Posts Tagged ‘telephone’

vintage retro telephone by Kate Beavis

How Vintage Is Your Home?

So how many of these vintage items do you have in your home? Give yourself a point for each one and let me know your score! 1. A starburst clock 2. Any coloured Tupperware 3. Anything Babycham related 4. Any Tretchikoff print: gain an extra point if you have one that isn’t Tina 5. A […] Read more…

A Sunday Retrospective

I love my vintage telephone collection: it’s got a Trimphone,  Ericofon, Genie…even a Mickey Mouse. But it is missing an American Princess phone which I can only dream of finding here in the UK. They were the original “bedroom” phone with a light so you could see in the dark. Designed in cute pastel colours they were […] Read more…

2012, A Vintage Year

Here is our latest article for Vintage Life magazine. 2012: A Vintage Year January is such a cold month, so little money to spend! Start your healthy eating resolution with large home-made casseroles made in vintage enamel saucepans. Choose a 1940s large roaster or a groovy coloured 1960s pan, mix up the winter veg and leave […] Read more…

Turning back the clocks

Gosh, it has been a whole year of writing for the great Vintage Life magazine. A year ago we wrote this article for the autumn edition………and we never blogged it!! So here it is! Turning back the clocks Remember that feeling of when, as a child you started the new year at school? Full of […] Read more…

We’ve got it covered

I treated myself to 12, yes 12, vintage Woman’s Own magazines last week. They date from as early as 1939 with the latest being 1957. They are great inspiration for my magazine articles for Vintage Life magazine….sometimes a tiny piece, even an advert will trigger an idea off in my mind. For those who regularly follow […] 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…

Beauti-flea retro

We are selling at the upcoming Furniture Flea on 27th March. It is a retro furniture and homeware sale at Bethnal Green. The fair comes from the same team who bring Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair that we also sell through. The aim is to sell mid century treasures at affordable prices…something a tad rare in […] Read more…

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