FarawayPlacesVintage

French vintage homewares — as seen in County Living!

New Brunswick, New Jersey 740 Sales On Etsy since 2014

5 out of 5 stars (171)

FarawayPlacesVintage

French vintage homewares — as seen in County Living!

New Brunswick, New Jersey | 740 Sales

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As seen in COUNTRY LIVING magazine!
I'm a magazine writer and editor now searching the world (specifically: France) for the most beautiful vintage home goods.

Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/farawayplacesforever

All new pieces go on Instagram first: @farawayplacesvintage

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Last updated on Feb 12, 2019

Take 10% off immediately by signing up for my newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dBFo9z
As seen in COUNTRY LIVING magazine!
I'm a magazine writer and editor now searching the world (specifically: France) for the most beautiful vintage home goods.

Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/farawayplacesforever

All new pieces go on Instagram first: @farawayplacesvintage

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About FarawayPlacesVintage

Sales 740
On Etsy since 2014

Hello!

Also find us at: shop.farawayplaces.co

Hi there!

I'm Diana.

I grew up going to flea markets with my parents, which meant waking up before dawn to head to the countryside in Pennsylvania to look for their favorite stuff: Gaudy Dutch, Lionel trains, you get the picture. My sister and I spent most of our time complaining and eating flea market food and wishing we were at a mall. It took a couple decades, but now we're hooked, too. I guess you can't get it out of the blood.

I was a magazine editor for a several years, working with awesome people at awesome titles—I was (briefly - three issues! but proud!) the beauty editor at NYLON and for a single amazing year wrote the City Guide for Lucky. I always said I was a "home person"—as opposed to a fashion person or a beauty person. I still can't really put on eyeliner, and my wardrobe is made up of way too much that would be more appropriate to wear to yoga than anywhere else, but I'm obsessed with furniture—everything from designers like Tord Boontje and Marcel Wanders to $1 plates at my favorite flea markets (like the Golden Nugget in Lambertville, NJ).

Now I travel for work all the time, and part of my routine is finding the sort of stuff I would have been proud to put "on my pages". I am so excited by the possibility that they might make someone's home even happier than it already is.

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Shop policies

Last updated on September 14, 2019
Hello! And welcome to my shop. I hope you might have found something here you like.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
I accept returns. Items must be returned in the same condition they were shipped. The buyer is responsible for shipping items back to me. Refunds will be processed once the item is received.
Payment
If Etsy takes it, so do I: PayPal, Etsy gift card, Etsy whatever.
Shipping
Hello!

Please note: Most of my pieces are in the US - some are in France. I use a crazy-fast shipping method from France, so shipping from there can be even faster than from NJ. Please just ask if you'd like more details on this - I advise 10-14 days shipping on everything, though from either place it's frequently faster.

Like other Etsy sellers I will not be responsible for international customs and/or duties fees. Items will be accurately described on customs documents so as not to irritate any other countries.

If you would like to purchase more than one piece, please let me know and I am happy to recalculate your shipping costs. I don't want to charge you any more than the post office is going to charge me.
Additional policies and FAQs
All of my pieces are described to the best of my knowledge — which is not absolute. I rely on vendors for information on the age, background, and materials involved in many of these pieces; my pricing is based less on provenance than on simple appeal. Caveat emptor.

With that in mind, I offer a no-questions-asked return policy — just let me know that you'd like to return something within 14 days of delivery.
Privacy
Information I Collect

To fulfil your order, you must provide me with certain information (which you authorized Etsy to provide to me), such as your name, email address, postal address, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information, if you contact me directly.

Why I Need Your Information and How I Use It

I rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, and share your information, including: as needed to provide my services, such as when I use your information to fulfill your order, to settle disputes, or to provide customer support;
when you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for my mailing list;
if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or court order or in connection with a legal claim, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law; and
as necessary for the purpose of my legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as 1) providing and improving my services. I use your information to provide the services you requested and in my legitimate interest to improve my services; and 2) Compliance with the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use. I use your information as necessary to comply with my obligations under the Etsy Seller Policy and Terms of Use.

Your Rights

If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases. I describe these rights below:

Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information I hold about you by contacting me using the contact information below.
Change, restrict, delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict my use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (like where I am required to store data for legal reasons) I will generally delete your personal information upon request.
Object. You can object to (i) my processing of some of your information based on my legitimate interests and (ii) receiving marketing messages from me after providing your express consent to receive them. In such cases, I will delete your personal information unless I have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue using that information or if it is needed for legal reasons.
Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about my use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Information about my customers is important to my business. I share your personal information for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows:

Service providers—in my case, this only means shipping services, like the post office or Fed Ex, and only for the purposes of delivering your package.
Compliance with laws. I may collect, use, retain, and share your information if I have a good faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) enforce my agreements, terms and policies; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of my customers, or others.

How to Contact Me

For purposes of EU data protection law, I am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at diane [!at] farawayplaces.co.

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Last updated on Sep 14, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Is this piece of enamelware water-tight?

Please do ask and I'm happy to look. For me, though, this isn't a big deal, because water should never go directly into a vintage enamelware container - it can cause rust. All of the flowers shown in all of my enamelware is in glasses, placed inside the vases, coffee pots, etc.

Can you verify the age of your products?

I rely on vendors to supply me with accurate information about the age of these pieces. For me, once the "vintage" border is crossed (Etsy defines "vintage" as over 30 years old), it doesn't much matter if a piece is from the 1940s or 1950s - there are some indications (including weight, materials, use, etc.), but it's hard to be 100% sure. I don't price pieces based on age - just on their unique visual attributes.

If this is a concern for you, know that I offer a 100% no-questions-asked return policy - just let me know within 14 days of delivery. I have on average one or two requests for a return every year and I've always honored them (and always will).

Can you get me this piece by X date?

Please ask! I would never want to be the reason a birthday or holiday present is late. Shipping is generally very fast, but if you have a special occasion in mind (or a photoshoot, or party), please let me know so I can be 100% sure we can make your deadline.

I see some of your products are shipped from France — will I have to pay customs?

Customs are the responsibility of the buyer. That said: For buyers in the U.S., none of the pieces currently offered would incur customs fees, which start at higher price points. Of our 400+ sales to the U.S., no buyer has ever paid customs duties. If you're at all concerned, please ask!