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It’s a Charmed Life – Part 1

It’s a Charmed Life – Part 1

Hello my lovelies! As the title suggests, this post is about my love for vintage charms and charm bracelets. I have a number of them in my collection and continue to add vintage charms. I love wearing my vintage charm bracelets as they represent history and certainly are a conversation starter. What I mean by … Continue reading

What’s in Your Vintage Summer Handbag?

What’s in Your Vintage Summer Handbag?

Good afternoon lovelies! I realize it’s been a long while since I’ve posted. I apologize for that. Life, stress, worries – they all get in the way of me posting! The nerve of those forces, how completely impudent of them. Well, I won’t rant away about those things. That’s not the kind of blog I … Continue reading

Fashion Icons – Part 3

Fashion Icons – Part 3

If you’ve read the first two parts of the ‘Fashion Icon’ series, then you realize that all of my fashion icons are fictional characters. It’s impossible not to be influenced by all of the things I collected while growing up like dolls, comics, pin up illustrations and books. Today I’m going to focus on one … Continue reading

A Lesson in Mustard Seed

A Lesson in Mustard Seed

Hi lovelies and happy Saturday! I know it’s been a while since my last post; my apologies! Now that I’m back, it’s time for a lesson in mustard seed, a genre of vintage jewellery I collect and adore. Yes, you heard me correctly – I did say mustard seed! What is Mustard Seed? Mustard seed … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of…Vintage Compacts!

Oh, for the Love of…Vintage Compacts!

Hello lovelies, Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. The computer is still broken so I’m posting this from a laptop. I wanted to add a new post because I really enjoy blogging and also because I don’t want this blog to die an early death or become irrelevant. Everything changes so quickly on the … Continue reading

Vintage Runs in the Family

Vintage Runs in the Family

Baubles Antiques, My Mother’s Shop In the 90s, my mother had an antique shop (Baubles Antiques) in our home that specialized in vintage clothing and jewellery. I kick myself now for not taking full advantage of the amazing items she had in the store. Apparently, as a teen, I was more preoccupied with other matters … Continue reading

Oh, for the Love of….Lady Head Vases!

Oh, for the Love of….Lady Head Vases!

Good afternoon ladies and gents! Today’s post is about an item I collect and adore, lady head vases. I started collecting these years ago and my mother often adds ladies to the growing collection. I love lady head vases because they’re beautiful, fashionable, glamourous and also have a practical use. What is a Lady Head … Continue reading

Happy Bunny Day!

Happy Bunny Day!

I love chocolate. I like bunnies and adore pastel colours. So, in a superficial way at least, I enjoy Easter. I love having a yummy ham dinner with my family. I’m really looking forward to  mercilessly eating the ears and face off of a chocolate hare! Poor little Peter Cottontail… I can’t think of a … Continue reading

Treasure Trove

Treasure Trove

Hello my lovelies! Sorry I’ve been ‘missing in action’ and haven’t written a blog post in a little while. I’m on vacation and visiting my family in my hometown. There truly is no place like home! 🙂 I love visiting here because I get to spend time with my amazing family and also do some … Continue reading