These are the goodies that I collected today. There was a garage sale around the corner from the market which was a treasure trove. I got the hand reel, fabric, clown, two bill spikes (so I can be organised) and an old engineering book with fabulous illustrations which will be used in my collages. (Now that I have looked at them again I am thinking screen printing the illustrations...they are wonderful, stay tuned)
The old matchbook sign was from the markets, as was the blue thingamagig, which is in reality a wool winding contraption. I am going to use it on my stall to display my garlands. The wallpaper was got from Aurora in Bangalow...lovely vintage embossed.
The gift tags are some I am currently selling, made with dress patterns. I am using some vintage blue silk that I got from Kyogle. A lady who makes vintage doll clothes was destashing and I got a few bits and bobs. The nice thing about the silk is that it is very Miss Haversham...very fragile and coming apart in places, but lovely still.
I will sell on Mr Clown, but he is quite a nice and jolly clown and not at all freaky...so he might hang around for a bit. The wallpaper is going to be some cards and the fabric will either be cushions or sold as is. It is thrilling just to be able to have a bit of successful retail therapy...after such a crappy day yesterday, so I have had my fix and am trying not to mind when I part with them.
Pop over to Sophies and Apron Thrift Girl to see some more goodies