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Tie Dye Tea Towels 

I’ve always been a hippie. That probably comes as no surprise to you readers, but there’s no getting away from it. I love gypsy skirts, crochet vests, beads, brass bangles, Indian textiles and tie dye. Lots of tie dye in … Continue reading

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Shelf Vignette

I have spoken before about what a terrible gardener I am, but I wanted to fill a shelf full of vases of prettiness, so I went hunting in my garden and found a surprising array of beautiful plants to display:

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Kitchen Floors Finally Finished!

It has taken one hell of a lot of hard work, blood, sweat, tears and swearing, but the kitchen floors are finally done! Let me remind you what it was like when I first pulled up the floating floor. Covered … Continue reading

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Collecting Vintage China

Every few months or so I rearrange things in the kitchen/dining area on the shelves and on top of the china cabinet. Today I moved my jug collection to the shelves and displayed some of my growing blue and white … Continue reading

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The Chandelier is Finally Up!

Two years ago I bought this Italian brass and ceramic Chandelier on eBay. I had intended to put it up in my last place but never got around to it. The light fixtures in my new home are, by and … 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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Pretty Plate Wall

I have been collecting antique and vintage china for the last 25 years and I have amassed quite a collection. I use most of my pieces for everyday, the most special pieces are displayed in the china cabinet. After reading … Continue reading

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