Kirstie's Vintage Gems
About the Show
In these bitesize films Kirstie Allsopp explores a host of crafts, skills and techniques for homes and interiors
Series 1 Summary
Kirstie Allsopp explores a host of crafts, skills and techniques for interior decoration taken from her popular series Kirstie's Vintage Home.
Episode 1 - Family Playroom
Kirstie creates a fun 50s-inspired family playroom for Jannine and Shaun Cartwright.
Episode 2 - 60s Pad
Kirstie brings the swinging 60s to a seaside pad in Edinburgh's Portobello Beach for Amber and Colin.
Episode 3 - A Thirties Twist
Due to a growing toddler and a new business, Nick and Ellie Harrington are desperate for an update to their neglected kitchen and diner. Can Kirstie's lino-cut craft and wicker class give their home the thirties twist they desire?
Episode 4 - Twenties Art Deco
Iman and Heather Ahmed want to decorate their new house in an opulent twenties style and are in desperate need of furniture, but Iman only likes to buy brand new. Can Kirstie convince him that second-hand goods are far from second best, and will a deco glass craft be enough to turn him into a crafting champion?
Episode 5 - Murals, Woodwork and Upcycling
A tree mural, woodwork craft and some clever upcycling are all designed to give single dad Rich Clarke more confidence in his DIY skills. With Kirstie's help, can he create the bedroom that he wants for his two young daughters?
Episode 6 - Romantic Retreat
Kirstie Allsopp brings a touch of romance and sophistication to Jannine and Shaun Cartwright's neglected bedroom.
Episode 7 - Nursery
Soon-to-be parents Iman and Heather Ahmed want a homespun bedroom for their baby, but Heather has never used a sewing machine. Can Kirstie help them create the vintage-inspired nursery, complete with handmade soft toys, that they dream of for their first child?
Episode 8 - Wedding
With some clever crafts, retro flower arrangements and a bit of homemade magic, Kirstie creates a military-themed, vintage-inspired wedding for Amy and Craig.
Episode 9 - Jewellery Boxes and Pin-board
Daisy-May and Amy need a bedroom they can grow into. Kirstie and Dad use felt off-cuts and vintage fabrics to creat a garland and a pinboard, and they help the girls create personalised jewellery boxes.
Episode 10 - Dining Decorations
From paper napkin roses to a cupcake bouquet and vintage tea cups for place settings, Kirstie shows us cool tricks for dressing a dining table. She also has a special recipe for chocolate bowls.
Episode 11 - Quilting
Super seamstress Lisa Comfort helps Kirstie show Amber and Colin how to create a memory quilt. But does Amber's lack of ironing skills spell disaster?
Episode 12 - 70s Wool Crafts
Using the seventies as inspiration, and with two of the country's most gifted crafters, Kirstie creates some cool crochet jellyfish and a vibrant felt rug.
Episode 13 - Precious Metals
Expert jewellery maker Rachel Jeffrey works with Kirstie to help a soon-to-be married couple create their own rings for their big day. And Kirstie learns how real gold can revive an old picture frame in next-to-no time, for next-to-no money.
Episode 14 - Sugar, Scent and Silhouette
This episode features sugar craft, a masterclass in perfume making and a lesson in Victorian style silhouettes.
Episode 15 - Love Nest
Kirstie Allsopp helps Amber and Colin turn their love-starved bedroom into a gorgeous vintage haven.
Episode 16 - Doormat and Coasters
Kirstie shows two clever crafts for the home - a personalised vintage doormat and some cute coasters. All that is needed is some spray paint, old tiles and serviettes.
Episode 17 - Paper Cutting
Kirstie enlists the expertise of paper cutter extraordinaire Poppy Chancellor to create some uniquely personalised wedding invitations. Plus, a wonderful craft collage of a newborn baby.
Episode 18 - Pottery
Master potter Richard Miller teams up with Kirstie to help couple Ellie and Nick create some of their very own plates to complement their new 1930s dining room.
Episode 19 - Treasure Chests
Kirstie Allsopp gets the input of furniture maker Anselm Fraser to help couple Jannine and Shaun Cartwright build some treasure chests for their young boys' toys.
Episode 20 - Gilding
Kirstie enrols the expert help of Adam Williamson, a master sculptor and gilder, who shows her how easy it is to apply gold leaf to a second hand picture frame, turning it to a luxury looking item.
Episode 21 - Distressed Chairs
Kirstie shows how old forgotten furniture can be liberated from landfill, as she and furniture maker Simon Bell revive an old dining room chair with some clever painting and antiquing tricks.
Episode 22 - Pop Art
Kirstie creates some speedy and easy sixties pop art with a spray can. Will her handiwork be the perfect addition to couple Amber and Colin's cool sixties living room?
Kirstie's Vintage Gems synopsis
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