Tag Archives: vintage

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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New Kitchen Tiles

This is something I have been wanting to do for a very long time. Today I finally did it, updated my plain boring white kitchen tiles with some awesome bohemian tile stickers! Yay! I bought the stickers on ebay, rather … Continue reading

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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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