Get their look: Scandi-inspired entrance hall

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Our house has a tiny porch. We’d love to have something like this Scandi-inspired entrance hall. Somewhere roomy enough to remove & store muddy walking boots, towel down a wet dog, hang coats & scarves, stash shopping bags, hang up keys, leave the incoming & outgoing post…

The space above is very practical; a floor that’s easy to mop, sweep or vacuum… or ride your trike across! A tricky under-stair area is used to store paperwork and sports kit and to feed the pets. An 8-hook coat rack to hang the whole family’s coats. A collapsible table that’s useful for jotting down quick shopping lists with a simple stool which can be stored beneath.

Just because it’s a transient part of the house where people don’t linger, doesn’t mean that it should be overlooked in the style stakes.

  1. Coat rack
  2. Metal filing cabinet
  3. Reading floor lamp
  4. Vintage wooden tennis racquets
  5. RYDEBÄCK dining table
  6. Red MARIUS stool
  7. Radio Flyer classic red dual deck tricycle
  8. Mini micro scooter
  9. Giant rattan log basket

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Etsy List: Scandi Christmas 2013

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We’re beginning a brand new blog series entitled Etsy List. Each week, we’ll curate a themed selection of 16 items available on the Etsy website.

As it’s Christmas, we’re starting with Scandi Christmas 2013.

Christmas Countdown: Scandinavian Design Center

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selection of Christmas items from Scandinavian Design Center

Regular readers will know that we have an ongoing love affair with all things Scandinavian. It proved very difficult for us to choose just a few items from the Scandinavian Design Center Christmas department. There are so many beautiful printed textiles, decorations and dining ware. Here’s what we narrowed it down to!

  1. Polar bear wool blanket: £140
  2. Winter Games oven glove: £10
  3. Winter Tale Christmas tree mug 2-pack: £16
  4. Holmegaard Christmas glass: £17
  5. Tomtenisse apron: £30
  6. Landskap kitchen towel: £10
  7. X-mas mulled wine pot: £30
  8. Christmas Moomin tray: £20

Vintage Super-haul

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selection of vintage homewares bought from Wooden Donkey

We often write posts that feature a certain week’s vintage homewares purchases – mini hauls. There’s only one way to describe this lot of items – a super haul!

selection of vintage homewares bought from Wooden Donkey

We can’t actually take any credit for finding all these wonderful pieces. They were all hunted down by Emma Gladding, aka Wooden Donkey.

selection of vintage homewares bought from Wooden Donkey

She has recently decided to call it a day in terms of trading and we said that we’d buy her remaining stock. Having agreed a price (a very fair price), seven boxes of vintage goodies duly arrived. Emma was very glad to get the space back in her house and we were very happy to get the booty – perfect outcome all round!

selection of vintage homewares bought from Wooden Donkey

We definitely have similar tastes and it felt just like Christmas unwrapping all the wonderful things.

selection of vintage homewares bought from Wooden Donkey

We might allow ourselves the odd treat, but we’ll be putting the majority of items into our web shop & antiques centre pitch over the coming weeks & months. Watch this space!