Kittens for Easter & Giveaway Winner

Little darlings mesmerized by the Easter Bunny. :)

This is a postcard from my own collection of vintage things, and is my gift to you. It is around 78 years old and has Geneva 1932 handwritten on the back. Click on the picture to enlarge it and then right click and save. Enjoy the vintage cuteness! I have it as the background wallpaper on my laptop/notebook.

Congratulations to Amanda who is the lucky winner of the giveaway sponsored by Mostaza Seed! Thank you to Mostaza Seed for sponsoring the giveaway and thank you to all who entered! Another gorgeous giveaway coming after Easter.

Happy Easter!

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My Green Chair

Your eyes are not playing tricks on you, this chair is orange, by green I mean eco-friendly. This chair is vintage 60's (with it's original fabric), and has a lot of character including some small holes in the fabric, and a not-so-small hole hidden by one of the shoulder covers. I've spruced it up by adding some fabulous vintage accents to it.

The shoulder covers were made by my wonderful Mum from vintage fabric. I purchased the cushion cover, also made from vintage fabric, from the online shop I purchased my lounge cushion covers from, William Morris Cushion Covers.

"Golden Lily Minor" vintage cotton fabric by Arthur Sanderson and Sons. (Original screenprint by William Morris).

"Warwick" vintage linen cotton mix fabric by Burgess Ledward.

I purchased this fab vintage wallpaper coaster from Lark. I featured Lark here last November.

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Mostaza Seed Vintage Tray Memo Board Giveaway

Please Note: This Giveaway is Now Closed

This certainly is a happy Easter giveaway sponsored by Mostaza Seed. Enter to win this cheery shabby chicalicious memo board made from a lightweight vintage tin tray. The magnetic tray is suspended on a ribbon featuring two cute vintage buttons. Four magnets made from more cute vintage buttons are included in the prize.

This giveaway is open to readers worldwide.

To enter, simply do these three things:

1.Visit the Mostaza Seed etsy shop where you will find fantastic vintage finds and upcycled decor. Here is the link:

2. Leave me a comment and tell me about your favourite find or finds from the Mostaza Seed etsy shop. One entry per person.

3. Leave your email address in your comment so I can contact you if you are the winner. Alternatively, leave a link in your comment to your profile, blog or website where I can access your email address from.

This giveaway ends on March 31 2010 at 4.30 pm AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time). Comments will be allocated numbers in the order in which they are received. I will use to generate the winning number on March 31 2010 after 4.30 pm AEST. The winner will be notified via email on March 31 2010 by 6.30 pm AEST.

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Cushions on My Couch & Vintage Alice in Wonderland Fabric

On my modern brown couch/sofa I have five throw cushions and they all have covers made from fabulous vintage fabrics.

William Morris (1834-1896) was an influential English designer. I love fabrics and anything really with William Morris designs and William Morris style designs. I purchased the five cushion covers above from an online shop, William Morris Cushion Covers (link is at the end of the post). The second cushion cover from the left features a design by William Morris. The other four cushion covers are made from William Morris style fabrics.

Close-ups of the five cushion covers above from left to right:

"Lodden" vintage cotton fabric by Liberty of London.

"Bachelors Button" vintage linen fabric by Arthur Sanderson and Sons (original screenprint designed by William Morris).

"Cranston" vintage linen fabric by Liberty of London.

Unknown vintage linen cotton mix fabric.

"The Mallow" vintage linen cotton mix fabric by Arthur Sanderson and Sons.

A variety of fabulous vintage cushion covers can be found at William Morris Cushion Covers, and for a limited time cushion covers made from vintage Alice in Wonderland fabric by Charles Voysey are for sale. Here's the link:

Charming Vintage Style Eggs

In celebration of Easter, Mirabelka Bijou is selling (for a limited time) some charming and sweet decoupaged plastic eggs with plenty of vintage appeal. I purchased this one today.

Available in 3 sizes (click on photos to enlarge), these eggs and more handmade delights can be found at:

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Stop Staring! Giveaway Winner & A Secret Story...

Cindy is the lucky winner of the giveaway sponsored by Stop Staring! Congrats Cindy! Thank you to Stop Staring for sponsoring the giveaway and thank you to all entrants!

I love the cover of this Reader's Digest book from 1977 and I also love what this book can do. Can you keep a secret? This book can...

It's been hollowed out and made into a book safe by Teal Stripes. Find clever secret-keeping handcarved hollow books at:

Patchwork Eclectica!

Mostly vintage fabrics are used to create unique vintage inspired clothing by Evie Green Pixie. "Magically Funky Clothing - Australian Made" is an aptly worded tagline for the Evie Green Pixie etsy shop.

These uber happy and fun pieces and more handmade funkiness can be found at:

Custom orders are welcome.

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