Category Archives: Home decor
Wrought iron tapestry hangers
Update: The hangers below are sold. Please visit my shop to see available hangers. — I have managed to find a couple of fantastic, vintage tapestry hangers at flea markets. The hanger below is suitable for a large tapestry as it is … Continue reading
Sabrage art! Assemblage art made of champagne bottle corks.
Silly me, but I always felt unsure about opening bottles of bubbly in the usual way. I felt I could not control the cork. Sabrage was the answer. Instant opening, no time to wait, no time to become anxious when … Continue reading
Arabia Zebra figurine. Vintage designer kitsch from the 1980’s.
This Zebra figurine belongs to the WWF series made by Arabia in Finland in the early 1980’s as a limited special edition. The zebra is designed by Lillemor Mannerheim-Klingspor. It is a collectible designer item, but at the same time … Continue reading
My Dragon Lamp dresses for all the celebrations of a year
I have a fantastically kitsch and silly dragon lamp in my living room. I have made appropriate accessories for the dragon to mark all the celebrations of a year. Here is an Easter witch hat made of a cardboard cone, … Continue reading
Needle point tapestry from Norway. Vintage folk art wall hanging.
Here is my latest flea market find! A very nice example of Norwegian mid-century needle point tapestry. If you wish to purchase this item, please visit my Etsy shop.
Modern ‘klokkestreng’ home decoration
‘Klokkestreng’, or bell pull, is a well known tradition in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Originally, a bell pull was a thick rope tied to a bell, which you could ring by pulling the rope, and call your servants. Times changed, … Continue reading