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Everythings coming up Roses And Rust!

      What a busy last quarter of 2012 it’s been..& no busier than with the NEW facebook page/store “Roses And Rust’ being launched just a few weeks ago!! This page is dedicated to selling vintage, recycled & re-purposed items & homewares. Roses And Rust was a retail business that combined the stores – ‘Shabby Chic Living’ by Sally & ‘April...

I do love a Carousel – especially if it’s VINTAGE!

            The wintry conditions didn’t deter our by-weekly shopping trip – so with bestie V in hand, off we went to visit the western burbs. Queen Street is quite the little Mecca, filled with cafes, organics, boutiques & vintage shops. As caffeinating is always a high priority for moi, I choose a new little cafe, well new to me, to sit for a spell – ‘Let...

‘POP’ goes the…

This week brought a ‘new’ concept – for me anyway! ‘Pop-up’, was first mentioned to me in the form of a restaurant. WOW, where have I been, and more importantly why am I not being invited to this ‘invitation’ food extravaganza?! ‘Pop up’ events/retail are quite the trend. trendwatching.com  has an article from 2004 heralding the yet another, albeit slight,...

Collectables you say??..INDEED!

One of the places I love BEST to have a wander in, is the amazing place that is –  ‘Cross Road Collectables’. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cross-Road-Collectables/128536157181630 It’s vintage & recycle HEAVEN.  A Family run business, these guys live & breathe ‘the biz’! So reminiscent of the fabulous shops my Mum would take me through as a child, I always feel right...

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