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5 Ways To Update Your Home In 2020

5 Ways To Update Your Home In 2020

We can all get a little set in our ways from time to time and large-scale decorating can be rather intimidating. Don't be put off making those small changes that can make all the difference to the overall look and effectiveness of your space though. There are some changes that you can make simply and with great effect. We have put together 5 simple ways you can update your home a little without too much time and effort.
January 24, 2020
How To Recreate Grandma's Cosy Kitchen

How To Recreate Grandma's Cosy Kitchen

Whenever you visited my Grandmothers home at lunchtime, smells of deliciousness would always be wafting from her kitchen. Although today has seen a surge in healthy options and food is available from all over the world, there was nothing as comforting and warming as knowing all that home-cooked goodness would soon be filling any longing you had for nurturing. We still believe the kitchen is the heart of the home and fundamental to well being, curiosity and cosy home comforts.
November 04, 2019
Is Kirkpatrick Black Ironmongery Right For Your Home?

Is Kirkpatrick Black Ironmongery Right For Your Home?

As one of the leading suppliers of Kirkpatrick black ironmongery, Yester Home is committed to bringing you the highest quality ironmongery and making sure the product is going to be right for you.
Kirkpatrick Black Iron Doorknob
One of the great reasons for choosing Kirkpatrick ironmongery for your home is the quality of the product. Produced in the UK their British Made black iron is far superior to cheaper imported ironmongery.
Black Iron Latch & Lock
 
Cast from Malleable iron, this iron is more durable, stronger and just simply does the job better when it comes to locks and latches, pull handles, boltswindow casements and door and gate furniture.
Black Iron Casement Stay
It is ideal for use in bedrooms, bathrooms and living areas, having particularly stylish up to date finishes and fittings, including window casements and light fittings.

 

 Kirkpatrick makes a wonderful selection of hinges and thumb latches too, with many decorative styles to choose from.
Black Iron Thumb Latch
Black cast hardware is the go-to choice when it comes to barn conversions, country homes and interiors and yet also looks great in a more contemporary setting too, especially the Kirkpatrick Blacksmith Forge Range, which is available in a variety of finishes.
Blacksmith Forge Range Door Knocker
We especially love the Blacksmith Forge Iron Gothic Lever Door Handle with Arched Backplate this is available in Kirkpatrick's argent finish, which is a raw distressed cast iron with a lacquer finish. This finish is perfect for adding rustic appeal to any country home.
Blacksmith Forge Range Gothic Lever Door Handle
If you have solid wooden doors or rustic barn doors in your home then Kirkpatrick black ironmongery would be your must-have door furniture. They have a huge selection of lever door handles, door knobs and hinges to select but also rim locks and security options including bathroom fittings and euro locks.
Door Knob, Letter Plate and Lever Handle
If you are looking to make an impact when visitors call to your home then traditional black ironmongery also looks great on townhouses and country cottages alike. Their iconic door furniture includes door knockers, letter plates and doorknobs, which all set off front doors beautifully.
Black Iron Doctors Door Knocker
Black ironmongery can also be used in practical ways outside your front door including boot scrapers, boot pulls front door signs and hanging basket brackets.
Hanging Basket Bracket
Whatever you choose we are sure that black ironmongery will be right for your home if you are looking for high-quality traditional fittings with a lifetime guarantee.

 

January 11, 2018
Nothing Planned For The Weekend?

Nothing Planned For The Weekend?

So the weekend is almost here and what have you got planned?

If you are looking for a little weekend inspiration then there are so many great ideas about how you can spend your precious time but when it comes to getting your home and garden into shape then take a look at some of our interior suggestions to kick start your plans.

 If you need to keep your space clean and tidy then start with adding some of these fabulous cast iron brackets which can hold the heaviest of shelves. They come in so many different sizes and colour choices that you will be spoilt for choice. We're sure you will want some in almost every room in the house. 

 

Cast iron Shelf Brackets

 

Once you have all of your random items neatly placed on your new shelves it will be time to think about adding some hat and coat hooks to your walls or inside cupboards so that those summer hats have a place to hang and if you reside in the UK then you're sure to need a raincoat near to the door too.

 

Cast Iron Hat And Coat Hooks

 

You can always give your drawers a face lift with any of these delightful drawer pulls and cabinet knobs or if you fancy getting into refurbishing that old piece of furniture you have always wanted to give a new lease of life to then they will be sure to add a great finishing touch to your project.

 

 

If refurbishing furniture is not your thing then you could always spend your weekend cooking up a delight in the kitchen, these cast iron cooking pans can be used both indoors or out doors on a camp fire and both on the hob or inside the oven to finish the dish. 

 

 

After all of that hard work you are sure to want to just chill in the garden with a drink or two. Having a cast iron bottle opener on hand will make enjoying yourself so much easier and the beer bottle carrier means you can take your beer with you even if you decide to just retreat to the beach, Whatever you decide the do, have a great weekend.

July 08, 2016

New Brackets Have Arrived

We know how much you love our cast iron brackets and we have listened to you singing the praises of some of our most popular designs.

With this in mind we have been developing a new range of brackets for some months now. We are now happily able to include these fabulous brackets in our range and offer you a great choice of cast iron bracket designs for your home.

We are sure you will love them as much as we do.

The Iron bridge bracket is arguably our most popular cast iron bracket design and we have now added this small 4.5cm version to give you even more choice in shelving sizes.

This bracket is perfect for the smallest of spaces and so cute it could be used in childrens bedroom as well as bathrooms and small cloakrooms.

The circle bracket is a development on the popular Ironbridge design. It has a simple shape but now with the added circle in the middle . Still reminiscent of the old style railway brackets but with a little added character and strength. This bracket comes in both 6" and 8" sizes to suit your shelf size.

The Majestic bracket is just that coming in at 10" x 8" it is perfect for those larger shelves and perfect for larger rooms too. It has a simple elegance with slightly ornate scrolls but not at all overpowering. This beautiful bracket is sure to look wonderful in bedrooms and hallways or any where that a more delicate design is required.

The Art Nouveau bracket is a lovely ornate smaller bracket. The extra detail gives added strength to this bracket, so for the size you will find that it is one of the strongest brackets available. Ideal if you need to hold up heavier shelves but they are in a smaller space. It is both intricate and strong and the ideal bracket for classic homes of distinction.

With our fantastic range of cast iron brackets you can be sure to find something that will suit your home and requirements. They all come in three different colour options to suit your home decor too. So start browsing our online range as soon as possible.

 

 

 

July 05, 2016
5 Best Bracket Sizes For Your Shelves

5 Best Bracket Sizes For Your Shelves

We are constantly being asked which are the best size brackets for shelves.

Well there are no hard and fast rules and personal preference should always be seen as one of the main reasons for choosing a great looking bracket for your needs.

June 24, 2016
Product Of The Week - 6" Ironbridge Bracket

Product Of The Week - 6" Ironbridge Bracket

We have just decided to launch a product of the week every week for the next four weeks.

 

Each product of the week will be put on sale for a week only. This weeks product of the week is one of our most popular bracket designs known as the Ironbridge bracket.

 

This week we are giving you an extra 10% off the cost of a 6" size Ironbridge bracket in any of the colour choices.

Take advantage while you can of this fabulous special offer which applies for just one week only beginning today Monday June 20th.

Get yours now and save.

6" Ironbridge Cast iron Bracket

 

 

June 20, 2016
8 Trending Cast Iron Shelf Brackets

8 Trending Cast Iron Shelf Brackets

Our range of cast iron brackets is second to none.
We have a huge variety available in many styles and sizes to suit your shelving requirements.
They are also great for holding up sinks, toilets, and cisterns and add decoration to porches, conservatories, orangeries or anywhere that a solid sturdy bracket is required.
Our popular Ironbridge bracket is named after the iconic Iron Bridge in Shropshire.
This simple classic bracket comes in 5 different sizes to suit your needs and our standard three colour options of black, white and pewter.
If you are looking for something a little more ornate but still strong then the Victorian Scroll bracket is a great choice.
Sold in 4 or 8"
If your project has more of a Gothic twist then these sturdy Gothic brackets are just the job
Available in four size options and three colour choices, classic black is always popular but white works beautifully in bathrooms. 
Next up is our Kenrick Shelf Bracket which will add ornate Victorian charm into any kitchen,
see how one of our customers used them in pewter finish along with lovely reclaimed shelving boards. 
Our large 9 x 9.5" Centre Point Bracket is a very heavy solid bracket with a beautiful detailed almost Gothic design.
It makes a great statement in any room & is perfect for heavy shelving or toilet cisterns.
 
Our 8" Art Deco bracket comes in one size and is a popular choice for those looking for a sturdy but ornate design.
Finally our Honeycomb brackets are a lovely lacy intricate design reminiscent of a bees honeycomb and come in two size options.
We have this great range of cast iron brackets and yet we are adding more.
We have more styles and sizes for you to choose from consistently being added to our range
so keep checking to see if there is another project you just can't wait to get started on.
Cast iron brackets are a choice that will last the test of time whilst adding charm to your home. 
November 17, 2015
Iron Works By Yester Home

Iron Works By Yester Home

Beautiful iron work can be found in many architectural buildings especially those from the Victorian era as the Victorians had to be some of the most prolific iron users in History. Some of the ornamental iron mongery could be said to be a by product of the industrial revolution which saw production of iron products taking off at an incremental rate. In Shropshire and the surrounding areas there is little left of the industrial age, where rural delights and country homes seek out traditional cast iron home wear to display in and around the home. Ironbridge in Shropshire was at the heart of the production of fine castings, ’ Iron ore was first smelted by Abraham Darby using easily mined "cooking coal". The coal was drawn from drift mines in the sides of the valley. As it contained far fewer impurities than normal coal, the iron it produced was of a superior quality’. Wikipedia.  
Traditional British Foundry Casting Iron
Bridgnorth is also a beautiful Historic town where many fine examples of country cottages and homes can be found from days gone by. Yester Home has captured this timeless quality beautifully in it’s cast iron home wear which is manufactured in our foundry in Wolverhampton. Our offices and dispatch can be found just outside this Historic town in the nearby Upper Aston Farm, at Upper Aston Claverley.  
We also have a stand at Jones's vintage and retro centre nearby where many delightful household items reproduced from original Victorian patterns can be found displayed in this distinctly vintage setting.  
Some of the most popular items to be made into iron work include ornamental cast iron shelf  brackets, door porters and balcony railings.
 Cast Iron Brackets
 
Today we can see country manor houses using cast iron hat and coat hooks in their entrance hallways, but also country cottages and farm houses.
Cast Iron Decorative Hat And Coat Hook
 
Cast iron has become the popular choice for iron work pieces of all kinds in and around the home, including, table top trivets and pan stands, brackets, door furniture, coat hooks, drawer pulls, cabinet knobs and pulls.
Cast Iron Shell Drawer Pull Vintage Original Patterns
It is a delight to know that authentic manufacturers still exist today in post Victorian England and that it is still possible to buy some excellently crafted ironwork.
Cats Face Cast Iron Kitchen Trivet Or Pan Stand
 
The majority of foundries that produce high quality work are still to be found in and around the Black Country and some who manufacture the fine cast ware for Yester Home have many years expertise in the industry, sometimes able to produce bespoke castings where required.
 
Cast iron lends itself well to use around the home, especially in the kitchen and hallway where an array of home wear has been designed and cast since the Victorians began casting in iron. Some superb pieces can still be found today from original manufacturers such as Kenrick, but for consistence and supply, today’s metal workers can produce some wonderful cast household ironwork, that can be enjoyed as much by modern home owners as their fore fathers.
November 08, 2015
NEW Gifts from Yester Home Autumn/Winter 2015

NEW Gifts from Yester Home Autumn/Winter 2015

Vintage Railways Plaque Selection

Cast Iron Gifts This Autumn/Winter 2015

We have a great selection of popular Cast Iron Homeware and Gift items for you this Autumn & Winter 2015. 

Lovely Ornate Cast Iron Coat Hooks will look wonderful on any wall or door ideal to hang up your hat as soon as you walk in. 

Decorative Cast Iron Hat And Coat Hooks

Have a lovely piece of old oak but no brackets to show if off? Then get ready to be spoilt for choice with our great range of decorative cast iron brackets from simple designs to ornate Victorian swirls. Perfect for any retreat.

Decorative Cast Iron Shelving Brackets

Are you planning  to have a get together with family and friends? Then these simple and easy to use cast iron wall bottle openers will make your party so much fun and great for everyone opening a beer or two.

Vintage Wall Mounted Cast Iron Beer Bottle opener

 

When it comes to making a man's den personal then we have something to ensure your space is personal in our range of cast 'man cave' signs  and vintage garage signs.

The Dog House Fun Sign

If you are more of a railway fan and love all things locomotive, then we have a superb range of reproduction platform and railway signs.

Railway Vintage Sign Collection

So as soon as your room is set up ready for your Autumn/Winter retreat it's time to grab your beer tote bottle carrier and  hang out with some mates.

 Rustic Wooden Beer Carrier With Vintage Cast Iron Bottle opener

 

November 07, 2015

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