home: featured [ Bohemia ]
A favourite for natural, handmade homeware, Bohemia is a must visit store. With gorgeous woven baskets, printed cushions and more, their collection is beautifully collated.
‘Working collaboratively with artisans in Morocco, India, Kenya and Turkey we produce timeless collections of functional objects. Gaining a deep understanding of the techniques and processes of each craft is fundamental to our design process and we spend many many hours in the company of our partners quietly observing in awe of their skills’
Check out the range at bohemiadesign.co.uk and fall in love.
home: featured [ Akojo Market ]
This gorgeous online market place is full of homeware, jewellery and fashion from independent African designers.
Choose from hand woven blankets, baskets, soft furnishings and more, full of beautiful colour and pattern.
‘We champion small, independent businesses. Our designers not only meet our criteria for ethical sourcing and manufacturing, but they go above and beyond to provide skills training and employment opportunities for their workforce and artisans as well as engaging in philanthropic and social impact projects locally in Africa‘
Be sure to head over to akojomarket.com and explore.
home: made [ Baskets ]
A beautifully created book to teach the art of basketry. Tabara carefully walks us through the projects to create some unique basket designs to fill your home.
Get your copy of this wonderful book direct from La Basketry for just £15
This book will teach you how to master the versatile art of basketry. Each of the four chapters tackles the different materials and their subsequent techniques, including grasses, rope, twine and cane. Learn how to add pattern and colour to your woven wonders as you create a colourful collection of 15 storage accessories of your own. The projects include laundry baskets, baskets with lids, rope bags, a picnic basket, a gorgeous woven lampshade and a stylish collection of patterned tableware.
Discover more about this tactile craft as Tabara N’Diaye explores its history and origins through her Senegalese roots. With clear instructions accompanied by the beautiful lifestyle photography and illustrations throughout, Baskets demystifies the art of basket-making for makers at all levels.
home: favourite thing [ set of baskets ]
Ticking the boxes for practicality and design, these gorgeous baskets are perfect for office storage, in the kicthen or as planters.
This set of 3 handmade baskets from southwoodliving.com would make a lovely gift or a treat to yourself.
[ £48 ]
home: featured [ The Little House Shop ]
Looking for beautiful and practical pieces for the home? The Little House Shop covers so many areas, now is the time to start browsing and shopping.
Small changes to revamp a bathroom? You’ll be cleaning your hands a lot more – choose from lovely wall mounted soap dispensers, soap dishes and towel rails.
Perhaps it’s time to get your utility area more organised with baskets, storage, hooks and shelving.
Or just want some nice new features around the home? Cushions, throws, rugs, candles and more to choose from.
Enjoy lovely shopping with this great independent small interiors store. Find online at thelittlehouseshop.co.uk
home: found this [ industrial storage unit ]
This wall mounted metal rack is the perfect choice for a kitchen. With its industrial styling it not only looks great but is practical too.
With 2 baskets, large metal container and 5 hooks, there is plenty to play with.
Available from grahamandgreen.co.uk
[ £48 ]
home: featured [ Mon Pote ]
Based in Bristol, Mon Pote is a home and lifestyle store full of gorgeous Scandinavian influenced and designed pieces. With well known brands like Bloomingville, HK Living and House Doctor you will be sure to find something you love.
Their curated collection combines form and function, and we love the neutral colour pallete that runs through the products.
‘So what does it mean?… The colloquial term, Mon Pote, is French, and means ‘my buddy’, or ‘my friend.’ We feel the name of our store encapsulates one of the most important parts of our business: to provide positive support to our customers, for the most enjoyable and comfortable shopping experience. Our staff are always on hand to offer tailored helpful advice, so that every customer leaves our store happy!‘
Keep up to date with Mon Pote on Instagram or if you can, we recommend you visit the store.
home: featured [ YONDER. ]
Founded by sisters Sophia & Pheobe, YONDER. is an online emporium or beautiful handcrafted and ethically sourced homeware. Choose from gorgeous Morrocan vegan cushions, woven baskets, vintage berber rugs, and much more.
‘We are as passionate about handmade craftsmanship, and well designed products, as we are about all the great adventures to be had finding them. So we scour the globe, working directly with makers and artists to create our selection of beautiful homewares and day-to-day accessories‘
Head to yonderliving.com to explore the collection. Also keep up to date with their Instagram for the latest news and products.
home: found this [ the basket room ]
Explore The Basket Room for everything woven. The colours, the styles – there’s such a huge choice. Pick from storage options, ideas for displaying on the wall, gorgeous floor rugs, smaller practical homewares, pieces that would make lovely gifts, products to bring a pop of colour to a room – all with great prices and regular updates to the store.
Prices from £4.50
home: event [ weaving ]
There are two dates available at Heals, London for this great weaving a basket workshop hosted by Lise Bech.
WHEN: Wed 9 May + Thurs 10 May 2018 2pm til 5pm
The Heal’s Building
196 Tottenham Court Road
Working exclusively with Scottish willow, Lise Bech shares her skills showing you how to create your own versatile basket. The Southern Upland organically grown willow you will use, provides you with a unique palette of colours. Also learn about the propagation of the willow and it’s preparation for weaving. All materials provided.