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Scandi Styled Bird Cushions for sale at yay retro

yay retro! have some great Scandi styled handmade vintage fabric cushions for sale at the moment. The bird designs are likely to be the most popular. The fabric design is from the 1960/70s and is a very thick quality linen, this has been paired with a bright orange flower power linen for the back of the cushions. Pop in and search 'cushion' at yay retro!

Why not pick up one of our designs at the same time and share the postage?

Vintage Homewares to Give You a Spring Lift!

Goodness this winter has been dull and damp here in Devon! What's need is a healthy dose of vintage colour and vitality to give your home a mighty Spring lift! Luckily the yay retro! online vintage shop has heaps of marvellous vintage ornaments, textiles and homewares to do just that. Pop in now for Vintage Italian Pottery, Taunton Vale trays and spice racks, Figgjo Flint dishes and plates, vintage tablecloths and even framed vintage pictures in ur clearance section! 

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How Much is Postage at yay retro, and can I have Combined Postage?

Can I have Combined Postage at yay retro!?

Most people are looking to buy several small items at the same time, I am happy to combine them into one box if I can do so safely, you can either place the order and I will refund the postage not required manually at the packing stage (once the parcel is weighed), or email me on before placing your order and I will recalculate your postage. 

How Much is Postage Likely To Be?

Very Small, Thin, Light Once Packed              £2.20
Under 1kg Once Packed in Box                       £3.90
1kg - 2kg Once Packed in Box                         £4.99
2kg - 5kg Once Packed in Box                         £7.49

I hope this helps you. Go shopping at yay retro!'s online vintage shop now for the best in vintage kitchenalia, tableware, homeware, ornaments, books and toys!

Don't forget to fill your basket with some of my 'Clearance items' too! They can be found using this link.

Buy Vintage Kitchenware and Homeware Online Today!

If you are looking to buy vintage kitchenalia, ornaments or homewares, then the yay retro! is the online shop for you! We have everything to kit out your vintage styled kitchen, camper van or caravan and know all about the top vintage trends right now.  

Here are some of our top picks.....Flower Power Framed Pictures, a Taunton Vale Spice Rack, Vintage Fabric Cushions, 1950s Goebel ware, Beryl Wartime tablewares including a teapot, West German Emsa plastic cake storer, Jean Greenhowe knits, vintage eggcups and egg storer trays and an amazing bright orange 'Desert Song' Poole Pottery cheese dish!  All orders are available with combined postage for multiple items (via a manual refund after packing or email ahead of ordering for a postage quote).

Many people buy gifts and treats for friends and family from yay retro! too, it really is a one stop shop for everything from the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s! Spend over £20 (exc. postage) today and receive a Free Gift (or two) in your parcel!

Vintage Blue and Orange Kitchenware - This Year's Pantone Colours!

You may have noticed the new colours this season are blue and orange together.  From clothing in Whitestuff and Fat Face to fabrics and yarns in sewing shops, it's all about Blues & Oranges this year!  This is perfect for those of us who adore the 1970s and the bright orange tones that abounded back then.  Toning the orange down with sky blue is the perfect idea, making it easier to live with whilst being infinitely cheery!

Last Autumn the Pantone Institute launched the colours for Spring 2018. In amongst the key colours were PANTONE 17-1563 - 'Cherry Tomato' a hot bright orangey red and PANTONE 16-4132 - 'Little Boy Blue' which brings to mind blue skies and hopefulness. These have been put side by side on the Pantone wesbite to accentuate the way they complement one another.

Tap into this trend by searching by colour in the yay retro! online vintage shop now (combined postage available):

Search Orange at yay retro!
Search Blue at yay retro!

From vintage enamel cookware to 1970s melamine trays & cups and saucers, vintage tableware and kitchen utensils. Brands include Skyline, Poole Pottery, Taunton Vale, Rosti Mepal and Gaydon as well as St Michael, Dunmoy and Laurids Lonborg.

Vintage Dorma Bedding For Sale at yay retro!

yay retro! have a superb range of vintage double and single sheets, and also pillowcases for sale in our online vintage shop right now. In bright yellows and pinks they are the perfect thing to add to your bed this Spring! If like me you adore 1960/70s Flower Power then these are just the thing. Many of the sheets are in unused condition, making them ideal. Use for your bed, as a tablecloth, for dressmaking or for any other sewing project. 

If you have a super king bed (which were not available in the 60/70s), then a vintage sheet folded and draped over the end of the bed in the style of a throw can add vintage pzazz to your bedroom. Then make sure you switch to vintage pillowcases to complete the look.

Why not check out our vintage textiles section to see all that I have? Brands range from Dorma, St Michael, Vantona and more, there is even a pure cotton vintage sheet to snap up!

Very Rare Carltonware Bird Cruet Set with Eggcups for sale at yay retro!

This is an ultra rare find. A 1960/70s Carltonware cruet set featuring bird salt and pepper pots and 2 bird eggcups all displayed on a purpose made stand. They are yellow in colour with yellow and green daisy and leaf detailing. These are absolutely stunning and are perfect for the devoted vintage collector! I would use these as an ornament as they are so delicious. Very hard to let go! 

I know that many people collect the Carltonware bird ashtrays, and those are hard enough to find - this is even more rare I think!  The leaf and flower designs bring to mind contemporary retro designs, don't mistake this as 'new' this is genuine 1960/70s and as such is extra, extra special!

Shop for Carltonware at yay retro! now.

So many Vintage Teddies to buy at yay retro!

yay retro! has been visited by 100s and 100s of vintage teddies of late! We've got heaps of cute little teddy ornaments like these gardening bears....These designs are collected by people up and down the land and have been loved since the 1980s when artist's work such as Jane Hissey and Deborah Jones were exceedingly sought after. 

With bears doing a variety of sports, and bears to bring good luck and send congratulations and thanks, it really is worth searching 'teddy' in our online shop now. Prices start from £2 a set and postage can easily be combined via a manual refund after purchase.

If cuddly teddy bears are more your thing, then how about this 44cm tall ted?  He's lovely and soft and has been washed to make sure he's perfectly ready for fresh cuddles!

You may prefer this cute little Ted in his pull along wooden cart, amazingly he's under £10 and is sure to be loved by adults and children alike!

The large sized, vintage plastic teddy bear below is the kind of thing many vintage lovers buy as a kitsch ornament for their home. Made in England in the the 1950/60s he s is something very special, especially as he measures 24.5cm tall & 14cm wide!

For lovers of Dick Bruna and Miffy, I have this 1970s wooden jigsaw featuring a big yellow teddy bear. With a bright red background, I would pop this on display when the children are not playing with it!

Finally getting back to all those 100's of teddies I have available, how about this fab business card holder teddy?  So very, very cute, surely you've room for him in your home!  Search 'teddy' at yay retro! now. 

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