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Kate Beavis 2016 Review

My 2016 Review – Realisation, Relaxation, Acceptance

I wasn’t planning to write a round up blog post of 2016 for a few reasons, hence this one being late. But on reading everyone else’s and feeling super proud of their achievements I started to think about what I had achieved and my overwhelming feeling was that I hadn’t achieved that much. Now this […] Read more…

Get The Look: A 1950s Vintage Wedding

Here is our latest feature for Vintage Life magazine called Save The Date: the 1950s which some of our exhibitors contributed towards. A big thank you to all of them! Save the Date: 1950s Kate Beavis from the National Vintage Wedding Fair shares 3 key looks for a 1950s vintage wedding all of which are […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Well it has been a very busy week but also a fabulous week. First up was the Festival of Vintage in York organised by Discover Vintage. We all went up for the weekend as I was signing books across the 2 days. At the last minute Adam decided he wanted to trade so Friday was […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Gosh it has been 3 weeks since I’ve written a Friday blog! It’s been a busy one, mainly being away in Berlin and then being ill with a darn sinus infection. Berlin was amazing. It was so good to have a weekend with Adam and no kids…to relax and by us rather than mummy and […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

February has come and gone in what feels like a whirl wind….I know it’s a short month but we have been so busy the weeks have simply flown by. And what with launching our new business on Monday…(yes you heard right, we are launching a new business next week)….it seems March will go just as […] Read more…

Vintage lighting by Kate Beavis vintage home

Our Vintage Life

We’ve enjoyed our week, and have been busy planning our exciting new venture which will be revealed at the start of March. In between designing websites and planning we did some shopping (naturally!). We went out buying stock but seemed to treat ourselves to a few small things. My YVL was very happy with his orange […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

It’s been hard getting back into the swing of things here at Your Vintage Life! Christmas was so lovely especially as we managed to really switch off from work which can be a rare thing when you manage a business (or 2!) But we are now back into the throes of buying, photographing and selling. […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

It’s been a week of two halves this week, firstly getting ready for Christmas and secondly being ill! I have a bad cold which has wiped me out, I don’t often get them but when I do I get them badly! On the business front we teamed up with Vintage Life magazine’s Facebook competition and […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

We’ve really enjoyed this week and have spent lots of time with the family rather than just working. Last weekend we went to see Santa as well as to meet his reindeer. We went to a local farm and enjoyed pony riding, train rides as well as of course meeting Santa. Wednesday night I went […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

The weeks seem to fly by here at Your Vintage Life – we write our Friday blog and before you know it we’re doing it again! As it is the run up to Christmas most of our time has been spent listing, selling and packing, as well as continually going to the post office! It […] Read more…

We Love…Pretty Nostalgic magazine

We love vintage magazines but Pretty Nostalgic is something a bit different and that is why we love it so! A bi monthly magazine which focuses on vintage, but is so much more. It’s fiercly independent while still being mainstream, printed in the UK  and on a mission to inspire us to live a more ethical, […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

This week has flown by and at this rate it will be Christmas before we know it. Well with all the festive magazines dropping through the letterbox, you cannot help but starting to visualise how to decorate the house. Considering we have already had round one of Christmas some weeks back we ought to be […] 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…

Our Vintage Life

Last Friday we went on a great buying trip to Peterborough Antiques Fair. It is a 2 day event that we used to trade at, but now we simply go to buy. We were a tag team: Mr YVL went at 7 am and left early to collect the kids from school, I arrived later […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

This week has been all about getting ready for our magazine shoot next Tuesday. We are going to be featured in a 6 page feature of our home at Christmas so Mr YVL has been finishing all those jobs we never seem to have time for. He’s finished tiling the kitchen and has plastered inside […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Well what a week – we have spent most of it partying to celebrate the lovely Mr YVL turning 40. We had a fab “Come as you were” early 90s party last Saturday night filled with Hooch, Push Pops and Nirvana. The party has been featured on the party blog called Trawlergirl – go see! […] 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…

Our Vintage Life

It’s been a full on week getting ready for Mr YVL’s 40th birthday. Tomorrow is his party and it has a definite 1990s theme: think Hooch, jelly beans, Nirvana and smiley face balloons. Check back next week for some photos, especially as we are wearing 90s retro fashion. Sunflowers & Smarties Glow sticks for that […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

Yet another full week here at YVL HQ: and the sun has returned which makes it harder to want to go out and work..especially when the later flowering clematis are this stunning!   On the blog front we featured Justin and Adelle’s home in yesterdays Get The Look post. Their photography is stunning and we […] Read more…

We love…Local Press

We have been featured in our local Sunday paper! The Beds on Sunday have featured the book with a great headline! Here’s the article: Singer Paloma has Faith in writer’s vintage guide Singer Paloma Faith has endorsed a new book written by the Bedfordshire writer, Kate Beavis. Style Your Modern Vintage Home will be released […] Read more…

Our Vintage Life

The last two weeks have been really busy here at Your Vintage Life. Firstly, most of it was spent limping due to my knee operation, but thankfully I’m back to running around the place now. So sit back cos we have lots to share….. 2 weekends ago we spent the whole time trading. On the […] Read more…

Vintage website hits big

Last week we were featured in our local Sunday newspaper. It was in the Beds on Sunday’s Business section, and here’s what they wrote! An online vintage clothing and homeware retailer has been nominated for a top industry award. Cranfield- based Your Vintage Life is one of 4 retailers to have been shortlisted by the National […] Read more…

2012: A vintage year

We have had a great 2012 but due to us honeymooning over Christmas, we are a little late with our blog round up of the year. Thanks for everyone’s support last year, to our customers who have made it our best year yet as well as family and friends who have listened, advised and made us smile x […] Read more…

Website of the month

We at Your Vintage Life are so so proud to be “website of the month” in Period Living  this month. They have described our website as attractive and well designed which is great especially as we designed it ourselves using Create: “Build your own site” which we whole heartedly recommend. They feel that shopping with us […] Read more…

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