Tag Archives: Vintage

Try Ashbourne First – 16: Betty’s Sewing Box – charming and friendly whatever the weather


Betty’s Sewing Box moved into the old library in Ashbourne in April 2014 and I started to hear good reports very quickly. I finally got round to visiting. The building is lovely on a sunny spring morning. It is full … Continue reading

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Try Ashbourne First for Father’s Day


Seeking inspiration for the special gift for ~Father’s Day (16th June)? Here’s a showcase of the variety Ashbourne has to offer. Another reason to Try Ashbourne First 1. Bennett’s On the top floor at the Bennett’s store are a couple … Continue reading

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Try Ashbourne First: #8 Vintage Bluebird – Unique gifts and crafts


This series of blogs is about getting under the skin of Ashbourne’s high street and trying to understand what our retailers offer. Vintage Bluebird is a great example of a hidden gem. Many “gift shops” and soft furnishing outlets are … Continue reading

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