Mid Century Decorating Ideas

As regular lurkers will know, we’re trying to do up our house within a fairly rigid deadline (!). As it stands at the moment, all of the floors upstairs are sanded, varnished and look lovely; although they are covered up with the old carpets to keep them nice. The front two little bedrooms are in…

Homemaking in the 1950s and Now

Are you nostalgic? As a generation, are we harking back to past eras more than any other¬†generation before us? Or this a natural human action: to yearn for something we can never truly have – or replicate? It certainly seems that there are more and more people of my age who look to their ancestors…

Christmas Wish List No.1: Ridgway Homemaker Cake Stand

Designed between 1956-57 by Enid Seeney, it was originally mass produced for sale by Woolworth’s throughout the UK.¬† The pattern features a Robin Day armchair (1952),¬† a Sigvard Bernadotte sofa and a sideboard resembling one by Bernard Russell (info taken from Retroselect.com): I love this print and cannot believe that it used to be sold…