vintage finds for a modern world: spell it out loud.


decorating with vintage letters is always ‘big fun’ (found via etsy): b via vintage embellishments; i via tandem studios; g via uncommon vintage; f via i.o.u. vintage; u via gracie’s cottage; and n via bella lula. locally, here in san francisco, timeless treasures is great resource for vintage letters, and anthropologie has a good collection vintage-inspired ‘alphabetic accessories’ available online, too.


sleepy z’s via VintageEmbellishment.


anagram tiles via beautiful living.


mini Alphabet Cards via 30one.


hugs & kisses via bella lula.


so fun via assembly required.


s via miss gaylee.


letterpress wood letters via pogtown.


so nice via artful vintage.

10 Responses to “vintage finds for a modern world: spell it out loud.”
  1. Katie says:

    LOVE those letterpress wood letters!

  2. Tonia says:

    I love wooden letters! The best place for them near us is Baileys Home & Garden but be prepared for a shock at the till!

  3. Brandi says:

    I really like decorating with letters. I’d love to buy some giant old neon ones someday. I just haven’t be able to decide what I would spell out with them yet.

  4. I am loving those mini alphabet cards. To be truthful, I love everything you posted :)

  5. The Zhush says:

    Wow! New here. So glad I found this site/you! Best find in weeks for this newbie blogger. Love your picks and your pics!

  6. bugheart says:

    i was just cruising
    etsy last night
    for vintage letters…
    great post!

  7. Lili says:

    I have been trying to gather a list of resources that have vintage typography because I hope to redecorate using such items eventually. thank you for the very visual reference. these are gorgeous!

  8. i am obsessed with carnival letters! they are kind of hard to find, but your post reminded me i need to snatch some up!

  9. ash says:

    I can’t believe I missed this post!


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