Vintage interior peeps: take a tour around our vintage homes Lloyd Grossman aside, we all love a good nose round other people’s houses, so it’s even better when they’ve got some incredible vintage eye-candy for us to gawp at and drool over. This week our lovely Deputy Editor and interiors queen, Tara Gardner, shares a few style secrets and stories from behind her front door. If Carrie Bradshaw spends her food money on Vogue, I spend mine on teacups. But I can safely say that over the years I’ve been collecting vintage pieces, nothing has given me more pleasure for my money. Growing up with antique-adoring parents, while most kids were running riot around the house, I was tiptoeing around a beautiful world where time had stood still. Realisation of how unusual my childhood home was came one saturday night, when a pizza delivery boy peered around me and into our hallway, exclaiming ‘What is this place? Is it some sort of museum?’ Need I say more! 6 Responses Lena February 13th, 2009 Oh Tara, your flat is amazing! Reply Mademoiselle Robot February 13th, 2009 Soooooooooooooo pretty! After you come over to mine for a cup of tea, I definitely want to come over to yours! Your flat is lovely. xxx Reply Tara February 13th, 2009 Thanks! Can’t wait to do a piece on your flat x Reply Sarah February 14th, 2009 My god, your vintage house is gorgeous! Tara, I couldn’t imagine you anywhere else. Reply Clare Saxon March 31st, 2009 i love your home so much! wow i am incredibly jealous, what a collection of scrumptious finds! x x x x Reply michelle May 13th, 2010 I’ve got one of those Burns book of poems! It was given to my dad by his scottish aunt and then he passed it down to me! I love stuff with a story 🙂 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.