Thursday, May 3

New To The Shop This Week, and G & G!!!

So much to tell you and show you I hardly know where to start.

If you don't already know, this coming weekend Tamborine Mountain hosts the 4-day-long Garterbelts and Gasoline festival, a celebration of rockabilly, pinup, vintage, kustom kulture, cars, caravans...all that awesome stuff. See the website here for more info.

As we're doing two fashion parades on Friday night, we're the major stop on Miss Chrissys vintage shopping tour, we're doing a huge hat & accessory stall all through the Friday night ball, not to mention being chosen by visiting pinup photographer Mitzi Valenzuela as her preferred location for all the shoots she'll be doing while she's here...in a word we expect to be busy!



We've been stashing away quite a few fabulous items specially for this event, over the past couple of weeks they've made their way into the shop, I have to say my favourite is this 1950s 3-piece furniture set. There's a matching vitrolite coffee table which you can't see in this pic, natural light ruins the pic I think but still you get the idea. BTW am I the only one obsessed with room dividers?? No prizes for guessing where this one will be going if it doesn't sell, LOL.



Cute retro clock




Lots of sparkly vintage rhinestones




Here's a closer look at the weeny pinup thimble, how cute is it?!




Red white and blue wicker box purse




Tiny portable HMV record player, and yes it totally works. Check the felted 'platterack' (as they are embossed) next to it, we have 3 of these in stock.



I don't think I need to explain this cuteness!!




Denby 'Arabesque' coffee set



And 'the masterpiece', ha ha, as I'm calling it, is this maple 'floater' coffee table. Katherine might remember this one from ages ago.




This was the first full refinish I did last year, not a good choice in hindsight as it has so many curves and grooves it took a ridiculous amount of time to do. BUT! I'm thrilled with the result, and we've had this baby hidden away for ages so it's nice to finally bring it out.




Tea/drinks trolley with more retro cup sets and another Art Deco carpet.



I love the beaten copper surface on the top tray.

I'm planning to take lots of photos this weekend to share with you all, hopefully I might even keep up with the blogging too. The cars and the fashions that we saw last year were just so amazing I'm determined to see and do a bit more than last year. To that end I'm staying on the mountain all weekend, it'll be lots of work but never mind, I have to say I love my job :)

16 comments:

polkadotpeticoat said...

Yeah I can leave a comment again ....where to begin on the list of wants...all of it Momma!

lady liquor vintage. said...

Ooh, I love that red, black & white bag! I want all the lamps I can spy in the first picture, too! XO

the old boathouse said...

Hey lovely, so much good stuff in this post. Sounds like you are going to be super dooper busy, I do remember the coffee table...but i don't remember it looking that fab under my house ha! xxxx Katherine

Helga! said...

O,holy shizzer,you ladies have a lot going on!!! Gareterbelts and Gasolines!Just the name makes me desperately want to go!How fabulous!
Jaysus,I love EVERYTHING in these pix!!XXXXXXXXXXX

Lakota [Faith Hope and Charity Shopping] said...

Loads of loveliness here, absolutely love the bag and the mini record player. Gorgeous furniture too x

Kat said...

Ooh look at all that new stuff! We are heading up on Sunday and I am hoping to find something for my mummy at the markets or at your store for mother's day. Fingers crossed!

Trudie said...

What an outrageously wonderful weekend it sounds like. Who knows what our weekend holds but with hubby's birthday anything is possible, I might be seeing you. X

delia hornbook said...

Wow you have some amazing stock but there are no words to describe that 50's table/lamp OMG its gorgeous. Can't wait to see all your photo's have a great time, dee xx

ourdailydress said...

Love the portable record player

DearHelenHartman said...

Is this an actual shop or a glimpse into vintage heaven? Love those rhinestones. I want to wear them all - at once!

pastcaring said...

Look at all those treasures! Lusting after that green and white frock in the first pic...
Have a great weekend, take lots of photos please! xx

Vix said...

What fun, wish I could pop over and play!
That HMV record player is just gorgeous and I'm with you on those gingham mules, super cute!
My parents had that Arabesque coffee set for their wedding in 1966, it's still in pristine condition.
Can't to see some pictures of the Garterbelts and Gasolene festival. Good luck, babe! xxxx

Ninja said...

Just stopped by....

1950's_atomic_ranch_house said...

I'll take the sparkles and record player! Wonderful!

Ioana-Carmen said...

I just love it! Would you like to follow each other on GFC and like on facebook page? Kisses

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La Dama said...

Aye, Amor I think I am having a vintage dream.
amar the wicker bag and I always wanted a separater.look at all the gorgeous rhinestone jewelry.drooling over gingham mules. Seen lots of those at Hemsby weekender but were too expensive for me.
Have a great time! I know you will.
Besotes