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home: favourite thing [ clock ]

A perfect little piece of repro midcentury style for your home with this great retro table clock from Royal Design for just £24.

It would look great on a mantelpiece, bedside table or styled up with a few other midcentury pieces as part of a ‘shelfie’

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home: favourite thing [ clock ] 

The new SNOFSA table clock from Ikea is a perfect addition to a bedroom. Not only is it a great style, a nod to Art Deco with a slightly modernised silhouette, but also the clever designers have introduced a silent mechanism so no annoying ticking sound. 

In a brass coloured finish, it’s on trend, and just £12. 

home: found this [ sunburst clock ] 

home: found this [ sunburst clock ] 

So good it’s worth shouting about again. Hard to resist and a worthwhile investment, Marks and Spencer are on to a winner with their modern reproduction of the classic midcentury sunburst clock

At £69, the Sputnik cheaper than buying an original and would make a gorgeous statement piece for any room. Functional and great design. 

Made of teak and aluminium it’s the perfect modern take on the much loved retro clock. 

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home: made [ clocks ] 

It could be using any random item, incorporating treasured possessions or even using a simple base then getting creative with paint, fabrics or other materials – but with clock mechanisms so easy to get hold of, it’s easy to turn anything into an object which shows the time. 

Credit : Shelterness

Pick up great clock mechanisms from Amazon, HobbyCraft, and Ebay. Search for unusual items with flat centres to turn into suitable clock bases – plates, records, cork, baskets, or get something cut to size. Or ensure the mechanism is aesthetically pleasing on its own and use interesting items to create the clock face – photos, figures, colours, string, simple dots… vary materials, or match to current interiors, or use off cuts of wood, tile or metal from other projects. 

Research great ideas at ArchitectureArtDesigns.com  
Photo credits : Pinterest 

home: found this [ marble at BHS ] 

home: found this [ marble at BHS ] 

With marble still being strong this season in homeware, head to high street survivor  (but now just online) BHS and have a browse of their marble-look pieces.

Choose from clocks, jugs, plant pots, vases, canisters and more and fill your home with on trend pieces and great affordable prices. 

From £5