Tag Archives: vintage

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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January Bed Post

A quick January bed post, with my favourite vintage floral pillow cases and my grandmother’s patchwork bedspread.  With assistance from the handsome Frodo.

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A Mirror Restored

When I spied this bevelled mirror in the op shop for $4.99 I knew I couldn’t pass it up. A couple of hours with some paint stripper and a sander revealed a gorgeous oak frame. It had been stained darker, … Continue reading

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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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December Bed Post

I think I’ve been reading too much of Selina Lake’s book Romantic Style (her books are awesome, check them out!), because I’ve gone with a very soft and romantic bed this month! The starting point this month was my grandmother’s crocheted bedspread. … Continue reading

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Embroidered Tablecloths and Vintage Glassware 

Naturally when I bought that little wall cupboard I didn’t walk out of the op shop with just that!!! I found all sorts of other pretty bits and pieces, including these gorgeous vintage glasses, which will be perfect for the … Continue reading

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Wall Cupboard Makeover 

I always find it hard to walk past a forlorn, unwanted piece of furniture in the op shop. I’d been thinking of putting a shelf up above my bed for a while when I came across this obviously home made … Continue reading

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