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A pretty, old tea/chocolate cup made a beautiful planter for one of my favourite plants, Hyacinths! I found this cup and saucer a good while back, but enjoyed planning ahead and I got it planted up ahead of time and gave this to mum on mothers day. She loved it 🙂


cassette tape retro cushion cover dunelm mill

This one is a retro must have. It would make a great gift for a home loving retro guy…Im right now trying to convince myself my man would not think it too weird if I bought him a cushion for christmas. Would that be weird?! At £5.99 this one is hard to resist.

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And one for retro girlies, this one would look especially cute in a kitchen diner! £6.99

bird vintage print cushion love hope, vintage clothing dewvintage

And for those of you who’s vintage style is a little more sophisticated, maybe this pretty bird print cushion would do the trick? £8.99

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I know a lady who would adore this! £8.99

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I think I would love this one more if it was a colour other than brown…But hey I love the vintage phone, and the sewn on button is very cute! £9.99

Lucky enough to have a bathroom big enough for a chair? This could be a real gem perched on it! £9.99

tweed woven vintage blanket cushion pillow vintage dresses retro home style fashion dewvintage
And one for the traditionalists! A good old tweed cushion, and the most expensive cushion mentioned today at £12.99


This weeks Wednesday is wish is a weird one. I’ve literally only just stumbled across this jewellery designer, as I was researching various materials to make some jewellery with . I’ve been feeling really fidgety recently, and a little lost on the creative front, so I am just pondering on the world of jewellery making (any help and suggestions would be lovely!). And voila, this lady’s work caught my eye.

It’s the imagination of it that I really admire, I think you either love this work or hate it.  It’s slightly creepy, but at the same time playful which is the main appeal for me!  The workman ship is very clearly high on these pieces too, altogether I think they are fascinating and wonderful!

All pictures are from margauxlange on etsy!

Her website is also worth a peep at http://www.margauxlange.com/


It seems an absolute age since I held my sisters vintage inspired hen party. But as promised here are some of the photos of some of the little details of the special day. I made each hen a heart shaped blackboard necklace, of which they could decorate with their own chalk pen. You can buy blank wooden hearts on ebay, and a good quality chalk board paint at good DIY stores if you want to make these yourself!

I also made some drink charms, plenty of bunting, and a notice board (with the help of my best friend!!) for everyone to leave a message on in the form of vintage postcard. We played Mr & Mrs, and pin the kiss on David Beckham, whilst we ate copious amounts of lovely food brought by each of the girls.

It was an amazing afternoon, and the evening was just a lovely as we met up with the Men and went for drinks in a local bar.

Please do excuse some very rushed photography, as i barely had time to take perfect pics as frankly we were having way too much fun to be worrying about photography! Which is how any special day should be 😀

vintage blackboard necklace

Heart stencil printVintage drink charms on tea cupvintage notice board in room with buntingVintage tea party tables in gardenvintage jars, wedding vases with lavender invintage notice board, weddingWedding hen party mess


I recently visited a local garden center with my parents and stumbled across a range of jewellery by shrieking Violet Ltd. Being a massive fan of floral’s these instantly appealed (I wanted them all!), but I just love the natural element to them when combined with the modern materials.

This range is beautifully crafted dried flowers arranged within a clear perspex, surrounded by 925 silver. They do necklaces, earring, rings and bracelets, all utterly gorgeous!

Just take a look at the colours! pretty pretty!

Rosebud pendant shreiking violet necklacedried flower necklace shreiking violet

All images are from www.flowerjewellery.com, Shrieking Violet Ltd.


This weeks Wednesday wish dress is a real fairy tale vintage dream. Think totally girly, indulgent, cute, and pink! Normally I shy away from such girlyness, but this one is cute as a cupcake and too good to not share. The price tag of £350 although totally out of most people budgets ( Hence the Wednesday Wishes part) but for a dress so beautiful £350 could be considered money well spent. If you were so inclined this would make a great wedding dress for a quirky 50’s vintage girl! I just adore it!

Picture is property of rokit.co.uk, well worth a visit!



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