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French Boudoir. Art Nouveau. Antique. Upcycled. Vintage Shop.

French Boudoir. Art Nouveau. Antique. Upcycled. Vintage Shop.

Old Pram Wheel (Up-cycled)
Vintage Industrial home décor. Photo drawing holder when clips added. Found object wall piece. Industrial, shabby, stylish and textured in white –distressed- rubber tyre – spoke wheel – wire-garden décor – home décor – sculpture-found object art-Duchamp

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French Boudoir Pillow
Beautiful handmade, French Boudoir pillow. Made in France, 1920s.
Art Deco peachy, pink, soft satin pillow with layers of soft French lace. It has been stitched closed at back with lace so, I do not know what it’s stuffed with. A lovely piece for the boudoir or bedroom, vanity table, dresser, dressing room, chair or as a display prop.

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Antique Suspender Buckles
Metal Detector Finds: Various buckles. Found in the gold fields in Victoria Australia. Most are suspender buckles and in general they are complete. These are all basically brass or copper. There are 10 – 1800s, Brass Copper Suspenders, Belts. One has 1865 engraved on it and most have the word Paris. I cant work out what the others say.

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Antique French Eggcups
Antique French Victorian/ Art Nouveau Silver Egg Cups. A lovely pair of antique handmade epsn silver egg cups. Decorative and Engraved. Beautiful silver patina with hand engraved scrolling and flowers surround an area for initials to be engraved.

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SOLD

Vintage Bronze Forks
Set of 6, Vintage 1970s, handmade, Fish/ Cocktail / Pickle forks from Thailand.
Made from nickle bronze engraved with a god/goddess figure on an elephant The handles are handmade from wood. Each one hallmarked Nickle Bronze – Thailand.

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Tribal Necklace
An original handmade tribal necklace/choker made from heavy brass beads, with beautiful patina’s, solid leather skin strapping, wire coils and a handmade wire loop/clasp, to close. I have not cleaned the piece!

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Two Wooden Bangles
Two very interesting vintage wooden bangles from the 1970s.The round bangle has a stunning shape and beautifully formed from a deep brown wood. The c shaped bangle has an amazing unique shape. Both bagles are super smooth to touch

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SOLD

Vintage Black Dotty Trim
Vintage trim 1950s. Stunning, delicate and ever so soft vintage nylon dotted trim.
This listing is for, 10 Yards – 9 Meters of white trim with black dots on white background.

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Instant Wall Decor. Vintage Frame Collection.

Super cute vintage collection of plastic?celluloid frames. All highly decorative .

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One frame is a beautiful eggshell blue – green with gold gilding. Instant wall decor. Each frame has a lattice backing in plastic. 3 have glass fronts.

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1 has the glass missing. The small frame has a stand. The 2 oblong ones are stamped registered designs, Made in Hong Kong.

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A beautiful large Italian frame with flourishes,scrolling and gold gilding.

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Someone has painted it with shades of mauve, yellow and aqua. It could be stripped back to show the gold gilding again. Reads “Made Italy”.

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I only have the front of the frame, no backing.

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Empty frames can add a touch of shabby chic glamour anywhere in your home or a group them in one colour.

All frames can be purchased from my shop Nostalgi  with world-wide shipping to your door.

 

Taking Stock for Today!

“Taking Stock” allows me to see what’s happening in my life and where I’m at in this moment. Its also lots of fun!

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Here’s my Taking Stock for today:
Making : Little collages
Cooking : Dr. Cabot’s soup
Drinking : Lemon & ginger tea
Reading: Paris Made by Hand by Pia Jane Bijker
Wanting: To get warm
Looking: To complete my unfinished sculptures and paintings
Playing: In my studio
Deciding: When to take a trip to mums
Wishing: I could sleep better
Enjoying: Time on my own creating
Waiting: For my wood to be chopped
Liking: Sleeping in
Wondering: About going to Paris to see my daughter next year
Loving: Receiving mail art
Pondering: New art work
Considering: Going to my drawer for some chocolate
Watching: The days go by too quickly
Hoping: To get some art sales soon
Marveling: Others creativity
Needing: Some warmth
Smelling: Cat pee and eucalyptus oil
Wearing: Trackie pants, jumper, jacket, dressing gown and scarf
Noticing: Its getting foggy early morning
Knowing: I need to get fitter
Thinking: About bookmaking
Feeling: Content
Admiring: Other artists work
Sorting: My elderly mothers life
Buying: Art supplies
Getting: My fallen tree chopped
Bookmarking: Provins in France
Disliking: Politics in Australia
Opening: Mail art
Giggling: With my girlfriend
Feeling: Happy
Snacking: Sea salt chocolate
Wishing: I could do another arts residency overseas
Helping: My mum sort out her legal stuff
Hearing: 70’s music

A blank list for you to copy and paste…!
Making :
Cooking :
Drinking :
Reading:
Wanting:
Looking:
Playing:
Wasting:
Sewing:
Wishing:
Enjoying:
Waiting:
Liking:
Wondering:
Loving:
Hoping:
Marveling:
Needing:
Smelling:
Wearing:
Following:
Noticing:
Knowing:
Thinking:
Feeling:
Bookmarking:
Opening:
Giggling:
Feeling:

Enjoy your day!
Jenny

 

Chocolat Dream. Handmade Wrist Cuff. Antique French lace.

“CHOCOLAT DREAM”

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Genivieve packed the dressing table drawer with thin tissue and very gently put the delicate antique scrap laces from her grandmothers wedding gown in, then reached for the chocolate box.

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As the wife of a fine chocolatier in France, she knows, too much will falter her figure but she can’t resist the luxurious indulgence of chocolat.

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