Adding a few one-of-a-kind pieces to our homes are what make our spaces unique. (Let's face it, no one wants their interiors to look exactly like a page from Crate & Barrel catalog.) And what's more original than vintage?
But finding these secondhand elements to complete our rooms isn't always so easy. Although it's fun on the occasion, the though of waking up at the crack of dawn every weekend to hit up local auctions and flea markets is daunting. But don't worry, we have your back. And you don't even have to leave your living room to shop.
We compiled the best vintage furniture websites (besides Etsy and eBay, of course) that are surefire spots to find the goods. Let us know in the comments below which are your favorites and if there are any hotspots we've missed.
1. 1stdibs: If you're looking to splurge on an original piece, head to 1stdibs for a beautifully curated and exclusive collection. This site has been interior designers' secret source for years.
2. One Kings Lane: Although it started as one of the premiere "flash sales" sites for decor, recently this site has been focusing on vintage and market finds. Make sure to check out the weekly sales curated by well-known tastemakers.
3. FleaPop: The new kid on the block, this site is perfect for those who like to buy and sell their fabulous finds. Setting up an online shop is totally free, and you can browse for what you're looking for by location to find the best stuff in your area.
4. Furnishly: The team behind this startup curates listings from all over the web, aka they do the Craigslist searching for you!
5. Lushpad: If you love modern design, this site's for you. Based in Vancouver, this site features authentic modern originals as well as licensed originals and great lookalikes.
6. Lauritz: If you're looking for the real thing, Lauritz is a global marketplace for 20th century vintage modern design originals.
7. Ruby Lane: This site's been around since 1998, and it's easy to see why. Stop here for a beautiful selection of art, furniture and lighting.
8. Krrb: The coolest thing about this website is it's uniquely meant for for local and in-person commerce. So not only do you get your hands on cool stuff, you also get to meet your neighbors.
9. Proxibid: This one's a bit unusual because you'll find all sorts of items (like livestock and firearms) but it's also a great source for bidding on furniture from auctions.
10. LiveAuctioneers: Another online auction source, this one has a cool app for bidding on-the-go.
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