Thursday, 1 December 2016

A few new listings

Just 4 new items listed, not sure what I have been so busy with, but busy I have been, lol.

This is a large brass bound, flame mahohany cross, the wood is absolutely gorgeous - SOLD

One of my favourite boxes, this is a 1920s Art Deco chocolate box with the image of a flapper girl and the most delightful paper lace trim inside -  

Beautifully soft shell pink vintage French baptism/christening box, so cute, it has a little envelope pocket and the baby card is removable - 1 SOLD, more available

And lastly, a set of six whimsical, cat shaped silver plated French knife rests - SOLD

Thanks for taking a look. Toodlepip xxx

Friday, 25 November 2016


If you want to take advantage of the Black Friday to Cyber Monday 15% discount, please use the coupon code IGBLACK on any order over $30 :-)

And here are the new listings -

A rather lovely, serene 19thC Porcelaine de Paris figurine of the Virgin Mary with the Child Jesus - SOLD

Antique French hand and ball door knocker, also called The Hand of Fatima - SOLD

Art Deco promotional gift bottle opener - 1 SOLD, 1 AVAILABLE

Vintage French huge monk's or nun's rosary, souvenir from Paray Le Monial - SOLD

Happy Shopping!

Toodlepip xxx

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

New Listings

Now that I got making the wedding tags out of the way, I have started listing some more of my French treasures -

Set of 4 little 1930s French religious books for children, La Miche de Pain - SOLD

Superb antique French filet lace, or knotted lace, bedspread in fabulous condition - SOLD

Antique French lace maker's pillow, covered in velvet and fine metal thread braid, in excellent condition -

Gorgeous 19th Century reverse painted faux tortoiseshell photoframe -

Pair of ornate antique French photo frames -

Two antique wooden textile print blocks, adapted for wall decor -

Letting go of a few more of my antique and vintage French Holy Water fonts. This one is artist signed, G. Bruneau, and is a beautiful Lourdes souvenir - SOLD

Simple elegance, white onyx petal shaped benitier with a gilt finish dove carrying a cross - SOLD

Thanks for taking a look. Toodlepip xxx

Monday, 14 November 2016

Filling the shelves again

Well, maybe not exactly filling them, but at least adding a few things again now that we are back from France again. So here are some of the things listed recently.

I have put together these lace packs for collage/mixed media work to raise funds for one of the animal charities which I support. Three packs available and the full sale price will go to the charity- ALL SOLD

Vintage French number tags -

Set of ornate swing style antique gilt bronze French curtain tie backs - SOLD

I have listed more of the antique French school exercise books - most are sold, I have just a few left now

Set of six vintage French buttons on original card -

Pair of exquisite antique French gilt bronze picture hook covers

Set of 3 vintage French parcel carry handles -

THE most delightful and rare rose pink onyx vintage French Holy Water font - SOLD

And another rare item, a rather gorgeous antique French soap tin - SOLD

Beautiful signed vintage French portrait sculpture of Jesus Christ for mounting and framing -

And another item with a religious theme, a very unusual tiny antique French graphic printers block showing a very detailed Sacred Heart Christ - SOLD

Gorgeous antique French gilt bronze ribbon bow picture hook cover -

Thanks for looking! Toodlepip xxx

Saturday, 15 October 2016

I've been good :-)

Been listing more little treasures in my Etsy shop.

Beautiful rose fabric covered vintage French box -

A delightful little vintage French glass jewellery box - SOLD

The blue colour of this antique French apothecary/pharmacy bottle is just amazing - SOLD

I also dipped into my vintage and antique tin collection again. 

This is a vintage French Betises des Cambrai tin, love the kind of dusky lavender colour of the lid - SOLD

This is an enormous shop/window display advertising tin, English this time, Slade Caramel Toffy - SOLD

A lovely La Seve de Vosges tin, the pale salmon pink background colour is gorgeous - SOLD

This dark blue and gold tin featuring a Phoenix is just stunning - SOLD

I think this vintage English Baret Ware tin used to hold tea - SOLD

I also listed another tea strainer/tea sieve as 2 of the 3 I listed a few days ago are already sold - SOLD

I was rummaging through my box of vintage sewing notions and found a couple more of these vintage French bone rings on cards - ALL SOLD

I put together a collection of antique and vintage French pen nib boxes, their graphics and colours are so fabulous - SOLD

Vintage French painted chalkware statue of Sacred Heart Christ - SOLD

A vintage French painted chalkware figure of the Virgin Mary - SOLD

They both came from the same family and I would love it if they both went to the same new home together.

I am starting to list more of my antique French Holy Water Font collection as well. This is a metal Lourdes souvenir one - SOLD

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look. Toodlepip xxx