Posts Tagged ‘family’

Sunday Salutations from Kate Beavis

Sunday Salutations – What I am thankful for this week

It is has been a very difficult week for the 48% of people who wanted to stay in the EU, but the after effect / fall-out has been unbelievable here in the UK. While our leaders backstab, hide, bicker and generally refuse to actually lead and a sense of hatred has spread onto our streets and […] Read more…

Get The Look: Vintage Photographs

Nothing evokes the memory quite like a vintage photograph, whether it is of a global event, such as a picture depicting the horrors of the First World War or the faded image of family ancestor; for example, a great grandmother photographed as a child. Photo by Simon Whitmore for FW Media for Style Your Modern […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Well it has been a very busy week but also a fabulous week. First up was the Festival of Vintage in York organised by Discover Vintage. We all went up for the weekend as I was signing books across the 2 days. At the last minute Adam decided he wanted to trade so Friday was […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

It’s always a funny week between Christmas and New Year. The presents and food still seem to be flowing, the house is in chaos and the prospect of work seems a chore. Our celebrations continued with different family and friends coming over for more dinner. We got the crystal back out and re-ironed the vintage […] Read more…

Our Vintage Year

2013 has been a great one for us at Your Vintage Life. Here’s a round up of some of our best bits!   The Book This time last year I was busy writing my first book, Style Your Modern Vintage Home. I really enjoyed writing it and researching the items as well as how to […] Read more…

Our Vintage Christmas

Well Christmas came and went pretty quickly really, and when there are children involved it seems to go even quicker. We’ve all had a lovely time and received some lovely presents (mainly modern ones this year!) Christmas Eve was very special with the anticipation building up for the big day. We went to my Aunts […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

It’s been a week of two halves this week, firstly getting ready for Christmas and secondly being ill! I have a bad cold which has wiped me out, I don’t often get them but when I do I get them badly! On the business front we teamed up with Vintage Life magazine’s Facebook competition and […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

We’ve really enjoyed this week and have spent lots of time with the family rather than just working. Last weekend we went to see Santa as well as to meet his reindeer. We went to a local farm and enjoyed pony riding, train rides as well as of course meeting Santa. Wednesday night I went […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

This week has been all about getting ready for our magazine shoot next Tuesday. We are going to be featured in a 6 page feature of our home at Christmas so Mr YVL has been finishing all those jobs we never seem to have time for. He’s finished tiling the kitchen and has plastered inside […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Last Saturday, the MK Handmade & Vintage Fair was held at the shopping centre. We historically have traded there, but this time we went to review it for our sister site: Vintage Bedford and MK. The stalls were lovely with some great vintage treasures for sale. We bought some bits for us while we were photographing. We […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Yet another full week here at YVL HQ: and the sun has returned which makes it harder to want to go out and work..especially when the later flowering clematis are this stunning!   On the blog front we featured Justin and Adelle’s home in yesterdays Get The Look post. Their photography is stunning and we […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Wow, what a fortnight it has been. The biggest news is we went to the National Vintage Awards…and we won!!!! This really wasn’t expected as was clear in my terrible acceptance speech. I hadn’t planned what I wanted to say at all, and was a bit of a blithering wreck really! Thankfully by the morning I […] Read more…

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