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Revamped Needlework Box ( this has taken a year)

It shouldn’t have taken a year but I ran out of steam after I had finished prepping it. You can see from the first pic that it was covered in the ubiquitous 40’s varnish. 455 more words


Pixie Green - Furniture Upcycling

Evening Vintage Lovers,

So it’s been a while since we last caught up. My excuse?! We’ve recently moved home and with that comes muscle pain you never knew existed, and bucket loads of inspiration. 269 more words


Aha! It appears to have worked.

Thought I would have a bash at regrowing my spring onions (scallions)  but cut them right down to just above the roots, before I read you were supposed to leave the whole root on. 208 more words

Self Sufficiency

Book Haul #5

It’s been a while since I’ve had a book haul to show off! This is a pretty small stack that I picked up yesterday, but with some great authors. 31 more words


A Pile of Practical Thrifty Finds

We have been having a heat wave here, but unfortunately have been working too much to really enjoy it. Yesterday we both had a day off so we went for a short road trip to Victoria to do some thrifting. 140 more words


The trashcan isn't always trash

Hi Everyone,

There are times when I have a nice trashcan with a foot pedal and it works great for a while then BAM! the foot pedal wears out and breaks. 76 more words


Bathroom Sink Organization

Yard sales can often be places where you somehow find exactly what you need. For the past few months the area under my bathroom sink has been getting more and more cluttered. 124 more words