Posts Tagged ‘cushions’

Vintage Style Hunkydory Home orange cushion on Ercol as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

My favourite vintage inspired cushions

This week I did a photo shoot in the most amazing house in Manchester. It was filled with amazing vintage, beautiful coloured sofas and packed with fun, kitsch homewares without any of it looking kitsch at all! The one thing that struck a chord with me, was the amount of cushions they had everywhere. They […] Read more…

Vintage cushions s featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog incl William Morris fabric

5 ways to give your home a vintage autumn feel

Even though it has been warm of late, you can still feel autumn in the air. The misty mornings, all those cobwebs that I keep walking into and the yearly obsession with finding conkers has arrived, as has the need to put the heating on at night. For me, it is time to cosy up […] Read more…

The Etsy Christmas Press Show

Etsy are famous for their beautifully hand made gifts – from homewares to fashion to jewellery they showcase the best in UK craftsmanship. Often thought of as American, the British section has grown and is totally credible. We were lucky enough to be invited to their Christmas Press Show recently to see some of their favourite sellers […] 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…

Ten of the Best: Housewarming gifts for the vintage lover

Traditionally specific items were given as housewarming gifts which all had different meanings – this comes originally from Hogmanay which via the Norse Yule festival forms part of the 12 days of Christmas.  I  remember growing up a neighbour giving my parents salt and bread when they moved into our new house but the full list and its meanings is […] Read more…

Another Patterned Palace

Any regular readers of our blog will know we have bought a Patterned Palace which we are totally renovating. Every wall and floor was covered in retro patterns..some good and some darn ugly! Slowly we are ripping it out and replacing it with, to be fair, not that much pattern. I love wallpaper and prints […] Read more…

Beat the Monday Blues Part 1

Beat the Monday blues by checking out something or someone we love. Here at Your Vintage Life, we feel it is important to share great finds with you all as well as support local business. So this Monday I want to share with you the most perfect cushions, beautifully made and beautifully designed. Eclectic chair […] Read more…

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