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Another theme for the flat broke: country vintage

In Decoration, Themes on February 11, 2009 at 10:07 am

Here’s all the ingredients you’ll need:

1. Mis-matched bone china. Scour car boot sales or hire it from The Utterley Sexy Cafe.

The Utterley Sexy Cafe

The Utterley Sexy Cafe

I found this lady on a forum – you could try emailing her to borrow her collection:

Mis-matched vintage teacups with La Duree style macaroons

Mis-matched vintage teacups with La Duree style macaroo

2. A tin bath to cool champagne (ok, cava).

Vintage cooling methods

Vintage cooling methods

3. Vintage brooches. Use on cakes, to tie together ribbons etc.

4. Luggage labels for placenames.

5. Cakestands. Glass ones, natch.

6. Parasols, and probably a copy of Jane Eyre.

7. Afternoon tea. How terribly English.

8. Pearls, draped over flowers.

Other themes you might like:
Another theme for the penniless: English village
The ultimate credit crunch theme – 1930s, the Great Depression