Thrifty things – pretty in pink

Last week I spotted some serious gems while on my charity shop adventures. I have a hardcore weakness for anything and everything nautical so the moment I saw this miniature ship vase in Second Abbey {for only €1}, I knew it was heading home with me. It was probably used as a plant pot in its previous life due to the amount of dirt in, on and around it, so I gave it a scrub and up onto the mantle it went.
On Saturday I saw this My Fair Lady print in the Oxfam Home store and I held on tight. Pretty pinkness, black and white stripes, AUDREY HEPBURN. For €10, I couldn’t not. 

In honour of my newly purchased print, we got a copy of the movie and watched it yesterday. I’ve seen My Fair Lady a good few times – or at least I thought I had. It turns out I had only ever seen up to the intermission – I never knew there was a second half to the movie. It was a lovely surprise to get another hour of Audrey and dreamy dresses, so I’m not complaining. I just fail at watching movies apparently. 

The first signs of spring sprung near our apartment on the weekend, so I cheekily picked a couple of buds for my new nautical vase. Beautiful. Except they set off my allergies and eyes swelled up within 20 minutes. Totes worth it. xx A


  1. February 10, 2014 / 20:00

    Very pretty, and with black and white stripes – perfect! xx

  2. February 11, 2014 / 13:55

    Pink + b&w + vintage + fresh flowers + repurposed pot = lovely lovely stuff 🙂 xx

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