Categories / Homeware

Snurk Granny Bed Linen from Heals

Granny_bedlinen_l2If you grew up in the seventies and eighties then chances are this Snurk Granny Bedlinen from Heals will look familiar to you.

The design is inspired by seventies crochet, specifically the Granny square style blankes which were all the rage at that time. Incorporating plenty of bright colours set against a grey background this is a great option for crafty types who can't quite get round to crocheting their own blanket.

The single set includes a duvet and one pillowcase whilst the double set comes with two pillowcases. Prices go from £70 to £120. Check it out online here.

Categories / Women's Fashion

Cornellis Sleeve Dress from Miss Selfridge


A classic shift dress is always a great choice for sixties lovers, with plenty of options available from high street retailers over the past few years. This Cornellis Sleeve Dress from Miss Selfridge is one of the best retro versions we've seen in a while, with an instant mid-sixties feel.

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Categories / Homeware

Doily Rug from Urban Outfitters


Embrace a bit of granny-chic with this Doily Rug from Urban Outfitters.

With it's bold graphic style, the rug is actually a far cry from anything old-fashioned. It might take it's inspiration from the crocheted ornamental table mats so beloved of grandmas, but the finished article has a fresh modern look with a Scandinavian-style design.

The rug comes in either pink or black, measures 152cm (W) x 213cm (L) and is 100% cotton.

It costs £65 from Urban Outfitters – find out more here.

Categories / Women's Fashion

Miss Behave Vintage Crochet Dress at Peacocks


A summer dress with a 1960s twist, courtesy of this Miss Behave Vintage Crochet Dress at Peacocks.

Very much the warm weather dress (so perfect for the current mini-heatwave), it's a fairly short number with capped sleeves, zip back fastening and that large button detailing on the front.

It's an online exclusive, available only in the turquoise colour and in sizes 8 to 16. £30 is the price.

Find out more at the Peacocks website

Categories / Books

Vintage Craft Workshop by Cathy Callahan

Vintage craft workshop
With crafting currently enjoying a fashionable moment, what better time to dip into Cathy Callahan's Vintage Craft Workshop? Specialising in popular retro craft, its subtitle promises to give fresh takes on classic crafts from the '60s and the '70s. 

Various contributors help with the books 24 projects, reviving favourite crafts such as macrame, crochet and papier mache. The book aims to produce results that are stylish, not kitsch – I think this possibly has to be seen to be believed. 

If you'd like to try the projects out for yourself, the book is currently on sale for £9.09 from Amazon