mattress-arama in the Sallies

It was a regular mattress-arama at the Salvation Army Family Store last week. I spotted my first mattress covered in actual mattress ticking! Although probably not vintage ticking. (Ticking is a type of heavily woven fabric, usually striped. When mattresses were filled with feathers, ticking was used to keep the feathers within the mattress and … Continue reading mattress-arama in the Sallies

sunny side up

Here’s the latest of my ‘mattresses in op-shops’ finds – a sunny 70s floral. The bathroom of my childhood home had wallpaper very similar to this. 70s florals are like an instant time-travel to being a kid again for me. My flickr group of mattress photos is slowly growing, come and play HERE if you … Continue reading sunny side up