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Vintage Wrappings is a lovely vintage gift company, born out of a love of all things vintage, nostalgic and just plain gorgeous ! We have a wonderful selection of vintage and retro style gifts, stationery, homeware, traditional style toys and games, cards and giftwrap. Stocking popular ranges such as East of India, Cavallini and retro ranges with a 1950'S feel, there is something for everyone at Vintage Wrappings. Why not visit us online at www.vintagewrappings.co.uk and add something beautiful to your day!
01925 497200 or 07806 465886
High performance open fires in period or contemporary styles. Feel the heat, hear the crackle and see the flames with a unique Camelot open fire for your thatched cottage, farm house, barn conversion, period home or self build project. Eliminate smoke problems with a Thermovent open fire also. Made to order featuring canopies, grates and dog irons using steel, cast iron, copper or brass for clients all over the UK following a design survey visit. Prices start from £2750.
01905 820181
At Lovelitter we resurrect the relics of everyday life to bring delight once again. All our vintage furniture and homeware pieces are individually sourced and hand-picked for their unique design and quality. A great selection is available online, or make an appointment to visit us at our South London arch.
Leather Courses Britain offer professional and friendly leather work courses all of which are suitable for beginners. Visit the website to learn more about our popular bag making course which teaches you how to make your own beautiful leather tote, messenger or satchel, or come and join us on the 'Taster Day' or 'Mask Making' course. All the courses are completely ‘hands on’ with plenty of support and encouragement as you learn your new skill". www.leathercoursesbritain.com
01437 563110
Peter Lanyon offers a range of green wood furniture courses from the Devon Green Wood Centre on the beautiful South Devon coast. Courses include a two-day stool course, traditional country chair making, creative seating and even a dining table course. Using traditional tools and techniques, and local materials, you will craft a beautiful and unique piece of furniture to take home. All the courses suit both beginners, and those wishing to take the craft further.
07814 470432
Robert Mills Ltd is one of the oldest and largest suppliers of architectural & decorative antiques and reclamation in the UK. Over 1000 fully catalogued items, ranging from unusual furniture and lighting to grand entryways and large panelled rooms, can be viewed online or in their 30,000 square feet warehouse in central Bristol.
0117 955 6542
Learn to paint with Oils using the Wet on Wet technique. Here in the Cotswolds Karen Underwood teaches the Gary Jenkins wet on wet technique. Karen is a Jenkins Certified Teacher. Her mentors are Gary & Kathwren Jenkins. the Jenkins Wet on wet technique is suitable for the novice hobbyist as well as for the experienced artist wanting to learn this exciting technique. I am sure you will agree this is a vibrant exciting painting technique to learn! Karen holds classes in her studio. Classes can be booked through Karen’s website, she also sells Jenkins Books, brushes and paints.
07815931099
Primrose is a family company specialising in irresistibly wonderful things for gardens. We've been delivering garden happiness for over ten years and think we're quite probably the largest online garden specialist in the UK. We hope that you'll find many beautiful and useful things that you didn't know existed, from stylish modern shade sails to traditional willow hurdles.
01189078246
Founded in 1876, Fellows is one of the UK’s leading auction houses, holding over 120 sale each year. As specialists in a variety of fields and with an auction to cater for every need, its continually changing inventory makes Fellows a hub of excitement for lovers of watches, jewellery and antiques. Visit the website for free valuations and upcoming auction dates.
0121 212 5500 / 0207 127 4198
Creating and teaching are ingrained into the daily life of award winning Textile Artist Dionne Swift. Based in Holmfirth, nestled in the Pennine Hills Dionne runs exciting drawing, printing and sewing workshops: day classes and extended 5 day summer schools. Yet if you can't make the trip to Yorkshire there's a fantastic offering of workshops ONLINE www.workshops-online.org : learn from the comfort of your own home and get all the feedback and support you need from your fellow students and enthusiastic tutor. NEW - Lampshade making with free machine embroidery.
07974 747080
The Old Flight House is a refreshingly different Antiques Centre. We have a fantastic range from quality traditional antiques to vintage and retro items and stunning painted furniture all set out in beautiful light and spacious surroundings. Our licensed cafe serves good coffee and freshly prepared lunches with a lovely outside terrace for sunny days!
01869 343441
If installing a new kitchen is top of your 2014 project list, take a look at kitchen specialist, Kit Stone, where you’ll find bespoke-style kitchens without a designer price tag! Handmade from solid wood using traditional carpentry techniques, no chipboard or MDF is used in the construction. With an average price of just £15,000, a Kit Stone kitchen also offers outstanding value for money.
08707770099
Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses are based in the extensive and beautiful Ecclesall Woods, Sheffield. There is a dedicated craft area for the various courses which range from pole lathe turning to cider making. All of the courses are run and managed by specialist craft and woodworking experts. This is enhanced by working in small groups, so as places are limited it is essential to book early.
01142356348
Set in the heart of the Surrey countryside within the charming village of Churt, Miscellanea (est. 1980) offers an unrivalled spectrum of bathroom designs from authentic traditional styles through to cutting edge contemporary. Our magnificent showrooms are a place of pilgrimage for anyone looking to create that unique interior setting, with a complete design service & vast experience in the trade. Turn your dream to reality. Offering an inspirational experience, our showroom promotes uniqueness and beauty; we offer a visual treat for everyone’s individual taste with an eclectic mixture of art, wonderful curiosities and quirky little extras to make anyone’s home a talking point.
01428 714 014
Assington Mill, set in beautiful Suffolk countryside between Colchester and Sudbury, offers over 55 different short 1-3 day courses, mainly on rural skills and crafts, at very reasonable prices. Fees include home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes. Have a look at our website, www.assingtonmill.com, for full details. We can also send you a gift voucher for whatever amount you want to give. This way, s/he can choose which course appeals.
01787 229955
Come and experience our embroidery courses throughout the year at Hampton Court Palace and on regular dates in Exeter, Bristol, Rugby, Durham and Glasgow. Learn traditional hand embroidery techniques in our small friendly classes with expert tuition. Enjoy meeting like-minded people. Everyone welcome; introductory courses for beginners and advanced classes to develop existing skills.
+44 (0)20 3166 6938
Make your house a home with a wide selection of beautiful country inspired gifts and accessories. Or choose something unique from a huge range of vintage and antique hand painted furniture, or the stunning new County Collection with its neutral weathered finish.
01285 720778
Days of Grace specialise in original antique lace and vintage inspired wedding dresses, fashion and decorative textiles & artefacts for the home mainly 1900-1950's. Situated in glorious Devon, a stones throw from Budleigh beach only 20 mins M5 junction 30
01395 443730
Situated in the ancient market town of Cowbridge, a visit to Happy Days Vintage Homestore is a must for everyone loving vintage, antiques and interiors. We offer a delightful shopping experience with a fantastic range including a tea room all under one roof. We are open 7 days a week
01446 771191
Holloway’s Auctioneers hold regular Antiques and Fine Art sales attracting a worldwide audience. Their sales include a broad range of categories including, but not limited to furniture, jewellery, watches, collectors’ items, silver, ceramics, glass, works of art, sculpture, books, prints, maps, oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, metalwares, rugs, clocks, barometers and scientific instruments, garden items and furniture. Valuation days are held at their Banbury saleroom every Thursday from 9.30am until 4.30pm.
01295 817777
Jampot & Sunday is a London based maker of exceptional cashmere blankets. Manufactured and hand finished in the England by local craftsmen and women using traditional techniques, all our blankets are made from the finest Mongolian fibres and are loomed, woven and hand finished in Halifax, Yorkshire. The blankets are edged by hand with a sturdy blanket stitch and signed with our initials, J&S, a symbol of our enduring commitment to quality. We think these are the softest, lightest and warmest blankets you will ever own.
+44 7841 475 200
ORIGINAL BEDSTEAD Co. have been handcrafting quality metal and wooden beds for discerning customers worldwide for almost twenty years. Offering the complete opportunity for a great nights sleep, OBC have a range of mattresses and linens in various colour options to suit any number of interior design requirements. To view the range visit www.obc-uk.net or call 020 7351 1955
Lilac barn is a studio situated in the heart of the Somerset levels. It offers courses in upholstery, still life oil painting, soft furnishings, patchwork, quilting and furniture painting. The classes for beginners and improvers are both fun and informative and a very high standard of work is achieved by all students with the expert tuition on offer. Easy access from M5 Further details on website www.lilacbarn.co.uk
01823 698707
Firle Vintage Fair is a truly unique event showcasing over 60 antique & vintage stalls, a range of classic cars, live music, a traditional fairground and much more that will be a great summer day out with the family. Situated in the beautiful grounds of Firle Park the event will take place on the 9th & 10th of August. Firle Park, Firle, Lewes, Sussex, BN8 6LP.
07885 827849
Cowslip is set on a farm overlooking Launceston, offering top quality classes in traditional crafts including willow, furniture painting, dressmaking and extensive quiltmaking/ textile from pieced to free embroidery run by serious quilters/fabricaholics.... We have a small shop specialising in top quality printed fabrics and linens, buttons, china, quilt patterns designed by JO, everything to make you happy!!! A café serving locally produced food, you are assured of a warm welcome, meet new friends learn a new skill and develop it your own way.
01566 772654