Look at this amazing trunk I bought a few weeks back, on getting it into the house (very tricky as it is really quite heavy) I started to realise that on seeing the trunk and thinking "I must have it" I actually didn't know what to do with it. It was extremely shabby inside and so after purchasing some beautiful vintage Liberty print fabric from an amazing shop in Needham Market I began my first furniture restoration.
I havnt lined the drawers yet because I ran out of fabric but a friend has posted me a fun pack full of gold fabric, gold edging, and the best thing...Swarovski crystals. When I finally get the time I will be using all of these things to make my trunk the most amazing thing ever.
Whilst researching for a couple of upcoming projects I'm finding myself spending too much time copying lettering from my new handmade lettering and typography book.
It will have to be added to my growing list of things I cant get enough of, which include pigeons, neon pink, religious regalia and now... typography
I have lived in Suffolk pretty much my whole life and am still finding places
like this. Diss army surplus is just the most amazing place full of anything
army related and many things not army related (just came back with a metal
cabinet for my workshop, some shelves and 2 china dogs all for £30). I literally
had to stop myself from buying the nuclear protection head gear and a Russian
Take a look at www.set-exchange.co.uk it's where theatres go to give away the
set items they've finished with! I'm just trying to think If I have a use for a
collapsible coffin, a bar in the shape of a boat, a giant gothic window, and 3
cave entrances...some outrageous stuff on here and it's all free as long as you
go and collect it!
hand pulled ambulance cart anyone?