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Have a colourful summer with Pineapple Retro

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Have a colourful summer with Pineapple Retro

Probably shouldn't shout about it too loudly (as that big yellow ball will be scared off) but it seems to be getting more like summer? If you want to brighten up your retro or vintage inspired home, take a look at some of the goodies i have been finding of late. These battery operated string lights are my most popular item in stock at the moment. As they run from battery rather than mains, they can be used in all sorts of situations. Why not take them camping for example? Ideal for making any festival tent a bit special, or...

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Turquoise Retro and Vintage living in harmony together

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Turquoise Retro and Vintage living in harmony together

If you want to fill your retro home with fresh, zesty colour for summer, lime green and vivid turquoise are a good place to start. We have plenty of greens and blues in various shades, in vintage and modern retro, which work well together. A personal favourite of mine are these amazing turned eucalyptus wood candle sticks from Superliving of Denmark. I have added the option to choose a coloured candle when purchasing them too (after many customer requests). The candles also come from Denmark and are of the same high standard and amazing colours.. As an added bonus, my...

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Vintage drinking glasses and Retro Jane Foster

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Vintage drinking glasses and Retro Jane Foster

Retro drinking glasses are one way to jazz up even the dullest drink. Here at Pineapple Retro HQ we use a mixture of modern retro and vintage glasses, but always brightly coloured and fun. I love finding new designs, from the stylish lines of the 1950s (these tend to be thinner glass, so amazing any survived) to the slightly more robust, bold, vintage designs of the 1960s and 70s. Many of them came from France, and often had a jug to match, a lovely edition to any summer table for refreshment. Add in some coloured paper straws and you can...

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Vintage Metal Tins, Trays, Coasters, Plates & Coffee Sets. Your Retro Kitchen is here!

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Vintage Metal Tins, Trays, Coasters, Plates & Coffee Sets. Your Retro Kitchen is here!

Whether your vintage tastes are colourfully psychedelic Dutch Tomado metal tins or if you prefer the more classic Cathrineholm kitchenware, we've got just the thing to keep this Spring bright and cheery... Our vintage section is alive with a rainbow of colours and patterns. Just the thing for brightening your retro home. Our vintage stock is carefully sourced (by me), from across Europe and include well known producers such as Dutch company, Tomado and English Designer, Ian Logan. I always aim to provide something unique for my loyal customers. With an ever changing range, it is always worth popping back to our vintage department to...

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The Amazing Designers Behind Our Retro & Vintage Cards & Wrap

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The Amazing Designers Behind Our Retro & Vintage Cards & Wrap

About Pineapple Retro's Card Range All the greeting cards and wrapping paper in this section have been carefully chosen by me for their bold designs and bright colours. If they have a retro vibe, even better, and a healthy dose of rainbows of course. Pilgrim Lee Pilgrim is a very talented illustrator, with a recognisable style, almost psychedelic and influenced by many vintage sources. Dripping with colour, you can't help but smile when you see her designs. Coming to you, literally from the other side of the world, in Melbourne, Australia.Browse Pilgrim Lee's retro card designs Dicky-Bird Dicky-Bird work from a small...

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