Home Is… In the North

Well it is for me anyway ūüėČ Seriously though, the amazing Rachael events and PR lady is putting on a Interior Design Fair right here is glorious Manchester. I know she has worked her bottom off to pull this event together and I love the guerilla style pop up publicity shots she’s created- see an example below… Outside Parlour on Beech Road in Chorlton. Erm… I love these chairs pictured by Eclectic Chair! Being held at…

Living Room Shopping Tips

When buying for the home I think its safe to say that we all could easily spend a fortune on anything from wardrobes to bed linen. ¬†My Pinterest boards alone will tell you that! The trick is to know how and where to shop, and when you can get away with inexpensive items, and when you really should fork out a bit more cash if you can. I thought I’d share some of my buying tips…

Bedroom Dreaming

If you are a regular reader you’ll know our house is up for sale at the moment, in a slow property market I can but dream of my ideal bedroom. We’ve promised ourselves a King¬†Sized¬†bed for a start as¬†neither¬†of us is petite! Its would be a great excuse to partake in one of my¬†favourite¬†activities- nesting (ie shopping for homewares). And my Pinterest board named“Bedroom” has a total of forty three pins so far, here’s a flavour……

Vintage Inside & Out: Rose & Lee Vintage Living

Welcome to the second part of our regular series, showcasing the ‚ÄúMovers & Shakers‚ÄĚ on the Vintage scene here in Manchester. We have the lucky job of going into our subjects beautiful homes and picking up tips and ideas on the way. As before,¬†we’ve¬†teamed up with Tom Wright who has taken all the photographs for this series. He’s also managed to sneak a couple of Polaroid’s in this time too! Our subject this time is Fiona,…

Vintage Inside & Out: Vintage Pleasure

Welcome to the first part of what we here at Vintage Manchester, hope will become a regular series on the “Movers & Shakers” on the Vintage scene in Manchester. We will be taking a look into our subjects eclectic homes and picking up tips and ideas on the way. We start with Kristy, better known to some as Vintage Pleasure. An first class thrifter and collector with an amazing eye for beautiful things, she is so…