Fresh vintage find alert!

     Finding something rare and beautifully simple always gives us a special buzz...   This time we discovered a gorgeous vintage German vinegar storage crock that stands almost 2 feet tall and still has it's original wooden tap.       

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Taking that first step is scary…

Old Hat is on the move - and there will be huge changes!

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Christmas Inspirations

Being in retail, we have to think about Christmas a long time before you think about it at home. So we've already had to work out what to do to add festive décor when we don't have space in the shop for a tree...

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Old Hat and an exciting development…

     Every now and then a new product comes along that gets you really excited. The one we've just found may change a lot of what we do and how we do it... more on that very soon, but first take a peek at how we've been using it. How stunning do these two […]

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Gallery Wall Inspiration

  Gallery Walls can look amazing...but need careful planning.      Luckily there are lots of lovely people out there who have shared their ideas, techniques and tips to help us get it right. Here's our roundup of the best out there. Clicking on the images will take you to our Pinterest board - 'Old Hat […]

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Old Hat – Shed Envy

The garden in my head is very different to the reality - I need to get busy!

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Homes & Antiques Magazine

Every month I look forward to the thud as my subscriber's copy of Homes & Antiques magazine hits the doormat. I flick through excitedly, looking at the beautiful photography, before settling down with a coffee and reading it thoroughly. January's issue just arrived and the excitement is unbearable as I try to find the article featuring Narberth...

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Christmas Comes Early – What would YOU do with these?

So my Christmas has come early. After all, who could want for more?   Honestly, you don’t seem as excited as I am! I now have a stock of 6 (and a half) lovely vintage doors rescued from homes being renovated by the local authority. All that potential and possibility! One door is earmarked to […]

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Wibble Wobble, Wibble Wobble, Jelly on a Plate…

Find out about 1950's celery jelly (Yes, really!), Victorian desserts and get advice from Muriel on how to turn out your mould... Intrigued? You know what to do...

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We’ve been busy!

We manage to squeeze an awful lot into a small space at Old Hat. Small premises mean that we can keep our prices low so that everyone can enjoy a little vintage. Over the past week or so though we have managed to squeeze a little more space from the building, allowing us to display […]

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