Yep, I knew I had a serious case of the vintage sheet collecting kind but apparently I've gone over and beyond a mild interest!
While on our 4 night/3 day break down the coast I managed to scour not one, not two but NINE op shops! I had ear-marked 10 - and don't worry I was busting my boiler to get to every one, only to find that St Brendon's Opportunity shop (my last port of call) was closed on a Saturday morning!
The bloody cheek of it!
I have come to the conclusion that there can't possibly be anyone in East Gippsland with a passion for vintage sheets as I do, as here is a sneak peek at what I managed to score!
I also managed a good haul of pillow slips as well for vintage lovin craft!
I could have come home with much more but I was a bit picky and choosey! Two op shops I visited had back walls full to the brim with sheets! I was in heaven. Like a mad woman possessed!
And, I think I even convinced my Grace (12) of the pleasures of op shopping (and) re-crafting/styling at home! (It's taken me a while!!!) She is currently going through a "surf wear brand" stage! I am trying to teach her if she finds a pretty fabric or top at the op shop and re crafts it she can have the look she's after at a fraction of the cost! (and still have savings in her bank account!)
We have a mum/daughter project going at present to find pretty floral fabrics (of her choice!) and make them into singlet tops with a lace (or doily) insert! These babies are over $50 at the surf shops! I am envisioning one made at home with love for around $2-5.
(we will keep you posted!)
Aside from that we had a great time, camping, fishing, eating, exploring and op shopping. (although my body is finding the thin self inflating mattress a little unbearable whilst camping and am feeling the need to upgrade to "Glamping"!!! )
Happiness to you all,