The apple never falls far from the tree…

Apologies for the long time waiting for this post; my son’s wedding plus a few other things have occupied my mind and time. Visiting Yorkshire for the wedding gave me chance to see family that I miss greatly. My son and gorgeous grandson. My Grandmother. And my mum and dad. Mum has been decorating since I last […]

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Vintage Glass, Silver and Flowers

Vintage shakers, mustard pots and cruets are not often used anymore. It’s a shame, as they gave a real sense of elegance at the dinner table. Many are beautiful, especially those decorative glass pieces with gorgeously tarnished silver tops, and it’s a shame to waste anything so attractive. Instead, they look stunning teamed with flowers […]

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Fresh vintage displays

Not been in the shop lately? Take a peek at one of our fresh vintage displays…  

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Taking Time – using Vintage clocks in the Home

We love using vintage clocks to create beautiful vignettes. We’re not alone; here’s a collection of vintage vignettes featuring clocks for inspiration… (As usual, click on the image to follow to the original source where available). This is a really simple but effective little vignette. A pretty bottle with flowers from the garden set upon […]

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Sweet Laundry!

Why doesn’t our washing line look this good?

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New Shop Photographs

Not been into the shop lately? Things have been selling quickly so it’s all change! Here are a few pictures of how it looked earlier today… Geranium brought in these lovely maps taken from an 1880 atlas. They are in perfect condition and at just £3 they’re a steal… (The vintage painted basket is quite cute too!) Old Hat […]

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Vintage Finds – Garden Benches

Planning family bbq’s and other garden gatherings this summer? We have two beautiful benches in stock that will help you seat everyone and make your outside space look great at the same time. The first gorgeous vintage bench has at least 4 layers of chippy paint and would look equally good inside your home.   […]

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Displaying Kids Artwork

Although my children are older, I remember their excitement when they brought home a fresh masterpiece from first nursery, then school. Their creativity knew no bounds and quickly we found ourselves swamped by their creations. Jenn Lifford of Clean and Scentsible has some great ideas on her blog on how to celebrate your child’s / […]

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Caravan Love

Pembrokeshire is finally starting to see some sunshine… which means that we are also starting to see holidaymakers coming to enjoy our stunning countryside and amazing beaches. And some of these visitors bring along their own accommodation. Pembrokeshire roads are starting to see quite a bit of this mobile accommodation and yesterday, whilst sitting behind […]

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