This apartment is a great example of making a property that can use vintage aesthetic and mix it perfectly with the most contemporary features. Continue reading
One of the easiest places to grab a real vintage feel in home lies in your bathroom. Whether it’s your faucet, shower head or mirror, the bathroom is an area where older designs still are commonplace. Just look at these examples. Continue reading
The historical and bustling city of London is a major hub of commerce, and as the biggest city in the UK, boasts loads of sites to see. It also has a rich medical heritage with world-famous and world-class hospitals; read on to find out about famous London hospitals past and present. Continue reading
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.
Vintage is back in a big way, and not just in our homes but in our fashion choices too. If you love the look of vintage then it is easy to incorporate elements into your everyday wear. Find out some of the key vintage fashion dress trends around. Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
If you think your idea of vintage is all about Victorian fittings on your ceiling and 70s style kitsch furniture, it’s time to broaden your horizons. In 2016 a big trend in the vintage world will be to look eastwards for influence. Here are some ideas of where you should be looking if you want to stay ahead of the curve. Continue reading
The ‘vintage’ look is well and truly back, and with the summer now well and truly under way home owners everywhere will be starting new DIY projects to turn their homes into the modern-vintage show homes they’ve always dreamed of. With property market now picking up again we are seeing a surge in new buyers looking to refurbish some rather tired looking properties, and the wonderful you can do it for pennies. Continue reading