craft & DIY, Furniture focus, Oxford, Rented home decor ideas, Retro and vintage furniture

Annie Sloan Blogger Event

Pineapples. Who knew painting these fruits would be such an exciting task. At the #bloggersatanniesloan event this weekend, we got very excited about them. Annie Sloan had organised a workshop at its HQ in Oxford, for bloggers from around the country. We spent the morning having a tour of the building, learning about how colours work together and having a …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture, Vintage, Vintage Clothing

October Magdalen Market in East Oxford

After last month’s miss due to the weather, the Magdalen Market was back again for its October showing. The market takes places at the start of every month at the Maggie Arms pub on Iffley Road. I’ve volunteered at the last few with Emmaus Oxford, so it was nice for a change to come as a punter. The front stalls …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Furniture focus, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture

Magdalen Flea Market – August

Another month, another market. Today was the monthly Magdalen Flea Market. The sun was shining, the stalls laid out and special guest spot this month was the Annie Sloan Shop. I was volunteering for Emmaus Oxford and our stall had a range of furniture, bric-a-brac and homewares. It was a busy, buzzy day and I bought a handmade box from Emmaus …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Furniture focus, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture, retro furniture, Vintage

Vintage Shop Snoop: Witney Warehouse

Witney Warehouse is a home furnishings palace! It has a mixture of new and vintage pieces spread across a vast warehouse space. From the outside it could be any old unit but the interior was inviting, and as I visited just before Christmas  – a Winter Wonderland feel. The pieces ranged from small candle holders, clocks, mirrors, upcycled coat hangers and …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Oxford, Retro and vintage furniture, Vintage, Vintage Clothing

Vintage Shop Snoop: Old Flight House

The Old Flight House is possibly the most beautiful shop I’ve ever visited.  In the small village of Weston-on-the-green in Oxfordshire you can find this vintage, antiques and interior haven. It’s a big site with many different units within it and also a cafe for a quick break in between the browsing. Each corner I turned another gasp came out of my …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Retro and vintage furniture, Vintage

Charity Shop Snoop: Emmaus Sheffield

This week I had the pleasure of visiting Emmaus Sheffield. It’s only a short walk from the train station but in true form I got lost in the middle of an industrial estate – thank you Google maps….! The community and shop are set in the former cutlery factory, Sipelia Works, on the side of the canal. It’s a grade 2 listed …

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Charity & vintage shop snoop, Retro and vintage furniture, Vintage, Vintage Clothing

Charity Shop Snoop: Emmaus Leicestershire and Rutland

This week I had the pleasure of visiting Emmaus Leicestershire and Rutland. I went to their two shops –  a massive superstore with a cafe and then onto their boutique clothes shop. Lots of vintage gems and pre-loved items and defo worth a visit. And I had some of the best cake of my life and a home-made pasty so a …

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