Month: February 2016

Upcycled Linen – Op Shop Hacks

Upcycled linen creations makes vintage and retro linen hot property at the op shops right now but what are people doing with them, they are probably not drying the dishes with these eye-catching pieces. Here are some inspiring recreations from a quick trip on the web to get you looking at op shopped doileys, Manchester and table cloths in a new light.  Apologies to those already on the linen hunt, you may have more competition but it’s for a good cause! A Piece of Pie on Etsy makes beautiful clothing from retro linen.  She has a great eye and creates for adults and children....

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Glomesh Competition

Glomesh Competition Up for grabs is this beautiful Glomesh bag in great vintage condition. To enter all you have to do is submit an op shop, tip shop, second hand store or vintage shop which is currently missing from the directory (lots at the moment lol) The directory is here – https://ilovetoopshop.com.au/business-directory The winner will be drawn randomly on Sunday 6th March. Open only to Australian residents I’m afraid. Good luck! Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on...

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Rock and Roll Op Shopping

Rock and Roll Op Shopping What is it? It’s an event hosted by the Sacred Heart Mission at their St Kilda Op Shop. They will have some speciality vintage and retro goods stocked for the event with some live music to set the mood.  Artists include Brendan Forward Benjamin Bones Gretta Ziller Band Matt Borg Trio Safari Motel and  Trick Dog Syndicate They will also have musical instruments for sale to support the work the Sacred Heart does. Sausage sizzle and drinks are available to sustain the shopper When is it? It takes place on Saturday the 5th March from...

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Melbourne Frock Swap

Melbourne Frock Swap is a huge preloved and vintage fashion event held in Seaworks Williamstown  You can expect over 70+ stalls in a spacious warehouse completely dedicated to all lovely things just for women. preloved and vintage clothing jewellery accessories shoes and more! They do have change rooms so you can try before you buy. With so much to browse they have of course made sure there are coffee and food vans available to keep you refuelled. What a great day for a browse with a friend and because it is indoors it will be on hail or shine or both...

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Unique Vintage End of Summer Sale

Unique Vintage brings you a huge end of summer sale. As usual they have great prices and this is why they are so popular. PRICELIST:  Women’s Tops (Skivvies, Velvet, Crochet, Blouses) $5  Men’s Shirts (Cord, Military, Hawaiian, 90s Stripe, Printed, Chambray, Western) $10 Tees $5 Sweaters $10 Knits $10 Denim Shorts $10 Plain Shorts $5 Skirts (Plain, Print, Denim, Knit, Velvet) $10 Pants $10 Jeans $10 Dresses (Day, Evening) $5, $10, $15 Cord and Denim Pinafores $5, $10, $15 Jumpsuits $5, $10, $15 Denim overalls $10, $15 Denim vest $10 Denim jacket $10-$20  Windbreaker $10-20 Fur / Faux Fur –...

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