We’re in print “Mother and Baby Magazine”…..

Today is an incredibly exciting day, because I can finally tell you all why I have been so busy behind the scenes. Two months ago I was contacted by a stylist for Australia’s Mother and Baby magazine after they discovered us on Etsy asking if I’d send some of my vintage nautical themed items for babies and children to Sydney for a photo shoot for an upcoming issue. When an opportunity like that arises you grab it with both hands and you pull out all stops, so a wonderful bundle of vintage goodies was sent. As a result I have been very busy adding…

What I’ve learnt since opening an Etsy Store….

As many of you will remember I finally opened our Etsy store towards the later end of Fraser’s pregnancy. In the short time our Etsy store has been up and running, I’ve learnt some useful lessons. So I thought I’d share what I’ve learnt, with many people asking me lately about my thoughts on Etsy and if they should give it a go. SALES! They will happen, don’t expect to have a sale within days of opening your store (although you could be lucky), it takes a little bit of time and effort to finesse your listings and store presentation. If you’re…

{Etsy} MyVintageChildhoodxo store finally opened….

I think you all know by now I keep myself busy, and I’ve spent the majority of this pregnancy working on all my business and blog plans so they’d be bubbling along nicely with another baby joining our brood within weeks. I am proud and happy to announce that my Etsy store is now opened, it’s been open for a week or so now. Please note the store name MyVintageChildhoodxo the “xo” was the crucial element to solving our store name issues that you might remember me referring to a while back.  The fabulous banner design which compliments the blog’s…

Mummy and Me Vintage Clothing and Style….

There are few things that are better than mother and daughter wearing vintage and loving each other up, is there? Wearing  :: I have on a vintage cotton top I bought off eBay years ago, it is one of my most favorite pieces in my wardrobe, it sees a lot of action in summer and it’ll be one of those pieces I will wear until it’s final days. The top is paired with a pair of Sportsgirl skinny leg jeans that were in a bag of hand me downs a friend gave me to have a look through. But the…