How pre ordering '70s House' Book helps me as a first time author.In the run up to publication date, one thing that has been playing on my mind is pre orders. Let me explain how publication works. You get a book deal; you spend a year working on it and it goes into print, on a given day this book will be sent out into the big wide world. HOWEVER, now here’s the thing, so pay attention, this bit is important 😉…
70s House Book - Publishing Deals and How I became an Author.
“What, me? A Book? REALLY?”
Way back in September 2021 I had an email through my customer enquiries form on my website, asking if I wanted to contribute to a book, I glanced over the email and promptly forgot about it in true Estelle fashion.
WIN!! 70s House Starter Kit - The Ultimate Giveaway!WIN!! 70s House Starter Kit.
To help promote and celebrate my forthcoming book '70s House' published by Kyle Books/Octopus with a release date of 30th March 2023 (UK), Kyle/Octopus and I have collaborated with some fabulous businesses to bring your the ultimate '70s House Starter Kit' giveaway.
The Tree Pipsie - and how he got his name.....The Tree Pipsie first arrived one winters night in the late 70s, when my father bought a box of random items at auction, and in the bottom of the box, there sat a rather dusty, and dirty and motheaten pixie. His outfit shabby and faded, his head a little loose, his wire body a little twisted, but my young heart only saw his magic and beauty. He took pride of place by the tree that year and for every one of the 46 Christmases since in my parents home....
Quality Street - The Festive Treat?There is something very nostalgic about lifting the tin lid of a Quality Street and getting that heady waft of chocolate which almost assaults the olfactory senses. Looking at the brightly wrapped cellophane sweets in gorgeous jewel colours, a feast for the eyes, and we haven't even started eating them yet!
Save Trader Vics!
Have you ever been to Trader Vics London?
If you haven’t, you really should, and soon, as it is earmarked for closure on New Years Eve 2022, ending a legacy just shy of its 60th anniversary.
Plans are afoot to save the uniquely styled tropical themed restaurant and bar by a committed group of tiki enthusiasts who have lobbied to have to space independently listed and protected as a place of unique cultural interest.
70s House Manchester x Leopard Print Bee Jewellery Launch
This Christmas we are joining up with local Lancashire jewellery creator Kat, from Leopard Print Bee with some stunning festive offerings.
Each one has been designed in collaboration with 70s House Manchester & Kat with meaningful inspiration from the home and mind of Estelle.
70s House - THE BOOK!
So, the big secret is out….
Ya girl has only gone and written a book, and no one is more shocked than I am, well, it’s a lot of words, you know….
The book is published by Kyle/Octopus and release date is set for 30th March 2023
How to order? Simply click on the link and it will take you directly to stockists who will be selling my first book.
Developing Our Christmas Range
It is absolutely no secret that I love Christmas, everything from the brightly coloured tree lights to the scent of old tinsel when you take it out of the box, smelling of decades old joy.
One of my favourite products to work on is the festive selection each year, it gives me a chance to delve into my inner love of whimsy and kitsch and really indulge my inner child......
Estelle Bilson; The Bidding Room and Me.If you’ve stumbled upon this blog, I am assuming that you may have watched an episode of the hit BBC afternoon antiques show, hosted by Nigel Havers, entitled The Bidding Room (week days 4.30pm, BBC1).
70s House Manchester Yootha Cocktail Glasses x Atomic Drinkware
Ever struggled for vintage drinking glasses with authentic 70s designs? Look no futher than the 70s House Manchester collaboration with Atomic Drinkware.
You can now own a whole collection of fabulous drinking glasses to wow your guests and make your neighbours jealous, "Where DID you get your drinking glasses" they'll ask! It's your choice whether to tell them or not ;)
Are you a '70s Soul' - Our New 2022 Summer DesignAre you a 70s Soul? We are releasing our new summer design, '70s Soul' inspired by the late 60s and early 70s advertising works of John Alcorn for ...
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