Nostalgi Shop – Vintage Pre- loved. Good ol’e Days

If you are into vintage Art Deco music sheets with gorgeous pictures, old books, vintage cordial labels, handmade doilies reclaimed and dyed in bright colours and more… Pop over to my Nostalgi and go to each section in the left menu.

I also have over 100 other vintage items to browse at Nostalgi

Vintage Cup -Mug - Retro- Bird

 Vintage Sheet Music - Art Deco Sheet Music 1922 - frame it- deep purple accents

Art Deco Sheet Music 1923 …     

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Vintage drawing- Crayons 1 Dozen Old School

Vintage drawing- Crayons

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 Original Vintage Ephemera- Cordial Labels from Australia- 1950's

Original Vintage Ephemera

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 Vintage Book- The Bond Street Story

Vintage Book- The Bond Street Story

Vintage Hand Bag -  Shilton

Vintage Hand Bag – Shilton

Art Deco Serving Tray -Cake plate - Plate Silver- Vintage Tableware

Art Deco Serving Tray -Cake Server

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Vintage Games - Wooden Animals- Checkers/Draught Pieces - Counter Game

Vintage Game Pieces – Wooden Animals

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 VINTAGE Clip-On Screw Earrings -4 Pairs

VINTAGE Clip-On Screw Earrings

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 Vintage Doiley - Shabby Chic -Hand Crochet -  Rose Pink  -  Dresser

Vintage Doiley – Shabby

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Vintage Doiley -  Shabby Chic - Hand Crochet -  Teal  -  Dresser

Vintage Doiley – Shabby

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Nostalgi – Vintage Pre loved Reclaimed “Good ol’e Days”

Weekend Garage Sale Finds

Last weekend I finally took time off from my studio and computer work to browse a few garage sales in the neighborhood. I haven’t done this for ages.There is nothing like the adrenalin rush and excitement you when you see something at a sale, op shop  or market, that you simply, just have to have.

Most of the things in this lot I will list in my vintage shop Nostalgi

It never ceases to amaze me that the items I choose usually end up being connected to my artwork somehow and I use them in my installations, sculpture and as photo props as well.

There was a huge box of antique shaving and vanity items going cheap cheap cheap… my budget was very limited so I only grabbed a few. Antique cut throat razors (Underbelly types) with their original decorative boxes, hairdressing clippers, scissors and a couple of vintage fountain pens were inside the boxes. The antique glass bottle tops were another great find. There was also a few pieces of broken jewelry and a very blingy Dior hair slide.

A stack of wooden cigar boxes. There were even a few cigars in one box.

2 gorgeous European glasses with amazing Renaissance style artwork

A very raw tribal and primitive wall hanging created from textiles . I love the ancientness of this little gem

What do you use your garage sale finds for?