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    Stunning One of A Kind Vintage Jewellery Pieces

    November 3, 2016 admin

    I wanted to share with you my favourite vintage brooches and my dazzling one of a kind creation necklaces made from upcycling vintage brooches and vintage beads.   If you want something that you can be sure no one else has, then visit my etsy store where you will find a wonderful selection of vintage pieces just for you. What makes vintage so unique for me is that it means quality, it means it was made with care and attention…

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    A Vintage Idea: Using cloth napkins and giving paper towels the elbow!

    September 4, 2016 admin

    I am forever researching vintage ways of life, vintage entertaining, vintage style  and other vintage inspiration.  It would be naive of me to think it was all wonderful in the past, but I do know that sometimes life was a lot less complicated and stressful.  So I got to thinking what small idea could I adopt that would be of benefit to me and my family. While I was in my local charity shop recently I spotted some beautiful embroidered…

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  • A Very Vintage Beauty Product – Olay Review

    August 29, 2016 admin

    Olay has been used by women everywhere since it came on to the market in 1952.  The Beauty Fluid was created by South African chemist Graham Wulff, inspired by his wife wanting a lighter brand of moisturiser to use during the day. Olay has a new fan – me! I can remember my mum using it but of course it was called Oil of Ulay back then.  It was very much aimed at an older woman but also had a…

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  • My Favourite Vintage Jewellery to add some Sparkle to Autumn

    August 9, 2016 admin

    While it may not officially be autumn, there is certainly a nip in the air.  So when the weather starts to bite I start contemplating taking the jumpers out of storage but I also think of how I can switch things up a bit so go and check out my jewellery, well the jewellery that I have decided to keep for myself. Are you like me?  I tend to get bored of the same old jumpers and cardigans but I…

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    Mixing modern and vintage fashion jewellery

    July 28, 2016 admin

    There are times when friends hand me a large bag of costume jewellery that they never get round to wearing.  While the majority of my one off pieces are vintage, I wanted to try and incorporate the modern pieces to try out some new looks.   Another reason was to stop anymore waste going to landfill.  I guess that is one of the reasons why I love vintage – not only do the pieces have a past but they are…

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