Archive of ‘Fabulous 5’ category

Fabulous 5: Vintage Picnicware

Now the sun seems to be shining most days, our weekends are filled with BBQs rather than going on picnics. This old tradition seems to be a fading one, with us preferring to stay at home rather than getting on our bikes to find a field to lay our vintage blanket on. In days gone by, whole […] Read more…

Fabulous 5: Vintage Festival Fashion

As so many people are off to Glastonbury tomorrow (we are not jealous at all…much!) we thought we would continue this weeks festival style theme. With so many great acts playing – from Caro Emerald to Arcade Fire, to De La Soul to the fabulous Dolly Parton, it will be an amazing weekend. So quickly […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Lets fire up the BBQ!

BBQ season is upon us once again.  Each evening we can smell the smells of great food cooking outside and we want to join in!  For you vintage lovers out there we at Your Vintage Life have pulled together five of our favourite items available at Next.co.uk at the moment to make that meal Al Fresco.  Its shopping time! […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Perfect pet purchases

We are definitely animal lovers at Your Vintage Life.  However, it is sometimes hard to find great products for your pets that fit in with a vintage loving home – no ugly modern plastic pet baskets for us!  When shopping for vintage inspired products you can’t forget the smallest family member and today we showcase five […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Get your garden going

Its May, the sun is shining (mostly) and all of a sudden our gardens have become appealing again.  There is nothing we at Your Vintage Life like better than getting out into the fresh air of our garden, eating al fresco, playing with the kids or just chilling there when we can.  So how can […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Vladimir Tretchikoff

Last week fantastic home retailer Graham & Green launched a great new homewares range using the works of ‘king of kitsch’ Vladimir Tretchikoff.  These are official pieces, licensed by the commercial arm of the Tretchikoff Foundation and made in South Africa where Tretchikoff spent most of his life. Some of his most famous works have been digitally printed onto lampshades and cushions, […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Easter gifts for a vintage lover

Easter, apart from being an important religious holiday, is traditionally a time for friends, family, gifts and food.  Get your vintage shopping fix this Spring with 5 buys we at Your Vintage Life think any vintage lover will adore!  All available on line now… 1.   You can’t have Easter without eggs!  Whether they’re chocolate or real, a […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Andy Warhol

We just love Andy Warhol here at Your Vintage Life.  I have a home full of Warhol (not original unfortunately) and count items as diverse as art, soup tins, bowls, mugs, books and even a flask in my collection.  Treat yourself to some pop art inspired vintage shopping this week – all available online now. […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Mothers day gifts for vintage loving mums

Mothering Sunday, sometimes known as Mother’s Day, is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and this years falls next Sunday – the 30th.  Mothers day is now a celebration of motherhood, honouring mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.  In todays blog we show you five […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Disguise your technology the vintage way

Technology – we cant escape it.  Whether its a TV, a smartphone, tablet or charger there’s certain things that we need in the modern world.  But how can all this tech fit into a vintage loving home without it standing out and why should we have to choose between the modern and the vintage?  In todays blog […] Read more…

Our Fabulous Five: Celebrating George Harrison

Today would of been George Harrison’s 71st birthday…a great musician and songwriter, advocate of Hinduism and Hare Krishna and all round British cultural icon whether you love vintage or not.  Find out even more about the great man here at the official website. George Harrison MBE was born in Liverpool in 1943 and achieved international fame as the lead guitarist […] Read more…

Our fabulous Five: Elvis inspired vintage buys

Tomorrow would have been vintage icon Elvis’ 79th birthday.  Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Mississippi, on January 8, 1935.   He has sold over one billion records globally – more than any other artist.  He also served his country in the U.S. Army.  Known the world over by his first name, he is regarded as one of […] Read more…

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