Posts Tagged ‘retro’

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…

Ercol-lection!

Last week we picked up our latest edition to our Ercol family…a gorgoeus 1960’s elm framed day bed with it’s original cushions. It is simply beautiful with it’s elegant bentwood curved arms and it’s practical design. The back is a piece of solid elm with stunning grain to the wood. The cushions are a deep […] Read more…

Have yourself a Merry Vintage Christmas!

We know, we know.. it’s still November but here at Your Vintage Life we can’t wait ’till Christmas. We wanted to share our latest article for Vintage Life Nostalgia magazine to start to get you in the festive spirit….(and remember we have great pressies available on the site!) Have yourself a Merry Vintage Christmas… …by adorning your […] Read more…

Berry nice!

Here at Your Vintage Life we do love a cake! Not just eating them off beautiful cake stands…we also like to bake them in our vintage kitchen! Today we made berry muffins with our little boy, Herbie. They were a great success so I’ll take you through the recipe (and share some of our vintage […] Read more…

Bonfire knit!

Here at Your Vintage Life we love fashion…..and we love it more when we find vintage versions of what is currently on trend. The Nordic look makes us yearn for winter! What with all that warm snuggly sheepskin mixed with snowflake chunky knits we just can’t wait. And with Bonfire night approaching why not buy […] Read more…

Dream tureen

The soup tureen isnt seen much anymore! We rarely sit at a table to eat, let alone serve  dinner up in the best china. In years gone by, families would come together every Sunday, Easter and Christmas Day and enjoy a table full of dinner. Meat would be carved at the table, served on large […] Read more…

You’re beautiful my deer

Yesterday I received a present after a day at Peterborough Antiques Fair. I closed my eyes and was told the gift was very delicate…slowly and carefully, I opened a Babycham bambi deer. She is lovely and in perfect condition. This is rare as often the horns and the bow have broken over the years. She dates from […] Read more…

Simply Medicinal

We have a great selection of retro glass medicine bottles for sale. They look great in a cluster of different colours, in front of a window with the light shining through making their colours vibrant and bright. The first one I discovered is a dark green, really tall one that was my Grandmothers. In old […] Read more…

Hanging on the telephone

I love my vintage telephones so much, I thought I would share some with you. My number one love is for the Ericofon or the Cobra phone. This was designed in the late 1940s in Sweden by Gosta Thames, Ralph Lysell & Hugo Blomberg. This was a revolutionary design, it was the first marketed phone which incorporates […] Read more…

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