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Retro Decor

I procured several Laser Discs from New2U yesterday while thirfting (thrifting intro coming up!) and decided to spice up my room. Among them were 90s classics, … 260 more words

Laser Discs

More Thrifty Goodness

My latest thrift scores (from the same trip as the wooden desk from a few posts back) are a globe for $4 and a cast iron candelabra for $8.


Aggressive Felted Handbag- Stashbust project no 9

It will fight whatever I wear.

But I don’t care! Fortunately I have got a black coat. Made with Merino and silk throwsters waste. I calculate the total cost was just under £2 for the bag if you add up the Merino, lining etc, but I splashed out by buying a hand-made ceramic button which was nearly another £2 ..eeek! 223 more words

Self Sufficiency

Turquoise Thrift Finds

Last week was a good week for turquoise thrift scores! At the DTES Sunday market I found a small spice rack for $1.50 (which my lovely co-worker Colby bought for me!) and a few days later in Nanaimo I found this amazing portable typewriter that works perfectly for just $6.50! 38 more words


Little spring birdies

A few years ago we started decorating our home for spring. Actually, we originally called the decorations ‘Easter decorations’ but who am I kidding? We are often away at Easter so as with all our decorations, they come out early, at the first sign of new leaves coming into bud. 783 more words


Beach hut storage box - Stash bust project 8

I am very fond of beach huts, I have no idea why, apart from the fact that they always look so cheerful and remind me of Bournemouth where I grew up by the sea. 325 more words

Self Sufficiency

More Thrifting Finds for the House!

We went thrifting yet again – this time we drove down to Victoria, BC to hit the huge VV they have there. Finds include a sherlock homes cape for Suze and some great lamps!