Tag Archive: Antique

How to clean an old trunk or suitcase

Brave the cobwebs and dust in your Granny’s atic and it’s quite likely that you’ll find something similar to the below. An antique trunk. This antique trunk belonged to my paternal Grandfather, Euan.… Continue reading

What is the difference between vintage, antique & retro?

Yikes, it’s been weeks since I babbled to you guys. It’s time for an over due chat! My draft box is full of half-written, part-illustrated posts so while I wait for a sunny… Continue reading

News From Charity Chic

An uber quick post from me this evening to announce that the winner of my March Competition to win a pretty dressing table vanity set is … drum roll…. http://itsonlyerica.wordpress.com/ Congratulations! To see what Erica… Continue reading

Win a pretty vintage dressing table vanity set

It’s been a while since I ran a  littlecompetition so I figured it’s high time I gave you guys the chance to win a little pre-loved treat. This dainty dressing table vanity set… Continue reading

Finding an antique necklace

There are some things which stick in your mind, no matter how young you were when they occurred. Here is one of mine. We moved into a new house in Harborne (Birmingham) when… Continue reading

Bargain hunting in Hay On Wye

I am having to resist indulging my waffle-ability here and not chat away about how perfectly picturesque Hay On Wye is. So you know where we were talking about, Hay On Wye is… Continue reading