Archive of ‘Get the Look’ category

Get The Look: Your modern vintage kitchen

Let’s face it, when people say they’re looking to design a ‘vintage kitchen’, they don’t usually mean vintage appliances, or doing without intelligent stoves, dishwashers or the microwave. All of us want a kitchen that combines modern gadgetry with a style suited to the house we live in and our own personality, which often means […] Read more…

Get the Look: The 1940s style

It feels like everyone is finally realising how suave and sexy fashion actually was in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Women embraced their feminine charm and curvaceous bodies, and now the modern woman is starting to appreciate classic dresses that accentuate a her hips and thighs. They love wearing stunning hats that can’t help but attract positive attention. […] Read more…

Get The Look: refreshing your spare room

Easter will soon be upon us and Grandma is on her way over to stay. This normally would be a great occasion but there’s no room at the moment. Putting our thinking caps on, there’s only one solution bar raising the attic for an additional floor and that is to convert the spare room which at […] Read more…

Get The Look: Tatyanna Vintage Style

Those of you that know us well, know that Kate, our director, loves a pretty vintage frock. Finding one that fits though isn’t always easy so choosing a vintage style one is often the best choice. We have a great sponsor called Tatyanna who sell such beautiful dresses. We caught up with Zoe, the lady […] Read more…

Get the Look: Your Vintage Christmas

Last week we featured our vintage home at Christmas, and this week it’s your turn! We asked via Twitter and the blog for you to send us photos of your vintage homes and boy did we get a lot! We’ve rounded it up to 3 though… First up is this home filled with glorious vintage […] Read more…

Get the Look: Our Vintage Christmas Home

We’re finally getting round to decorating our home for Christmas and it’s definitely a vintage affair. We sell lots of vintage decorations all year so sometimes it can be hard to decide which ones to keep. Most of our items have been collected for many years however with some having been in our family for years. […] Read more…

Get The Look: A Handmade Lace Necklace

Today’s Get the Look blog post comes from Emma Milroy who organises for Judy Berger, the Cambridge Affordable Vintage Fair. She recently made the cutest necklace and posted it on Facebook…we loved it so much we asked her to share how she did it with you all. Over to Emma: “The other weekend I went […] Read more…

Get the Look: Dark Ercol Furniture

Often it is said that Ercol furniture is only wanted in the blond English elm finish rather than the darker stained version. Well, let us show you how it can look great- and  it was even good enough to feature in our book! But first a little about Ercol: The Ercol brand was established in 1920 by […] Read more…

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