Every other shop down a whole street in my local town is in some way 'vintage', from the straightforward junk shop, via handmade retro style clothes to upmarket antiques and a chi chi boutique selling new household goods covered in cabbage roses
and polka dots.
They included the Wemyss Warestyle cabbage roses
introduced to Robert Heron's Fife pottery product line in 1882 by Czech decorator Karel Nekola; the sailing boat designs that were a feature of the Crown Dorset Pottery in Poole, where Shufflebotham had once worked and Shufflebotham's own signature motifs: the farmyard cockerel and hen.
The bride carried a romantic bouquet composed of soft pink antique cabbage roses
, pink David Austin roses, and white ranunculus all nestled in white hydrangeas and lime mini hydrangeas.
offered by my former wife, who stood wrapped
Skirts of the gowns were covered in large cabbage roses
, silk petals, and floral embroideries.
An array of outlandish hats especially created for the anniversary year were on display, ranging from a towering structure crafted from fake hair and cabbage roses
to a top hat decorated with birthday candles.
Already pride of place is held by an original, if a little battered, wooden stool decorated in traditional bargeware fashion: painted red and yellow cabbage roses
on a lustrous green background.
Or try the Damasks and Cabbage roses
such as Fantin Latour, or the Bourbons and Albas, which have white or palest pink flowers.
AoThere were cabbage roses
all over my bedroom,Ao she says.
They were too modern; everyone was into cabbage roses
and French provincial.
Match the garden scene with some pretty florals, such as a Freya cushion, pounds 20, with pink cabbage roses
Among the themes are It's a Girl (or Boy, of course); Wine & Cheese; and springtime flowers, like Daisies Pot and Cabbage Roses