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Yearly Archives: 2014

VINTAGE OBSESSION #21: SOUTH EAST ASIAN FINDS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #21: SOUTH EAST ASIAN FINDS

Posted December 3rd, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions... I could barely carry the four stone plates back to the car. They were back-breakingly hea...

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December Fairs

December Fairs

Posted December 1st, 2014 by iacf

DECEMBER iacf FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 4th & Friday 5th December Newark & Notts Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshir...

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November Fairs

November Fairs

Posted October 31st, 2014 by iacf

NOVEMBER iacf FAIRS Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Fair in the South of England Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th November South of England Showground, Ardingl...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #20: POTTY FOR LONG TOMS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #20: POTTY FOR LONG TOMS

Posted October 27th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions... The teetering stack of terracotta Victorian flower pots in my allotment shed grows whenev...

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A Question of Display

A Question of Display

Posted October 6th, 2014 by iacf

Antiques & Collectables Expert ~ Author & Publisher Mark Hill Sitting in my new boutique (well, small shop, really) in London’s Grays Antiques Centre the other day, my eyes focused out of a...

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October Fairs

October Fairs

Posted October 1st, 2014 by iacf

OCTOBER iacf FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 9th & Friday 10th October Newark & Notts Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #19: OLD KEYS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #19: OLD KEYS

Posted September 22nd, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions... Keys have long represented mystery, possibility and power, symbolising new beginnings and...

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September Fairs

September Fairs

Posted September 1st, 2014 by iacf

SEPTEMBER iacf FAIRS Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Fair in the South of England Tuesday 2nd ~ Wednesday 3rd September South of England Showground, Ardingly ...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #18: PASTIS CARAFES

VINTAGE OBSESSION #18: PASTIS CARAFES

Posted August 27th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions...I’ve always had a penchant for vintage Pastis carafes, used to carry water for diluting th...

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August Fairs

August Fairs

Posted August 1st, 2014 by iacf

AUGUST iacf FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 14th & Friday 15th August Newark & Notts Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire ...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #17: HUNGARIAN GRAIN SACKS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #17: HUNGARIAN GRAIN SACKS

Posted July 25th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions... Pop a pillow inside one and use it as a chic sofa cushion, use them as laundry bags, or c...

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Stuff With A Story

Stuff With A Story

Posted July 18th, 2014 by iacf

Antiques & Collectables Expert ~ Author & Publisher Mark Hill The other week I had an interesting conversation over dinner with one of my Roadshow colleagues at the first Roadshow of the mo...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #16: WOODEN BUTTER PADDLES

VINTAGE OBSESSION #16: WOODEN BUTTER PADDLES

Posted June 27th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant shares another of her vintage passions... Any self-respecting vintage addict has either already got or has fantasised about owning ...

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June Fairs

June Fairs

Posted June 11th, 2014 by iacf

JUNE IACF FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 5th ~ Friday 6th June Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark SAT NAV: NG24 2NY

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #15: METAL WATERING CANS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #15: METAL WATERING CANS

Posted May 19th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant The geraniums, petunias and trailing lobelia plants are thriving in the back garden. The herbs are flourishing and the allotment is...

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May Fairs

May Fairs

Posted May 8th, 2014 by iacf

MAY iacf FAIRS Shepton Mallet Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fair The West Country's Premier Antiques Event Friday 9th - Sunday 11th May Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerse...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #14: FEUERHAND LANTERNS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #14: FEUERHAND LANTERNS

Posted April 15th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant It was while I was at an antiques fair last year that I spotted them. Two. Together. Perfect. Slightly rusty. But not too rusty. Ma...

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April Fairs

April Fairs

Posted April 1st, 2014 by iacf

APRIL IACF FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 3rd ~ Friday 4th April Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark SAT NAV: NG24 2...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #13: FALCON BILLY CANS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #13: FALCON BILLY CANS

Posted March 13th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant This obsession is tied up with many others. My ‘Billy Can Thing’ is merely the tip of a rather large and ever-expanding iceberg of ...

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March Fairs

March Fairs

Posted March 3rd, 2014 by iacf

MARCH IACF FAIRS Swinderby Antiques & Collectors Fair One Day Monday Fair Monday 10th March RAF Swinderby, Nr Lincoln SAT NAV: LN6 9QG

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New Buyers

New Buyers

Posted February 25th, 2014 by iacf

Antiques & Collectables Expert ~ Author & Publisher Mark Hill There he was, in a tent in a park at London’s top decorative antiques fair. Standing in funky trainers, Tom Ford glasses, desig...

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Stoneleigh Fair to Close

Stoneleigh Fair to Close

Posted February 4th, 2014 by iacf

International Antiques & Collectors Fairs Ltd (IACF) will no longer host an event at Stoneleigh. Despite trialling the venue in various formats throughout 2013, the organisers have concluded th...

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February Fairs

February Fairs

Posted January 30th, 2014 by iacf

FEBRUARY IACF FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 6th ~ Friday 7th February Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark SAT NAV: ...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #12: AVERY KITCHEN SCALES

VINTAGE OBSESSION #12: AVERY KITCHEN SCALES

Posted January 23rd, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant January is traditionally the month when our thoughts turn to weight, but I’m much more interested in ogling antique Avery scales th...

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VINTAGE OBSESSION #11: VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #11: VICTORIAN GREETING CARDS

Posted January 10th, 2014 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant Since the very first ones were sent in 1843 by Henry Cole (funnily enough, the same clever chap who had launched the Penny Post jus...

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