Monthly Archives: "January 2012"

Who lives in a House like this?

   New into the shop, this little cottage night light is the sweetest thing. The clever LED light just goes to show that sometimes modern technology does have its uses. And it changes colour too…. although when green it is perhaps a little spooky.  http://www.girlsownstore.co.uk/acatalog/Childrens.html for more details. Along with the best selling Rabbit version.

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Knick Knackery

Vintage knick-knacks are irresistible – but they must be contained (confined) to a specific area. On no account should they be allowed to run amok, that way chaos lies.    It started in the shop harmlessly enough with the need for a place where the peg dolls could sit. So a little vintage shelf thingummy was put

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More Blankets means more Labels

These vintage blankets are threadbare and destined for future rag making projects.  The finding of them was made all the more exciting by the discovery of their delightful labels. Once again it’s a case of  ‘they don’t make them like that anymore.’ So much care and attention to detail, so evocative of their time and a

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The Airing Cupboard

The airing cupboard – every home should have one. A warm place in which to store household linen and ensure washing is completely dry before it’s put away. Basically it’s just a cupboard fitted around the hot water tank, usually situated on a landing or in the bathroom, but becoming less common now in the days of combi

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