I love roadtripping to Innisfail, its about an hours drive from where we live with a fabulous oppy a little over half way at Babinda. The opshops are fantastic, it has one of the largest concentration of art deco buildings within a cbd district in Australia and the pasta at our favourite cafe is amazing! Vintage crochet bags and fabulous old frock found at Innisfail Lifeline (pre cyclone) two weeks ago. For more fleamarket finds head over to Sophies
Collage Artist & Cardmaker, Collector of Pretty Vintage Frocks & Domestic Goddess Wannabe.
Mum and stepmum to four gorgeous girls, Style Queen (SQ), Rock Chic (RC) Photo Girl (PG) and Numbers Lady (NL) and nanny to three little ladies. Lives with boy, RC, two naughty dogs and stalker cat in 1950's cottage being renovated by said boy just like Noah from The Notebook.
Rather partial to opshopping, vintage haberdashery, old frocks, trashy romance novels, glass glitter, Australian ephemera, Florence Broadhurst wallpaper, vintage tickets, doilies, polka dot mixing bowls, millinery flowers, rhinestone brooches, nanna tins, salvaged sewing patterns, retro flower curtains, chenille bedspreads, chandeliers, discarded photographs, cut glass cakestands, kitchen cannisters, royal winton teasets and baking cupcakes. Perfect holiday would be travelling Australia with vintage caravan in tow and stopping at EVERY SINGLE country op shop along the way.
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I love to make cards
with vintage ephemera
thrifted sewing patterns
and good old fashioned bling
with found letters
and party hats
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