Posts Tagged ‘office’

Wearing vintage to the office by Kate Beavis

10 ways to wear vintage fashion to the office

I used to wear vintage a lot when I worked in a corporate office. While most of the time I looked wonderful (even if I say so myself!) there was always a fine line between looking great yet professional and being known for my funny clothes rather than my on point Power Point skills! So how […] Read more…

Vintage glass vases as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Turning Back the Vintage Clocks this Autumn

Remember that feeling of when, as a child you started the new year at school? Full of anticipation with shiny new shoes and a packed pencil case, full of tales of a glorious summer holiday in 6 weeks of hot sun. Well now is the time to feel that optimism again. Just swap the new stationary set […] Read more…

Print your Instagram photographs with Square Snaps as featured on Kate Beavis vintage home blog

Styling Ideas: Printed Polaroid Photo Collages

When was the last time you printed your photographs? I bet there is a whole generation out there who didn’t even realise you could. Remember when we used to have photo albums? Remember taking your film to the chemist or sending it away in a green envelope, only to get them back and realise your […] Read more…

Get The Look: The Vintage Home Office

“Working from home is a modern trend, with so many of us enjoying the flexibility this brings us especially when managing our own business. With the arrival of the home computer in the 1981, internet in the early 1990s and efficient broadband in more recent times, having a study or home office has never been […] Read more…

We Love…Anglepoise Lamps

“In the early 1930s, the Anglepoise lamp was designed using a newly developed concept of balancing weights using springs and levers. This enabled a light to be angled in any position which was perfect for work and study. The first lamp was made by the British company, Herbert Terry and Sons and designed by George […] Read more…

We Love…Inside Crochet

This month we have been featured in the magazine Inside Crochet. This publication is new to me, not being a crochet gal and it’s fair to say I now love it. Firstly about our 2 page feature: Lindsey Harrad interviewed me some time back about the book and my working space. She has written a great […] Read more…

Dad’s dilemna

It’s Fathers day this weekend and the usual dilemna crops up. What to buy our daddys? The shops are full of useless tat for him such as “I Love My Dad” slippers as well as more useful yet boring car wash kits. So here are some ideas that are both vintage and fun which should […] Read more…

Daddy Cool!

As Father’s Day is approaching, my children (with a little help from me) need to decide what to get their Daddy. The shops are full of mugs and T-shirts saying “I love my Dad” but we, at Your Vintage Life feel this isn’t really the way forward. Why not shower him with retro and vintage […] Read more…

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