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Anna

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2011-10-04

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25 year old gal currently living in the 3d biggest city in Sweden. I have a huge interest in retro, vintage and design. I'm a lover off old stuff and one dedicated hunter at flea-markets!

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I'm a dedicated flea-market hunter and a hopeless lover of old things! Retro, vintage and.. design is on my mind!

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  • Pimpin' the kitchen!
    on Feb 2, 2012
    What is a home without the perfect equipment in your lovely kitchen? Here are a few of my favourite things in the kitchen and things I would like to buy some day.. Retro plastic flower containers from the 50´s I barely use this apron, but I...
  • House-trained animals gone Retro
    on Jan 27, 2012
    I love vintage and design toy animals and animal decor so I checked out what I had at home, and I also found some cute things in town.  Here are some of the things I would love to have ... This awesome retro design clock is certainly on m...
  • Lovely Pin-Up girls
    on Jan 23, 2012
    Everybody's talking about the movie My week with Marilyn and Marilyn is once again the centre of attention. I do admire the depth of her character .. but Marilyn will forever be the ultimate pin-up girl of the 50´s! Here´s some really cool things...
  • Vintage bling on my mind
    on Jan 19, 2012
    I recently started a new project! I adore vintage-looking jewellery, so I though of starting an online business selling some of the jewellery I hand-picked myself. I'm thinking of importing mainly from China and keep the prices low as possible and pr...
  • Bits and pieces of creativity
    on Nov 12, 2011
    I love porcelain and I have seen cool home-made porcelain jewellery made by bloggers. I got the idea to try to make my own, it seemed easy. So I went to the hardware store and bought a drill, tile nippers, tile drills and a few more things. To my sur...
  • Mugs and cups for the morning coffee
    on Oct 31, 2011
    My current obsession; beautiful cups and mugs.And I'm always on the hunt for new ones!To find expensive designer cups at flea markets for bargain-prices is great fun! This mug is called 'Old Höganäs', designed in the 1950s. Cool mugs from D...
  • My childhood hero
    on Oct 26, 2011
    Pippi Longstocking is truly my childhood hero! A girl that is cocky, strong and smart is quite hard to find in children's books especially the ones from the 1970s. A huge thanks to the writer Astrid Lindgren for showing that girls can be heroes too!
  • Flower pots for the ambitious!
    on Oct 24, 2011
    Plants and flowers can really make a room feel like home and add a warm feeling of comfort.  I love plants, but unfortunately I can't manage to take care of them! They always seem to die without me knowing what whent wrong! But I still keep on...
  • Remembering Granny
    on Oct 20, 2011
    I remember my granny had rag carpets all over her apartment. When I think about it now I find it quite charming. Multicoloured waved fabric strips is a nostalgic mood raiser! I seriously consider buying one and lucky me.. they're quite cheap! Col...
  • A home for cookies
    on Oct 19, 2011
    I love metal cans and tins, especially the retro ones. I like when they're a bit worn out and look old. Recently I started looking for colourful tins from the 50, 60, 70s to put on display in my kitchen. Today's colourful bargain! Pretty an...
  • Retro Escapades: What time is it?
    on Oct 19, 2011
    Retro Escapades: What time is it?: I only recently started noticing clocks when wandering around flea-markets. It feels like clocks have been forgotten for a quite a while now...
  • What time is it?
    on Oct 18, 2011
    I only recently started noticing clocks when wandering around flea-markets. It feels like clocks have been forgotten for a quite a while now and the once I've seen were pretty cheap. I recall reading somewhere that antique clocks are out of style rig...
  • Quirky Collectors
    on Oct 17, 2011
    I like people with quirky habits, I think it´s really charming. One quirky habit is collecting things. I recently started collecting stamps and it turned out to be quite fun (even though I managed to destroy a few in the process)! I bet everyone kno...
  • Sweets from the past
    on Oct 11, 2011
    Feeling nostalgic when passing the candy section in the supermarket earlier today. Not much seems to have changed in the candy section since I was a kid 15 years ago, a lot of the same products on the shelves. I had to stop and take a few pics! Sal...
  • Wonderful lazy Sunday afternoon
    on Oct 9, 2011
    Just another boring but comfortable (maybe to comfortable) Sunday afternoon about to end. Watch my day unfold in pictures .. Put the shoes on, take a walk Fast food on the way home for the perfect lazy Sunday! Flip through an old comic magazi...
  • Fave app for Retro lovers
    on Oct 8, 2011
    I have to say that Instagram is one of the best Iphone apps ever! It´s a must for any Iphone-owning retro lovers out there. It transforms your pics into cool retro-looking photographs. You can have your photographs looking like they're taken in the...
  • A piece of cake
    on Oct 6, 2011
    I'm one of those people completely addicted to coffee breaks. A cup of coffee and a piece of cake or a cupcake is truly a mood raiser! At the moment I'm on the lookout for a beautiful vintage cake stand to display in the kitchen for future English te...
  • The old lady is back!
    on Oct 4, 2011
    I just read an article about it becoming trendy being an old lady, or rather acting like one. Now that´s  freaking awesome! My whole life I've been acting like an old lady, solving crossword puzzles, knitting, picking berries & mushrooms, t...
  • On a hunt for vintage
    on Oct 2, 2011
    I was at a flea market selling and hunting this Saturday. The selling part didn't go as well as I hoped but on the other hand I made some really nice bargains! There was particularly one stand that had a lot of really cool old stuff from different de...
  • Let's make a call for it!
    on Sep 30, 2011
    Everywhere I go I constantly see people using their cell phones. Talking on them, clicking, texting.. strange mobile signals interrupting my strain of thoughts. It never ends! Today I saw a man using a phone booth to actually make a phone call! I did...

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