I decided to spend my Black Friday collecting and cataloging all the orangey-red items in my house. I attribute this strange behaviour to the fever that has bed-ridden me the past few days, leaving me scalded with a desire for all things vermilion to add to my collection...
I bought the little wooden fox in a small children's shop in Galway, enchanted by the workmanship and adorable expression. I was so excited to have found him, only to discover that he was made by a reputable german brand and could be easily bought on Amazon! Pfft. No matter. These wooden creatures are entirely hand-carved and wood-stained to perfection- the perfect toy for every child, or figurine for any collector!
Aubrey Beardsley is one of my favorite artists and I always pick up his books when I encounter them. This one has 157 plates of his drawings where he painted in indian ink- way more glamourous and old school than my Signo 0.28 pens. I found this book at the Glebe Markets and scowled when I paid five times the cover price for the book- only $3.50 when it was published in 1967! Pirates at the markets. Grr.
The weighing scale was a lovely vintage find on Etsy which I now use to weigh my packages before heading to the post office. I decided that I should take precautions from always being perpetually surprised and outraged by postage prices when I get there (and also taking out my displeasure on the poor clerk through furious sighing). Epocho Co operates out of Melbourne and has lovely vintage items- Have a look at the Etsy shop!
I'm watching Lawrence of Arabia but it's got Dill spooked with all the war cries and camels. Never thought I'd have to filter what I watch with a kitten.