The Easter Holidays are over and now it's time for a treat! yay retro! is chock full of affordable vintage wares - ideal as a special gift to yourself or a friend. From vintage bedding and tablecloths to ornaments, trays and even display shelves! Click here to go shopping!
Combined postage available as always.
I've added lots of fresh wares to my 'Clearance' pile - Search 'Clearance' on the website to find these today.
yay retro! feature in Reclaim Magazine
I'm absolutely delighted to have been asked to submit photos of the vintage wares I have for sale to Reclaim magazine over the next 3 months for specialist articles in this prestigious magazine. Why not check out the latest issue?
If you are looking to brighten your kitchen this Spring yay retro! is the place to shop online. Right now we have a rare 1960s plastic roll top bread bin for you to buy, along with an array of vintage Flower Power tablecloths, salt and pepper pots and much, much more.
Why not come in to the yay retro! shop now for a vintage browse? yay retro! adds fresh vintage stock many times a week (sometimes every day), so it really is worth a regular visit to see what is fresh in.
yay retro! are delighted to have some of our vintage wares featured in Issue 14 of Reclaim magazine this April/May. Find our green Sylvac bunny, gold Royal Worcester teapot and Midwinter Eden tea plate in the 'Reclaim Edit' section on pages 36 and 38.
Reclaim Magazine is the go to, top quality glossy magazine for lovers of vintage, antique and reclaimed interior design ideas for your home. The articles and photography are awe inspiring every month and we cannot recommend the magazine highly enough. Editor Loma-Ann says that she hopes: "in every issue, we inspire you to create a home, mansion, flat or bungalow, that reflects what you love. And everyone will that know that only you could live in a house like it"
Recently I bought a wonderful book called Aunt Kate's Day-By-Day Book which has 'A Thought, A Recipe and A Household Hint for Every Day of the Year' inside. This big chunky book is a lovely thing to dip into and I've bought another for my Mum's 80th birthday this month too.
Some of the hints are educational and some give cleaning tips. Here's the 1937 tip on 'Casserole Cooking':
"The advantages of a casserole are many, chief among them being the fact that less heat is required when cooking, as the utensil heats gradually and keep it's heat so well that it can be placed over a slow *fire* or in a moderate oven. Glass fireproof ware, however, is only guaranteed for oven use. Where meals are irregular a casserole is particularly useful, as a dish can be kept for some time without deterioration when cooked in this kind of ware.
* just imagine having to cook over a fire!!!! Thank goodness we don't have to prepare meals that way now.
yay retro! have some gorgeous vintage Pyrex casserole dishes for sale in our online vintage shop at the moment, decorated with huge daisies. These are perfect for making casseroles in the oven (though definitely not the fire.)
It is very rare to find a vintage Lena and Al Eklund for Laurids Lonborg 1960/70s spice rack, and so yay retro! are delighted to have one in stock now. made from tin, this has a bright blue and orange daisy and 6 bright blue spice tins nestling on it. Made in Denmark this comes in amazingly unused condition, with these being highly sought after by collectors it's worth popping in to the yay retro! online vintage shop right now to take a closer look and buy - click here!
This lovely Mertens Kunst wooden Jumping Jack toy was made by Alfred Mertens of West Germany. Called Clown August this is a fun 42cm tall wall hanging which would be a great addition to a child's room, or indeed any other room in your home needing a bit of a kitsch *pop*! Find it in the yay retro! online shop here.
The yay retro! online shop specialises in selling vintage wares from the 1940s to 1970s. Vintage homewares come from England and as far afield as the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark and Sweden. one of the most sought after Scandi brands in Rorstrand and we are delighted to have sourced a Roststrand Eden ovenware dish, which is now for sale.
The Eden pattern was designed by Sigrid Richter and is decorated with large blue apples and green leave, this design is highly sought after by vintage collectors of Scandinavian wares. We have not been able to find another of these online and so believe it to be very rare indeed. This dish is a good size and would serve around 4 people.
The sun is out and it's all about the Power of the Flower here at yay retro! I've been busy filling the shelves of my online shop with the very best vintage wares from the 1960s and 70s just for you! Whether you love bright orange homewares, flowery coffee pots and collectable vintage tine, vintage Pyrex or top notch Scandinavian 60/70s design yay retro! is the shop for you.
I've got some great little wooden display shelves in stock at yay retro! this week. If printers trays are out of your budget and you want to show off your mini vintage collection of knick knacks then these are the answer....
I have a shabby chic shelf painted with Annie Sloan paints as well a simple cube shaped box shelf. Both of these can easily be stood on a shelf or sideboard, or you can apply some fixings and put them on the wall.
Also available are some superb display racks ideal for all sorts of bits and bobs as well as for spice jars. These come with fixings to put them up on the wall, however they are also perfect as free-standing items. As you can see all of these are a fab way to show off a collection of kitsch treasures. Why not take a look at these in the yay retro! online vintage shop now?