Second Hand Jewellery, the Do's & Dont's

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When shopping for Second Hand or Vintage Jewellery, the options are endless.  There is always tons in the showcases at Value Village, or the local thrift store. I keep my eyes open for timeless pieces and over trendy pieces that are having their second go around and are back in fashion again.  

The fave piece of the people of late is the coin necklace.  I've found a few and they sold so quickly in the shop (hoping to find more soon!). ...

My 3 Favourite Vintage Bottoms From My Own Closet

elizabeth o. vintage - vintage bottoms

Over the years I've over accumulated and edited my vintage collection many times. And currently, it's at a point of only holding onto my longtime favourites.  I've never edited these pieces out because I legit wear them on the regular, and they have served me well.  These are my 3 favourite vintage bottoms.  

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This red pleated midi skirt is actually one of the first vintage pieces I ever bought for myself, long...

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

elizabeth o. vintage - red beret valentine's dayValentine's Day is coming up on Thursday! (read: holy crap, we are already a month and a half into the new year!). 

It's a day to celebrate the people you love, including yourself.  Some ways to celebrate are, going all out and wearing red or pink for the day, spoiling a lucky person in your life with a gift, having a favourite meal by candlelight, or practicing some self-love with a book and a cozy pillow.  

All of...

Winter Mood Board

QOTD: do you like traveling? AOTD: yes. #coffee #chrismas #snow #wool #autumn #cold #cozy #25daysofchristmas #fatherchristmas #cookies #fireplace #snowman #starbucks #star #candles #boots #besttime #family #lights #wood #mood #confy #tea #winter #tv #films #presents #sofa #sweaters

This winter we've been spending a lot more time indoors than we have in past years.  And, I think a large part of that is this being our first winter in Penticton, we're actually experiencing a real winter.  Andy and I are both originally from southern Ontario, so...

How To Style A Vintage Tray

elizabeth o. vintage - bamboo tray set

These bamboo trays are perfect for holding your favourite trinkets.  I've styled them in our bathroom with a few things I pick up daily.  Starting with a monogrammed mini dish for little rings and earrings, a Marc Jacobs room spray, amazing smelling hand lotion and face oil.  The size of these bamboo trays still allow for plenty of counter space for daily use.  

I think you could utilize these cute trays in other areas of your home as well.  Something similar...