Posts Tagged ‘easter’

DIY Tutorial: A Clothes Peg Wreath by Kate Beavis: Easter Upcycling

How to make an upcycled clothes peg wreath

The trend for decorating our homes for special holidays is growing year on year, as just like Christmas and Easter, it is a time for relaxing with family, enjoying great food and spoiling ourselves rotten! Every year I make a wreath with the children, with a spring feel, to hang in our kitchen diner and this […] Read more…

vintage easter gift ideas from Kate Beavis

10 ways to have a vintage easter

Easter is almost upon us and hopefully for you all, it is a time for family and relaxation. And more than likely copious amounts of chocolate! As I’m sugar free now there will be no egg for me but am definitely looking forward to some family time. With no laptop! Fancy having a vintage Easter? […] Read more…

Vintage handmade craft easter wreath by Kate Beavis

How to make a vintage easter wreath

Yesterday I made my first Easter wreath and it was so simple yet really cute, don’t you think? Materials used: A polystyrene ring from Hobbycraft Pins to fasten Vintage lace doilies and tray covers Broken vintage jewellery Vintage buttons Silk and paper flowers Easter bits and bobs from a craft shop such as eggs and […] Read more…

Vintage jelly moulds as planters photo by Simon Whitmore for Style Your Modern Vintage Home by Kate Beavis

Vintage Spring styling ideas for your home

Spring has sprung! In between the odd snow flurries, the bulbs are out, the sun is shining and I actually want to walk the school run! So it’s time to spring clean your home (or at least give it a good tidy up) and start to think about adding some lovely springtime touches to brighten […] Read more…

vintage cake stand for easter from Kate Beavis

Our Vintage Life

Doesn’t it feel better and dare I say it even easier when the sun is shining. We have spent so  much time In the garden, with the children as well as gardening. The tulips are out, the grass is now cut and the borders edged. We’ve even picked the rhubarb to make crumble.   On […] 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 Vintage Life

We have had a lovely week, what with easter, chocolate, school holidays…… We had lots of family around all weekend and the kids enjoyed not one, not two, but three easter egg hunts. To be honest, it got a bit crazy with too much chocolate resulting in huge highs and incredible lows. The Easter bunny […] Read more…

Have a cracking easter!

Here is our latest article for Vintage Life magazine called “Have a Cracking Easter”.   As Easter is this month, we have turned our heads to thoughts of eggs……chocolate ones, dippy soldier ones, even hard boiled, painted ones. Now is the time to get your bonnets on and plan your Easter holiday, combining all that […] Read more…

2012, A Vintage Year

Here is our latest article for Vintage Life magazine. 2012: A Vintage Year January is such a cold month, so little money to spend! Start your healthy eating resolution with large home-made casseroles made in vintage enamel saucepans. Choose a 1940s large roaster or a groovy coloured 1960s pan, mix up the winter veg and leave […] Read more…

Egg-cellent ideas!

With Easter just over a week away, Your Vintage Life has turned its head to thoughts of eggs……chocolate ones, dippy soldier ones and with our new chickens arriving over the weekend it’s time to get our bonnets on and think of vintage pressies! Start the day with a hand painted egg and toasted soldiers. We shared […] Read more…

Spring into action!

As Spring is almost here, Your Vintage Life has written a new article for Vintage Life magazine. It refers to the wartime campaign of “Make Do and Mend” and “Dig For Victory”, highlighting that this ethos is as relevent today as it was 65 years ago. Filled with ideas for Easter gifts and how to […] Read more…

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