Monday, 10 June 2013

Car Booty!

We have still be going to the Car boot every Sunday but I have tried to only buy what I like at a bargain price.  Here's what I bought over the past couple of weeks.

I have booked to do another shumble sale in August and am doing a vintage fair in July so it will add to my stock!

 Another sugar shaker to add to my collection!

 A small jelly mould this time.

 A pink filigree Meakin tea set which I think is adorable - would look lovely in a caravan!

 A Meakin "Poppy" Teaset

 I'm thinking this may house my crochet hooks!

 Bargain buy of the century and how excited were my little ones when I got home!  Think it is actually quite an old set.
 A 1950's fishing creel - again not sure whether this is a keep as then it can be a prop on my stall.
 I already have a vintage Mason & Cash bowl but this one is enormous!

Some vintage bobbins - again not sure if these are keepers!

Have you got any bargains recently????

Thursday, 6 June 2013

The Grand Tour

We have been in our lovely new home for 6 months now and for the past month all the decorating and home improvements have been finished!

I can't say the house is fully finished yet though; it's a bit messy with all my craft stuff and we are still finding bits and bobs to rehouse from our old house.  There's also a few jobs we would still like to do but need to save up yet more pennies.

But as promised here is the grand tour - I wasn't sure whether to do before and after pics or just the house as it is so here goes. 

Get yourself a cuppa and have a peep at the OLD house...... Come Inside
(this is the only photo we have of the outside - its work in progress as we need to redo the drive)

(Hmmm not very inviting is it!)

Lets go up the stairs and into Miss Molly's room..... oh

 it's a bit cramped in here... lets not stop long, come into Jake's instead...

At least we've already started in this room - hubby put up the coving.  Can't stop long though and onto the next room...

OOOOps for some strange reason we didn't take a before shot of the master bedroom but if you close your eyes and picture a dirty cream carpet, black and white striped wallpaper and matching curtains, black candelabra style light then you've cracked it!!!!!!

Do you need the loo before we go back downstairs.....hmmm rather not!

By heck get your feet up and watch some tv....

Whilst I make a brew....

Oh and lets not forget the outside....
And the conservatory....
I've had to show you this way so the before pictures first as although I thought I'd been happy snappy with the camera I have missed some of the finished rooms so to be on the safe side I will take lots this weekend!