Posts Tagged ‘magazines’

Kate Beavis vintage 1950s 1960s bedroom

My Vintage Bedroom

We decorated our vintage bedroom a few years ago as part of our 5 year renovation of our 1920s home. However, it never felt calm, which I really wanted for this room. I love white walls so the colour of my vintage collections simply pop out, but this didn’t seem to work here. I think […] Read more…

We Love…V&OAK magazine

V&OAK magazine is a new magazine dedicated to individual style. It is packed full of original content but it’s not like your usual vintage magazines. V&OAK is glossy and very editorial in its styling and we love it! The first issue landed on our doorstep a few weeks back as I was interviewed for a […] Read more…

Ten of the Best: Vintage themed distractions from the football

So, the football season has started.  You may love football, I however do not – while my vintage home is taken over by various matches, elation, disappointment and general random shouting, this weeks blog is on shopping for some fun distractions from the new season and lets face it, shopping is always good whatever the reason.  Oh, […] Read more…

Beat the Monday Blues

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 introduce to you the fabulous cases and bags from uoldbag! There’s an amazing second hand shop […] Read more…

Spotlight on Blouses

Todays spotlight is on the blouse. A wardrobe classic, it is the perfect garment to wear with this winters 1940s look. Elegant and simple it looks perfect with a pencil skirt, wide leg trousers and even with your jeans. And you don’t have to actually find a 1940s version..there are loads of great vintage blouses […] Read more…

They’ve been framed

For all the people who have read our blog “We’ve got it covered” all about our lovely collection of 1940s/50s Woman’s Own magazines…here are some pictures of them now framed and hung up in our home. In the hall, above the telephone table we chose the 1945 cover of a woman on a red phone […] Read more…

Fabulous Fifi

For anyone that follows our blogs, you will know we are renovating a poorly neglected 1920s house. Check out “Our Patterned Palace” for a glimpse of the array of 60s wallpaper and carpet on every (and I mean every) wall. It has been a labour of love with many items hitting the skip and bin but…… […] Read more…

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