Posts by traceym

A font too small to read?

A font too small to read?

Where is the church with a font like this? One of the really fun things about buying and selling vintage is the thrill of picking up a rarity in amongst the bric-a-brac.  I came across this little marble curio one day last summer and nearly left it on the shelf because of the extensive damage where it appears to have been dropped from a great height, but something about it spoke to me and I was excited to discover that it is a mini church font and that they are very collectable.

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Do you know the maker?

Do you know the maker?

This week’s stunning fossicking find! A banjo-shape, chinoiserie-style vase with a hand-painted floral design with enamelled detail and a lustre finish to the neck and foot.

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Read all about it!

Read all about it!

As we pass the midpoint of the year I thought I would update you on recent reading of topical mags. Homes & Antiques remains a firm favourite. The May edition featured a great article by Caroline Wheater looking at how to use British Studio Pottery as part of your interior design with stunning pieces in a variety of settings. 

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Freshening up for the New Season!

Freshening up for the New Season!

I’ve been working hard over the last few weeks seeking out a huge amount of new stock after placing a host of items which have been listed multiple times in my ebay shop into my Stock Clearance sale. This is now drawing to a close as the entries expire and I have begun the exciting if time-consuming task of making all my enticing new stock available online.

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Let’s Do Vintage in Spring Fair – success report!

Let’s Do Vintage in Spring Fair – success report!

I had a great day, yesterday at the Let’s Do Vintage in Spring Fair at St Mary’s Art Centre, Sandwich. Along with an increased number of sales relative to November’s Christmas fair, I also met some great sellers and vintage enthusiasts among those browsing the stalls. 

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