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Vintage Kitchen Table - Latest Garage Sale Find

This is my great find from this morning's garage sale.  It's a lovely old 40's or 50's chrome legged table with a gorgeous blue laminex top (some marks on it though).  Now what to do, sell it or get it...

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Lovely Laces

These are a few of the gorgeous vintage laces I found at this weekend's bear show at Toowoomba.  I didn't sell a lot but had such fun buying.  The blue trim is so sweet, it is finely pleated & then...

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BrisStyle Market in Brisbane This Friday Night

These are some of my girls that are coming with me to tomorrow nights market in at the King George Square in Brisbane city.  The forecast is for rain but lets just hope it doesn't happen!  Hope to see...

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It's Raining Again!!

Sadly as it's raining this afternoon I won't be attending this Friday nights market.  I have been inside all this week nursing a cold so I didn't think it very wise to go out in the cold, wet weather...

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Collectorama This Saturday, Rain or Shine!!

Here's a few of my vintage items I'll be selling at collectorama this Saturday.  I have everything from buttons, old patterns, enamelware, old tins, books, doileys, tablecloths.  It won't matter if it...

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Lots of Gorgeous Antique Lace....

These are some of the antique lace pieces I picked up at Collectorama on Saturday but I'm especially loving the little Gladstone bag I picked up from the lovely Wendy!  It's so cute and is only about...

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New Bear & Bear Show

This is Annie, one of my latest creations.  I've dressed her in a grubby little vintage dolls dress that I found in an op shop in Atlanta last year & a very old baby jacket.  I found the jacket at...

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Two New Ellies

 These are my latest ellies I'm finishing off for this weekends show.  The top one I've made from viscose & she is sitting in a little cigar box that I've embellished.This little one with the...

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Show's Over....Time For A Holiday!

Phew the Show is over for another year.  Here's a piccy of Lisa (Olive Grove Primitives, we shared a table) with a few of my critters.  We had a lovely time catching up with friends we haven't seen for...

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Home Sweet Home....

What a wonderful nine days I had in New Zealand visiting family & friends.  I was lucky enough to have two trips to the snow.  The first photo is St Arnaud Lake (Nelson district).  The snow on the...

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Look What I Found Over The Back Fence....

Last week I happened to look over my back fence & spot this little guy at the bottom of a tree.  I ran back into the house & grabbed my camera but by the time I'd made it out to the park he was...

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Woohoo The Rain Stayed Away!

Finally a market where the rain stayed away, believe me lots of prayers for dry weather were made.  The weather report was still forecasting rain & even driving there it didn't look great but...

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New Lace Journals

These are a couple of journals that I have been working on lately.  I love being able to give new life to some of my special pieces of old lace.  This picture was taken up at CottonTree where we were...

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Finally Finished Cute Dog & New Market

Hi everyone hope you've all had a fantastic week!  Meet Lilly my new li'l pug dog.  She's created from an old jacket.  Just have to grubby her up a bit & then I'll take her to my new market...

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Photos from the Suitcase Rummage & Collectorama On Again!

The suitcase rummage in the park turned out to be a lovely day!  A lovely lady by the name of Christine was out with her Urban Art Group & asked if she could sketch my bears & ellies.  If you...

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Wow it's a busy time!

Wow it feels like I am running this week!  Collectorama is on again at Nambours Showgrounds tomorrow.  Thank goodness for my good friend Pam (Nest In The Attic) who helped me pack & is coming with...

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New Collage

This is what I have been working on in the last few days.  I love the old photo postcard.  The photo was taken on Vera's 3rd birthday & her brother Roger was 4 1/2.  The photo was taken in 1917.  I...

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Bear & Friend

These two are one of my entries for a local show I have in a weeks time.  Oops just remembered Annie needs shoes painted on & maybe a paper hat for the li'l sailor boy??

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New Collage & A Holiday....

This is my latest collage.  I'm really enjoying creating them & it's so much fun using up all my old laces & bits & pieces.I'm really excited to be able to tell you that my husband & I...

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Pincushions.....

Here's a few of the sweet little pincushions I have been making lately!  I love the round one with the vintage tape measure around it.  I have used an old tin for the bottom (it's great as I won't...

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Home Again....

Hi everyone,Well I have been home for a week now, have already done one market & have two more to go this weekend!!  Our trip was so wonderful & if you want to see some of my photos pop on over...

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Back Again!

Hi everyone,I seem to be more on Facebook these days & the weeks have been so busy with markets etc, probably a bit too busy!  These photos are from The Handmade Expo on Sunday at Morayfield.  I...

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Photos From My Holiday To France

Thanks Suzi for reminding me to post photos!  It was such a wonderful holiday & I would love to go again but I think I would make it a summer trip!  Seeing the Eiffel Tower was awesome.  It was...

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Raggy Lace Lampshade

 I started off by dyeing my laces & fabrics a lovely dusky pink shade (photo hasn't picked up just how lovely a colour it is)! I sewed & tied on strips of lace & fabric.  My friend Pam made...

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Vintage Lace Notebooks

These are two are my latest little notebook, journal cover books that I have created for Mothers Day. It is on the second Sunday of May here in Australia. I loved this marble sign on a gravesite we...

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