Posts Tagged ‘lounge’

How to create a mid century living room Art Glass

How to create a mid century living room

A mid century living room looks perfect in so many settings; from a city apartment to a family home as it’s clean lines create a calm mood and uncluttered feel but can sometimes seem unobtainable due to the prices of the designer pieces. Let me share key items to include within it to create this […] 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…

Vintage retro wall art picture collage as seen in Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Create a simple wall art collage

I have a lot of art hanging on the walls, so much so that I have had to create collages to show them all off. This for some, can be tricky; positioning them all in the right place can feel daunting. I personally do it by eye, but below I have added a short video […] Read more…

Sarah Maguire's Vintage Eclectic Retro Upcucled Home shared by Kate Beavis

Get The Look: A colourful vintage home

I love Instagram, I literally cannot stop looking at the wonderful photos that vintage loving people have taken all over the world. On one of my regular visits, a beautiful, colourful home caught my eye and I knew in an instant that I wanted to share it with you all. What is interesting about this […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Most of the week has been filled with prepping vintage stock for two great fairs that we love to do. The first was the Furniture Flea in Bethnal Green, London. It is crammed to the rafters with affordable mid century furniture and home wares and we are a regular there since the start. Mr YVL […] Read more…

vintage danish sun catchers

Our Vintage Buys

We have had a busy week buying vintage treasures to sell. But, as always we have been buying for ourselves too! This week we have bought 3 exciting vintage things…. Firstly this vintage Tretchikoff print. These were produced for Boots in the 1960s and became a must have on any cool persons wall. They are actually […] Read more…

Vintage mood board

Recently the magazine, Pretty Nostalgic asked people to create a mood board. It should represent and sum up people’s love of things: collections, vintage bits and bobs or things that inspire them. We had a go….and were chosen to appear on their website. Alas not in the magazine (as I stupidly didn’t take the photo high res enough…schoolgirl […] Read more…

Our blue period

Mr YVL went on a great buying trip earlier this week. Amongst Panton style lamps, teak sideboards, industrial filing cabinets and vintage leather cases he bought 2 1960s Picasso prints. I absolutely love them. I particularly love the painting of Picasso from the early 1900s called the blue period and have been fascinated by the forms […] 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…

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