Sink with Bubbles

I have been working on my Princess Kitchen, I love the time when I can just fiddle around with little things, adding and tweaking. Today I have put washing up and bubbles into the sink in my Princess Kitchen. I used scenic water and pearl seed beads, I think it is quite effective.   Save…

Fun with Fimo

I thought I would give making food from Fimo again, there are so many Tutorials on the Web now, either written or on YouTube.  I bought everything I needed, watched videos, read articles, got tips.  I was ready to go.  How do these people make it look so easy, how do they stay so clean,…

New Triang Furniture for my Collection

I seem to have been on a bit of a shopping spree this month, and have bought lots of new pieces of furniture for my collection. Found this black and white chest of drawers at an Antique Fair, along with a few other pieces of boxed Triang furniture. There was a little wicker basket on…

Triang Design and Style

During the period between the World Wars, Triang produced a range of quality wooden furniture, called ‘Period Furniture’. This range has become very popular with collectors, and can be quite expensive to buy. Throughout WW2 the Triang factory at Merton made range of military hardware, including 14,000,000 magazines for Hurricane and Spitfire aircraft, as well…

A Visit to Milestones Living History Museum

Recently I paid a visit to the Milestones Museum of Living History in Basingstoke. It recreates streets representing those found in Victorian and 1930’s Hampshire.  You can take a trip back in time walking through streets with shops, factories, houses, vintage vehicles, and even a Gales Brewery Pub where you can stop for a pint….