Sunday, 1 May 2011

Vintage and Retro Style Items

Welcome to our latest special feature celebrating vintage, retro and the items inspired by them.

Right now true vintage and retro items are very much the 'in' thing and I will admit to being a fan, I do love the old fashioned clothing and the table wear and crockery is without a doubt stunning, with its pretty florals, gentle colouring and hard wearing nature but unfortunately it can cost an arm and a leg especially if you are looking for a set.

So what do you do when you want the style but not the rising costs?

Our Local Crafts has put together a list of businesses that make vintage and retro styled items or have come up with a way to recycle and redefine vintage items.

Sit back and enjoy our showcase and see if you can spot something you love at more affordable prices.

Used with permission from Zhuzh
If you have a love for gorgeous hand finished home wares then you can find them here. Fabric hearts and beautiful boxes are just a taste of what's on offer. Visit their facebook page for more information and a full gallery of items created.

Happy Plants - Everything other than plants can be delivered within the UK
Used with permission from Happy Plants
Has a beautiful range of redefined and original vintage items. With a love of plants and beauty you will find something to love and cherish here. Items sold include plants, candles and hanging hearts to name a few. Visit their website and facebook page for more information and a full gallery of works.

Luvlii Handmade Bags
Do you have a love of fabrics? How about retro styled skirts? Then these are for you. At the moment they have a wonderful range of handmade retro styled skirts on offer as well as some beautiful handmade bags to mix and match. Make sure you visit their facebook page to see what's on offer and for a full gallery of works.

Floating vintage Designs
Used with permission from Floating Vintage Designs
If you are looking for beautiful handmade vintage style jewellery then you will find it here. Right now they have a gorgeous collection of classic pearl effect jewellery and some original vintage pieces so make sure you visit their facebook page for more details and a gallery of their works.

Lindy's Loops
Used with permission from Lindy's Loops
Looking for retro styled dresses and bags then you can find them here. Beautifully handmade using fantastic fabrics you are sure to find something you love. For a gallery of their works visit their blog and facebook page to see what's on offer at the moment.

There you are, a wonderful collection of beautiful retro and vintage styled items for you to look through.

If you would like to see more businesses like these pop over to our website or facebook page, where we have over 300 small businesses for you to browse!
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