Welcome to the Hung Up On Retro/Lucy Violet Vintage, "Show Us a Retro/Vintage Corner of Your Home" linky - the second in a 'series' of retro link-ups hosted by Donna, and yours truly.
(who could forget the highs (ummm?) and nauseating lows (okay, mostly lows) of our It's A Retro Cook-Off!?)
Before I show you a few corners at mine, I want to say thank you (a really big one!) to all the lovely people who have agreed to share a corner of their place with us. There wouldn't be a linky without them (you!) and we really appreciate it.
Retro/vintage means different things to different people. One size, shape, style, etc doesn't fit all, that's what I love about interiors with a bit (or a lot) of retro/vintage going on in them. That's what makes them interesting. Retro/vintage interiors are never boring, they have character and personality. They're real, and you don't have to put them together with an Allen key!
I can't wait to see how you do retro (and vintage) at your house -here's how I do it at mine...
Same old, same old from me.
(we're about to rip out our bathroom and the photo opportunities round here are limited...not to mention a little mishap with the delete button on my camera, and no time to take new pics. ahem!)
Although I don't think I've shown you the Seven Little Australians (vases) before. Apart from the green Remued on the left and the pale blue Martin Boyd in the middle, they belonged to Lucy Violet. My favourite is the streaky John Campbell on the right because it looks like the bush.
I know you love your handsome Germans etc (I do too), but Australian pottery is just as good looking as its European counterparts - I think we forget that sometimes - it tends to be overlooked in our 'wunderlust' for fat larva, which is a bit of a pity really.
Here's a link to Collectors Path Pottery in case you feel like shopping (real or window) for an Aussie of your own. Who knows, it might be the start of a new addiction?! There's a lot to love, that's for sure. Their reference files also have a great potted history of Australian potters. And postage within Australia is free!
Anyway, you've seen my house before, now it's time for some serious sticky-beaking!
p.s. if you're linking in, don't forget to add your link here and over at Donna's too (twice as many visitors to your place), ta x
Newsflash! Just in pics from Sue. Wanna see some serious retro eye candy??? Sue's gorgeous home delivers. Big time!
Got a touch of the green-eyed monster coming on? I have (and that's putting it mildly!)
And wait, there's MORE!
Here's some pics of Evangeline's place. It's seriously lovely too.
She is having trouble linking up, and I'd hate you to miss out on her retro corners. Please pop over here, and say hello. Evangeline's blog is relatively new, and I know she'd love to meet you.