Posts Tagged ‘Gifts’

Homemade chutney with vintage crochet as featured on Kate Beavis vintage home blog

10 perfect Christmas gifts to show you care

I know my blog is about “stuff”. Vintage fashion, homewares, furniture, weddings all equal lovely things, but that’s just it – they are just things. When I first met my husband he showed me that gifts don’t have to cost but actually the ones filled with thought mean the most. Our first Valentine’s Day he […] 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…

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 Fabulous Five: Mothers day gifts for vintage loving mums

Mothering Sunday, sometimes known as Mother’s Day, is held on the fourth Sunday of Lent exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday and this years falls next Sunday – the 30th.  Mothers day is now a celebration of motherhood, honouring mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.  In todays blog we show you five […] Read more…

Our fabulous Five: Elvis inspired vintage buys

Tomorrow would have been vintage icon Elvis’ 79th birthday.  Elvis Aaron Presley was born in Mississippi, on January 8, 1935.   He has sold over one billion records globally – more than any other artist.  He also served his country in the U.S. Army.  Known the world over by his first name, he is regarded as one of […] 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…

Ten of the best: Vintage baby gift ideas

With the gorgeous Duchess of Cambridge having her little Prince George this week, babies have been non stop in the news this week.  She’s due to get gifts from around the world  – including a lavish present from Sudocrem who got jewellery designer Theo Fennell to create a bespoke jewel-encrusted, 18-carat white gold charm bracelet that doubles as a Sudocrem holder!  Erm, […] Read more…

10 of the Best: Vintage Father’s Day Gifts

This weekend it is Father’s Day so why not make it a retro or vintage affair? There are so many great items to buy for your Dads, and if you are quick there is still time for it to be delivered. Here ir our 10 of the Best gifts available to buy online right now! […] Read more…

Styling Tip: 1930s crochet

I cannot stop buying vintage linen. I have bags and bags of it, from large embroidered tablecloths to small doily like tray covers. We do not use them in our home (which is a 1960s affair) and to be honest, we don’t really sell them either. Other people sell them so well but they don’t really […] Read more…

Treasure your Mummy!

As Mother’s Day is fast approaching we, at Your Vintage Life, have turned our heads to thinking about which treasure to buy our treasured mummy! We have so many pretty vintage collectables but we feel this year everyone should spend the time making something for their mothers. Add this to a vintage item that can […] Read more…

Didn’t we do well?

Today’s job is to pack Christmas away, but before I do….here’s some of the vintage lovelies we received. For him…some more Taunton Vale to add to the collection. His love of orange means our kitchen is filled with bright, zesty retro treasures….from 70s Tupperware storage, to 60s CathrineHolm enamel cookware, to funky orange Taunton Vale […] Read more…

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