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Big Announcement - New staff member

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Big Announcement - New staff member

On the 3rd April 2020 i found out i was pregnant and our world got turned upside down (having tried previously for a long time without success) due to putting it down to various other medical conditions i had no idea (i genuinely thought it was IBS). Due to the current Covid-19 precautions my first scan, less than a week later was on my own in a hospital full of masks and scary stuff. Where i was told i was actually nearly 7 months along, but not showing much still. Understandably i nearly passed out (literally) and broke the news...

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The Power of the Flower

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

The Power of the Flower

I can't get enough bold and bright flower power here at Pineapple Retro

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Recycling at it's best- Fragment Jewellery

Posted by Sophie Crocket on

Recycling at it's best- Fragment Jewellery

Wearable art from recycled broken china

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Dick Bruna & Miffy Forever

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Dick Bruna & Miffy Forever

One of my all time favourite children's illustrators had to be the late, great, Dick Bruna. I have a giant poster of Miffy above my own bed in fact. I have also just found the most gorgeous 1970s wall frieze featuring many of his fantastic images. Still in it's packet and in amazing condition, it would be great for a kids room or playroom perhaps, or just to keep as a fan like myself.    I've had various great Dick Bruna pieces in stock over the years, here are just a few of them. Many don't leave my home though i'm...

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Pyrex - Not Dishwasher Safe

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Pyrex - Not Dishwasher Safe

This lovely set of Pyrex nesting bowls (called Cinderella bowls) in the Friendship pattern are now hard to find, especially int his country, which makes this even more of a heartbreaking sight.        Sadly they have been put through a dishwasher i would say (certainly not by me)! the orange has fared much worse than the vibrant red. The patterned bowls should be an orange and red print with birds and flowers, whilst the other two would be plain red and juicy orange. Unfortunately this is now patchy and in a sorry state.      I had considered spraying the...

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