Collage Collections and Kurt Schwitter

There is nothing like being inspired on a Saturday morning to BE CREATIVE! I saw this lovely collage and started getting itchy fingers to do something similar. I love old vintage paper ephemera and decided to gather some of my collection together to show you and to remind you not to throw anything away as…

From Corsets to Cars in 1913

I was browsing through a 1913 copy of ‘L’Illustation’ – a French magazine that was very popular here during the early part of the 20th century. Most of the copies I have are during the Art Deco period of the late 1920’s, but just realized that in amongst the pile was this earlier magazine published…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside – The Old Suitcase

I love the flea markets that are in our region of South West France during the summer months. I found this battered old suitcase at one of them the other week. What a surprise  when I opened it up and found inside…….. All these books! I just couldn’t resist – especially as the price was…