Category Archive: vintage

Holiday headwear: an attempt at elegance

Another Monday, another working week – but I’m afraid my mind is already travelling to exotic locations. I’m off on a very short trip to Laos (yes, AGAIN!) and Burma (or is it… Continue reading

Green spring clean

Spring is here (although you’d be forgiven for not noticing if you’re in Melbourne) and theoretically, that means spring cleaning. I never seem to have time for a really thorough clean-out, but, as… Continue reading

Don’t waist a good skirt!

(This is an “after” shot… see the below for what this skirt looked like before!) In reaction to an ever-increasing pile of clothes waiting to be altered, I have resolved many, many times… Continue reading

A visit to Vinnies Ringwood

 If you enjoyed my last post which included a reference to mysterious symbols which lead to amazingness, you’re going to love this one, although most of you would not find this particular symbol… Continue reading

DIY by the book

As it’s spring and time for spring cleaning (der, otherwise it would be called winter/summer/autumn cleaning!) I’ve been tidying up a bit and unearthing much loved items that are kind of in storage.… Continue reading

Easy makeover for an ’80s dress

Isn’t it lucky we still have fashion to cheer us up after horrible news? To be honest, I was actually slightly surprised that the sun even rose yesterday, but rise it did. In… Continue reading

Denim DIY

Regular readers of this blog will know I love a good dress-up with the best of them. However, despite what these posts might indicate, I do actually have other things happening in my… Continue reading

Bloggers on the Bellarine – high tea on the high seas

There comes a time in every holiday when one (or two.. or five, as per our group of bloggers…) must bid farewell to their home-away-from-home. We’d certainly had a comfortable stay and lovely… Continue reading

Bloggers on the Bellarine

So, it’s that time of the month again – no, I’m not talking about lady days, as one of my friends has so charmingly named what others might call “the curse”, I’m referring… Continue reading

Knitwit, old-school style

Some girls get their grandmother’s diamonds, others get pearls handed down to them. I, on the other hand, scored something that to me is far more valuable, namely, a Paton’s knitting and crocheting… Continue reading