Sunday, September 30, 2012

This Weeks Finds

I found this sweet box at a flea market and it's just perfect for keeping my collection of vintage handkerchiefs
A few more old books ....French and one Danish...for my growing collection

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Thrift Find MakeOver

I  had a busy weekend finishing the table I bought at Vinnies for a few dollars. It's a hall table in perfect condition but I wanted it as a table to house my jewellery and vintage and my vintage quilts on the bottom
I took pics BEFORE it gets covered it in lots of of my STUFF!!!

Saturday, September 15, 2012

This Week's Thrift Find

I found this gorgeous antique plate at the op -shop for $3 to add to my brown transfer collection. Its antique in age and has French makers mark
Oh dear, I 'm running out of room on my china display shelves!!!!
I coudn't resist these adorable petite marmalade jars. They were dug up in England and date to 1900.....all for the princely sum of $7.50

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Saturday Finds

We popped into a  small Collectors Book and Bric a Brac Fair

An old globe without stand but interesting as it was made in Berlin in the 1950's for $4

A 1909 dictionary with nice leather binding $4
A 1950's CWA recipe book in a marbled cover $3
A vintage bone carving fork $2

An old tobacco tin $1
My latest project is this hallstand found at Vinnies which I have already started sanding ...and ordered online 2 glass knobs
It will  sit in my bedroom to hold my vintage jewellery displays.
Next job is  2 coats of white and another sand

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Thrift Finds and Spring Gardening Saturday

 A gorgeous first day of spring and perfect for lots of charity shop fossicking
I found a set of four beautiful duck~egg blue dishes for $5
A delicious frothy 1960's pink chiffon hat from an  Adelaide Fashion shop for $2...just needs a hat block to sit on
A bit of pottering in the garden on the first day of Spring