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Latest Op Shop Adventures

My last couple of op shopping trips have yielded some great bargains that I haven’t yet shared with you, so here they are. Check this amazing 1960s fondue set! I’m definitely envisioning cheese fondue night when the weather starts to … Continue reading

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December Bed Post

For my final Bed Post of 2017 I found my inspiration for colours and patterns on the walls of my bedroom. A foundation of deep blue and accents of green s, pinks, reds and gold. Comfort and joy…..well, ’tis the … Continue reading

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November Bed Post

Red, purple, pink, black and white. Inspired by my favourite vintage kantha and combined with my crazy cat lady duna cover! Check out how cute the cat duna pattern is! (Sorry for the average photo- too much light and not … Continue reading

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Kantha Love

Today I thought I would share another of my collections with you.  Indian Kantha quilts. I love them and at last count have 10 of them (not to mention half a dozen kantha cushions as well!). I realise this may … Continue reading

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Another op shop excursion 

   Yeah, it’s officially an addiction. I’m addicted to op shopping (thrifting) but honestly, who could resist this stunning granny square crochet rug for $6? There’s weeks, months of hard work and love gone into it! It’s so gorgeous!!! And … Continue reading

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Vintage 1950s Posters

   I was recently lucky enough to be given a large number of vintage posters from a retired teacher. They date from the 1950s, when she first started out teaching, and were used in Primary Schools to aid with teaching … Continue reading

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Butterfly Cloche 

  I am loving antique botanicals and entomological collections at the moment. I came across some cute butterfly fridge magnets in a discount shop, and had an idea to display them under a glass cloche. I was given a tiny … Continue reading

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