Vintage Sports Stadiums

There is nothing like an atmosphere in a sports stadium. The atmosphere, the game itself and the overall experience with family and friends. Whether you love football, rugby, tennis or basketball, there is nothing like going to a sports game. In this post we look at some of the oldest sports stadiums around the world.

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How Old Is Your Boiler?

Spring cleaning time means only thing: a big overhaul of everything you’ve thrown in the cupboard by the bathroom since last year. And while you’ll soon be heading to a local charity or vintage shop to get rid of those summer shorts you’ll never wear again, some old towels that have seen a better day or those bed sheets that got mixed up in a colour watch. it might be worth your time to actually empty the cupboard and have a look at the big white boiler staring you right in the face that has been crying out for attention. Continue reading

Starbucks: Making Coffee Cool For 45 Years

It’s hard to imagine that things from the 1970s can or would be classified as vintage but if our Pinterest is anything to go by, hippy chic acting as the hot style at festivals, Star Wars being the biggest deal in cinema, Elton John touring and John Travolta being on TV again, it’s safe to say that we are now looking back to the 1970s for inspiration. There is one brand though which launched in the 70s and still manages to look sleek and modern, and all they do is sell coffee. Continue reading

A Vintage Mediterranean Holiday: Staying In Malta

Show someone a map of the world and tell them to point it out. Chances are their finger will spend some time hovering around the Mediterranean before it can be found. Do you know why it’s so hard to find? Because it’s an absolute hidden gem of a holiday hotspot; especially if you’re a vintage lover. We’re planning a holiday here this year and by the looks of it, it will be vintage heaven. Continue reading

Vintage Exteriors

So far we have concentrated a lot of exterior décor and design inside the home, but have paid very little attention to the exterior. Many people may not give much thought to the exterior of their homes, after all it is on the inside that you will be spending the majority of your time anyway, especially if you live in the UK. Continue reading

Making Vintage Wood Look Good

Here’s a fun game to play. The next time you’re going shopping in town, take a second to look around a shop and take notice of how everything is presented. We’re not talking about the actual clothes you see but where they’re displayed.

Are they on a rail? Are they in a cabinet? What does the display itself look like?

You might be asking why we’re asking these slightly off questions. Well there’s a simple reason why. It seems to us that any trendy new shop or restaurant is turning to vintage furnishings in an effort to look cool. Don’t believe us? Take a look at these examples of wood looking old and good on the high street. Continue reading