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
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!
While staying at home, I have been doing a lot of craft and sewing. I recently purchased a denim vest for my dog and decided to spruce it up and add a rockabilly twist! Here is what you will need: Dogs denim vest 2. Patches, buttons or cool fabric ￼ 3. Scissors 4. Thread 5.… Continue reading Hot Diggity Dog
I have a creative and practical way of displaying and storing my earring collection! I will show you the the steps of how to make this earring holder artwork. It is easy and only takes a couple of hours. Materials you will need: Picture frame Fabric of your choice Spray paint Chicken wire Small screwdriver… Continue reading Earrings as Art
I recently hosted a 1950's style BBQ and invited some friends. Let me tell you how I went about preparing for my 1950s themed event! Image 1 Firstly, the dress code was 1950s style. This made for excellent themed photos and great memories! The men dressed in jeans with rockabilly shirts or t-shirts. They rocked… Continue reading You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!
If you were looking for some step-by-step instructions or some inspiration on how to recreate and achieve vintage looks in clothing, makeup, hair or accessories then I suggest Style Me Vintage! Style Me Vintage are an excellent range of books to guide and teach you how to achieve some great looks. There are also editions… Continue reading Style Me Vintage
Bedroom decor has changed over the decades. I love the look of mixing retro items with some modern day necessities, while keeping the retro feel to my decor. Below are some examples of bedrooms through the decades to use as an influence. 1950s style bedroom 1960s style bedroom 1970s Style lBedroom 🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷 For my room… Continue reading How to Create a Retro Bedroom
I am so excited that I finally got to buy a good retro peacock chair and at a great price. My peacock chair I found this beautiful chair on eBay. It wasn't too far away and got it at a great price of $75. What a steal!! Most range from the $300 to $600 mark,… Continue reading How to Revamp a Peacock Chair
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