Hey there, I'm Mand from the UK.
Since entering my forties (and I'll admit now it's also since I got a bump on the head last year) I've developed an interest in anHey there, I'm Mand from the UK.
Since entering my forties (and I'll admit now it's also since I got a bump on the head last year) I've developed an interest in antique/vintage/retro Jewellery and Collectables. I have a feeling that this is because I'm suddenly feeling rather vintage myself and enjoy the nostalgia.
I enjoy restoring old furniture back to its former glory as well as taking new furniture and giving it an aged look.
I've only recently started buying myself little (or big) pieces here and there and already I have picked up some marvellous furniture, art glass, and other vintage pieces. I have a love for anything Japanese, particularly items with cherry blossom on (and there are no shortage of those!).
This is the first time I've joined an 'online community' (although I've been lurking around the site for a while to get a feel for it) and I'm enjoying the experience immensely. Thanks for having me. (Read more)