Tuesday, February 28, 2012

My favourite cups

I have 3 of these delicate old cups and saucers, which are the only pieces i have from Grandmother. The light shines through them and and they have lovely delicate crazing inside

Saturday, February 25, 2012

A Hot Saturday Treasures

An old Coleman's Mustard Tin(about 1903)

A Vintage Tureen

Vintage Flask

The most gorgeous large pure linen embroidered cloth and my favourite read

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Saturday, February 18, 2012

More Saturday Treasures

Mr VL and I  visited our favourite second-hand shop today and had a great fossick through. I found a white jug for my collection, a great vintage box wood folding ruler and an ancient pencil sharpener.
Mr VL bought a brass clinometer,which is a cool compass with a sight,and a spyglass telescope.

Saturday's Find

Walked down to the Salvo's this morning  and couldn't resist the RM Williams Boots for $9

Thursday, February 16, 2012

My Latest Purchase

My latest purchase arrived from London today in the post....gorgeous vintage Russian watch faces

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Collections Pt4

Another look at part of my collection of girlie pieces. Two pairs of victorian bloomers , a ladies boudoir cap,  a silk Edwardian blouse, my mothers silk horshoes from her wedding day. I have found most of these pieces on E-Bay from England

Saturday, February 11, 2012

My favourite Blue and White Piece

For years my Mum had this large platter on her wall and I hankered after it forever. She finally let me have it and I wrote to Carter's Antique Magazine and found out it is 19th C Japanese and worth close to $1,000 so I keep it on the wall out of Sascha's way

Friday, February 10, 2012

Friday's Treasure Finds

I found these 2 very pretty quilts($6) at the Animal Welfare Thrift Shop today and a pile of one of my favourite magazines

Thursday, February 9, 2012

A Few Favourite Crystal Pieces

A few of my favourite crystal pieces handed down from my mother. The gorgeous water set was carried at my fathers feet on  a train as a present for my mother on their engagement