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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Repurposed Tonka Truck

At a recent flea market I spotted this gorgeously rusty vintage Tonka truck under a table looking rather forlorn and ignored. I knew I could save it! The following morning after a quick clean to remove cobwebs etc. and a few specific purchases the truck was transformed… The truck has spent the rest of the […]

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All White…

One interior design theme that seems perennially popular is white. All white. I love chippy white paint on vintage pieces. It can’t be bettered. But could I live in an all-white home? Or even just a room? In this image I like the lovely bedside cupboard. The white paint and the slightly distressed finish bring […]

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Sweet Laundry!

Why doesn’t our washing line look this good?

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Fresh Vintage Find!

Actually, this is probably an antique find but let’s not be pedantic! We recently purchased a box of old bottles and jars with the intention of washing them out and using them as vases in the shop. Lurking at the bottom of the box we found this wonderful piece. I love it! Cakeoma was one […]

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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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