16 collections to inspire your next trip to the thrift shop

Vintage bird ceramic collection | Mollie Makes 52

Oh, these old things? They’re just a collection of pretties to excite the gatherer in you… Hello vintage lovers, you’re in for a real treat, we’re showcasing some of our favourite collections as seen in Mollie Makes. We crafty humans do love miniature things (and giant things), things that come in pairs, or sets of… Continue reading

Candy-coloured crochet doily pattern

How to make crochet coasters | Crochet flowers pattern | Mollie Makes

Add some zing to afternoon tea with Ayda Algin’s just-for-us neon and lace coasters

Win a sewing bundle including dress patterns & fabric worth £123

Vintage Shirt dress patterns | Lisa Comfort

Win yourself an early Christmas present with Sew Over It. Enter our competition today to win dress patterns and more sewing goodies worth £123.

How to get the vintage look (part 3): At home

Vintage sewing room | Makers Space by Emily Quinton Photograph © Helen Cathcart

You could interpret ‘vintage look’ in many ways when styling your home, but all that’s really required is a love for all things old which were well-loved. This theme of preloved items full of character runs through the homes featured in Mollie Makes magazine and we can’t wait to show you a handful of them…. Continue reading

How to get the vintage look (part 2): Crochet blanket styling

Styling by Meyer Lavigne crochet blanket sofa

Draped over the back of contemporary sofas or piled high on the reading chair: here’s how to get the vintage look with crochet blankets.

How to get the vintage look (part 1): 10 doily ideas

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Get the crème de la crème of vintage décor ideas in our How to get the Vintage Look series starting with doilies. Plus get ideas for how to decorate for the festive season! 

Follow Friday: Rose & Grey

Ideas for freshening up your workspace | Industrial trend | Rose and Grey pegboard

Freshen up your creative space with Rose & Grey. Add character and factory charm to your workspace with these fabulous vintage-inspired pieces. Think cold concrete mixed with pretty pastels, practical dungarees with a flirty fitted edge and neon wireframes.

Collecting vintage deer

Fawn collection on vintage shelf by Candy Pop

Oxford-based blogger and photographer Natasha Denness of Candy Pop keeps her eyes peeled for deer…

My space: Lise Meunier

Craft room inspiration

Thinking of setting up a craft corner at home? Lise Meunier reveals how vintage knick knacks triggers creative thought in her work space

Vintage treat: 18 vintage cameras and decor ideas

A selection of vintage camera for sale

While most vintage cameras are out of action that doesn’t stop us from using the memory snappers as bookends, photography props and more. Here’s a look at a brilliant selection and examples of how you can decorate with them if they’re irreparable.