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Get The Look: A mid century dining room by Kate Beavis.com

Get The Look: A Mid Century Dining Room

I love everything about this room. The pops of orange in the pendant lights that stand out against the white walls remind me of my own kitchen/dining room/lounge area which incidentally is also filled with Ercol, like this table. Here are some of my best buys to get this look on your own home. (Photo by […] Read more…

Heaton hall Farm vintage wedding venue

Get The Look: Vintage Wedding Ideas

As you may know  I run the National Vintage Wedding Fair as well as the new venture, Unique Bride Club, focusing on providing all the vintage styling, dresses, music and more for your wedding day. Creating an elegant, vintage look has become, over the last few years, one of the most popular and increasingly common ways to […] Read more…

Vintage bedroom with mirrored furniture by Kate Beavis Vintage Home Blog

My Vintage Bedroom / Dressing Room

We recently (finally) decorated our vintage bedroom. It is the second from last room to be totally renovated in our 5 year project. Until now it has been a dumping ground for anything and everything as well as doubling up as my dressing room. To be honest, the only thing going for it was the gorgeous […] Read more…

Sarah Maguire's Vintage Eclectic Retro Upcucled Home shared by Kate Beavis

Get The Look: A colourful vintage home

I love Instagram, I literally cannot stop looking at the wonderful photos that vintage loving people have taken all over the world. On one of my regular visits, a beautiful, colourful home caught my eye and I knew in an instant that I wanted to share it with you all. What is interesting about this […] Read more…

vintage floral flower style trunk from The Basket Company reviewed by Kate Beavis Home

Beautiful Vintage Storage

Storage is so important in your home but can we make something so functional look pretty? I don’t know about you but we have so much “stuff” that really needs putting away especially in our children’s rooms. Boy do they have silly amounts of “stuff”! Kitty (aged 4.5) has a really pretty vintage room, which […] Read more…

Vintage Watches: A Timely Investment

In an age of mass-produced uniformity, vintage wristwatches are effortlessly eye-catching. Unique, antiquated, rare and possessed of a timeless elegance, they are starkly different to the large, crowingly metallic monstrosities that adorn the wrists of the rich and powerful, lewdly proclaiming their wealth to the world. Understated, demure and classic, they’re a subtle hint of […] Read more…

Get The Look: Front Doors

The front door is the focal point of your home’s façade and primary entrance into your house and life. Dressed with the correct choice of door furniture with an appealing traditional door knob, knocker and letterbox it can provide a welcoming and appealing entryway into your home. source When making improvements to their homes, people […] Read more…

Get The Look: 1960s Vintage Bar

We recently had a fabulous 1960s bar for sale at Your Vintage Life. It was quite large, covered in black vinyl faux leather and we thought it would make a great counter for a shop. It was snapped up by the team at Justice: a cool jewellers based in Winchester. We caught up with Thomas […] Read more…

Get The Look: The Vintage Home Office

“Working from home is a modern trend, with so many of us enjoying the flexibility this brings us especially when managing our own business. With the arrival of the home computer in the 1981, internet in the early 1990s and efficient broadband in more recent times, having a study or home office has never been […] Read more…

Get The Look: Vintage Gardens

With this lovely weather setting in, we are spending more and more time in the garden, sitting in a striped vintage deck chair, bought for our DIY wedding a few years back. With plans afoot for decking, I’ve been busy pinning images on to boards to show Adam ideas for the whole space. We are […] Read more…

Get The Look: Vintage Walls

Today’s Get The Look features our home and our love of hanging things on the walls. Plates, plaques, prints, mirrors, fabric and even handbags all adorn our walls. The Lounge is a mixture of teal and red with retro prints that match. We have 2 Picasso prints also which work well with the space. The Kitchen/Diner […] Read more…

Get The Look: Vintage Photographs

Nothing evokes the memory quite like a vintage photograph, whether it is of a global event, such as a picture depicting the horrors of the First World War or the faded image of family ancestor; for example, a great grandmother photographed as a child. Photo by Simon Whitmore for FW Media for Style Your Modern […] Read more…

Get The Look: A 1950s Vintage Wedding

Here is our latest feature for Vintage Life magazine called Save The Date: the 1950s which some of our exhibitors contributed towards. A big thank you to all of them! Save the Date: 1950s Kate Beavis from the National Vintage Wedding Fair shares 3 key looks for a 1950s vintage wedding all of which are […] Read more…

Get The Look: Dawn O’Porter

We are hugely excited to share with you our interview with Dawn O’Porter. Dawn has become the face of vintage recently, having written a book called This Old Thing which was released earlier this month and appearing on 2 vintage magazine covers. With a Channel 4 show to accompany it hot on it’s heels, this summer […] Read more…

Get The Look: Love ur Look

This week we present to you the fabulous vintage 1950s style from LoveurLook. We caught up with the founder to find out more about the business, the inspirations and the recent collection. YVL: What inspired you to start your business? Starting my own brand had always been a life dream of mine. With my love […] Read more…

Get The Look: English Rose Kitchens

Today’s Get The Look post features the pure drool-worthy English Rose kitchens. Having featured one in our book Style Your Modern Vintage Home we have secretly dreamed of owning one. This is the one we featured courtesy of Sarah from Planet Sputnik photo by Simon Whitmore for FW Media It has also appeared on photo […] Read more…

Get The Look: Vintage Pyrex

We love vintage Pyrex here at Your Vintage Life, but amazingly we don’t collect it. Having posted various images of great collections recently on our Facebook page Kate Beavis Vintage we thought we would share some on here. Here are some of our favourite photos: First up is the one we styled for the book. It […] Read more…

Get The Look: Choosing Your Vintage Home

When it comes to setting up a vintage home, creating that vintage ‘experience’ is crucial, whether you’re buying/renting a retro inspired pad or even choosing a shop to sell from. For those who are setting up home, deciding upon the actual bricks and mortar building is crucial as this will always be the backdrop to […] Read more…

Get The Look: Vintage Lighting

We love vintage lights here at Your Vintage Life. Whether it’s an anglepoise, a rocket lamp or an atomic shade, we have them all in our home (as well as in our shop) At our desk, which is actually a G Plan dressing table, we use  retro items to store our papers in such as this […] Read more…

Get The Look: Modern Vintage Appliances

Those of you who follow this blog will know we have a slight orange obsession…ok, ok, we have a HUGE orange obsession. It all started when Adam was on a quest for an orange teapot which then triggered a buying spree of everything, and I mean everything orange for his kitchen. When my grandma passed away in 2007, […] Read more…

Get The Look: A 1970s Home, Romford, Essex

Today we are sharing a great 1970s home with an interior designed to fit the space beautifully. The mix of retro homewares and furniture teamed with patterned wallpaper has created a cool yet cosy space. They have added modern pieces too creating a true modern vintage home! The home owners are Becky and Jamie Wash, who […] Read more…

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