If you love the vintage, retro look of childhood bedrooms gone-by but don’t want to go the full antique, these modern-vintage takes on classic and traditional designs of the past are a great place to start, combining a dash of nostalgia, a sprinkle of whimsy and spoonful of contemporary, all seamlessly intertwined.
Contrast quilts from Camomile London
Made with 100% cotton and soft muslins, these stunning contrast quilts are delightfully old- fashioned and take us back to our own childhood bedding. Simply flip over for plain or print fabric.
British car classic wallpaper from Sharon Jane
Featuring all vintage British car classics including Austins, MGs, Sprites and Midgets, this retro cool wallpaper would be brilliant for a car-mad boy’s room. Available in a range of colourways, including 70s colours on a white background.
Balloon nursery pendant from Folly and Glee
Steeped in nostalgia this charming lampshade is hand-sewn into the shape of a balloon with vintage linens and bark cloth in your choice of colour.
The traditional trundle mattress has had a makeover at Loaf with this funky Sleepover Mattress, a dual-function pouffe or chair that folds out into a trundle mattress, perfect for when friends come to stay.
Bunting & Garlands from Connie Clementine
A staple of every 50s party, bunting is brought into the 21 st century with Connie Clementine’s amazing collection of handmade garlands and flags.
We love this contemporary felt bunting, which you can have made up in any colour or name of your choice.
Bring some magic to bedtime stories with traditional folk tales, classic children’s fiction and action-packed adventure stories, read from The Folio Society’s beautiful collection of books.
Featuring original illustrations and specially designed hardback covers, these are modern books with a completely traditional look – and a quality that can be enjoyed for generations.
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