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In which we open an Etsy vintage shop

January 17, 2021 1 Comment

We are now open as a Gorgeous Yorkshire vintage shop on Etsy where we are beginning to showcase and sell many of our vintage treasures. It’s a decision we have taken, of course, because of Lockdown 3.0 which means that our lovely shop-within-a-shop at 53 Bo Grove in Harrogate is closed again for now. There[Read More]

My autumn garden gets a makeover in this Season of mists

October 30, 2020 No comments

And mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I don’t usually begin a story or post with a famous quote (and I despair of features that begin “It is a truth universally acknowledged[Read More]

The Vintage Home Show in Pudsey is back and raring to go

September 25, 2020 No comments

We are delighted to report that the Vintage Home Show will go ahead in a Covid-safe way at Pudsey Civic Hall on Sunday the 4th of October. Discover Vintage, the organisers, have not been able to stage one of their fantastic Vintage Home Shows (they also run them in Manchester and in the Midlands) for[Read More]

All because… we love finding vintage treasures for your home

September 10, 2020 No comments

Did you know that Gorgeous Yorkshire has its very own vintage shop in Harrogate? As well as being newspaper journalists, stylists, mums and partners, interiors obsessives, travellers, diners, decorators, upcyclers and generally mad middle-aged wimmin, we also love to spend as much time as we can seeking out vintage treasures in the hope that people[Read More]

Allotment therapy by Folded Forest

September 3, 2020 1 Comment

Sometimes a picture just grabs you and sums up the zeitgeist. This one by Yorkshire-based design duo Folded Forest does just that. It shows an allotment, which are in great demand right now because they offer a great escape from reality and troubled times and are very good for your health.  Not only can you grow[Read More]