The New Vintage Event, Brixton

21 Nov

Last Saturday saw an event from The New Vintage. Held in the Living Bar in Brixton it was an afternoon of designer and crafters stalls, in a bar with a band, a book swap and some dancing. It was pretty crowded when I arrived and I must have timed it well because the dancing started just after I’d done the rounds of the stalls. Sadly the dancers moved too fast for my camera but here are a few of the designers stalls I particularly liked.

Lucy Loves This is a designer whose text based designs are becoming hugely popular on her Etsy site. At the market she had a range of Christmas cards and her signature letter designs. I bought a cool snowman card and when I got home I ordered a name print for my cousin’s daughter’s first birthday which I framed for her first birthday.

I loved this decoupage range by Nova and Lorsten, especially the Mills and Boon coasters and old romance magazine place mats. Apparently it’s incredibly easy to make your own with the right decoupage lacquer and a bit of imagination. These bottle tops are cool too.

And finally, because everyone’s starting to think about Christmas I loved these felt decorations by Rachel Clowes. All are made from recycled materials so they’re not only pretty but environmentally friendly too!

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5 Responses to “The New Vintage Event, Brixton”

  1. Katie 21/11/2011 at 6:39 pm #

    I thought that Rachel Clowes’ felt necklaces were AMAZING as well. So intricate.

  2. the_travelling_trini 22/11/2011 at 12:06 am #

    Coasters made from old Mills and Boons? Amazing… such creative people out there!

  3. novalorsten 11/01/2012 at 2:48 pm #

    Thanks for the mention! it was such a fun day with lots of amazing things to see. Catch up with us on our blog page for tutorials – I’ll show you how I did the coasters! Nova xx

    • Hannah 15/01/2012 at 7:05 pm #

      Thanks Nova, I’ll have a look.

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