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Showing posts from August, 2014

Handmade Victorian Style Kitchen Wall Transfers

I really really really want Victorian kitchen tiles but I just cant afford them... I printed out my own ...A wee bit of decoupage and matt varnish to waterproof them... I think it looks pretty good..
Other side of the Kitchen...

Plate Rack upcycled in to a Hanging Pot Rack

I found a mahogany wall plate display at a car booty in Lindean last year.. It cost me £5.00 Heres a pic of one similar.. I bought some steel welded chain 3mm thick. Some anchor hooks for the ceiling. 4 large screw in heavy duty eye hooks. A coat of paint and hang. Cut the lavender fresh from the Garden ...perfect hanging place to dry out.. :)

Antique Books

Oh I know I do go on about my wee second hand store Hislops In Selkirk... But it really is just so wonderful... Today I found some books all at 60p .. Each of them inscribed with a names and dates.. starting from the early 1900s...Just amazing History..

Drapey Fabric Panel

I found this humongous panel of fabric in my wee local antique shop the other day... It cost £20.00... BARGAIN! Anyways..... im not one for curtains....  but I had to find somewhere for this wonderful piece of fabric. I decided  I would make a partition in the hallway nook...  also the entrance to my teenagers smelly bedroom... Fabric Panel I will be treating myself to a much nicer tassel as soon as my finances are in order!
 I put up a shelf about 12 inches down from the ceiling and painted some baskets to put on top.. The reason being...The panel just didn't look right coming form the ceiling

Art Nouveau Mirror

I love everything Art nouveau... It was the first style to stop looking backwards in history for ideas, taking inspiration instead from what it saw around it, in particular the natural world. Found it in a local antique shop.... The owner had painted it in a farrow and ball chalk paint... which I quite like....  so it was ready just to hang...

Victorian Crochet Bedspread

I found the most gorgeous Antique shop In my wee home town in Selkirk the other day.. I didn't even know it existed.. Got this beautiful Victorian crochet bedspread.... Isn't it absolutely stunning?