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

Fashion, Lifestyle, rockabilly, vintage

You’re invited to a 1950’s BBQ!

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!

Craft, ideas, Information, vintage

DIY Retro Oven Mitt and Hot Pad

If you have been wanting to replace your old oven mitt and hot pad then why not make your own! I am going to help you through an easy step by step guide to making an oven mitt and hot pad in your favourite retro fabric to suit your retro kitchen. It is an easy… Continue reading DIY Retro Oven Mitt and Hot Pad

Decor, ideas, Information, revamp, vintage

How to Revamp a Peacock Chair

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

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, vintage

How To Display Your Vintage Collectables 

If you purchase a retro display cabinet, it becomes a great way to display all your vintage collectables!   This retro cabinet is in my lounge room and is getting fuller by the day! It features all my retro collectables and my crystal collection on the bottom shelf. I picked this great cabinet up for… Continue reading How To Display Your Vintage Collectables