Our Favorite Décor from The Vintage Rug Shop

The Vintage Rug Shop in Oakland, California

We have been following The Vintage Rug Shop on Instagram for awhile now, and we love everything that’s posted! Since 2015, designer and curator Brittany Chinaglia of Britt Interiors has been selling one-of-a-kind vintage rugs online & she recently opened her brick-and-mortar shop in Oakland, California – which we can’t wait to visit the next time we’re in Northern California! In the meantime, we just spend hours browsing her online store!

One of our favorite design tips is to incorporate both high and low price points, as well as new and antique/vintage pieces to create a balanced design that feels timeless, lived in, and cozy. The Vintage Rug Shop sources handmade goods and one-of-a-kind textiles from all over the world – hand-chosen by Brittany herself. From colorful pieces to neutral décor, we can't get enough of the stunning vintage rugs, pillows, and their recently launched artwork collection! We also adore the blankets (perfect for the foot of your bed) & tabletop accessories! While pricey, these items are one-of-a-kind and a great way to start a collection in your home that you and your family can pass down for years to come!

The Vintage Rug Shop - Storefront in Oakland, CA

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite picks from The Vintage Rug Shop, below. Click each image to shop!

“Bouvier” 7’x9’ rug from The Vintage Rug Shop - $2,775

If you love all things neutral, you'll love this 100% wool low-pile 6'6" x 9'5" rug featuring ivory, brown, and peach accents in a vintage Persian style. We think it would look great in a living room or master bedroom retreat. If you need a larger size for your space, layer the rug over a jute or flatweave rug!

Block print lumbar pillow from the vintage rug shop - $115

It’s no secret that we love black & white décor, which is why we adore this mudcloth lumbar pillow with a subtle tribal print. We would place it on an accent chair or layered with other pillows in the corner of your sectional!

Brown-Stamped Batik Lumbar Pillow from The Vintage Rug Shop - $245

This extra-large lumbar pillow originated in Thailand and featured a brown, ivory, and taupe batik print. Since this vintage pillow is 14" x 34", we recommend placing it in front of throw pillows on your bed in lieu of a bolster – or on a large sofa!

“Kingdom” Blanket in Greige from The Vintage Rug Shop - $265 - $285

This 100% cotton handmade blanket from Morocco features adorable pom pom tassels & it will definitely a nice cozy, eclectic accent to your bedroom! The greige tone is also very versatile & goes with a mix of neutral and colorful décor with both cool and warm undertones.

Charcoal Striped Mudcloth Pillow from The Vintage Rug Shop - $155

This 14" x 22" lumbar pillow features an African mudcloth in charcoal and ivory tones. If you have a bench in your dining nook, this pillow would be a great front layer... you can't go wrong with stripes in any space!

“Listener” Artwork from The Vintage Rug Shop - $200

If you want to add a Parisian-chic look to your home, this 18" x 20" antiqued bronze metallic framed line drawing is the way to start! Layer it on a shelving display or include in your gallery wall!

“Gaultier” 9’x13’ Rug from The Vintage Rug Shop - $4,200

If you want to add a bit of color to your space, this vintage Persian rug will make your dreams come true! The 9'2" x 13'1" rug is large enough for a big living room & we love it for a coastal space since it features natural, beige, and navy accents.

Belgian Linen Striped Pillow from The Vintage Rug Shop - $135

This white & charcoal pillow is any easy way to add a bit of pattern and texture to your space. It's a very calming design for a bedroom & can also work just as well in your living room!

Escapist “Santorini” Candle from The Vintage Rug Shop - $38

Even if we can’t jet off to Santorini at the drop of a hat, we can’t wait to try this 100% soy wax candle featuring a top note of Mediterranean fig, a middle note of red currant, and a base of amber and sandalwood for an at-home vacation ambience.

“Hawk” 3’x9’ Runner from The Vintage Rug Shop - $3,500

After a recent clumsy mistake in the kitchen, one of our editors broke an entire bottle of wine that spilled all over her kitchen runner… so she’s in the market for a new one. While we wouldn’t recommend a stunner like this in an accident-ridden space, this would make a statement in a hallway!

Navy-Striped Hmong Pillow from The Vintage Rug Shop - $190

This 18" square hmong vintage-textile pillow sourced from Thailand is so gorgeous! We love the texture & hue for a cozy bedroom or refined-casual living room.

Cake Pedestal from The Vintage Rug Shop - $82

This versatile serving pedestal features a walnut wood base & a white marble top. Place it in your kitchen or on your dining table/buffet and top with an actual cake, cupcakes, or fruit and cheese while entertaining!

Taupe Batik Pillow from The Vintage Rug Shop - $155

This 12" x 20" lumbar pillow features a gorgeous taupe batik-style textile from Thailand that offers a warm, caramel-toned pillow option that’s perfect for fall. We think it would work especially well in a space with saddle-hued leather materials or organic wood accents!

“Atlas” Blanket in Charcoal from The Vintage Rug Shop - $275 - $295

A blanket at the end of the bed really finishes the styling of a room. This Moroccan 100% cotton handmade blanket with 100% wool pom poms is just what you need to take your bedroom from blah to serene!

Rug Fragment Lumbar Pillow from The Vintage Rug Shop - $245

We are obsessed with textured pillows & what better way to get that look than with a pillow made from a piece of a Persian rug? This 28" x 19" extra-large lumbar pillow is the perfect pop of color for a neutral space with artwork featuring red and blue tones!

Check out more from The Vintage Rug Shop here. Let us know what your favorite pieces are in the comments! For more inspiration, find out what size rug is right for your space, view Mandy Moore’s gorgeous Pasadena home tour designed by Sarah Sherman Samuel (and see the interior designer’s rug & pillow collection at Lulu & Georgia, and take a look at Joanna Gaines’ collection for Anthropologie.

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