The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Special Occasions

The act of giving is like no other, a warm glow is emitted when we give gifts, when our loved ones are pleased the look of gratitude on their face invokes happiness in us; it is contagious. And what better way to celebrate Christmas this year than giving your loved ones unique presents? Presents from different periods, of times gone by, they tell a story in themselves; the romance of recycling a piece of history is sure to make it a gift they’ll never forget.

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Item of the Week - A Pair of Mahogany Mirrors

Item of the Week - A Pair of Mahogany Mirrors

Posted December 11th, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Interior Design, Item of the Week

These 19th Century antique toilet mirrors are a rare find, made circa 1895 they are a wonderful addition to the home. The beautiful pair of mirrors are usually placed in a bathroom or on a dresser and are simply perfect as a gift for a couple. These mirrors are made from durable mahogany wood, a solid material that will withstand the test of time.

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian reimagined as historic famous faces

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian reimagined as historic famous faces

Posted December 7th, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Just For Fun

Heading towards Christmas and for a bit of fun, we at LoveAntiques.com have had classically-trained artists recreate iconic portraits from history but with a modern day twist. We wanted to take the most recognisable faces from the past and give them a 21st century update using their modern day equals, fusing the past and the present in beautifully created masterpieces.

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Item of the Week - Pearl and Diamond Earrings

Item of the Week - Pearl and Diamond Earrings

Posted December 2nd, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week, Special Occasions

These vintage pearl and diamond earrings are the ideal Christmas gift for that special someone this Christmas, manufactured in the 1950’s their timeless style has endured. The earrings would be the perfect addition to a classic outfit during the social gatherings and parties that take place at this time of the year.

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Item of the Week - Burr Walnut Chest of Drawers c.1890

Item of the Week - Burr Walnut Chest of Drawers c.1890

Posted November 17th, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

A delightful item this is an example of beautiful craftsmanship, the burr walnut chest of drawers is in exemplary condition and is a perfect example of fine antique furniture. The chest of drawers has five draws in total, with two short drawers over three long drawers, providing ample storage space within the home, whether it be for clothes or other household items.

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Winter Warmers

Winter Warmers

Posted November 4th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design

Shorter days, darker nights and cold weeks approach us with winter looming, it is the time of year when we all move inside and our creature comforts are more important than ever. Snuggled up on the sofa in front of the fire, we truly enjoy our living spaces and what better way to celebrate this than with some welcome winter antique accessories for the home.

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The Season to be Inspired by Gothic

The Season to be Inspired by Gothic

Posted October 23rd, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design

Halloween is upon us next week and is the inspiration for our interior design theme this week, however this does not mean it has to be haunting. Gothic interior design often conjures up images of black, dark, cluttered rooms; spooky and depressive yet the gothic style is far from this when it is implemented in the homes interior properly, it then evokes grandeur and drama.

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Item of the Week - A Beautiful Art Deco Three Row Diamond Ring (C.1920)

Item of the Week - A Beautiful Art Deco Three Row Diamond Ring (C.1920)

Posted October 20th, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

As the winter approaches so does the endless invites to Christmas parties, after work drinks and festive events, outfits demand glamour and impact. What better way to begin the party season than to add a statement piece of jewellery to your wardrobe? This beautiful 1920’s Art Deco ring is the perfect addition...

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Autumnal Inspiration - Interior Design

Autumnal Inspiration - Interior Design

Posted October 13th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Interior Design

The transition from summer to winter is well upon us, the long, light nights evaporated and the shorter days, colder months and bleaker weather has ignited our desire to hibernate. It is a time when we move inside, the home becomes paramount as we seek comfort in our living space.

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