The 1950s bought post war optimism to Britain and a boom in innovative designs for the home, from ceramics, to glass, to furniture, gadgets and lighting. What you had in your home began to say something about you, and this was usually aspirational, especially for young working class couples setting up home for the first time. One of these designs was Ridgway’s ‘Homemaker’ which was not only very popular in its time, it still remains so with collectors of today.
We all know Tupperware, those bright plastic containers with innovative designs, that our grandmas, mothers, aunties etc all used to keep food fresh back in the day. But how did it all start? Read on to find out more…
As a vintage lover, you probably already love a bargain. But did you know one of the best places to find vintage items, for very low prices, are good old fashioned car boot sale. If you have never been to one before, or just want some tips specifically on how to buy vintage, read on to get started!
Have you decided on a 1970s style kitchen for your vintage home? Then read on to find out how to accessorize it with authentic kitchenalia from the era!