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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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Latest op shop treasures

Another cute little brass vase for my collection. An adorable leaf plate (sadly a bit damaged/loved) Some lace doilies… the top one is an odd shape….I’m thinking maybe an antimacassar? These two sweet brass cats- perfect for the Boho CCL! … Continue reading

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A few more op shop treasures…

My last op shopping trip was more about me picking up some trackies and tee shirts to wear when I’m painting in the studio. I’m a very messy artist! However it’s impossible for me to go into an op shop … Continue reading

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Latest Op Shop Finds

Another lucky op shopping trip brought these gorgeous brass vases into my life.  They’ll need a few more goes with the Brasso to really polish them up, and unfortunately the little one won’t hold water, but my collection is growing … Continue reading

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Paisley Lampshade 

   This little satin lampshade that I picked up for $1 in an op shop months ago turned out to be the perfect size for one of those cute brass lamps.    But cream satin is yawnworthy and it was … Continue reading

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Faux Malachite 

I’ve always loved malachite and gold/brass furniture and decorative items, but clearly they are waaaaaay out of my price range!!! Naturally I don’t let that stop me! Time for more decoupage and spray paint- two of my favourite things!!!!    … Continue reading

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Thrifted Brass Lampbase

I walked into my local op shop on half-price electrical day.  I was unenthusiastic, as I never buy electrical items in op shops. But then I spotted this cute little brass Lampbase. For $4.50, I was SOLD!        I … Continue reading

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