Latest finds

Vintage homewares, glass, kitchenalia, books and prints. Collectable toys and games, vintage studio ceramics, designer classics or something unusual or unique. Handmade, handcrafted , up-cycled or re-invented useful and beautiful items.

Below is a small selection of my latest finds. Contact me to purchase, or buy online in my Etsy shop where you will find lots more to tempt you with from my hoard.

vintage upcycled wooden box

Vintage Upcycled wooden painted box

Made of lightweight plywood,  it has been cleaned and upcycled with a stylish makeover that makes it perfect storage for anywhere in the home. Exterior measurements= 32.5cms W x 18.5cms H x22cms D


vintage linen table runner

Vintage Antique Linen Continental cloth. Table runner.

linen is a quality vintage weave with tight high-thread count,unbleached and very hard wearing. There are no iron marks or stains. Measures 80 cms wide x3 metres long


vintage dolls house accessories

Vintage Dolls House Accessories

A selection of  items by Doll Toi, Boden Henning and teeny Torquay mottoware items


vintage toy wooden puzzle

Vintage wood jigsaw

Charming vintage miniture house wooden puzzle.Intended for baby in the nursery but requires some pretty sharp spatial awareness ( took me an embarrassing length of time to fix back together-!) 


vintage portable typewriter

Portable Typewriter Smith Corona Vintage 1960's

Collectable vintage Smith Corona portable typewriter. Comes with purpose designed solid and sturdy hard plastic case- in colour co- ordinated Turquoise.

I have typed an example to demonstrate that each key perfect without flaws. Replacement ribbon spools seem to be freely available on t’internet.


vintage belinda lyon oxfam cutout doll

Vintage Cut and Sew toys - Belinda Lyon and Louise Elliott

“Manuel” was printed in Ireland on a Tea Towel and was designed as a series of international character dolls for Oxfam by a Rural Retro favourite Belinda Lyon.
“Abdul” the camel and “ Chandra” the tiger could be ordered from Pin and Needles magazine in the 1970’s- these were designed by Louise Elliot


vintage pontins holiday brochure

Vintage Holiday Brochure

Going anywhere nice on your holidays this year?! You won’t find cheaper or more vintage delightful than the 1953 summer season at a Pontins Holiday Camp!


mid centuary studio pottery

Mid Century Studio pottery dish

Made by one of the Cinq Ports studio potteries clustered around Rye in the 50’s and 60’s this stylish dish has plenty of retro appeal. Measures 11 ins long x 7 ins wide and sits slightly curved above the table top on a shallow foot rim.


vintage pharmacy lables

Vintage pharmacy labels

Calling all font fans ,scrapbookers, and collage artists 
These unused gummed labels were clearly over ordered by an optimistic chemists assistant in the 1940’s or 50’s . price is for one box containing a selection