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ladyrob1

Hi Barb, with you on the chicken wire and all of the rest..I think I'd make myself extreeemley unpopular if I really wrote what I'm thinking! Maybe its because we're country folk very aware of these...implements...and what often goes with them....

Hey Wuff...jarra lamps and stands are what I consider to be "finds" and very nice to receive the appreciation from people who know what they picked up!

As for the rest...the cute dog seems to approve of his suitcase bed..but a dirty old ladder ( shabby chic I think the excuse is) in a pristine white bathroom?

I think a portion of art school art lecturers and art professors are....and winding down, or, the new ones, products of the 'winding downers' don't have much inspiration to go on. OR...its fashionable to go to design school these days...now I'm shutting up on this topic.

Just as a point of interest, last week was reading somebody's commentary on one of those 'house reno' shows....couldn't help thinking "What dribble!"...but that's just my winding down opinion! I get crazy when I hear the latest 'design-speak' coming out of the mouths of diploma holding interior decorators who are not even able to conjugate verbs or speak common English....mind you, that's not all of them...some of the designers on those shows are so creative and have such clever ideas.... Its the not so inspired wannabees, those borrowers of other people's ideas and the " talkers- up" that drive me batty! Don't think its you who doesn't 'get it', Barb. I think you have more design sense than many. You don't need a diploma to know what goes with what but obviously one is needed to talk the talk and know what is trendy...like a bit of dirty old chicken wire...goodness knows where its been! Ah! Shouldn't take it too much to heart and, of course, a diploma requires some recognition.

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Leela Landers

Moving to the Eastern Suburbs has made for amazing pieces everywhere almost all the time along the paths. Not mention some substantial pocket money.

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ladyrob1

We country folk may not have footpaths where to find things...but the countryside yeilds some very trendy natural art in the form of dried herbs and flowers, old gnarled bits of trees...I know that Barb, above, has made some really clever pieces from nature. Must say a word about the clash between the pristine white bathroom above...and that dirty old wooden ladder...WHAT are they thinking?! Bet that ladder will be gone inside of 12 months....mybe when the borers show themselves. Why throw out on the footpath a good old wooden ladder...if there's nothing wrong with it? Maybe the previous owner has a stel one. A weekend to browse the free nature art of the bush I am sure, would yeild some really creative objects...no decorator can rival Mother Nature.

Otherwise..all you Houzers out there...have fun! I do, and a lot of it is seeing what the rest of you get up to...so many unexpected things!

   

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