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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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Revamped Dressing Table

Once upon a time there was an early 20th century dressing table sitting unloved in a Salvation Army op shop in Melbourne. It had been painted baby poo brown and was for sale for $25. I bought it, and immediately … Continue reading

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Latest op shop scores!

I recently had to go into the city to see my optometrist, and that gave me the opportunity to visit an old haunt of mine, a Salvos store that I used to live down the street from and went to … Continue reading

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My jug collection.

I decide the time had come to restyle the top of the china cabinet. Having recently acquired a couple of new jugs, my collection was at the forefront of my mind. I hadn’t realised I had quite so many!

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