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Stencilled Bedside

About a year after I moved into this house, my next door neighbour put this little chest of drawers out on the side of the road, and I decided it would make great storage for my art as well as … Continue reading

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Tassel Embellished Tea Towels

If you follow me on Instagram you might’ve seen these cute Morgan & Finch tea towels I found in the op shop recently. They’re definitely brand new, and so pretty! But you know me, I get the urge to upcycle … Continue reading

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Revamped Office Chair

For ages I struggled to find a chair to use as a desk chair in my studio . I hate ugly office chars but nothing else was comfortable enough to sit in all day. Eventually I relented and picked up … Continue reading

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Sofas and Studios

You know how I love a good op shopping bargain? Well last time I was there, I found a 1940s green sofa and armchair that I really really wanted. And I left them in the op shop and went home. … Continue reading

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Latest op shop finds

Apart from this cute little table I have also picked up some other bits and pieces recently. Such as this large basket that I’m using as a planter for my biggest aspidistra. These gorgeous amber glasses… This set of three … Continue reading

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March Bed Post

March’s Bed Post brings a combination of ethnic textiles and vintage florals. That kind of sums up my style really!

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Instagram Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram (@alexandrafelgate), then you will have seen that last month I participated in a month long photo a day challenge via the hashtag #showmeyourboho. First day was REFRESH: I had just refreshed my entryway with … Continue reading

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African Inspired Planter

Flicking through Pinterest and I’m seeing lots of gorgeous African textiles and patterns, and I decided I wanted to decorate something with a similar style. This little white ceramic planter was picked up on an op shopping trip a couple … Continue reading

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Teal Backed Bookcase

I inherited this gorgeous cedar bookcase from my grandparents when I first moved out of home. The backboard is not, however cedar. It is Masonite, and was almost certainly nailed onto the bookcase just to make it more functional well … Continue reading

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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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