Sunday, 8 September 2013

Hornsea, Lapid, Iittala & More!


 My only good place to thrift at the minute is closing down and I fear my iittala run will be over!
......and chances of coming across another Lapid let alone blue Hornsea will be over!
At least at decent prices anyway!

I frequently rush to Savers after school on Friday for a bit of me time, a chance to unwind before returning home for homemade pizza's.
Oh well :(


Not sure of the maker of this dish (mark 2525) probably Japanese?
.... but I love the mustard coloured glaze and slip decoration.


I think Lapid pottery is unique and as lovely as West German Pottery, one more and I have a collection on my hands :)


 I also picked up this nice bed spread too, teal and gold my new favourite colour combination!


 I was being silly and had been playing along with #7vignettes on instagram, this is my version of the topic 'pile'.



I had a stall at another local market this weekend, it was OK, bit slow so I made this hanger!
It will go in the shop as a made to order hanger, still not bored of chartreuse or the 'Sling' design!

Speaking of markets, I was asked by a punter if my tassels were for 'self flagellation'?
I think my jaw dropped and mumbled the response they are decorative :(

Joy of joys!

Happy week ahead to you!

Pippa



12 comments:

  1. oh?!...so they are just for decoration??. lol you may have found a niche in the market. black leather, a few beads, triple the price (oh and don't forget the plain brown packaging) and away you go!!!......im just guessing of course!!. xx

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    1. You been peeping in my windows again? ....cheeky minx xx

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  2. lol allison!

    what i want to know is how many shades of grey can you whip (heh) them up in?!!!

    madly in love with your bedspread x

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    1. You two are hilarious! Thanks for the giggles!
      I'm thinking of turning it into a curtain panel, is that wrong? x

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  3. Haha, there's a new market for you, Pippa!!!
    The hanger is a true beauty! So is your pottery, so many amazing pieces. I agree about Lapid, they're just as gorgeous as WGP, maybe even more! So sad to hear that your favorite thrift is closing down, I sincerely hope another one will take it's place.
    Oh yes, the bedspread is amazing!!!

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    1. Me too Tove!
      ...I definitely need to find another Lapid!
      It was more the ease of going somewhere close to home and I never left empty handed!
      xx

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  4. oh just decoration!! may have to cancel my order! LOL x

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    1. An what a shame! That macrame dominatrix outfit would of looked the bomb on you! x

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  5. OMG they had to have been joking!? People say funny things ;)
    You are the best vintage finderer ever Pippa! Loving the chartreuse (as always).
    Kx

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    1. It takes all sorts!
      I fear my finding days are over, god bless you savers!
      And long live chartreuse! x

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  6. Funny! People just say the silliest things! Love the "pile" images (you know why :)) but my favorite is the bedspread. Wishing you new hunting grounds close to home.

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  7. Very silly...I'm laughing now!
    The bed spread is a good one, still pinching myself!
    ...love monkey so much! xx

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