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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Dusty Attic Finds…

    Sometimes you find treasure in the most unexpected places... We found these lovely oil paintings hidden in a box in a dusty attic. I can't imagine owning them and not putting them on a wall to enjoy! Right now we're enjoying them in the shop. I definitely prefer the one on the left. The […]

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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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Smashing Pumpkins – Beautiful Autumn Display using Websters Chalk Paint Powder

     "Call in and pick up some crisps while you're out love." We've all had those texts. But it was ok, because I was still ruminating over how to create a shop window display that incorporates the changing season AND Websters Chalk paint Powder. Thankfully, the answer came as soon as I popped into […]

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Back to Black

Chalkboard painted walls are increasingly seen in smart interior magazines but I decided to do some research before committing to it. Have a look at some great uses of chalkboard paint in varying amounts...

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See you at the Showground!

Old Hat will have a large stand at this coming Sunday’s Flea Market at the United Counties Showground in Carmarthen. The market is open from 10am-4pm and if you’re clever, thoughtful and make a conscious decision to support local businesses, you might just be able to complete a large chunk of your Christmas shopping all […]

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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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Fresh vintage displays

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

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