Tag Archives: thrifted

May Bed Post

My favourite red kantha quilt, some pretty green, pink and red pillowcases and my favourite recently knitted cushion to reflect the cool weather and short days.

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Bohemian Paisley Tea Tins

Months and months ago I picked up these three enamel tins in the op shop with vague ideas to upcycle them in some way. They’ve stayed tucked away in a cupboard until now. I was out and about shopping when … Continue reading

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Upcycled Metal Tray

I’ve had this tray for months, waiting to decide what to do with it. When I spied this pretty paisley fabric in my local haberdashers I thought it would be nice decoupaged to the base of the tray. I cut … Continue reading

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October Bed Post (just!)

As I was washing the sheets this week I realised I hadn’t shared an October bed post. So here it is, lots of reds this time, using one of my recently obtained op shop throws.  Unfortunately the cats love these … 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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Ikat Plates

   Hunting for something in my shed this week I came across a box of plain white crockery that I haven’t used in years.    My first thought was “I should take these into the op shop”, but then I remembered … Continue reading

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