Life Via Instagram: Vintage Hoarding & Pre-Spring Musings

I have always been a collector, it began with my Caboodles and Little Miss Pet Shop collections as a child  and gradually grew in to full blown vintage ‘hoarding’ status as an adult. My mother and I are known as ‘Vintage Hoarders Extraordinaire’. When we started our vintage rentals company The Southern Soirée, we were convinced that we were too organized and systematic to be considered hoarders. That was until I was watching that all too famous show earlier last week and this particular episode featured a woman who meticulously organized her colossal hoard of collections in neatly stacked & labeled plastic boxes. Each time I hear the doorbell ring, I now fear that the producers of ‘Hoarders’ have now come a knockin’.

In the meantime, before my Hoarders episode airs, here’s a sneak peek in to my collection of recent acquisitions.

Lazy Sunday reading, enjoying my fresh stack of #vintage #design magz & feeling all warm & fuzzy inside! #midcentury #hollywoodregency

Lazy Sunday reading, enjoying my fresh stack of #vintage #design magz & feeling all warm & fuzzy inside! #midcentury #hollywoodregency

My gorgeous ghost chairs are finally here! Thanks to @hunted_interior for the tip off, can't wait to style these beauties under my #vintage #industrial table I picked up at an estate sale last fall! #spookygooddeal

My gorgeous ghost chairs are finally here! Thanks to @hunted_interior for the tip off, can’t wait to style these beauties under my #vintage #industrial table I picked up at an estate sale last fall! #spookygooddeal

Can't wait to put these vintage copper lookers to good use, for rent at @thesouthernsoiree

Can’t wait to put these vintage copper lookers to good use, for rent at @thesouthernsoiree

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Ready to remix the living room, no amount of snow & ice can come between me and my brass fascination! #oopsiwentthrifting

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Oops, I went thrifting. Should we welcome these guys in to @thesouthernsoiree do give your input. Thrift or Toss?

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#flashback to our Valentines shoot, can’t wait to share our dreamy images ❤

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Brunch @thesouthernsoiree style! #snowday

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Shooting for @thesouthernsoiree with my dream team today, running on sugar and 4 hours of sleep and couldn’t be happier!#lovewhatyoudo

You can follow my hoarding tendencies over on my instagram account under the name: gritandglitter

http://instagram.com/gritandglitter

P.S. If you live in the Louisville area and you love to thrift, hoard, and admire vintage treasures hit me up. I love digging through piles of dusty old things with likeminded treasure seekers!

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