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Make Do and Mend: Thrify Teddy with Scraps of Material

Make Do and Mend: Thrify Teddy with Scraps of Material

My son had a sick-day off school today and had the fabulous idea of making his own teddy bear. He carefully drew one out on a piece of paper and went¬† through my bag of scraps of material to decide which body parts should be made from which bits of material…¬†

My vintage postcard albums

My vintage postcard albums

There’s a great 4 storey antiques emporium near us, and its one of my 7 year old son’s favourite places to go and browse around. Each floor is packed from floor to ceiling with everything from vintage clothes to old china, furniture and fascinating random old things. It’s like a treasure-trove and it’s a great(…)

Save Money by Embracing Vintage

Save Money by Embracing Vintage

When the economy is tough, there’s nothing more important than finding ways to save money. A lot of people feel as if they have to stop buying things altogether, but there are other, less restrictive ways to go about saving money. One of the best approaches to take is to start buying vintage goods. To(…)

Looking for the best vintage shops online?

Looking for the best vintage shops online?

The fabulous Sammy of Sammy Davis Vintage has released her long-awaited e-book: The 100 Best Vintage Shops Online. I got my copy yesterday and I’m a overwhelmed with how good it is! It’s an absolute MUST for any vintage enthusiast. For the vintage novice it gives you great reasons why you would want to wear(…)