Creating unique and personal vintage-style homewares items doesn’t have to cost a lot. And if you WIN a copy of The Crafty Minx at Home, it will be even easier!
Kelly Doust is a self-confessed junk-junkie who can upcycle, recycle, repair or repaint almost any item she discovers at her local thrift shops, garage sales or flea markets. It gives an old item a new lease of life, while making good economic and environmental sustainability sense.
In her book, The Crafty Minx at Home, she shares her tips for sourcing and reinvigorating a vast range of vintage items and materials collected in flea markets, charity shops and auction houses, and how to display and use them around the home.
This simple crafts and DIY vintage-style book is brimming with personality and offers a wealth of ideas for recycling tired vintage items.
Kelly Doust has shared her passion for vintage, sewing, crafting and reinventing in this book where readers will find out how to make and collect for a lifetime and longer whilst creating the treasured family heirlooms of tomorrow.
You can find out more about Kelly and her books on her fabulous blog, thecraftyminx.com.au
Yours to Win!
We have 3 copies of The Crafty Minx at Home to give away to three readers (hey, it’s Christmas!). Simply tell us in 50 words or less, what your favourite recycled or vintage style homewares piece is and why. Enter your answer in the comments box below.*
Kelly is also the author of Minxy Vintage (how to customise and wear vintage clothing), The Crafty Minx, The Crafty Kid and A Life in Frocks – all available at major booksellers.
Competition closes midnight Tuesday, December 10th and the winner will be contacted by email the following day. Good luck!
• Terms & Conditions: Entry must be 50 words or less and written to the comments board on this post by midnight Tuesday December 10th. Your email address will automatically be recorded. Judging will take place at the offices of Expertise Events, Unit 4/1 Skyline Place, Frenchs Forest NSW at 10am Wednesday December 11th and the winner will be contacted by email. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding these terms & conditions. The prize will be posted once the winner has supplied name and postal address details. Chance plays no part in the competition process. The promoter is Expertise Events Pty Ltd, Unit 4/1 Skyline Place, Frenchs Forest NSW 2086 Australia. ABN 43 003 932 492. The contact number for the promoter, Expertise Events Pty Ltd, is +61 2 9452 7575. Open to Australian residents only.