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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The 1920's 1930's Wedding

Recreate your very own Vintage wedding
Above is my grandmother and Grandfather at their wedding which took place on the 21st of September 1929 at their local Chapel. Not sure if they had bridesmaids or who the guest were as no Wedding Album, Cards etc exists.

Below are a selection of vintage wedding photos for sale at Henrietta's vintage to assist you when creating your very own vintage wedding.
https://www.ebid.net/uk/stores/Henriettas-Vintage/ephemera-Photos/wedding-photos




Saturday, 15 July 2017

1950's Home Decorating Ideas

From Number 40  April 1956 and Number 45 September 1956 issues of Pins and Needles magazine.

Curtains made from Bath Towels, trimmed with white cotton fringe and fish cut from cretonne (thick upholstery fabric), padded and then appliqued in position.
Here is proof of what can be done with ingenuity and colour. No structural alterations were made and this transformation was carried out by a clever young couple of do-it-yourselfers.
In 1956 this room was furnished for just £25, it contains 10 items of furniture all made from plans from various issues of Pins and Needles magazine.




Sunday, 9 July 2017

Personality Knitting Pattern Model



Pauline Stone was born in Guildford in 1941, and became  a top English fashion model of the 1960's. A 1960's  image of her that ran in the Daily Express helped to launch celebrated photographer David Bailey's career.
https://www.ebid.net/uk/for-sale/vintage-personality-sirdar-knitting-pattern-5492-ladies-summer-cardigan-34-40-160248782.htm 
Please note  - If above listing has ended it may still be for sale, please use the  link  below to locate this pattern  https://www.ebid.net/uk/stores/Henriettas-Vintage/Vintage-knitting-patterns/ladies .


Stone married actor Laurence Harvey in 1972 -1973, He starred in Room at the Top (1959),The Alamo (1960) and The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

In  1978 - 1986 she married Peter Morton a businessman from the United States. who was the  co-founder of the Hard Rock Cafe.

She then married  Mark Burns in  1995  until his death  in 2007, an  English film and television actor who stared in Death as a woman, The Saint, The prisoner and the tv series Lorna Doone .



In Domino, the film about Stone's daughter Domino's life,  Paulene is played by actress Jacqueline Bisset. Stone, however, requested that her name not be used in the film. The character was renamed Sophie Wynn.