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Thrifting in Sweden

Thrifting in Sweden

Today let’s visit a Swedish Thrift Shop together, and take a look at what can be found on the shelves. I find vintage things beautiful, and full of inspiration. Sometimes they’re not that old, but still, they’re here on the shelves waiting for a new home… So tempting, so very tempting. When I started this […]

Brocante

Brocante

Brocante is French for flea market. Have you ever visited one? I’m back in Sweden and hey, it’s Tuesday! So here is a self portrait of me from this summer in France: I took it at a brocante in Ardeche, France. Brocante is French for flea market, and it’s a new word for me. But […]

Vintage red suitcase

Vintage red suitcase

Found a red suitcase while thrifting. It was really dirty and I want to change the fabric lining, but didn’t find the time for this summers traveling. Maybe next time this will be my altered art kit bag? Also found this beauty: This is from a new printed book with lots of pages that showed […]

Quilting book from 1978

Quilting book from 1978

I got this great book from my mother about applique, patchwork and quilting by Elsie Svennås. It’s a second hand book from 1978 and it has some inspiring colour and b/w photos. There’s lots of orange and brown of course (hello 1970!), but I like it a lot. The techniques are old but still applicable […]