Saturday, November 22

Foraging Highlights

My friend Louise and I visited a Christmas fair this morning..
I was trying NOT to find any little treasures but I basically can’t help myself and within a few minutes my eyes fell upon this

Then

I’m not showing you everything as well I think finds are similar to holiday snaps – best in small doses.
However I have always wanted ones of these

And how could I leave this little fellow behind?

My new approach to bringing ‘stuff’ home and maintaining equilibrium is to let something else ‘go’
I love having a home that is full of interesting finds and with my attraction to colour and texture I have decided not to fight it anymore – it’s integral to who I am.

8 comments:

  1. I could'nt agree with you more. You are who you are, don't fight it. That is my religion too.
    Brilliant finds.

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  2. Realising that we are who we are, and not needing an excuse for it, is, I think a sign of growing up. Your finds are beautiful. x

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  3. Yep.. no fighting, required..
    Lovely bits & bobs..
    Marion ;0)

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  4. Yay, she blogs! Great finds - especially love that jug and bowl. My day has been equally successful as the chocolate brown cotton I have been seeking for bags for ages has finally been tracked down... in Tesco of all places, cunningly disguised as a tablecloth... It's a skill, this finding nice things, remember that.

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  5. If you are creative collecting is natural, lovely items.x

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  6. I visited a Christmas Fair too today,I happened to notice it was on when I was at the local shops, sadly I didn't find anything at all to buy and only spent 50p guessing the weight of the cake :)
    I was hoping the White Elephant stall would be filled with vintage china which is my current obsession but they only had naff old junk. I can't agree with you though, I love seeing people's finds in large doses!

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  7. don't fight it, feel it! wise words from primal scream and you too...keep finding those gems and giving them a good home! x

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  8. Know what you mean about blog etiquette, I suppose it's kind of like book titles on the shelf, except the author knows if you have it! There are blogs I read cos I got to know the people a bit and I love to catch up with their lives, but there are blogs I love to visit because they inspire me, and they are the ones I put in the list mainly. love that blue vintage lady!cx

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