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A Lady and Her Bike

Pride of place in our new Bury St Edmunds showroom is a very special bicycle that belonged to a very special lady- Joan Mower. In 1937 aged 14 Joan was gifted this charming bicycle by her brothers, cherished and used religiously for the following seventy years of her life. From her daily commute to frequent […]


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A Seaside Wedding

Last year we were asked to help with the spring wedding of  Julia and Pete at the Thorpeness golf and country club.   Like a lot of brides and myself too, Julia couldn’t decide on her cake! cupcake tower, traditional fruit or  novelty with a quirky twist… Julia had always loved the traditional cakes her […]


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A Rock n Roll Wedding

Here’s some pictures from a yellow themed wedding, earlier this year. It was set in a lovely barn just outside Reading. There’s something so special about barn weddings. The natural backdrop of a simple barn coupled with everyone having fun, is a little piece of heaven to me! Maybe I spent too long down the […]


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Wedding Candy Bar

So you fancy having a candy bar at your wedding? Beware! Candy bars make a great feature table, but if you have lot’s of children you’re sure to have sticky sweets left hanging around. Choose your type of sweets wisely, I would recommend marshmallows, smarties, pink flumps, red jelly lips and milk/cola bottles. We do […]


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1970’s Games and Camping

Just came back from a camping trip and the vintage life didn’t stop there. We drank with mugs from the Queens Silver Jubilee and played Snap, Scrabble and Monopoly. It’s makes real sense with a young family to camp and lately more families are opting for this basic holiday. No you don’t get a fantastic […]


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Let’s play Sindy

I still have my beloved Sindy doll, oh the fun and frolics we had over the years. Sindy now sits on a chest of draws in the bedroom. Sometimes she gets to play with the modern ladies and I watch over and think my girls the best!! Sindy was created by Pedigree in 1963, know […]


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A blog post from Furnish

We were delighted when Alexandra Toso from Furnish decided to do an article on one of our 50’s dinner set’s, Thank you. Give your table a retro feel with this 50s dinner service from Serendipity Street. £60 One of my passions when it comes to interior is 50s ceramics and glass. There’s just something about the […]


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Vintage by Hemmingway 2011

Today on the Vintage seen you can buy your tickets, for the award-winning Vintage Festival at Southbank Centre from 29 – 31 July 2011 as part of the Festival of Britain 60th anniversary celebrations. Set up last year by Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway, the festival will run for three days and nights, celebrating music, fashion, film, […]


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Love Vintage Love Belle and Boo

  Let me introduce you if you haven’t already met to Belle and Boo. Belle & Boo are two characters, that have been created by Mandy Sutcliffe who studied illustration at Leeds Metropolitan University. Mandy went on a university exchange trip to France and it was here that she spent many an hour in the Parisian […]


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Vintage at Goodwood becomes Vintage in London for 2011

We enjoyed Vintage at Goodwood last year , but now Vintage at Goodwood is no longer . Vintage comes to London, renamed Vintage in London. It takes place over the weekend of the 29th, 30th and 31st July over a 21 acre section of the Embankment, including The Royal Festival Hall, The Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth […]


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Babycham Glasses

One of our most searched for products is the classic Babycham glass and we love it too. The iconic coupe glass familiar on the set of old Holywood movies. Apparently the original coupe glass shape was modeled on the breast of  Marie Antoinette. There has been a few designs of the Babycham glass, first three […]


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A Little Salt Pot

We’ve all seen them on holiday love them, hate them, kitsh or uncool. I love them … cute reminders of the fun we had that year on holiday. Take my little salt pot, I don’t use it everyday but when I catch a glimpse of it, I smile. I picked it up at a table […]


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