Posts Tagged ‘homewares’

Etsy List: 16 Shades of Grey

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

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'16 Shades of Grey' Etsy List by H is for Home

16 Shades of Grey
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Who said the colour grey is boring? It’s a fantastically versatile colour in interiors and judging by the recent first series of the Great Interior Design Challenge, it’s bang on trend!

Different shades look fabulous together in a room setting – from concrete to dove, gunmetal to charcoal. Grey works a treat as a foundation colour, setting off furniture and accessories in bold colours such as mustard yellow, lime green, hot pink and teal blue.

Etsy List: Well spotted!

Monday, May 12th, 2014

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H is for Home 'Well spotted' Etst List

 

This week’s Etsy List is all about spots and polka dots. Vintage polka dot homewares, for some reason, are almost always red & white. Why’s that? Have a look yourself, you’ll see it’s the truth! On enamel, tin, wood or pottery – spots are cheery and upbeat – and we love them! :-)

Well spotted!
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Monthly Mood Board: Concrete

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

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'Concrete' mood board

Concrete – you either love it or loathe it. Brutalist, cold, ugly, boring? We don’t think so! Like Jonathan Meades, who lives in an apartment in the Le Corbusier-designed Unité d’Habitation in Marseilles, we think it can be beautiful, warm and exciting.

We might not be able to afford a flat in London’s Trellick Tower or (Adelle’s favourite building) Brighton’s Embassy Court, but concrete furniture homewares are much more attainable and within our price range. There are lots of ingenious (not to mention cheap to make) DIY home & garden ware concrete projects freely available on the internet. From lamps moulded in plastic drink bottles, to letters moulded in ice cube trays to a jewellery display moulded in a Marigold glove!

If you’re interested in watching Meades’ recent 2-part BBC documentary, “Bunkers, Brutalism, Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry”, we’ve embedded them below.

  1. Concrete wallpaper CON-06 by Piet Boon: £198.99, Bodie and Fou
  2. Swing rocking chair: £3,325, Milkster
  3. Empty spice set tubes with concrete base: £36.41, Etsy
  4. Gray Concrete font: €70, HandmadeFont
  5. Concrete at Home: Innovative Forms and Finishes by Fu-Tung Cheng: from £11.38, Amazon
  6. Tema Home Petra side table: £154.47, Wayfair
  7. Urban floor lamp, black: £99, made.com
  8. Stool with fly motif: £86, Notonthehighstreet
  9. Magis Chair One: £415, Nest.co.uk

Gimme Five! Horses

Friday, April 4th, 2014

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selection of 5 vintage horses-themed homewares

It’s the Grand National at Aintree tomorrow, we’ve narrowed our predicted winner down to four horses. Teaforthree and Long Run for me – Tidal Bay and Balthazar King for Justin. We thought a horse-related Gimme Five was in order this week.

Wish us luck!

  1. Kosta Boda bird on a horse glass sculpture: £240.55, eBay
  2. Vintage Scandinavian pottery horse figure: starting price, £114.55, eBay
  3. Vintage 1950s Libbey Safedge glass tumbler: £7.42, Etsy
  4. Hold Your Horses Teepee by FieldCandy: £199, Harrods
  5. Hand-crafted wooden rocking horse by Nic Nac Noo: £279, Notonthehighstreet

Etsy List: Go Green

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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'Go Green' Etsy List by H is for HomeGo Green
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Green is one of our favourite colours. But you already guessed that, right? :-D

Apple, sage, lime, avocado or racing green – whatever the shade, we love them all! Here’s a list of various green green homewares we found on Etsy.