Flea Market Fidos

The two books that formed a basis for my love of vintage are Cheap Chic (by the amazing Emily Chalmers) and a book called Flea Market Fidos (still available at Amazon). I haven’t got the faintest idea why dogs were used in so many designs (well, of course I have, but I won’t bother you […]

A thriftfind fairytale

It was the 31st of December and we went on a short thrift adventure to one of my favourite thriftshops. I didn’t find anything. Except this vintage Giotto Stoppino Kartell magazine holder in mint condition. Does this story sound like a fairytale to you? Of course it does. And it would have been a real […]

Happiness is a yellow cabinet

Why is it that you always find what you’ve been looking for once you’ve made peace with the fact that you’re not gonna find it anymore? I found this cabinet when I wasn’t looking for it. My husband had just spend hours painting a load of cabinets for my workroom, I rearranged the room and […]

Oh junk, I love thee

During my quests for junk I have resisted dozens of typewriters. But when I stumbled on this cute, ‘pocket size’ baby blue one in mint condition I decided I needed a typewriter. That same day I found the beautiful glass English jam jar and the cute home crafted pouch. Oh junk, I love thee. Tijdens […]