• Posts Tagged ‘retro’

    Summer trend: Retro kitchen brights

    by  • Friday, May 22, 2015 • Latest trends, Uncategorized • 2 Comments


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    These cheery kitchen accessories sing out against sparkling white. Farm Fresh collection, from £2, George Home.

    The sun is shining (in-between some down pours, standard), but you could be mistaken for thinking that summer is on it’s way! In light of this, I thought I’d bring a little sunshine into your life with a retro colour-pop round up. This micro trend will not only add a bright splash to the kitchen, but the a cool vintage vibe would look right at home with those white metro tiles you’ve been eyeing up! Hmm anyone else got a craving for a strawberry milkshake and a big burger and fries?!

     

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    Where to buy: 1. Industrial hanging lamp in green, £130, Out There Interiors; 2. Enamelware butter dish, £19.95, Mini Moderns; 3. Clouds Trio fine china set, £25, Cath Kidston; 4. Suzy dining chair, House by John Lewis range, John Lewis; 5. Home Fresh milk bottle, £4, George Home; 6. You are my sunshine enamel plate, £19.50, Pedlars; 7. Nadi bamboo tumbler, (part of a pack of 4), £5, Habitat.

     

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    Bake pretty

    by  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 • Designer secrets, Look what I found • 0 Comments

    Betty and Walter

    These retro style prints from Betty and Walter come from Lisa Levis’s (nee Stickley) new Allotment Collection. Inspired by her uncle Walter’s love for growing his own (he sounds like a nice chap) and one of Lisa’s favourite 60’s cook books. I love the adorable cotton pinnies with vegetable silhouettes. Do you like it too? See more of the range, including tote bags and purses, here.

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    Habitat AW13 sneaky peak

    by  • Friday, June 28, 2013 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    I previewed Habitat’s AW13 collections yesterday. It was chock-full of colour inspiration for winter and their ceramics is always top notch. The Freda Collection was a firm favourite of mine. It reminds me of what Habitat used to do in the 70s and feels a bit Marimekko-esque…

    Freda collection, habitat, AW13, tableware

     1. Tray, £15; 2. Apron, £12; 3. Spice jars, £18 (set of 4); 4. Tea towels, £12 (set of 3).

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