Fresh Vintage Find Alert! Garden Vintage…

The sun is starting to shine and many thoughts have turned to the garden. This fresh vintage find is the perfect feature for any vintage-lovers garden. The spokes were painted a long time ago; the paint is now faded and beautifully chippy. Worm has visited and gone again.   The iron bands are gorgeously rusty. […]

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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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Essence of Old Hat

This photograph was taken whilst we were messing around with the settings on the camera in the shop. I was about to discard it when I took a closer look…   After looking at it for a while (and being in a philosophical mood) it occurred to me that it depicts almost the essence of […]

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Busy Day at the Studio

Today was one of those inbetween days: one where the weather can’t quite decide what to do – so goes for a bit of everything. Well, it is Pembrokeshire! Leaving the shop in very capable hands I decided to head off to the studio. It’s just a couple of miles down the road from Old Hat […]

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Flea market finds

We had a wonderful day on Sunday, rummaging through the junk to find the treasure at Carmarthen Flea Market. We found some gorgeous things in the mud and the rain and bumped into lots of friends and customers throughout the day. Today will be spent taking photographs of the fresh finds then listing them in […]

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Vintage Styling Inspirations

I’ve come to a conclusion: It’s so much easier to decorate and style older properties! Over the years I’ve lived in many different styles of property; from brand new suburban detached houses to Victorian terraces, from converted chapels to sprawling welsh farmhouses. Our last home was a lovely converted stable block with stunning vaulted ceilings […]

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Greeting Cards Packs now available !

  Old Hat’s own range of greetings cards are simple yet classically vintage in styling. Each card is 5″ x 5″ and is made using recycled Kraft card and a matching recycled brown paper envelope. Cards are deliberately left blank to allow you to express your own sentiments. The images used are real vintage images […]

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Fresh vintage find alert!

  This beautiful storage box was discovered full of tools! A light clean and its beautiful patina positively glows…   Now featured in the online shop.

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Displaying Vintage Outside!

The sunshine has finally arrived! It’s lovely being able to arrange some of our beautiful vintage finds and handpainted furniture outside…Market Square looks lovely!

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Old Hat Welcomes Valmai Davies, textile artisan

Valmai Davies is a proudly Welsh textile artisan working mainly with vintage welsh blankets, saving them from disrepair and breathing new life into them.  This week she brought some of her new range into Old Hat and we fell in love! The beautiful fox cushion is soooo huggable and just begs to be snuggled up to. […]

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