Category Archives: Thrifting

Thrifting means buying second hand (used, discarded, vintage) items at flea markets or thrift shops.Use your creativity and look for cheap finds, loppisfynd, flea markets and fun re-useable items!

Vintage Shooting Target Papers

Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars. Les Brown A good flea market find always makes me happy. If it’s a paper find, like a roll of vintage wall paper with a … Continue reading

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Summer Crush | The Flea Market

I love everything about the summer in general. And every summer about this time when it comes to visiting flea markets, or loppis as we say in Swedish, I feel a flea market crush coming on…. I love a good … Continue reading

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Thrifted doilies white again

The above pile of bleached, washed and ironed finds belongs to my mother. There’s vintage handmade lace and intricately crocheted doilies. Just looking at this pile makes my heart sing! It was quite a while since I posted my thrifted … Continue reading

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Easter came and went

Wonky chickens on my computer. They just wanted to say hi! Please follow and like: Related PostsMeet Tsatsiki – the Easter Bunny #1 Where to take a seat? Book of dreams | Cats & butterflies

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Thrifted Finds | Archive box, Owls and a fat Buddhas

Time for a thrifty post, don’t you think?! Mom thrifted this box for me. It’s a little archive box that is so handy to have! I really like the size and the patterned paper on it, I’m filling it with … Continue reading

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Photos from this cute little thrift shop

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Thrifting along this summer

When we went to the Craft Market in Dalarna (the area Dalecarlia in Sweden) this summer I sat in the backseat of the car by myself (no brother!) and created! I brought a big plastic bag filled with magazine clippings … Continue reading

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The Perfect Gift on Mothers Day

On Mothers Day I gave my mother the perfect gift, as I had ordered it from the kind gods of the Universe. She got sunshine, an outdoor flea market, great finds and a nice day spent with her favorite daughter. … Continue reading

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Beautiful book covers and great titles

There is ample time and opportunity for creative expression in whatever area I choose. a louise hay daily affirmation I’ve been outside almost the entire day. I impregnated the outdoor floors in my parents garden. Painting transparent oil, smelling its … Continue reading

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Why a flea market fills the well

Another heavy photo post today. This time with the photos I snapped at Pingstkyrkan’s loppis (flea market) in Viksängen. It’s my absolute favorite loppis right now. Mom and I visit there rather often and we’ve never left empty handed I … Continue reading

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