Category Archives: vintage

Making do and mending.

As with any family, we pass our clothes around. From friends, to friends, from older sibling to younger sibling. At any given time there is usually a stack of clothes somewhere waiting for someone to grow into them. Except for … Continue reading

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New mixed media supplies – vintage paper galore

On a regular visit to the local Op-shop, or Thrift store to our northern neighbours, I spotted this little gem of a book…..   A 1972 Almanac, about 3 or 4 inches thick at least. Filled with the most glorious … Continue reading

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Flashes of green around the house

Firstly, we have a serious red theme going on. Having red fans in the house make decoration so much simpler. However, there is a small vignette featuring lovely fresh green on our china cupboard (which is red! Ikea Hemnes to be … Continue reading

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Vintage Button Monogram Part 2 with Image Transfer

So, I hope you liked my short version on how to easily create any shape out of buttons. We are back for round 2, with a new twist, how to make an image transfer onto your fabric. Sorry the photos … Continue reading

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Vintage button monograms 1

Another hot trend that I have been admiring around the internet over the last few months, has been the creative and crafty use of buttons other than to hold your clothes together! For some examples, check out the gorgeous “Letterperfect” … Continue reading

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