Monday, June 6, 2011

Chateau-Chic (with a touch of Coastal Industrial)

Here are some lovely buys I've found lately. This red cast iron cooking pot was at the op-shop for $5 last week. The enamel is slightly corroded, so it is now a fruit bowl:

This set of three white bowls cost less than $10, and has already been used every day:

Here is the fabric from Ici et La that I have chosen for my retro stools. They are at the upholsterer now:

I've also been shopping on-line from Pony Rider. The bird wall-spot on the left now joins the vintage bird print:

The black and white 'Blossoms' cushion is also from Pony Rider:

So is this 'Ribbons' design cushion:

And here is my seaside painting collection:

It's nice when you can finally say you have a 'look', even if it sounds a bit convoluted. 'Coastal Industrial Chateau-chic' - I like it!

This is my 300th Post, so I'd like to thank everyone who has been with me on this journey. I really appreciate your comments and the fact that you have hung in there, through the good times and bad. x


beachcomber said...

congratulations on your 300th post! love all your finds, well done!
cheryl x

Claudia Lane said...

love shopping at pony rider online, total bliss!
You got yourself some gorgeous bargains as always Beth...enjoy:))
Claudia xo

Naturally Carol said...

Congratulations on your 300th post! I really love that sparrow spot..they are one of my favourite birds..they just seem so humble and cute. Your new cushions are amazing too..especially the ribbons fabric.

Iris said...

Congratulations on 300 posts! Well done :-)

Everything looks so lovely. You really have a knack for finding amazing things and putting them together beautifully.

Camille said...

You found some great stuff for such a little amount of money. I heart your seaside painting collection!
Happy 300th!

michelle said...

Beautiful finds and I adore the ribbon pillow! Coastal Industrial Chateau-chic, I like it too. :)
Congrats on 300 posts!!!

free kush said...

Congrats on the 300th!
Always a pleasure to visit and always informative and beautiful.
Thanks for being there.

My life in the hills said...

Just love your birds and seaside paintings on the wall!

Comeca Jones said...

Im lovin the bowls!

alice said...

Beth, love your style. When I looked at your bio I was pleasantly surprised to see that you live in Oz. I am leaving the 18 June to visit your beautiful country. I will be in NSW central coast. I love that you live in a boat shed.
Smiles, Alice

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