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Project: DIY vintage black board.

Ever since last weekend I’ve been obsessing about breathing new life into my battered old picture frame from Shepton Mallet, and on Friday I finally got my act together.

I tried to keep a note and take pictures of the main steps (though Children in Need did prove to be something of a distraction!), but it was honestly really, really easy.

I love the end result and I hope you love it enough too to try and make your own.

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Flea market finds: Shepton Mallet.

It was my mum’s birthday on Saturday, so as a treat Jess (my brother’s girlfriend and fellow booty buddy), my mum and I headed to the Royal Bath and West showground for the Shepton Mallet antiques and collectables fair.

It’s run by the IACF, and it was a treat because we don’t get to go to them very often. Most of their fairs are held mid-week (like the famous one at Ardingly – though we did take a day off work to go to that one once!), and Shepton Mallet is the only one that generally falls on a weekend. Plus it’s the most local one to my mum and dad in South Wales.

So off we went, on our little adventure.

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