Posts Tagged ‘vintage life magazine’

Vintage glass vases as featured on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

Turning Back the Vintage Clocks this Autumn

Remember that feeling of when, as a child you started the new year at school? Full of anticipation with shiny new shoes and a packed pencil case, full of tales of a glorious summer holiday in 6 weeks of hot sun. Well now is the time to feel that optimism again. Just swap the new stationary set […] Read more…

Bexi Owen at Summer of Vintage Festival as seen on Kate Beavis Vintage Home blog

The Summer of Vintage Festival

We realise that there are many vintage festivals happening this summer, indeed any type of festival, but there are very few that you need to go to! And the Summer of Vintage Festival organised by The Vintage Suitcase, is one of those that you should drop everything to go to! On the 1st and 2nd August, […] 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…

Making Vintage Your Business: Advertising

Our first business column for Vintage Life was published this month. We offer advice to vintage businesses every month which is also a great opportunity for people to get their name into the magazine! We answered 2 questions – here is Keeley’s answer. “I’ve bought a vintage caravan and have converted it into a vintage […] Read more…

Get the Look: The 1960s home

Here is our latest installment in the series of Get The Looks: all published for Vintage Life magazine. This  month it’s the 1960s home. Get the Look: The 1960’s home from Your Vintage Life   The 1960s was full of optimism. Rationing was long gone, industry was booming, the space race was under way and […] Read more…

5 ways to enjoy a 1950s picnic

The modern BBQ wasn’t as popular in the 1950s as it is today. Families did get together though on a sunny day to catch up, relax and eat heartily but it was away from the home. Picnics were enjoyed everywhere in the great outdoors, even at the side of the road on a grassy verge. […] Read more…

Beat the Monday Blues, Part 6

Beat the Monday blues by checking out something or someone we love. Here at Your Vintage Life, we feel it is important to share great finds with you all as well as support local business. So this Monday, I introduce to you the wonderful Betty Bee. For the Vintage Life magazine readers out there you […] Read more…

10 things that changed our lives…

or at least our homes! This is our latest article for Vintage Life magazine….the top 10 countdown of things that impacted our homes and therefore our lives. Number 10: The Duvet Originating from Europe in the 17th century, the feather filled duvet changed the look of our bedrooms, increased our comfort as well as saving […] Read more…

One small step for man, one giant leap for our homes!

Here is our latest article for Vintage Lige magazine..all about how the space race in the late 50s and 60s influenced the design of our homes. One small step for man, one giant leap for our homes! Space exploration during the 1960s was not just about NASA officials and the competition to see who would […] Read more…

Flat-pack Backlash!

Here is our latest article for Vintage Life Magazine called “Flat-pack backlash”. Why not have a read…… The Flat-pack Backlash! Today’s modern furniture comes in a flat box with an Allen key and a set of instructions. Often the end result is a flimsy, soulless cabinet which is the same as everyone else’s.  Maybe it’s […] Read more…

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