How to buy a vintage bike

How to buy a vintage bike

You can’t beat a vintage bike for elegant cycling style. And they’re not just lovely to look at – pick the right model and your two wheels will retain their value or even, if you’re careful, increase. However, if you don’t know what you’re doing, you run the risk of having your second hand purchase… Continue reading

Vintage treat: SylvaC celery and onion face


We all know about our seven-a-day target, but sometimes (only sometimes) we forget about our veggies. These two vessels, passed down from father to son, are SylvaC glazed dishes that act as a little reminder to get our daily intake of greens. Although it’s no longer fit for purpose, due to cracks, it sure does… Continue reading

Tips for buying vintage wedding dresses


Every vintage wedding dress available today is a one-off – a completely unique piece of history that you can guarantee will not be seen on any other bride, no matter how many wedding magazines or wedding blogs you browse through. The vintage wedding dress wardrobe offers rich pickings too, with over 100 years of style… Continue reading

Vintage treat: Melaware

Vintage Melaware

Vintage Melaware brightens even the most dreary kitchen table or picnic rug. It’s official: you can never have too many vintage teacups and saucers. 

A vintage Christmas playlist

vintage christmas songs

We love vintage Christmas songs! Rock around the Christmas tree with our festive playlist

Vintage treat: retro Christmas baubles

box of vintage baubles on white

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

Monday moodboard: indoor gardens


How cute is that little fabric succulent in a teacup on the cover of the new Mollie Makes? It’s inspired us to get green-fingered and create our own indoor gardens

Monday moodboard: a vintage caravan


Inspired by Kate Ulman’s Vantastic book and make in issue 31 of Mollie Makes, we’re off on a vintage caravan holiday

Monday moodboard: Colour-block

Mollie Makes Monday moodboard: Colour-block

Inspired by the quite frankly gorgeous colour-block knit on page 44 of Mollie Makes issue 31, here’s our pick of the colour pops with Monday’s moodboard