I'm always on the prowl for new projects to start and this upcycling bonanza was a goodie! I turned two pallets, that were trash-bound, into a pretty flower display for my front garden. I spotted two pallets exactly the same size next to a skip and made a dash for them. There was hope for … Continue reading From trash to treasure
We'd like to introduce a few new props to the family... Bring on the fabulous, the beautiful, the incredibly cute and vintage number.... *music please* Vintage Sweetie Jars! Fill them with sweets, fill them with flower heads, fill them with pearls! Whatever you use them for, they sure scream out 'darlllingggg!' These are great for … Continue reading New stock alert!
The perfect handmade gift for any chocolate fan! A mini parcel filled with all the ingredients you need to make the best hot chocolate known to man! First I melted my fav chocolate into a heart shaped ice cube tray, once it started to set, I pushed a disposable wooden teaspoon into each cube and … Continue reading Gift idea time! – A hug in a mug bundle
Here's a gift I've made for a few of the ladies in my life! Skittle flavoured vodka! I bought a few 250ml Kilner clip top bottles, filled them with vodka and popped in about 20 of their favourite coloured skittle. It's best to stick to one colour of skittle type in each bottle as it … Continue reading Gift idea time – skittle flavoured vodka!
This super cute make has been welcomed into our collection... Advent calendar bunting! All the other props are glaring at this one in envy! Well if you're going to count down the days to Christmas why not do it in style 🙂 Each flag has a little pocket to hold a mini sweet which you … Continue reading Advent calendar bunting
We've been cutting and sewing galore over the last few weeks getting a few new festive bespoke props ready to add to our vintage catalogue. The first one I'd like to welcome is our Vintage Christmas bunting! Wooooo! We've sewn three different flags to red (or green) tape - cream floral, red gingham and green … Continue reading Christmas Vintage bunting for all
It was my 6 month wedding anniversary this week... on top of reminiscing about the lovey slushy stuff.... I was taken back to the moment when I asked the girls if they fancied a mission.... 'Will you be my bridesmaid?!' Being the creative soul that I am, this question involved some scissors, decorative paper and … Continue reading Will you be my bridesmaid??
Hearty's doing somersaults right now! Loving our new Love Heart Garland 🙂 We bought a variety of material, cut out heart shapes, sewed around the edge, leaving a 2cm gap at the top and filled with stuffing. Embroidered the gap closed and used parcel string to sew them to thicker parcel string to hang them … Continue reading Love heart garland
The latest vintage order we're hard at work at, is our hessian bow chair tie backs. I'm totally in love with these! They're part of a vintage wedding, set in a rustic barn - they'll blend in perfectly! I love how each chair will look like a present wrapped up in delicious hessian and every … Continue reading Chairs wrapped in love
My living room is currently covered in bunting. We're on a bunting mission to fill up our stock with various types and colours. It's very exciting how much we're expanding our catalogue of hired vintage goodies! We've still got lots to make but I'll let you take a sneaky peak of our designs so far...
I made a gift for my husband explaining the reasons why i love him. To be honest though I think I probably appreciated the gift more than he did! (He's not a handmade gift kinda guy shall we say!) I ordered a pack of playing cards which I had personalised with a photo of the … Continue reading 52 reasons why I love you
During our recent sports day birthday party, I bought bottles of water for everyone. To add that homemade feel I thought I'd re-label all the bottles with something I'd make myself. So what's better than rubber stamps and my decorative washi tape! I took off all the original labels, cut up strips of A4 sticky … Continue reading Personalised beverages
All week I have been preparing pretty little bits and bobs for our joint birthday party. Me and my hubby had planned a vintage sports day with a BBQ afterwards. We had games of cricket, skipping races, three legged races, rounders... all taking us back in time to our childhood sports days. We then chilled … Continue reading Party time!
Today I celebrated the annual event, which I'm sure gets closer together the more you have... My birthday! I was away this weekend with the hubby and came home to find my mum had decorated the house whilst we were gone with beautiful vintage bunting! All handmade of course! All contributing to our new stock … Continue reading Birthday bunting
Woo hoo! Another run to the front door moment for me today! The postman has helped make my Friday just that little bit more satisfying. Ladies and gents I'd like to welcome my brightly coloured, beautiful parcel string to my craft box! Guess where it's from....? Yep that's right... eBay! About £1 for 5 metres … Continue reading More goodies!
Welcome to i do. vintage! I am so excited to get this baby started. Me and my mum have been brainstorming, sewing, planning galore... but finally! Our vintage props and bespoke vintage collection is growing at quite a speed and we're ready to launch our website. After I (I'm Becky by the way) recently got … Continue reading Let’s get making…!