Collectables, Decor, Fashion, historical, Information, Lifestyle, market, vintage

Treasure Trove

One of my favourite places to shop is Mitchell Road Antique and Design Centre. It can be found at 17 Bourke Road in Alexandria NSW. Wow 😳 what a fascinating place!! Mitchell Road Antique and Design Centre is a large warehouse full of different stalls of traders, hobbyists, collectors, stylists and dealers. You can spend… Continue reading Treasure Trove

Collectables, Decor, Fashion, historical, Holiday, Information, Lifestyle, vintage

It’s Extraordinaire…..It’s The Sydney Fair!

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to the Sydney Fair. It is Sydney’s largest antique fair. It was full of art deco, vintage and 20th century pieces for sale from over 50 dealers. It was held at Randwick Racecourse in the Kensington Room. Standing alongside some of the fashion There were… Continue reading It’s Extraordinaire…..It’s The Sydney Fair!

Beauty, Collectables, Hair, historical, Information, vintage

This Blows My Mind ……

https://www.instyle.com/hair/history-hair-dryer?crlt.pid=camp.1cWzgieTX7P2#903006 Hairdryers are important... they play an essential role in a good haircut. A hairdryer takes the moisture out of your hair and creates a natural body and shape to your hairstyle. It is essential to own a good hairdryer in order to create less frizz and a good all-over style. A good hairdryer will… Continue reading This Blows My Mind ……

Collectables, Decor, ideas, Information, vintage

So Bright, So Light and You Seal It Tight…….Gayware!

Gayware advertisements In the kitchen...Retro canisters can really brighten up your kitchen! Canisters, such as Gayware, are not sealed tight and so should not be used to keep things fresh over long periods of time. But they are handy for things when clipped closed in their packaging like biscuits, cereals, flour, pasta, lollies, bread, nuts,… Continue reading So Bright, So Light and You Seal It Tight…….Gayware!

Collectables, Fashion, Hair, ideas, Information, market, rockabilly, vintage

Round She Goes Fashion Market

Last weekend I went to my absolute favourite vintage market at Marrickville Town Hall... Round She Goes Vintage Fashion Market. Marrickville Town Hall It is only $2 for entry and there are 60 women's vintage fashion stalls to shop in. There are so many really great buys! The market is held in Sydney, Melbourne and… Continue reading Round She Goes Fashion Market

Collectables, Decor, ideas, Information, rockabilly, vintage

Pin it here

My brooches were starting to overflow out of there storage boxes and it was getting harder to find the right one everyday. I needed a new option. I needed a clever idea to make it easier to locate the best brooch to compliment my outfit. Instead, I created some of my own and here they… Continue reading Pin it here

Collectables, Decor, vintage

Magical Mermaids

Mermaids are legendary creatures of the sea. The head and upper body are of a female human with the tail of a fish. Mermaid is a compound of old English - merely meaning sea and maid, being a young woman. Above image Mermaids are a part of worldwide culture! Sightings of mermaids have been recorded over… Continue reading Magical Mermaids

Collectables, Decor, Information, rockabilly, vintage

Bag a Barsony

My latest obsession is with the Barsony Lamp. I love the look of the lady figurine and the shades are gorgeous! Above: Barsony lamp Below: a Barsony lamp collection I'm about to purchase my first Barsony lamp! Barsony Ceramics was an Australian company in production from the 1950's to 2005. They boomed in popularity from… Continue reading Bag a Barsony

Collectables, Decor, Fashion, Hair, Information, Lifestyle, vintage

Great Places to Shop for Retro

I have undertaken some research and found the below 100 suggestions for places to shop for vintage items!   Below are some of my suggestions and in brackets I have added what type of items that they sell.   Addvintage Parramatta (furniture) Bowerbird Vintage Kogarah Marrickville & Parramatta (homewares and furniture) Antique General Store North… Continue reading Great Places to Shop for Retro