14 July 2011

Beautiful glass...

I just love getting little messages from people who have been taking the time to be creative. Rachel sent me a tweet today with a little picture of the penny jar she created today, from my Penny jar thrifty thursday, its it just wonderful, she also creates wonderful things over on her etsy site

I am a lover of vintage jars, bottles and containers. I have been working on new painted vases for my new vintage shop, and i wanted to share with you all, the bottles that i have, at the moment i have a variety sitting over the allotment so i have been scrubbing and cleaning them all, me and my dad found them all at a victorian dump, eeewww i hear you cry, but believe me there are some beautiful things to be found, i found a miniature 1790's glass perfume bottle with the label still on it, i love the little bottle.
It is a great feeling to take something that was abandon a century ago and now to give it a new lease of life, my first customer was my mum, (she didn't pay for it) i gave her a painted victorian vase and she has put homegrown sweet peas in there she loved it. I will be doing a painted vase give away next week.


  1. LOVE the penny jar, i'm defo going to be trying that out!


  2. I love how vintage and cottage-y the jars are. Adorable!


  3. both the penny jars are lovely and i think the victorian dump sounds amazing, you have to get your hands dirty to find the real gems! can't wait for your giveaway -x-

  4. The penny jars are so cute and unique. I might have to make one.
    I make bracelets over at http://ohsocharming.bigcartel.com

  5. Oh wow! I've just discovered your blog, and I'm so glad I did. It's totally wonderful.

  6. The Victorian dump doesn't sound ewww to me! It sounds magical! I would love to sift through all those old, discarded treasures... I love old glass bottles. They are just so beautiful.

    Katie x


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