Thursday, 24 March 2011

Rediscovered Treasures

Following an extract in the April issue of BBC Homes and Antiques mag, I bought this yummy book, Rediscovered Treasures by Ellen Dyrop & Hanna Kristindottir, it's fabulous...

and is full of wonderful ideas on how to "repurpose" some of your vintage finds, here are some from the magazine extract:

an old toast rack

vintage glass bowls into domes

doilies and potholders into a cushion cover

If you want fresh inspriation on what to do with your vintage finds, or just love to look at beautiful vintage, this book is for you, x


  1. yes what a fabulous book and so perfect! i love the owl idea! that is so great and i have thought of that before! and the pot holder pillow is a fantastic idea! i see those all the time and i just dont need anymore pot holders! i see a lot that look like large granny squares...would make a great blanket too!


  2. they do have great ideas, many I'd never have thought of.
    I've got a bag full of doilies and crocheted small runners, I'm thinking of putting them together into a tablecloth... xox


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