Category Archives: Charity Shops

Cat’s Amazing

Posted on: January 31, 2014

I've just booked up my first big thrifting trip of the year in early March to restock the online shoppe, in the meantime... Continue reading »

80s cat mug joy.

80s cat mug joy.

I stalked a few chazzas today and all I found was this 80s cat mug. That’s still a good day’s thrifting in my book!┬áLet’s get the kettle on…

A pint of milk vs a bag of thrift

Posted on: December 3, 2013

I only popped out for a pint of milk this morning but I came home with this bundle of fun - and no milk! Continue reading »

A quartet of Freds, an Oxo duo and a colourful lampshade.

I simply cannot walk past a charity shop, the urge to have the quickest of peeks is nothing short of a compulsion. I don’t source from chazzas as much as I used to but y’know the thrill of the thrift is born from the ethos that you can go in a charity shop 20 times and find nothing and then on the 21st you’ll find that perfect piece of vintage goodness. Today was one of those days; I found the very lampshade we’ve been looking for for our front room, a fine quartet of Homepride Fred collectibles and a very retro pair of Oxo mugs. Drinking my coffee black for the day will be totally worth it.

A Quick Thrifting Fix in Paris

Posted on: December 2, 2013

On a romantic break in the city of love but fancy a real quick thrifting fix? I have a little plan up my sleeve that you may just like... Continue reading »

Snapshots from Emmhaus, Rue Riquet, Paris

I was in Paris last weekend on a romantic break with my boyfriend celebrating our second anniversary and seeing as I spend my life seeking out vintage I thought it might be nice to take a break from that too. Oh yeah, who am I kidding!? But I didn’t want it to dominate the weekend as that wouldn’t be fair on my not so thrift loving travel buddy. It was only an overnight stay, so I devised a plan which meant I could satisfy my urge to thrift but not let it take over the trip. Continue reading »