It takes Toot to tango.

A nice lot of toot this week - though I attended one car boot where I didn't buy a single thing, imagine that. Here's what I got elsewhere.PhotobucketThe sweetest little jumper for a kid - I like that it's good colours, none of that pastel crap: no pink or blue, just characterful stripes.PhotobucketSome more characterful stripes - switswoo.PhotobucketIs it a hanging basket? Or is it a drawing? . . . it's both.PhotobucketAnd here's another with it's arms still attached, I love them. Something about hanging baskets (were you around when this one turned up? That was a long time ago)PhotobucketA sick-up swan for the Pileas.PhotobucketA 70s dressing gown in nice patterns. And what's that next to it? . . . PhotobucketOh it's only the best damn Christmas decoration ever. I feel this Chritmas I might finally decorate the house, after many years of feeling a touch too nomadic to make a real effort with any abode.PhotobucketA slightly chilling Goofy mask.PhotobucketAnd a painted basket - I love it when folks give wicker a thick coat of garish gloss, it makes such a wholesome and rustic looking material seem so Pop. And I've not seen one example of it done tidily to date - which is part of the charm. (Like Craigie's pink cabinet)PhotobucketTalking of charm: here is my Dad modelling the new Gansey I got him.


10 comments:

  1. that tree ornament is perfecto.

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  2. for a brief moment I thought the Gansey was going into the shop!
    Lucky your Dad!

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  3. That dad needs all the jumpers he can get - he's always making holes in them.
    I love the ornament, I considered making some more in the same style but I don't think it's the same when I make things all rubbish like - someone else has to do it.

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  4. lovely findings!
    i like the little blouse,
    has nice color compination.
    & the christmas tree ornament
    is so cute :)

    your dad should start thinking
    about modeling :)
    very nice gift!

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  5. I shall pass your comment on to him!

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  6. swooning for that swan and the 70s wrap. Looks like your holiday decorating is complete already the little demented tree looks so charming on the wall

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  7. Love your blog. I have a thickly painted wicker chair of great loveliness x

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  8. Hello Lush! So nice you're here x

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  9. i used to have that swan too, in white. but i sold it :) like you will (maybe)
    loving the wire basket a lot, it really looks like a drawing!

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  10. My swans neck is broken it turns out - bah - so I doubt anyone would want it, it's in my house being decorative.I wish I could make a drawing like that wire basket.

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