I was very lucky to go the Country living fair, at Design Centre in Islington, London .There were lots of talented artists ,designers and amazing caterers.
A few businesses that attended which stool my heart a bit !!
Simple vintage I loved for there kitschy, cute, bits and bobs .
Here is a bit about the company .
Simply Vintage Designs was born from a love of all things vintage and handmade.
Combining my two passions I have developed a product range that is constantly evolving, created from unusual and vintage china, crystal, glassware and fabrics.
As a devotee of all things vintage I hope the items will bring a little vintage charm into the world.
They hand make all the items and source most of the stock from vintage supplies, reclaimed, up-cycled and organic products.
The centrepieces of the collection are the beautiful vintage teacup candles. They are sourced from around the country, lovingly cleaned and restored then filled with organic, pure soy wax. Some candles are left au natural and some have fragrance and colour added to them to tie in with their design.
I really love the contempt for this company, Would be a great wedding present .
La de da! Living – The home of hand stamped vintage cutlery also have an award winning shop!
There beautiful shop La de da! first opened it’s doors to a bustling street party in the desirable location of Montpellier in Cheltenham on the 3rd December 2010.
La de da! is now an award winning shop that stocks incredible brands over two floors such as Annie Sloane, Joma, Retreat, Five Dollar Shake, Great Plains. La de da! Living (hand stamped cutlery) and so much more.
There have and still maintain to give each and every one of our customers a unique shopping experience and most importantly provide
them with top quality customer service.
This design of these beautiful lamp shades would make a beautiful backdrop in a forest for a wedding .
A stunning set of floral designs, hang Snow, Lotus or Lily in an entrance hallway, study, nursery, dining room, lounge or bedroom. Alternatively, create a feature space with a group of flowers above a breakfast table, on a landing or elsewhere in the home. Snow and Lily are available in white and in two sizes, while Lotus comes in one size and five colours. White, black and grey are tones which almost always work, rendering a white light, while yellow and red Lotus add a dash of colour to an interior for a warm, summery yellow light or tones of red across a space.
Sara Tiara label
I feel like a themed wedding coming on everyone !!!!
Sara Colacicco, originator of the Sara Tiara label, has been working in design and fashion all her life. Having grown up amongst the hubbub of Nottinghill’s antiques, eccentrics and eclecticicism, Sara has developed an enthusiasm of her own…creating stylish headwear from vintage fabrics…whilst caring for the environment.
Sara began in fashion selling vintage clothes on the famous Portobello Road. Sara and her husband Pier then went on to create their own label, Sara Sanskara, with their signature ethereal, feminine designs and innovative colour block coats.
After several successful years, Sara decided to indulge her three passions – ecological fashion, vintage fabrics and elegant headwear. Sara and Pier responsibly source a wide variety of vintage materials, and together they have set up a buzzy atelier in a charming old warehouse in Poole Quay where talented and artistic local milliners work as a team to create each piece by hand.
The collection features a stunning series of diverse, one-of-a-kind pieces using unusual fabrics and accessories including up-cycled Harris Tweed and cashmere, antique lace and feathers and retro jewellery and beads.
Sara Tiara designs have been created to suit all occasions and all personalities. Unlike most milliners, Sara Tiara headware is not just for weddings and Ascot. Some of the collections are designed to be worn as an everyday accessory, enhancing the creative element in a casual outfit
“it’s amazing…each individually made headpiece has its own personality, which seems to find a match in the personality of a customer. I love watching people find the right hat” says Sara.
Quintessentially English… often quirky, these timeless creations are fast gaining a loyal international following…
BB Afternoon Tea Bus tours
Capture the heart of the city’s culture and history whilst sipping on a lovely cup of tea and enjoying the exquisite tastes of France, whilst looking out on some of London’s most famous landmarks. High tea accompanied with an array of tasty sandwiches and delicious cakes and pastries. Your uniformed driver will take you round The London Eye, Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St James’s Park, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, The Royal Albert Hall, Marble Arch, Piccadilly Circus, Nelson’s Column, Downing Street and more.
So cute !!!!
A luxury sheepskin hardwood footstool with a removable cover lovingly created in beautiful North Wales by a traditionally trained upholstress.
The Baa Stool is a quality, unique and contemporary piece of furniture that compliments modern and period interiors equally. Gorgeously soft, it’s impossible not to dip your toes in!
WWW.HAVE a GANDER.biz
Recently-formed in 2012, ‘Have a Gander’ is comprised of husband-and-wife team Peter and Fiona Gander who are based in Herne Bay, on Kent’s north coast. Peter illustrates their products and Fiona handles operations. Have a Gander produce quirky tea towels, aprons, greetings cards and recently launched a ‘Cheese, glorious cheese’
cheeseboard and ‘Food, glorious food’
Vivid Colours Design
I think theses pieces would look lovely with a plain wedding dress and will be a piece you can keep forever.
Handcrafted needle work jewellery inspired by old traditional Turkish techniques. Vivid Colours has managed to keep traditions alive whilst injecting the designs with a more modern and contemporary look.
Thank you for reading everyone it was a lovely day !!