Category Archive: flea market finds

Peruvian Pink

Winter is my least favourite season. I’d planned to escape to warmer climes somewhere in South or Central America this year to avoid months on end of feet like ice blocks, but somehow… Continue reading

Vested Pinterest

Usually, I complete a project before I put it up on the blog, but indecision and mismanagement of┬átime this week has meant I’m still only halfway through rejigging this little jerkin. I bought… Continue reading

Life’s sweet at La Belle Miette

You all know that I love a good pun, don’t you? And that I’m a dessert fan too. So when my blogger buddy and all round good-time gal Iolanthe asked me to accompany… Continue reading

Buy a silk scarf – your skin will thank you

Everyone has their retail weakness, and one of mine is silk scarves. If I ever see a basket of them at an op shop or market I find it very difficult to resist… Continue reading

Make your jewellery multi-task

Whenever I wear this necklace, people ask me where I got it.  Funnily enough though, I didn’t get this necklace. I actually got this one and a brooch quite separately at flea markets… Continue reading

Autumn – the season for sewing

What season is it in your part of the world? Here in Melbourne the past few days have been more like spring, but as it’s officially very late autumn, I thought I should… Continue reading

Laos – out on the town

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I spent a few days in Laos recently. Here are some happy snaps from out and about in the capital, Vientiane. Textiles at one of the… Continue reading

Daylesford – market value

I’m pretty sure you all know how much I love browsing for a bargain. So it should come to no surprise that I spent half my Daylesford weekend wandering their many markets. Sleeping… Continue reading

Flea market round-up from Tokyo

I’m now in an airport lounge in Cairns, in transit from Tokyo to Melbourne, so I decided to show you part of the reason why my luggage weighs 18 kilos. These are all… Continue reading

Tokyo Day #4 From Hello Kitty to Celine

Another day, another flea market… or two, as the case may be. Today was a public holiday in Japan (Sports Day or something like that) so there were quite a lot of markets… Continue reading