Whilst we are busy, busy, busy renovating our new store property I still managed to find a little time for my first love, The Drill Hall Emporium. These vintage French boxes are quite adorable, I think, and have only just arrived in store.
The boxes have old cutlery advertising labels on the lids.
If you are anything like me, you may be thinking that Christmas is in stores way to early. And it just seems to be getting sooner every year. A week ago I was in my local supermarket where the counter staff were all wearing red Christmas hats. And at that time it was 6 weeks to go! Don't get me wrong, I love Christmas, I also like preparing a little earlier these days. I have a cupboard where I put bits and pieces away as presents for loved ones over the course of the year, it helps to take the pressure off in the final week before the Christmas. Anyway, forgive me in advance for this suggestion, but wouldn't these boxes make snazzy little gift boxes for Christmas to present antique cutlery? Or a pair of French tea towels. I love the thought that these boxes can be used as a unique gift box and then recycled and used to store all sorts of bits and bobs by the lucky recipient.
On another note, I thought I would share a blog called Iced Vovo by one of local customers. I am flattered that Jo asked me if I would answer a few of her interview questions to form a post. You may know our Drill Hall story but if not, click the image for a link to Jo's Iced Vovo blog!
When I first moved to Tasmania eight years ago I was thrilled and delighted to find the Drill Hall Emporium within walking distance of my ‘new’ heritage home. Being an avid lover of beautiful old objects I was like a Continue reading
Until next time,