Posts Tagged ‘cathrineholm’

Vintage retro wall art picture collage as seen in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Create a simple wall art collage

I have a lot of art hanging on the walls, so much so that I have had to create collages to show them all off. This for some, can be tricky; positioning them all in the right place can feel daunting. I personally do it by eye, but below I have added a short video […] Read more…

Vintage glass Swedish piggy bank as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage Colour Inspiration: Green

I have chosen the colour green for the second in my series: Vintage Colour Inspiration. Each week I am choosing a colour and sharing some of my favourite items in the hue. There is quite a bit of green in my home as it mixes so well with other colours, especially orange. As my kitchen […] Read more…

Vintage orange 1960s three tiered cake tin as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

A 1960s vintage cake tin based on a 1940s design

Last weekend I bought this three tiered vintage cake tin by Johnson Bros. I haven’t seen a tiered cake tin with a 1960s flower power design on for a long time, as usually you see the 1930s/40s version by brands such as Tala. While the earlier ones are truly fabulous, they don’t quite match my kitchen. […] Read more…

Orla Kiely coffee jars for Douwe Egberts as styled by Kate Beavis Vintage Home

Orla Kiely’s coffee jars for Douwe Egberts

The designer, Orla Kiely famed for her retro pattern has produced a range of coffee jars for the premium coffee brand Douwe Egberts. It is a marketing master stroke as so many of us are buying the jars to keep forever, yet still will then try the coffee. For me, it definitely worked as I […] Read more…

We Love…CathrineHolm

Those of you who follow us here at Your Vintage Life will know we collect CathrineHolm cookware. We have it all out on display in our kitchen on shelves. The colours simply pop out against all the white. It was featured in Pretty Nostalgic magazine. It also featured in Homes and Antiques magazine and in […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

This week has flown by and at this rate it will be Christmas before we know it. Well with all the festive magazines dropping through the letterbox, you cannot help but starting to visualise how to decorate the house. Considering we have already had round one of Christmas some weeks back we ought to be […] Read more…

10 of the Best: Vintage cookware

We have posted a few pictures recently of our kitchen, and from your feedback it appears you have loved our vintage Cathrineholm collection. With this in mind, today’s 10 of the Best is featuring vintage and retro cookware…all available to buy online right now! 1. No list of retro flower cookware would be complete without […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

This week was about two  things only: finishing off our kitchen and sitting in the glorious bank holiday sun. Finally, it was good weather on a holiday! We literally haven’t had a day off since Christmas so we really enjoyed Monday. We had a barbecue with family, drank Pimms, ate great food and enjoyed our […] Read more…

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Last Sunday I wanted to go for a day out in the camper van with the family, to enjoy the last day of the holidays. But Mr YVL had other things in mind, namely to sort out the potting shed. Not exactly the fun I wanted but I am now a happy bunny that it’s […] Read more…

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