Posts Tagged ‘cocktail’

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 yellow cocktail glasses as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Vintage Colour Inspiration: Yellow

Us vintage loving folk are partial to a bit of bright colour, and if you are anything like me, your homes are crammed full of it! Today starts a new series featuring colours from my own home – and I am starting off with the colour yellow. Yellow is a fabulous colour, so bright and […] Read more…

We Love: 1920s Barware

The history of 1920s barware: Prohibition in America from 1920 to 1933 dictated a ban on the commercial sale of alcohol. This drove bars and clubs underground with all night dancing and of course drinking. In an age of decadence and celebration, the art deco design influenced barware with its geometric lines, mirrored accents and […] 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…

We Love…Vintage Cocktail Bars

We are in love with one of our cocktail bars that we have in the shop right now. It’s a real beauty and we reckon it would make a fab counter for a vintage shop or for a restaurant/café. It is a large size with a display window for your vintage glasses and a flat […] Read more…

Lounging around

We have finally finished our 3rd room in our house renovation. The lounge has taken a while as there was so much to do and its a double room too. So lets cast our minds back to how it used to look. Red swirled carpet with contrasting walls. The woodwork was all painted dark brown. […] Read more…

We’re all going on a summer holiday

Here is our latest article from Vintage Life magazine, all about the Great British holiday! We’re all going on a summer holiday As schools are finishing for the summer break, now is the time to get ready for your annual holiday. With so much opportunity for world travel nowadays, it’s hard to imagine life before […] Read more…

You’re beautiful my deer

Yesterday I received a present after a day at Peterborough Antiques Fair. I closed my eyes and was told the gift was very delicate…slowly and carefully, I opened a Babycham bambi deer. She is lovely and in perfect condition. This is rare as often the horns and the bow have broken over the years. She dates from […] Read more…

Shaken not stirred

We were given a great pair of vintage champagne glasses recently to celebrate the birth of our second child. Kitty Jen was born in July and the champagne definately flowed.   They are really unusual and I havent seen any glasses like this before. They are the perfect his and her glasses and are so kitsch! They […] Read more…

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