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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...
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: ...
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...
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...
Is Antiques the wrong word?
Posted December 10th, 2013 by iacf
Antiques & Collectables Expert ~ Author & Publisher Mark Hill Antiques. I can't afford them and I don't understand them. Much has been made recently about the difficult state of the antique...
VINTAGE OBSESSION #10: TRETCHIKOFF PRINTS
Posted December 2nd, 2013 by iacf
Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant Definitely firmly in the ‘kitsch vintage’ category (and likely to be sniffed at by any serious antique art collectors), the prints ...
MAKE A “FOUR-TUNE!”
Posted November 22nd, 2013 by iacf
MAKE A “FOUR-TUNE!” Channel 4’s hit series Four Rooms is back and looking for people who want to sell their show stopping items for life changing amounts of money.
VINTAGE OBESSION #9: Copper Saucepans
Posted November 8th, 2013 by iacf
Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant Severe symptoms: I pause the new Waitrose TV advert, just so I can ogle Gordon Ramsey’s impressive collection of vintage copper sau...
VINTAGE OBESSION #8: Tap inserts
Posted October 24th, 2013 by iacf
Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant There’s something so more-ish about the little porcelain discs from antique taps and bathroom fittings. There’s a plethora of stray...