Sunday, 27 March 2016

updating a charity shop find

updating charity/thrift shop finds


It's been a bit quiet around this here blog lately amigos, but rest assured that work continues in the background. I've got a lot of projects that are this close to being ready to go, but I'm not one of those bloggers who has the patience for posting updates all the time. I'm more of a wait till it's all done and pretty, then post kind of bloggers. I hope I'm not losing you along the way!

The playroom is all but completed and I can't wait to show it to you. It turned out really well if I do say so myself...even if it is completely different to what I originally planned!

So, on to todays little post. I was on a very enjoyable (child free!) trawl through the local charity shops recently when I saw these guys for fifty cent each. I presume they're intended fir Turkish tea or something similar, but I thought they would make gorgeous espresso cups.

My coffee consumption has progressed to the point where I'm knocking back double espressos like they're water. Send help.

updating charity/thrift shop finds
Love, LOVE my new camera ;D

The holders were pretty battered and tarnished but the glass part pops right out so I knew it would be easy to spruce them up.

updating charity/thrift shop finds

A good scrub, a quick coat of my favourite gold spray paint and a further coat of spray top coat and they were done!

updating charity/thrift shop finds

The holders aren't dishwasher safe obviously but they can be hand washed if needs be.

updating charity/thrift shop finds


They make a nice little addition to my collection of "completely unnecessary but very pretty" dining utensils.


updating charity/thrift shop finds



updating charity/thrift shop finds



What do you think? Have you found anything great in a charity shop lately?






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