Sunday, 11 July 2010
I picked up a copy of Homes and Antiques yesterday because the cover promised vintage delights. Inside I found an article about Julie - of Beachbygones (see sidebar). I haven't managed to get to one of her beach inspired stalls yet but hope to get to Suffolk over the summer which is her stamping ground. Also in my sidebar is Elaine (Jaboopee) who's home is to be found amongst the pages of House and Home magazine in Ireland. If you haven't looked at her blog do take a look at her blog , a wonderful mix of her mosaic work, her art , her quirky but quaint family portraits and a wonderful variety of things to do with a lampshade - you'll need to read it!
Another article contained vintage fabrics sourced from Donna Flower and Lizzie (the washerwoman). There are pictures of cushions made by Jane Foster whose blog I also follow (She also designs for Habitat and Clothkits.
Over the last couple of years I've acquired a few blank canvases and having seen how good a collection of fabric covered canvases looks I'm feeling inspired to cover some myself!
I also came across this advert - Vintage at Goodwood. I'd heard Wayne Hemingway the designer and organiser of the fair talking about it on the radio yesterday and wondered whether any bloggers knew anything about it? The tickets are £55 each so I'd need some convincing to spend that!