kitchen vintage home decor

Etsy shop: shabbyfrenchvintage*
Location: France
Pictured above: Collection of 5 French vintage aluminium spatulas approx £29
Shop here for: Vintage and antique tableware, kitchenware, decor and curios sourced from France

Retro statement lighting

Vintage 1930s Swedish task lamps by Glory

Etsy shop: Ottosantiques*
Location: Exeter, UK
Pictured above: Vintage 1930s Swedish task lamps by Glory £305
Shop here for: Vintage workshop drawers, vintage factory lights

Vintage rattan mirrors

Vintage 1960s mid-century round rattan mirror

Etsy shop: BIALONDON*
Location: London, UK
Pictured above: Circa 1960s vintage Italian round rattan mirror £650
Shop here for: Vintage mirrors and ceramics

Vintage ceramics

Vintage 1930s Arthur Wood white vase

Etsy shop: MoonWaterTreasures*
Location: Southampton, UK
Pictured above: Vintage 1930s white Arthur Wood vase £90
Shop here for: Beautifully styled vintage candlesticks, baskets, ceramics and Kantha quilts

Vintage home accents

vintage rattan chair

Etsy shop: AbsolutelyNice*
Location: Carlisle, UK
Pictured above: Vintage bamboo chair £85
Shop here for: A mix of original artwork, mid-century furniture, vintage ceramics industrial pieces and retro kitchenalia

Colourful vintage details

Vintage 1950s Stavangerflint Inger Waage ceramic plateEtsy shop: planetutopia*
Location: St Agnes, UK
Pictured above: Vintage mid-century Scandinavian Stavangerflint Pottery ceramic plate with hand painted face design £95
Shop here for: Colourful retro vintage toys, ceramics, kitchenalia, textiles and posters

French antique finds

Original signed vintage 1940s Provencal landscape painting

Etsy shop: LeBonheurDuJour*
Location: L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
Pictured above: Original signed vintage 1940s Provencal landscape painting approx £170
Shop here for: A large selection of vintage art, paintings and prints, decorative French antiques from the 19th and 20th century

Timeless ceramic decor

Vintage 1970s white textured ceramic jug and cup set from West Germany

Etsy shop: Eesomeshop*
Location: London, UK
Pictured above: Details of vintage 1970s white textured ceramic jug and cup set from West Germany £110
Shop here for: Vintage wood and ceramic bowls, vases. A neutral palette suited to a modern interior.

Vintage sculpture

Mid-Century Vintage Sculptural Abstract Chicken Bisque Ceramic Figure

Etsy shop: AnyesAttic*
Location: London, UK
Pictured above: Vintage 1970s Scandinavian Modernist abstract chicken ceramic figure £98
Shop here for: Vintage glass art and ceramics

Retro ceramics

Styled vintage home decor with mustard yellow West Germany Inka Scheurich vase

Etsy shop: aBohemiansAttic*
Location: Berlin, Germany
Pictured above: Vintage 1960s large mustard yellow West Germany Inka Scheurich vase approx £58
Shop here for: Bohemian inspired vintage decor, bamboo rattan furniture and accessories

Boho rattan furniture

Rattan vintage home decor from Etsy

Etsy shop: VintageWanders*
Location: UK
Pictured above: Swedish 1960s rattan peacock chair from £470
Shop here for: Boho style rattan bamboo and wicker furniture and decor

See also 25 places to shop for vintage homeware in London

Author: Antonia Edwards

Antonia is the founding editor of Upcyclist. Based in the UK, she is the author of two books: 'Upcyclist: Reclaimed and Remade Furniture, Lighting and Interiors' (Prestel 2015) and 'Renovate Innovate: Reclaimed and Upcycled Homes' (Prestel 2017).