Announcement I am constantly looking for vintage treasures of all sorts to offer you here at Upswing Vintage. Took a look inside and you may find a rare prize: a vintage designer dress, a primitive kitchen piece, or a beloved toy from your childhood.
I am constantly looking for vintage treasures of all sorts to offer you here at Upswing Vintage. Took a look inside and you may find a rare prize: a vintage designer dress, a primitive kitchen piece, or a beloved toy from your childhood.
- All 700
- Kitchen, Dining, Serving 111
- Books, Paper, Ephemera 118
- Fashion, Accessories 71
- Purses, Luggage, Jewelry 43
- Ceramic, Glass, Decor 56
- Toys, Games, Amusements 50
- Bath, Beauty, Bedroom 37
- Office, Electric, Camera 12
- Sewing, Crafts 21
- Children's Fashion 13
- Christmas 52
- Linens, Aprons 38
- Sheet Music, Vinyl 22
- Hats, Belts, Scarves 30
- Valentine's Day 18
DarcSowers on Mar 22, 2017
The lovely book arrive yesterday and brightened my whole day. Thank you so much!
Lenni N on Mar 17, 2017
lovely collar in new condition, very meticulous seller, beautifully wrapped, Thank you very much,
Cats Meow on Mar 15, 2017
Fabulous!! I'm just one away from completing this set! Thank you so much for beautiful bowls and exceptional packing!
I am obsessed with vintage.
Well, I have now admitted it to the world.
But really, it is in my blood. Growing up, I was taught to cherish the items of the past for their beauty and history. (This lesson was most colorfully illustrated during the earthquakes of my Northern California youth; my mother would run throughout the house putting our antique Chinese urns on pillows, and only once they were secured would she check on us - but I digress.) Add to this my father, a civil engineer by trade, who has long bemoaned all the "damned plastic" that most modern goods are made of, and I really had no choice but to come to see older products as superior in many ways to those of our modern world.
Nowadays, if you get my mother, my sister and me in a room together, we won't last five minutes before we grab the keys and head out to a thrift store in search of some amazing find. The problem is that I live in a tiny house with four others - my husband and three kids. It is full to the brim with all my treasures, but I simply cannot stop the hunt. I live for that thrill of finding some long discarded item that was once such an important part of a household decades ago.
And with that, we come to the magical part. To me, finding one of these vintage treasures is not about completing a collection or getting something that is worth a lot of money, or acquiring something that was designed to sit on a shelf gathering dust. Instead, it is a form of time travel. When I'm holding a coffee pot from the 1950s, for example, I close my eyes and think about the hands that touched it, that poured coffee out of it every morning before settling in to read the paper. Hands that were probably not so different from those of my grandmother or other loved ones that I have lost. And that connection to the people who came before us? That is the magic, and I hope you feel it too.
I am a stay at home mother to three amazing children and wife to the man of my dreams. I am also an avid treasure hunter with a tiny home in California that cannot possibly hold all the amazing vintage goodness that I find. Enter Upswing Vintage.
I only stock those items that charm me, delight me, or otherwise make me smile when I look at them. I hope you feel the same way!
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
- Other Method
If you need to cancel an order, please let me know as soon as possible.
I am fanatical about packaging. I go out of my way to wrap fragile items with utmost care to insure they arrive at their new home safely and undamaged. Fragile items are double boxed whenever possible, and much bubble wrap is used.
Tracking numbers will be provided with every order.
INTERNATIONAL: Customers outside the U.S. will be responsible for any import taxes, fees or duties that may be incurred.
Also, please note that shipments outside the U.S. can take up to six weeks after the shipping date to arrive. Please plan accordingly.
Want multiple items from Upswing Vintage? My pleasure! Just let me know which items, and I'll be happy to combine shipping.
Refunds and Exchanges
1) You may return the item to me within 15 days of purchase date, shipped at your cost, for a full refund less the shipping cost to you. After 15 days of purchase, I will review returns on a case by case basis. Please note: I will not accept returns after 15 days of purchase because you are unhappy with the color of an item. Color is subjective and cannot be guaranteed online due to differences in screen resolution, settings and other factors.
2) Damaged items: with proof of damage, I will refund 100%, including cost of shipping, within 15 days of purchase (not shipment or delivery). Fragile items such as glassware will be double boxed to insure they will get to you unscathed.
3) Lost items: Full refund, including shipping cost to you, for items that have not been delivered within 60 days of shipment date.
Additional policies and FAQs
Mint - As new. No visible flaws or wear. All parts/pieces intact.
Excellent - Has been used and may have very minor noticeable flaws that do not detract from the use or aesthetics of the item. All parts/pieces intact.
Very Good - Light wear and/or noticeable flaws that may warrant optional repairs, but can still be used as intended. May be missing parts/pieces, but doesn't impact use.
Good - Visible wear with minor flaws that may warrant repairs before being used as intended. May be missing parts/pieces, but doesn't impact use.
Fair - Numerous flaws and/or especially fragile. Likely needs to be repaired before being used as intended. May be missing parts/pieces that impact use.
Poor - Extensive damage. Cannot be used as intended without repair. To be used for parts, repair, display or as photo props only. Missing parts/pieces that impact use.
The vast majority of my items are rated Good or above; I will only list "Fair" or "Poor" items if they are particularly special or unique.
If you feel that the condition of the item purchased was not as described, you may return the item to me within 30 days and I will issue you a full refund less the shipping cost to you.
My goal is to make each and every customer delighted with their purchase. Please let me know what I can do to make sure your shopping experience is a pleasant one.