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Inspired by . . . vintage

PUBLISHED: 06:51 25 August 2014

Joules bistro set

Joules bistro set


We’re rocking the retro feel this month with a nostalgic nod to all things classic, vintage and British from times gone by.

Marmalade Tree frames. Credit: Cyddie WarneMarmalade Tree frames. Credit: Cyddie Warne

This string of three frames would be charming filled with photos of the family through the generations, or even shots of favourite toys and scenes; £40.99, The Marmalade Tree, Marketplace, Wymondham; 01953 423123;

Hot from the kiln of glass artist Marie Dawe are these Cottage Garden Tealight Votives. Marie creates work ranging from pendant size to platters to fully fused windows, she welcomes commissions too and exhibits at galleries including The Wayland Dragonfly Gallery in Watton. Marie Dawe, Reymerston; 01362 858277;;

Cottage Garden Tealight VotivesCottage Garden Tealight Votives

Vintage good looks in this classic electric lamp, one of a range at St Gregory’s Antiques in Pottergate. Electric lamps are £125 to £300, oil lamps £35 to £200. St Gregory’s Antiques and Collectables has upcycled, vintage, period, industrial and antique furniture, porcelain, glassware and kitchenalia. St Gregory’s, Pottergate, Norwich; 01603 631640;

It’s almost impossible not to talk to this quirky deer head (£195) from No 8 in Fakenham! He looks over the shop filled with vintage items, soft furnishings, cushions, lampshapes and gifts from independent British designers, while the garden area has vintage garden goods, tools, plants and herbs. No 8, Norwich Road, Fakenham; 01328 855388.

St Gregories lampSt Gregories lamp

Sweets, bicycle baskets, handmade goods from Norfolk, vintage and retro treats – and this rather adorable Scottie dog soft glow lamp (£65) are from the collection of treasures evoking happy memories of the 1960s and 1970s in particular at Glory Days, Franklins Yard, off Bull Street, Holt; 01263 714024;

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