Retro Reclamation – From Trash to Treasure

My latest project involved the up-cycling of my late gran’s pair of mid-century utility dining chairs.  They were not in a good state when I got them, and the leatherette plastic coverings were all torn and worn, and the paintwork flaked miserably with age.   These chairs were produced by a London firm called H.Lait […]

A Cheep-Chic Easter

I absolutely adore the little chenille chicks you can buy at Easter time! They are just so fabulously kitsch!  Our Easter supper this year was a simple cheese board and other snacks, framed with a lovely vintage Kraft American process cheese crate (purchased from an Etsy store) and retro cheese “pixies”.   The crate was filled […]