Thrifty finds

In a unusual move, I ended up going shopping during my lunch hour yesterday. Mainly to get away from my computer screen and e-mail but really to get some fresh air.  I had no intention of purchasing anything, but I ended up popping into the local Oxfam Bookshop and I picked up a couple of items I found.

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These old black and white postcards I discovered these after flicking through a box full of random postcards. Two of them feature places I have visited and the others I just liked the pictures. The two postcards of Harlech Castle, a holiday destination when I was very young,  I want to frame together and hang in the house.

I have also been hunting for old maps for a while, but nothing has really taken my fancy. I am searching for a couple of old maps that have significance to me or my husband so I can frame  them  to create bespoke wall art for our house (an idea I picked out of  Thrifty Chic: Interior Style on a Shoestring by Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell). 

These weren’t exactly what I was looking for, but I was taken by the map’s illustrated cover especially for the Sutton & Epsom map as I work in Epsom.

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3 responses to “Thrifty finds

  1. I love old postcards – especially when it shows places I know or I’ve been to. What a lovely idea to frame and hang them! Have a wonderful weekend, Chrissy!

  2. These are wonderful Chrissy!
    I can see a lot of use for those old postcards.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Pingback: Parisian postcard | Enthralled by Beauty

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