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Blog Snog

Let’s be open, I get a little thrill out of the communal love of blog! Who can deny the little flutter that comes with a comment, or a pingback or a ‘pin’ interest.. I’ll have to admit, I seem to be more into reading blogs, blog crawling or creeping as I think its known, than …

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Catherineholm

I happened upon this beautiful coffee pot last year in a charity shop in the Borders, at the handsome sum of £1. Obviously it has mid-century written all over it. I recently discovered it is actually part of the highly collectable Catherineholm range of enamelware, produced in Norway mainly in the 50’s and 60’s. I …

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Vintage Homebird

The Salvage sisters have had the delight of a few days on the same side of the shuck with Lucy being in Northern Ireland for a few days. After the trauma of actually having to clear some things out that we couldnt possibly salvage or find room for, at the car boot, we undertook a …

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Road trip, Coffee, Salvage..

The treaty of blogging elevates you to the official position of ‘go-to’ person on your chosen topic! I got a call from my good friend Vicki lately who needed some Salvaging done, I was her woman! Her late Grandmother, a prolific seamstress, had an insatiable addiction to haberdashery in all its forms. I have never …

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Retropolis

I had to get straight onto the blog to share my latest delightful furniture purchase from my latest salvage venue. I occasionally pop in to Drum Farm Antiques near the city bypass, and was pleasantly surprised during yesterday’s visit to find a new business adjoining the warehouse called Retropolis Antique and Vintage Emporium. Only 4 weeks old, …

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Edinburgh salvage secret

Last Thursday i discovered one of the best kept salvage secrets in Edinburgh. I had heard about a ‘lane sale’ somewhere in Leith, and after a bit of searching came upon Ramsay Cornish Auctioneers in Jane Street. They host a ‘proper’ auction every Saturday, and then sell off the rest on a Thursday morning in …

Salvaging – not just for sisters

Out by Balerno reservoir, the old boardwalk over the bog has recently been dismantled, leaving all this lovely wood for a canny passer-by. We have bemoaned the lack of good sun-spots in the back garden, so the boys wanted to create a decking at the bottom (for free), so we can enjoy all those sunny …