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
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!
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!
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
For so long now I have been trying to get my hands on a 1960s inflatable terrarium footstool.... Finally I did, at the bargain price of $60 on Facebook! So many that I have seen on the internet go for around the price $250, so finding this one at a fantastic price and in such… Continue reading Blow Up Your Life
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