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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…Sanderson

We love wallpapers and fabrics from Sanderson especially their 1950s range. This launched a few years back now and all have a real atomic feel to them. Some are copies of original Sanderson prints from the mid 20th century and some are simply influenced by the originals. We love Mobiles in all 4 colour ways […] Read more…

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10 of the Best: Vintage Wallpaper

After yesterday’s blog featuring our wallpaper styling tip as well as TK Maxx’s fab new campaign, it made sense for this week’s “10 of the Best” to feature vintage and retro wallpaper. There is a lot out there, many to my taste, many so not to my taste! But here’s our 10 of the Best! […] Read more…

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Styling Tip: Vintage Wallpaper

A while back we wrote about the fabulous FiFi wallpaper which we chose for a feature wall in our bedroom. It is a reproduction of a 1950s design by Sanderson. The story goes that someone found it in a loft and they had actually forgotten that it ever existed. It is hand drawn sketches of […] Read more…

Herbie goes bananas!

Firstly, let me recap. We bought a huge renovation project back in February, in a lovely village called Cranfield. It took an age to find the right house as our demanding list exasperated all the estate agents. We wanted: Somewhere we could renovate not wanting to spend a premium for someone elses work (and as […] 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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