Posts Tagged ‘orange’

Vintage orange 1960s three tiered cake tin as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

A 1960s vintage cake tin based on a 1940s design

Last weekend I bought this three tiered vintage cake tin by Johnson Bros. I haven’t seen a tiered cake tin with a 1960s flower power design on for a long time, as usually you see the 1930s/40s version by brands such as Tala. While the earlier ones are truly fabulous, they don’t quite match my kitchen. […] Read more…

mid_century_chic Mid Century Bathroom from Kate Beavis Vintage Home

How to style a vintage mid century bathroom

For regular readers out there, you will know that we have been refurbishing our home over the last few years. We bought a 1920s house 4 years ago, that was stuck in the 1960s. While we love this era, 1960s wiring and damp aren’t exactly desirable! Well it is almost complete with just one room […] Read more…

Orla Kiely coffee jars for Douwe Egberts as styled by Kate Beavis Vintage Home

Orla Kiely’s coffee jars for Douwe Egberts

The designer, Orla Kiely famed for her retro pattern has produced a range of coffee jars for the premium coffee brand Douwe Egberts. It is a marketing master stroke as so many of us are buying the jars to keep forever, yet still will then try the coffee. For me, it definitely worked as I […] Read more…

My 10 Vintage Kitchen Must Have’s

As you know I love my vintage, well retro really, kitchen. It’s a mix of new and old; the units and oak worktop are new as are the gadgets such as the green Morphy Richards toaster and my juicer, but the rest is circa 1965. Here are my top 10 items that I couldn’t live […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Last weekend we travelled up north to visit Harrogate. It is such a beautiful town with lovely boutique shops but honestly. our favourite was Space. We popped in to have a butchers as well as to have our lunch. It has been recently re fitted and was crammed with some great goodies. I had my eye firmly […] Read more…

Get The Look: Modern Vintage Appliances

Those of you who follow this blog will know we have a slight orange obsession…ok, ok, we have a HUGE orange obsession. It all started when Adam was on a quest for an orange teapot which then triggered a buying spree of everything, and I mean everything orange for his kitchen. When my grandma passed away in 2007, […] 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…

G: Gaytime by Lord Nelson

The ceramic range called Gaytime by Lord Nelson sums up the retro, psychedelic vibe of the 1960s. Bright orange and purple birds and flowers on cream ceramic simply jump out at you and make you smile. Interestingly the bright patterns are on very traditional pieces such as rolling pins and measuring jugs…not really as forward as […] Read more…

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