Event – So Last Century Sunday 17 September

Happy to say that ShimmyShim will be at the upcoming So Last Century vintage fair in Beckenham, London UK. We’ll be offering greeting cards and pop art prints of microvintage fashion.

So Last Century vintage fair poster in bright pink!

As well as pop art by ShimmyShim, there will be over 40 hand-picked vintage traders selling mid-20th century decor, lighting & design, furniture, West German ceramics, homeware, kitchenalia, brocante, vintage clothes, accessories and jewellery, original 1950s, 60s & 70s travel posters, records, upcycled goods and a whole lot more.

And take a break in Truly Splendid’s Vintage Tea Room upstairs with delicious cakes and scones. There’ll also be top-notch street food, craft beer and excellent coffee alongside more vintage stalls outside.

Sunday 17 September 2017

11.00am – 4.00pm

Entry £3 (or £2 with a flyer, or if you follow @solastc on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram). Children under 16, free.

Venue 28 (next to the Spa and Library)
Beckenham Road
Beckenham
BR3 4LS

How to find us ShimmyShim’s stall will be upstairs.

 

 

 

 

Event – The Big O Festival

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ShimmyShim will be at The Big O Festival this weekend!

FREE entry

Saturday 1 July 2017
11:15am – 9:30pm

Priory gardens
Church Hill Orpington
Kent
BR6 0HH

How to get there

The festival celebrates suburbia through the decades. It’s billed as ‘Vintage with a Twist’ and will be a celebration of retro delights from the 1940s to the 1980s including caravans, cars and a scooter parade.

Flip through the festival brochure

In keeping with this, I’m going to exhibit a Sindy caravan, Range Rover, pink ‘cadillac’, red sports car, surf buggy and scooter with Sindy in full outfits.

Also I managed to design a new full range of cards this weekend called ‘Man Cards’ and I’ll be selling these along with my ‘On the Rails’ set.

A4 and A3 prints available in easy to carry tubes.

 

 

 

 

Etsy shop launch and first sale

ShimmyShim Etsy shop went live on Monday!

And I was so excited to see the first order within a few hours, especially since it takes time and patience to attract lovely customers (like you) to a brand new Etsy shop with a brand new business.

It turns out that my first ever customer was a local fellow and friend who shares a love for miniature things. His home is quite the cornucopia of vintage treasures as me and my boyfriend discovered when we visited for a bit of dinner a few weeks ago. First print has definitely gone to a good home : )

More art prints to come on the shop – I’ll be releasing at least one per week over the next 12 weeks.

And you will be able to come and buy selected micro-vintage collectible objects at the upcoming ShimmyShim market stall

Frankie Sinclair 26 May 2017