Vintage treat: retro Christmas baubles

Retro-lovers, this one’s for you: a set of 1950s glass Christmas vintage baubles

Fabric Friday: Modern vintage

This week we’re going modern vintage. Take a look at some of these must-have prints for your fabric collection

Introducing… the Mollie Makes Betty dolls

Meet the Mollie Makes cover stars of issue 28

Fabric Friday: Kitsch kitchen

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Issue 27 of Mollie Makes includes a gorgeous retro pinny project – here’s some fabric that’s perfect for it

Vintage treat: Silver-Reed Typewriter

We share a few pics of our first vintage treat

Moodboard Monday: Retro celebration

After last week’s vintage wedding ideas, this week we’re going all out for bold and beautiful colour with a funky retro look. But don’t feel the need to restrict these ideas to weddings, any celebration would be the perfect excuse to go to technicolour town with the accessories…

Thrifty Thursday: Best vintage trunk ideas

Now that the car boot sale is well and truly open for business, we’re hoping to pick up a vintage trunk or two. Vintage luggage has got such charm. As long as it’s in passable condition you can leave it unadorned and proud of its battered edges. Or, if your trunk is way past help you can reinvent it, cover it or transform it. Here are some of our favourite ideas…

Vintage makeovers

You’ve tracked down the elusive vintage dress that actually fits, your home’s got just the right mix of retro and modern, and you love old movies as much as you love Mollie Makes. But what next, if you really want to live the vintage lifestyle? How about getting yourself a whole new hair and make-up look, based on pin-ups from the past. Lipstick and Curls are the go-to ladies for amazing makeovers. So if you want to look like this (and who wouldn’t?), read more…