Bouncing Back to 2016: Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic . . .

.   This post started in 2016 when I first shared some images of my old white crockery, these oddments of vintage porcelain, ironstone, china, ceramic & faience.  It's a small but mixed collection I have of tureens, platters, jugs, plates & bowls including old mixing bowls. I'm drawn by the inherent beauty of these … Continue reading Bouncing Back to 2016: Vintage Ironstone Porcelain Faience China Ceramic . . .

Little Recyclables

This is such an easy & delightful way to recycle, upcycle, even save, little objects like these tiny teddy bears. I use any old carrying item or container & squeeze in as many little fellas as I can!  Crowd them in. You gotta squeeze.        I find these fun little guys anywhere & everywhere at … Continue reading Little Recyclables

Vintage Metters Wood Burning Cook Stove: The Aussie Icon from Days Gone By.

  Nothing like the enduring charm & warmth of an old cast iron wood-fired cook stove in the kitchen. A peek here & you see our old Metters stove, the iconic Australian cooker & heater first manufactured by the Metters company in Australia in the 1890s & right up until sometime in the 1970s I … Continue reading Vintage Metters Wood Burning Cook Stove: The Aussie Icon from Days Gone By.

Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)

    Following on from (1) & the tin wall grows, grows  . . .  progressing along the wall           Indeed one must consider power points/outlets.           After the tin square is cut I carefully measure & cut out the spots for the electrical outlets. Yes, the … Continue reading Beautiful Rust in Self Isolation: Recycling & a Rusty Pressed Tin Wall (2)