This is the second time me and my sister have popped along to this wonderful event. This time we even took our lovely mum, so its was a fantastic girly day out for us! We even found time for tea and *the most amazing* cake in a pop up vintage cafe. Tea and cake are always better when served on vintage mismatched crockery, don’t you think?! Unfortunately I forgot to take any pictures, so all pictures are courtesy of vintagebrighton.com but check all the vintageness that was on offer!
All of the above photos are from http://vintagebrighton.com!
My bargain purchases of the day were a £1 costume ring, made off brass with glass diamontes, and a 1960’s shift dress which is in pristine condition and made from the most amazing marbled vibrant fabric. I cant wait for the weather to improve so i can wear it this summer! Unfortunately it is snowing here today, so it may have to make itself comfy in my wardrobe for many weeks to come!
A pretty, old tea/chocolate cup made a beautiful planter for one of my favourite plants, Hyacinths! I found this cup and saucer a good while back, but enjoyed planning ahead and I got it planted up ahead of time and gave this to mum on mothers day. She loved it 🙂
Or in my case a baby lemon plant!
I have not posted for while but I really wanted to post about some lemon seeds I planted aaages ago, in fact I think it was the seeds from the lemon i used when I posted about making a honey and lemon tea. So actually looking at that post I can assume it has taken about a month for the seeds to germinate…which is not as long as I thought, but I can be very impatient!
And i have to admit with my impatience and curiosity I dug up one of the seeds a week ago…and to me it looked rotten so I nearly threw the lot away, I am now so relieved I didn’t!
Seeing this sprout not only has been the highlight of my day (I’ve had a rubbish day as not feeling too well!) but it has made me über excited about having a little lemon plant to nurture!
Please do excuse the rather lacklustre Basil plant I have growing in the vintage jug…Ive yet to grow to a decent basil plant! 😀