Monday, January 30, 2012

Cushion Mountain + New You Tube Video

New Cushions arrived today for our special photo shoot on Wednesday. More info to follow. Don't forget you can create your own cushions in our webstore. Just select any home decor or outdoor fabric and choose your cushion size and add to your cart!
Also this week we have made a short You Tube video about our fabric studio.
Take a look at how and where we work!
Happy Monday.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Project Day: New Cupboard Lining

Next week we have some very exciting visitors coming to Beach Vintage so things that have needed doing are getting done around the place. Including the front doors of the kitchen pantry. Some of you may recall the previous covers were patchworks of vintage wallpaper samples. After 2 years they were looking a little worn out.

Yesterday was time to jazz them up a little with some oilcloth. I used this design. Simply cut roughly to size, smear some white craft glue quite generously all over the front panel of the doors and smooth down with an oven glove. Leave to dry for a few hours and trim with a ruler and stanley knife. ( No they are not my hands but, alas, my husband is now even involved poor bugger).

I also completed something similar in the bathroom a few years back and it's still looking great.

Have a great weekend everyone.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Been Meaning to Share

A few photo's from my break over the New Year with my family. I know they are a little late but just had to share them.
I went to a little town called Sandon River in NSW. Has anyone heard of it? Not likely. But it's a beauty of a place.

Australia Day Sale starts today on our website.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Project Day: Stunning Customer Creations

We just love seeing what our customers make with their fabrics purchased from our store and we are inspired by how talented people are. Kim has covered her beautiful antique piece in ozbourne girly pink and it looks absolutely amazing! Ang used gotcha in green for her gorgeous table setting and stripe red nautical for her napkins. Don't they look fabulous? Please send us your pictures as we just love seeing what you do and how clever you are. Also if we happen to sell out you can always pre - order to ensure you don't miss out. Don't forget we will be drawing our 4 x $25 store vouchers on Monday and you just need to like us on facebook and join our newsletter to be in the running to win. Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Wednesday it has to be Waverly its our favourite!

Waverly fabrics are just our absolute favourites we swoon when they arrive so tomorrow we have decided its Waverly Wednesday. We have shown a few of the fabrics that are divine above but there are so many more that are just as gorgeous click on the link below to see them all. Use coupon code wave15 to to receive 15% off all waverly fabrics until midnight Thursday night. Don't forget if we sell out you can pre order by clicking on the contact us section or email us at and we can assist you with the fabric you need . Happy Waverly Wednesday!!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Oh No the dreaded detox

I am not sure about you but we had the most wonderful indulgent christmas full of food, fun, family, friends and lots of bubbles. Now the new year is here oh dear and I guess its time to detox, last night in my house we had a very healthy boring and miserable dinner of chicken salad yet we were both dreaming of pasta and beautiful fresh hot bread loaded with butter. Its a dreary day here and the rain is bucketing down today so I am really dreaming of pasta now, hope its not dreary where you are! Don't forget our mega weekend store sale ends tomorrow! Happy Monday Jody x

Friday, January 13, 2012

~ Happy 500th Post ~

Oh my, its our 500th post today! It feels like a mini birthday for Beach Vintage. All that clicking, typing and crafting has gone quick.
Do you remember the first ever post?
Geez, that seems like so long ago!
The Highs.
The Lows.
There has been so much that we have all shared together in blogland. Thank-you for listening.

To celebrate we are offering 4 x $25 vouchers to be used in our webstore.
All you have to do is sign up for our newsletter on our homepage "Join & Save". This will give you 1 entry.
If you also "like" us on facebook we will give you another entry.
Entries close Sunday 22.01.12 at 6pm. Winners drawn Monday 23.01.12.

**PLUS - 20% off ALL Outdoor Fabrics & Children's Cotton Prints ALL weekend!

Get shopping.
(use coupon code: mega20)
Happy Weekend!
image from Tumblr

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Christmas Leftovers

I know Christmas is all over but here are some leftovers from my Santa Stocking.
I topped my new retro cookbook off with a fresh Frangipani from my garden this morning. It is in a mini vintage glass vase. One of my favorite things ever. I love mini floral settings.
Hopefully together, they will give out some inspiration for lot's of 2012 cooking adventures!

Monday, January 9, 2012

~Can't Help Myself~

Top $10, shorts $10 and shoes $12. All K-Mart.
I can't help myself.
I still love finding a fabulous outfit in a cheap chain store.
Happy Monday.
Simone xx

Friday, January 6, 2012

Project Day: Customer Creations

Take a look at what other people are creating with our fabrics! We never cease to be amazed by other peoples talents. Trish made some amazing cushion covers from our beautiful Heather Bailey and Cockatoo Fabric.
Julie made this amazing retro dress from our Tres Chic Fabric.
And Leah created a beautiful Christmas setting using our ever popular Oilcloth Fabrics.
Why not start your own creation today?
All published "creators" receive a $10 voucher to use at Fabric Traders.
To help you we are having a HUGE weekend sale.
20% off ALL home decor medium weight fabrics.
20% off ALL oilcloth fabrics.
FREE shipping for orders over $80.
use code create20 at checkout.
Sale lasts all weekend!
Happy Weekend.
Jody and Simone xx

Monday, January 2, 2012

Happy New New Year!

New Year is always a time I feel like crawling away and hiding. Everyone is talking about what they want to do and change about themselves in 2012. I almost fell for the trap myself whilst reading Oprah Magazine over the Christmas break! I always find it easier to just "feel" what I want the year to bring into my life. Not actually pinpointing certain things.
Having said all that, Happy New Year to you all. Hope all your dreams come true.
Simone xx
New Arrival Fabrics are all 15% off on the website until sold out.


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