Month: October 2014

Op Shop Week 24/10

As I write this I’ve just realised the Facebook page has hit 10,000! Big thanks to everyone who’s shared their op shop finds, news on their favourite op shops, answered op shopping questions and generally shared their love of op shopping. This is a pick of some of the items shared this week.  How can you join in the fun? Share on the Facebook page here Use the hashtag #ILoveToOpShop on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Email me at ilove2opshop(at)gmaildotcom Last but not least!! Which is your favourite find? Wishing you all a happy Halloween!   Share this:Click to share...

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Op Shopping Q&A with Buy Nothing New Month Creator

I posted briefly about Buy Nothing New at the start of October here but Tamara has also managed to find time on what must be her busiest month to answer a few questions on her love of op shopping. What has been your most treasured op shop find and why? A gorgeous Missoni cardigan I bought in London. I don’t get attached to things or stuff. This is the exception. Gorgeous colours. I’ve patched it up so many times already. Do you have an op shop tip? Look for great quality. Older stuff (80s, 90s) tends to be way better quality than...

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Peter Pan Op Shop Summer Sale

Calling all Sydney Op Shoppers!! Three day op shop spectacular!   This amazing sale takes place twice a year in Sydney from Wednesday running until Friday.   WHAT: Peter Pan Op Shop Summer Sale 2014 WHY: Raising money for leading child protection charity Barnardos Australia WHEN: Wednesday 29 October – Friday 30 October 2014 HOURS:  Wednesday – Thursday 9.30am-3.00pm, Friday 9.30am – 1.00pm WHERE: Paddington Town Hall Cnr Oxford Street & Oatley Rd, Paddington To find out more about Barnardos and the amazing work they do click on their website here If you have have op shopping news you’d...

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Op Shopping Interview with Middle Aged Mama

This week I’ve been in touch with Janet from Middle Aged Mama who’s a big op shop fan, here’s a quick op shop interview with her. What has been your most treasured op shop find and why? There have been so many great ones, it’s hard to say! But the ones that stand out in my memory are our gorgeous sleigh bed; a pair of leather Joanne Mercer knee-high boots; and just recently I bought an amazing retro dress.  Do you have an op shop tip you can share?   Have patience!   It does take time and energy to...

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Op Shop Week 17/10

Well people got busy this week at the op shops! Huge response to the Facebook post with some amazing purchases as ever. Rachelle showed off some vintage Pyrex Rina shared some fashion scores Pippi found Birkenstocks!! Gillian got lucky last weekend at a church fete in Leura for $2! Gorgeous and in perfect condition. Louise treated her pooch Jess made this chap’s day Leanne found a cute crochet rug Deborah found this adorable chap – He’s ace, I loved him as a kid!   Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in...

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