Tag Archives: second hand

More boho decoupage tins

After the success of my paisley decoupaged tea tins (which you can find here), when I found more gorgeous Indian wrapping paper from Ishka and they had a 50% off everything sale, I figured it was fate! So I headed to the op … Continue reading

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September Bed Post

Nefertiti wants me to show you two different Bed posts from this month. (She was really quite insistent, and she’s the boss!)  So there’s the soothing blue above, and the bright, spring inspired pink below! Frodo is a fan of … Continue reading

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Thread Wrapped Bracelets 

I don’t do a lot of embroidery, but when I found a massive bag of embroidery threads for $4 at the op shop, I wasn’t going to leave them there! Some months ago I bought some small 12cm embroidery hoops … 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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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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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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