Visited a lovely vintage fair in the very quaint town of Howden...
and bought far too many treasures from the wonderful stall belonging to Miss Debs of 'Once Was'!
How can a girl resist such finery brought all the way from Francias?
Miss Deb's stall must have been enchanted because when something was sold and a gap appeared, another thing of wonder took its place!
All the other stall were jam packed with gorgeous temptations too...
I really lusted after this Welsh tapestry hand bag.
Why o why didn't I purchase?
Loved this cabinet too...
The atmosphere was really buzzy and friendly.
Oh no....is that a vintage fabric stall I spy?
There were some great bargains to be had, have a peek at the website, be warned though, you will want to spend, spend, spend!
I was in bark cloth heaven!
After all that shopping, tea and cake were the order of the day, and very lovely it was too!
I haven't been to a vintage fair for ages and it was really good for the soul.
My treasures are all washed and pressed or displayed with pride.
I also had a tootle around Howden, I've never been there before and it's a really pretty little place with more tea shops per square foot then anywhere else in Christendom I think. (A good place to live then!)
Bought these silk flowers from a really old fashioned grocer's shop that was amazing inside...must go back again to photograph it methinks.
And my treasure of the day?
A brooch handmade by Miss Debs herself, I love it and will always treasure it.