From the category archives:


The hunt

by Kate on June 8, 2012

I had a lovely weekend, spent with my most favourite friend. Copious amounts of gingerbreads were consumed and lots of laughs were had. I was gifted some gorgeous blue glass and the collection is back to its best. The Juki was sold and replaced with a very, very special piece – the blue horse. Popped […]


The Upside…

by Kate on April 24, 2012

of loosing half of my blue glass collection, is hunting around for replacements. Most of my hunting is being conducted from the comfort of my own home (whilst I wait for my kid free days at the end of the week) and I thought you might like to see some of the stunning pieces that […]



by Kate on April 18, 2012

I was woken at 5:19am by the loudest smash. At first, I thought we had been broken in to but with a sinking feeling, I realised the blue glass collection had run into trouble. I loved those pieces. They represent many fun filled days on the hunt and some were gifted to me so I […]


Vintage Disco Diva

by Kate on February 27, 2012

I do love a rummage at a market, especially when you find a gem. My girlfriend is turning 40 at the end of March and she is having a little birthday bash. That means I have an entire month to pluck up the courage and wear this to her party.


Tunisian Crochet

by Kate on January 16, 2012

I picked up this vintage blanket on ebay last year. The colours are so much brighter than my usual taste but I think it is stunning. It is a beautiful example of tunisian crochet, something I have not yet tried. I would love to hear if any of you know how to crochet this way. […]


Ebay, how I love thee

by Kate on November 14, 2011

Well, this week I do. I have had my fair share of eBay disappointments. You know the one, you find what you are looking for, place your bid/s…only to be eSniped at the very last second. It happens to me A LOT (I really need to figure out the whole e-snipe thing) but it didn’t […]


Mr Christian

by Kate on November 9, 2011

Within our family, these shoes are iconic. Mum (at the ripe old age of 21) wore them as part of her ‘going away’ outfit after her and Dad were married. I wanted to showw you a photo with Mum in the shoes and sporting a pair of killer blue flares but somewhat conveniently, Mum “can’t […]


Vintage Pyrex

by Kate on November 2, 2011

Can you imagine my reaction when I spotted this set at Mitchell Road?? lost.the.plot These guys are beyond perfect.



by Kate on October 31, 2011

This is one of my favourite corners. It all started with the vintage matador poster that I picked up on a trip to the vintage shed. He needed just the right corner, needed just the right amount of gifted (and totally appropriate) red companions…but something was missing. Enter the most perfect red cushion. I picked […]



by Kate on August 30, 2011

My latest obsession is all about blue glass. I have been like a woman possessed on ebay; bidding and loosing many an auction. These pieces have come from Tyabb and Kuulmif. The hunt contiunes..