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We Love: 1920s Barware

“Prohibition in America from 1920 to 1933 dictated a ban on the commercial sale of alcohol. This drove bars and clubs underground with all night dancing and of course drinking. In an age of decadence and celebration, the art deco design influenced barware with its geometric lines, mirrored accents and love of glamour. Cocktails were […]

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Everything’s Rosy

Today it is our little girl’s 4th birthday. It appears she has only been bought pink things…not an issue as she loves it all but it has been a bit of a pink overload. (Let’s campaign for alternative colours please!) So to celebrate the colour pink here are our favourite things available on Etsy right now, so […]

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Vintage styling Tips: Patio Heaven

Whatever outdoor space you have, it is pretty likely you have a patio area.  Present in even in the smallest gardens a patio means you can eat, drink and live outdoors…and never have to worry about cutting the grass!  Whether your patio is stone, paved, decked or concrete in todays blog we have a styling idea […]

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Get The Look: 1960s Vintage Bar

We recently had a fabulous 1960s bar for sale at Your Vintage Life. It was quite large, covered in black vinyl faux leather and we thought it would make a great counter for a shop. It was snapped up by the team at Justice: a cool jewellers based in Winchester. We caught up with Thomas […]

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The Etsy Christmas Press Show

Etsy are famous for their beautifully hand made gifts – from homewares to fashion to jewellery they showcase the best in UK craftsmanship. Often thought of as American, the British section has grown and is totally credible. We were lucky enough to be invited to their Christmas Press Show recently to see some of their favourite sellers […]

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Vintage styling Tips: Nurserys for little vintage lovers

Decorating a babies room can be one of the most wonderful styling experiences.  Kids rooms are a place to have fun and introduce colours, patterns and designs you wouldn’t use anywhere else.  If you are a vintage lover then you will want your nursery to reflect that…after all you are bringing up (hopefully) a vintage […]

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Vintage Styling Tips: Wimbledon Inspiration

If you’re anything like us you will of been gripped by Wimbledon over the last few weeks and the finals over the last few days.  For us though, its not just the tennis that we love…Wimbledon as a tournament is steeped in vintage history, style and a certain type of Britishness.  There’s something so summery, […]

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Get The Look: Front Doors

The front door is the focal point of your home’s façade and primary entrance into your house and life. Dressed with the correct choice of door furniture with an appealing traditional door knob, knocker and letterbox it can provide a welcoming and appealing entryway into your home. source When making improvements to their homes, people […]

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Fabulous 5: Vintage Picnicware

Now the sun seems to be shining most days, our weekends are filled with BBQs rather than going on picnics. This old tradition seems to be a fading one, with us preferring to stay at home rather than getting on our bikes to find a field to lay our vintage blanket on. In days gone by, whole […]

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Vintage Styling Tips: Americana

As it is American Independence day on Friday, a huge day of American celebration, we at Your Vintage Life thought it was a great time to embrace one of our favourite styling trends…Americana.   Many things fall within the definition of Americana, with patriotism and nostalgia playing a huge part - the items need not be old, but need to […]

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Get The Look: The Vintage Home Office

“Working from home is a modern trend, with so many of us enjoying the flexibility this brings us especially when managing our own business. With the arrival of the home computer in the 1981, internet in the early 1990s and efficient broadband in more recent times, having a study or home office has never been […]

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Fabulous 5: Vintage Festival Fashion

As so many people are off to Glastonbury tomorrow (we are not jealous at all…much!) we thought we would continue this weeks festival style theme. With so many great acts playing – from Caro Emerald to Arcade Fire, to De La Soul to the fabulous Dolly Parton, it will be an amazing weekend. So quickly […]

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Get The Look: Vintage Gardens

With this lovely weather setting in, we are spending more and more time in the garden, sitting in a striped vintage deck chair, bought for our DIY wedding a few years back. With plans afoot for decking, I’ve been busy pinning images on to boards to show Adam ideas for the whole space. We are […]

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Hats off to Royal Ascot

To celebrate Royal Ascot this week today we are sharing some of our favourite vintage hats available to buy on Etsy right now. Click on the links to find out more 1. Rosebud pink veil 2. Snood pattern 3. Turquoise ruffle hat 4. Lemon raffia hat 5. Green sisal hat 6. Coral sisal hat 7. […]

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Mr & Miss Vintage UK

Fancy being voted as Miss or Mr Vintage UK? Now in its 13th year, Twinwood Festival is the original and best festival celebrating the style and music of the 1930s, 40s and 50s. And this year, for the very first time, they are looking for the most stylish vintage guy or gal in the UK. […]

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