On a horrible wet Saturday, my boyfriend, his brother and his wife and I all ventured to a jumble sale. The initial hyena's-picking-over-a-corpse tactics of the old women horrified them. I dived straight in and they came back in a picked up a few great things too. There wasn't much in the way of vintage clothes - I've been asked by the local record shop to supply them with vintage clothes to sell - and anything that didn't fit me I put in a pile to give to them.
Yes it's a lab coat and a muumuu! I'm going to use the lab coat as a painting jacket, but the muumuu had potential to be pretty...
The skirt is from Liberty - definitely my best find of the day
Silk hankie - this is quite old, 40s at the latest I think..
Liberty photo frame
1960s pyrex dish with great graphics.
Mike got these two gems... a sugar shaker in the shape of a hippo and a chinese silk scarf...
We finished at the jumble, went for lunch and ended up at the bookshop again
oops - I raided the postcard section... they're 5p each!!!
I'll upload these to my postcard blog soon. You should have a peek at it.
I also picked up two beautifully illustrated books and a book on illustrations
From this book...
Is that Melanie on the back of that horse?
We then nipped into town and I picked up a top
oops - it's from PER UNA again!!!
Here's some ebay purchases I made recently - seriously need to lay off ebay...
nothing massively excitingly vintage, but I'm pleased, I don't have anything sequiny!
Now as I sign off the weather has taken a turn for the worse again, it was quite lovely today for the first time in ages!
If you want to know anything about the British summer, you just need to read
Shall I compare thee to a Summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And Summer's lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And oft' is his gold complexion dimm'd;