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Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

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Acrylic painting on vintage paper. About the paper : I buy on car boot sale or second-hand store some old french book printed from 1860 to 1930 for the remarkable quality of the paper. It has a good thickness, it is sometimes laminated, and usually it is made from hemp or cotton. Furthermore, touched by the time, each sheet is unique. A little bit yellow, usually with some brown spot, it also release the smell of old that I like.

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Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland. One of the biggest second-hand book shops in Britain! Free tea and coffee next to a roaring fire plus a cafe further inside that serves food. Yum. Used to be an old railway station. One of my favouritest places to browse for old books :)

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7 reasons why thrift shopping is good for you

e you an op shop lover like me? I have grown up wandering through op shops and second hand stores, so for me it is second natur

Folding tables are great space savers and are typically easy to find at second hand, vintage, and thrift stores for cheap.

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Old, mismatched , or bits of broken Costume Necklaces, Brooches, Earrings etc... glued on a Mirror or Picture Frame. Thrift stores and Second Hand stores have oodles if you need them.

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Vintage Leather Studed Booties

Vintage Leather Studed Booties Not sure who the label is, but I got them as a second-hand store in San Francisco last spring. They are slightly worn on the inside, but nothing major. Replaced these with a new pair of black booties, so I'm selling for what I paid for them. Size 7. Vintage Shoes Ankle Boots & Booties