NEWS

Beautiful lamps in store now…

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Lovely lamps in store now, with a variety of finishes; also available in floor lamps.

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Monday, February 18th, 2013

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Old ledgers…

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Love an old ledger, gorgeous bindings, aged papers and a certain smell that wafts out: ok I admit, sometimes that’s not such a good thing!

I have a stack at home on the sideboard that give interest and height on the sideboard.

 

Others I have secretly stashed away in cupboards to be bought out when no one is watching!

At Heathmont we have several old notebooks and tombs tempting me here too, no where is safe!

 

Look at this special one, an old invoice book from Thos.A.Turner, a removal isn’t specialising in carting of electrical goods…

Then there are these old file holders at Healesville…

 

See, temptation is everywhere!

My Favourite Thing…

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

A box of trip wires…

Perfection, in my book!

Now at mb Healesville.

Reuse, repurpose…

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Lots of things we sell, and use as props, fall into this category: from boxes, old wire camp beds, and doors used as tables… at the moment we have in stock old canvas army bags: simple, useful and classic. So far the uses they have been bought for include;

  • Vegie storer, primarily for potatoes and onions
  • To make a handbag
  • Bathroom storage on the Vanity; to hide the hairdryer, brushes and other bits and bobs
  • Present wrapper!

What would you do with one?

used here to hide a vase…

Beautiful cards

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

gorgeous faces

Over the years, we have had a board range of cards, some so beautiful, they were bought to be framed, others posted overseas to special friends or family members, and others making people laugh hysterically.  It is always quite gratifying to watch the time people put into choosing cards, and hope that the recipient can feel the energy that has gone into the choosing of the card upon receiving it.

My current favourite…

Nearly six years ago, when we first opened, the advice we received was to sell $1 cards: we are so glad we didn’t!

 

Last order of Elk before Christmas has just arrived…

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Wallets, bags and jewellery, great Christmas presents, from the beautiful Elk summer range…

Perfect kris kringle present for under $20

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

beautiful french made butter dish

Looking for something stylish and practical for the office kris kringle present;  we have a range of these sweet butter dishes in store, made in the same french glass factory since the 14th century…and only $18!

 

Perfect poppies…

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

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New children’s bits in…

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

We have just received lots of kids bits, in time to fill those stockings…beautiful books will be arriving shortly!

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