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Posts in category Second Hand Rose

Beautiful Glass Plates

Beautiful Glass Plates

You’ve heard of the ‘old cat lady’, well I have turned into the ‘old glass dish lady’.  I just can’t help myself! Every time I go Op shopping, I make a b-line for the homewares section and there is always some beautiful old fashion glass dish just asking me to buy it. This one I […]

Black Plates

Black Plates

Beautiful china filigree black plates, one of my fantastic purchases from an op shop in Arundel.  I saw these unusual plates that came with really ugly coffee mugs.  It seemed strange as they didn’t go together all that well, the plates look like they come from the 1930’s and the mugs from the 1970’s. There […]

Christmas Table Decorations

Christmas Table Decorations

I needed 3 table decorations for my Christmas in July Party.  The table is long with 8 people each side, so I wanted to balance the length out with a bit of height.  I have a lovely tall vase, but it’s about 15cm wide, which causes problems when you fill it with something like tinsel or […]

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