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yay retro! to feature in Reclaim Magazine

yay retro! are absolutely delighted to have been asked to feature our vintage china and homewares in a brand new prestigious magazine entitled Reclaim. The new publication which launches on January 22nd, will be featuring products for sale from yay retro! in their March issue. This is available from 3/3/16 at WH Smiths, Morrisons, Tesco. Sainsburys and all good newsagents.

The magazine's focus is on UK interiors and is written for people with a passion for unique design and decoration - well that's us - yay retro! - we can't wait to get a copy! The first issue features some incredible venues and makers with top notch photography, so I will be ordering my copy from their website as soon as it is launched early next week. Find Reclaim on Facebook.  Or pop in to the yay retro! online vintage and china shop now.

yay retro! Beryl & Jasmine ware - Homes & Antiques Magazine 6/15

yay retro! were absolutely delighted when Homes & Antiques magazine got in touch to ask if they could feature our Woods Beryl and Jasmine tableware in a shopping article in their June 2015 magazine.

Our Beryl teapot and Jasmine cups and saucers are featured in their 'Pretty Pastels' Journal on page 31, which shows how you can mix old and new together to create a candy coloured 1950s feel in your home. 


If you love vintage utility & pastel kitchen and tableware from the  1940s/50s, why not take a look at the Woods ware we have for sale now by clicking here. 

yay retro! feature in Homemaker Magazine issue 29

Really pleased that yay retro! has been featured in issue 29  of Homemaker Magazine, the Feb/Mar 2015 issue. The editor of Homemaker approached me wanting to ask some questions about why I love running yay retro! and vintage tableware so much, also for tips and advice on collecting retro homewares. If you fancy a read, look out for the lovely bright pink cover this month (below)!

yay retro! in Homes & Antiques Magazine February 2015

yay! Some of yay retro!'s Hornsea items have featured in Homes & Antiques magazine this month. Check out the February 2015 issue now for a fab 10 page article and photo spread 'Pots of Appeal' on page 70, which is all about wonderful 1960s and 70s Hornsea!  

The feature includes so many lovely Hornsea wares from cute animal vases to the delicious stripy 'Summit' ware designed by John Clappison. Several piece which we have now sold make an appearance including an Heirloom Spice Rack sold to James in November, Royal Blue Spice Jar sold to Nina and a Summit butter dish bought as a Christmas gift by Elizabeth for her good friends (hope they loved it as much as I did!)

Look out for our Blue 'stripes' Coffee jar and teeny John Clappison floral vase which are still available to buy in the yay retro! shop as pictured above and below. We will be getting more Hornsea in soon, keep an eye!

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yay retro! feature in Your Vintage Home Magazine

Happy New Year everyone! 2015 is here, and what a lovely surprise to open a copy of Your Vintage Home magazine and find that yay retro! are featured on pages 84/85?!  

I bought the magazine for inspiration as we are moving home, and relocating to Devon to be nearer to our family in the next month or so. Being packed full of ideas covering every angle of vintage home & garden styling it was the perfect choice. Flicking through it after midnight last night, I was very happy to see the 'Dinner Service' article which features yay retro! and originally appeared in Homemaker magazine being included. Why not get your copy here?

If you fancy popping in to the yay retro! online shop now for vintage home decor ideas, or to browse and buy vintage and retro china and homewares, click here.

yay retro! Recommended online Vintage Shop

Very pleased that yay retro! are recommended as one of just 5 online vintage shops, to buy vintage homewares and kitchenlia in the fab book Style Your Modern Vintage Home. Written by Kate Beavis, the book is full of wonderful photos and vintage homebuying tips, a wonderful gift idea or for you to keep on your cofee table.

Why not pop into yay retro! for some wonderful vintage browsing and shopping at your leisure now?

You can buy Kate's  Book here.

yay retro! in Homes & Antiques October 14

Very pleased to see that yay retro! have been recommended again as a supplier of vintage wares by Homes & Antiques magazine. In their October issue we are listed as the place to buy 1970s enamel coffee pots at the end of their Liberty Belle feature (p58). We have sold the coffee pot in light blue as shown, however yay retro! have lots more vintage enamelware in stock including the jolly red number above!

Click the image to search for vintage enamel at yay retro! now :O)

Spot yay retro! in Home & Antiques Polka Dot feature!

The May issue of Homes & Antiques magazine has a great article about the magic of vintage Polka Dot china. We are pleased that yay retro!'s Winterling china has been featured. Keep an eye out for our spotty jug, cups & saucers in this 8 page feature, which discusses Midwinter & TG Green china, as well as up to date brands such as Emma Bridgewater. You might also like to know that we have spotty Winterling plates in stock right now :O)

Polka Dot Jug £4

Polka Dot Plates £14

Polka Dot Picnic Basket £18

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