vintage

Sunset Hanging Gardens

Wanna look at another vintage magazine with me? I found this old Sunset Magazine special on hanging gardens and it sucked me in, all thanks to that cover. Hanging baskets overflowing with flowers, a timber deck overlooking the ocean, a person with a leather vest and ponytail who could be either male or female.  Continue reading »

Vintage Record Cabinet Refresh

My new old record cabinet!

Is it repetitive yet, my stories about sourcing and polishing up old finds? I feel like it might be.

Step 1: Steph finds some old piece of junk on Gumtree or out of a salvage warehouse (tip shop, is the local term).  Continue reading »

Australian House and Garden, 1965.

I hoard printed material. I love it all. I have a Kindle for reading fiction, but I like my magazines, graphic novels, and art and design books. I have several collections going of useless little bits of ephemera — postcards, public transport tickets, low-denomination bills from other countries.  Continue reading »