Thursday, 27 February 2014

Vintage Pink

Pink is one of my favourite colours - I remember when I was a kid you could never admit to liking pink. It just wasn't cool!

Pale Pink Vintage Martini Pitcher Atomic 50's
from Babylon Sisters on Etsy - unfortunately sold
Pink vintage gorgeous trims
Vintage trims - from Pinterest
Pretty pink vintage travel gear
from Pinterest

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Mia Blanche Keramik

Pretty cups and crockery from Mia Blanche - I love the colours and patterns

Miss Frida breakfast cup (40 euro)

Tuesday, 25 February 2014


I love peonies - they are such beautiful old fashioned flowers

from Ruffled
Peony wallpaper via Anthropologie - ok not quite vintage but has the vintage look
Wallpaper from Anthropologie


Pink flowers for teacher
from Love this Pic

Monday, 24 February 2014

Places I Love, Places I've Lived - Vintage Maps

I've just listed a new line in my Etsy store - Places I love, Places I've lived. I've always loved maps, travelling and crochet and now I've been able to combine all three!


vintage maps. I am dying to get into some of the schools that closed up here and get some maps!!
from Pinterest

map print PENSACOLA BEACH 20x20 retro Florida map art photograph Gulf Breeze beach house decor beach lover gift airplane  Americana
from Vintage Beach Maps on Etsy
Classic Touches:   A vintage map of Cape Cod hangs over an antique radio that displays a collection of aqua pottery vases bought through online auctions.
from BHG

Thursday, 20 February 2014

New Craft Book by Torie Jayne

I've been buying quite a few books online lately - here is the latest one

How to Show & Sell your Crafts by Torie Jayne from St Martins Press, USA
By Torie Jayne - can't wait for it to arrive!

Tuesday, 18 February 2014


It's so bright and colourful - how can anyone resist it?

Some different ideas:
pom pom confetti.  looks like they go on forever
Pom Pom Confetti from Pinterest
Pretty Handmade Rainbow Confetti Tape
Confetti Tape from Papered Thoughts on Etsy (sold) 
Tiny Dark Red Crocheted Hearts set of 50
My tiny heart confetti - available in my Etsy store

500 - Wedding Confetti, heart confetti, wood heart confetti, heart confetti, shabby chic, wedding favors, rustic wedding
Wood heart confetti from The Lonely Heart on Etsy


Monday, 17 February 2014

Gorgeous House

Like something from a fairy tale or the French countryside

54 Dorrigo Road, Brogo, NSW 2550
54 Dorrigo Road, Brogo, NSW 255054 Dorrigo Road, Brogo, NSW 2550

It's actually in Australia, but unfortunately about 1800km from where I want it to be - in Brogo, just north of Bega in NSW. See here for more.

Friday, 14 February 2014

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Vintage Playing Cards

Vintage playing cards often have gorgeous image on them. Check these ones out!

Hearts Card Game, 1951 Whitman
from Professor Tiny on Etsy
vintage playing card green dance by Millie Motts, via Flickr
from Millie Motts on Flickr

vintage playing card
from Pinterest

Monday, 10 February 2014

Things I Miss about Japan - Craft Books

1 Day Pretty Stylish Straps and Charms - Japanese Craft Book
Crochet Straps and Charms from Pink Nelie on Etsy
Out-of-print Master Collection Hiroko Ishii 01 - My First Embroidery Lesson - Japanese craft book
Japanese Embroidery book - from MeMe Craftwork on Etsy
Tatting Lace Accessory Recipes - Japanese Craft Book
Lace Tatting - from Pomadour 24 on Etsy


Friday, 7 February 2014

Thursday, 6 February 2014

New in store now!

Some new items now available in my Etsy store. The circle garland will be going in soon, 'love' and the heart garland are both listed.

Heart Garland