Tag Archives: blue

How to make an antique blue and white bowl

I have an increasing obsession with blue and White ceramics. Gradually they have been infiltrating my home, I look for them in op shops and markets and my eye is drawn to them wherever I go.  It’s not really … 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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Recent Op Shop Finds

I thought I would share a few funky finds from some recent op shopping sessions. Like this cute little thistle vase: These two 1950’s blue soup bowls: And this funky white vase: I totally fell in love with this 1960’s … Continue reading

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My Whovian Tendencies

It is absolutely no secret that I am an unabashed Whovian. If you have not heard of the term “Whovian”, it mean s a fan of the BBC television show Doctor Who. I grew up watching this from very early … Continue reading

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Tablecloth to Curtain.

A few months ago I was looking through my linen press and pulled out a large, white cotton lace tablecloth. Slightly discoloured, and with a small rust stain on it, I decided a dye bath was in order. Teal blue. … Continue reading

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Kitsch or Cute?

When op shopping I often like to choose something really awful and tacky that I can upcycle or change to make it something I want to have in my house. It’s like a little challenge I set myself. This was … Continue reading

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