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4 Reasons to mix up your Vintage Homewares

Mixing and matching vintage home wares is the way to go, and here are 4 great examples...

1. Mix by decade - it really works...Here we have some Woods Jasmine utility-ware tea cups from the 1940s alongside an original flowery 1960/70s M&S tray...Don't they look fabulous together despite their age difference?

2. Use both metal and pottery together...Like putting together a stunning set of Staffordshire Pottery cups and saucers from the 70s with a vintage Rostfrei enamelled coffee pot in bright red - yumtastic in anyone's kitchen!

3. Use vintagewares from all over the world...This fabby orange enamel kettle was made in China, it looks wonderful with the bright orange Emsa eggcups and spoons made in West Germany in the 60/70s.  Imagine this little lot in your retro camper or caravan, let alone your kitchen at home :O)

4. Never be afraid of mixing vintage plastics and melamine with more traditional materials in your kitchen. When wonderful melamine tableware came onto the market in the 50s, pottery manufacturers were afraid their businesses were dead - so many great products were created in the 'new' material! Of course with plastics being so hardy, we can still enjoy them today - yay retro!

We love this Gaydon Melmex butter dish alongside the bright yellow 1970s enamel coffee pot, and our floral melamine 1960s tray!

Pop into yay retro! for a vintage browse now, combined postage available wherever possible xxx

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