Sunday, 27 November 2011

Collectorama Fair

My hubby & I ventured to the Brisbane Collectorama Fair this weekend. It consisted of lots of sellers mainly from the Sunshine Coast. I must say it was all a bit too fancy pants antique for my liking, but it was still plenty of fun. My only purchase was a vintage gold bangle with pretty flowers on it. The biggest highlight for me was meeting Claudia Chan-Shaw from the TV show 'Collectors' on the ABC. She was delightful....although I felt like a giant standing next to her :)


I spotted this original green telephone at $795! Oh how I would love a green one....but at that price my grey & beige dial phones will have to do!


I wore an original vintage cotton maxi dress that I bought from a dingy op shop for $15. I love the bright fabric & the original metal zipper. Being cotton it is very cool in summer & easy to wear. I teamed it with some green beads & a cute tapestry brooch & a tooled leather handbag.



               The dingy op shop dress for $15.


                Thrifted beads & brooch.


                   The tapestry brooch in detail.


                   My gold bracelet from the Collectorama Fair.

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