Vintage barrels. Just a peek into the kitchen and family room at home where we have an assortment of small rustic wine barrels on top of the large old dresser. I have a small collection of these now non-useable wine barrels. Non-useable in the sense they cannot hold liquid... Continue Reading →
Always the iconic Australian cupboard is the meat safe. This is vintage. Rustic. Primitive. Depression era. Well used. Well worn. A traditional storage item sometimes called a pantry cupboard. Sometimes called a pie safe or jelly cupboard in the USA. Lovely blue colour not often seen in Australian kitchens as they were generally decorated in... Continue Reading →
As you know, I have hunting and gathering tendencies. Severe I might say. Yesterday we were in Adelaide on a mission to look at floor tiles for the en suite bathroom due to be completed in the coming weeks at last. I'm in the process of sorting out the finer details with... Continue Reading →
Peeking into the kitchen area today where life really happens. It's the hub of the home where the large farmhouse table serves as the focal point for everyday living. It's a magnificent beast with turned legs and long enough for any Last Supper or to sleep on if high ground is ever needed! Yes, a... Continue Reading →
One my favourite vintage farmhouse cupboards is this one, loved for its simple down home beauty, its unique dry and crazed patina like its been sitting for years in the heat and dust of an attic, in the shed, the barn or on the veranda. Original. Authentic. Rustic. Crackle. Mellow. Primitive. Attic finish. Farmhouse.... Continue Reading →
A peek into the kitchen area to see some of my old blue and white tin canisters. That's a wooden Uncle Sam puppet doll at the front, a nod to the many years I lived in the USA.
Sharing the vintage love around today in old white crockery at home. Oddments of porcelain, ironstone, china, ceramic and faience from my small but mixed collection of tureens, platters, jugs, plates and bowls including old mixing bowls and so forth. I'm drawn by the inherent beauty of these once popular everyday pieces and want to display... Continue Reading →