Steal This Idea! Vintage Frames

Many of the perfectly-aged, softly worn-in and just all-around-cool items in John Derian's shops have an English-country patina. A grandmotherly charm. An inherited-from-the-family-estate kind of look.

Derian is a wildly popular decoupage artist, a darling of design and fashion magazines, with two side-by-side shops in New York, that are both full of inspiration.