10 ways to vintage up your housework

Housework doesn’t need to be a vintage free zone! While it is is boring, why not add a vintage feel to your work!

1. Use vintage baskets for storage

vintage basket as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

vintage basket as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

2. Use old metal and wooden dustpan and brushes to sweep up

Vintage garage utility work room by Kate Beavis

3. Choose wooden accessories for your washing up and scrubbing. These are by Elliot the sister brand of Tala Cooking

Elliot wooden household items as featured on kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Elliot wooden household items as featured on kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

4. Don a vintage pinny

Vintage apron as featured in Style Your Modern Vintage Home written by Kate Beavis

image by Simon Whitmore for FW Media, Style Your Modern Vintage Home

5. Use a vintage style washing up brush and keep it on display!

Wooden washing up brush in 1980s advertising milk bottles on kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

6. Use an enamel bucket for mopping or simply as storage

Vintage utility room as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

image by Simon Whitmore for FW Media, Style Your Modern Vintage Home

7. Hang your wooden pegs in a vintage peg bag

Vintage peg bag as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

8. Sort your storage using vegetable racks just like we do outside

vintage potting shed using vegetable racks by Kate Beavis

9. Remind yourself that washing can be glamorous with framed vintage adverts

Vintage Styling Tips - Vintage Spring Clean - adverts in frames via Your Vintage Life by Kate Beavis

10. Go the whole hog and invest in a cute, vintage style dishwasher!

smeg washing machine as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

(This is a brand collaboration with Elliot/Tala.)

Kate x

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