Claire Pettibone is a wedding gown designer gaining a name for herself for her delicate, intricate, and incredibly romantic gowns. With her use of layers of vintage, chantilly, guipure and silk laces as well as beading and floral detailing, Claire’s gowns have rich textures and flowing, feminine dress shapes.
As children most of us pretended to go chasing after robbers and marauding armies on our wooden rocking horses. They served as vehicles for our flights of fancy that transported us to the wild west where we served as honourable sheriffs for troubled towns.
Now our own kids can have the same opportunity to save the galaxy with these ultra modern versions of the rocking horse. [Read more...]
Places like Pärlans Konfektyr in Stockhom really warm my heart. It is a candy shop that makes, wraps and sells candy made from recipes from the 30′s and 40′s. The focus is on quality, not quantity and everything is made, wrapped and boxed by hand.
The ladies and Leyli from the video below dress in vintage costumes and totally look the part of Rosie the Riveter.
In Elkhorn, Wisconsin, is a 1920′s camp site called Camp Wandawega that has the most adorable tree houses ever. The couple that restored the camp site, David Hernandez and Tereasa Surratt, enlisted the help of friends, carpenters, artisans and builders, to build a three storey that is now available for vacation rentals.
Schultz Works, started in 1997 by Dave Schultz, has been placed third in a recent design competition for their reinvention of the personal computer, called the “Philco PC”. The design is based on the original Philco television set from the 1950′s and I think it strikes the perfect balance between vintage charm and slick, modern technology. I want one…
If you are a writer and you love the feel of typewriter keys, this will blow your mind, just look at that keyboard! I wish this made it from concept to production, with the number of hipsters out there, it would be sure to fly off the shelves.
What do you do if you find the perfect vintage bicycle, but there is something irreparably wrong with it? Perhaps you already have one at home and really don’t know what to do with it? Well Benjamin Bullins has a great art piece that can serve as inspiration to give your bathroom the makeover it’s been crying out for. It features a washbasin with a bicycle frame as the stand and the bicycle basket holds spare, fresh hand towels.