home: nice price [ rug ]
The John Lewis Anyday range is crammed with homewares, soft furnishings, furniture and more with very very nice prices. It’s an affordable but quality collection aimed at offering the John Lewis standard but with a more accessible price tag.
Our pick of great pieces with great prices are their rugs. Huge dimensions to cover a large floor area but at very good prices.
We love this Jaipur rug in mustard – on trend colour, beautiful design and great to lift an interior for the new autumn season.
£225 for 230 x 160cm
home: follow friday [ Venner ]
Launched in 2017 Venner is based in Leyton, London and is an independent homeware store.
Shop gorgeous ceramics, art, tableware & gifts. Everything is beautifully curated with lots to choose from.
With a big focus on responsibly sourced items a lot are made by independent suppliers.
‘Our suppliers are the loveliest people and a pleasure to work with, they care about sustainability as much as we do. We’re proud to be part of the growing trend for conscious consumerism, helping to increase the demand for products made with respect for the environment and good working conditions with fair pay for the people involved in making them‘
Go check them out and give Venner a follow.
home: made [ concrete moulds ]
If you are interested in getting creative with concrete and making your own concrete homewares – there’s lots of mould kits across the high street and online to help produce all different shapes and styles.
Amazon is full of various mould sets with prices as low as £8.99 upwards.
Etsy is also bursting with sets with all sorts of shape designs to use.
And of course, the huge market place eBay, is also packed with sets to use. We love the circular low dish design we found.
Then head to MyFabrics or other online craft providers for small batches of concrete mix to start using your moulds and creating your pieces.
Your own pieces would make great gifts for others and also lovely to have personally designed pieces around your home. Homewares can be left the natural concrete colour or painted or sprayed once dry.
home: follow friday [ Haygen ]
London based Haygen is a gorgeous little store full of homeware, fashion and gifts.
Owner Jenny has created a welcoming store with lots of Scandinavian influences, with well known brands like HK Living, NKUKU & House Doctor.
‘We aim to not only add value with our products but with the experience you have while shopping with us. Nothing is too big an ask, we gift wrap, we deliver, we source products, we run events, we create stunning displays, everything we do is with the intention of bringing joy to our customer’
If you are in Islington be sure to go and visit.
home: featured [ Flamingo Candles ]
Find an array of gorgeous candles at Flamingo Candles including incredible marbled designs, 3D typography styles with a choice of slogans and the very super Peanuts collaboration.
Such a great choice and so many great gift ideas – or just treat yourself!
The Flamingo Candles story began in 2013 out of a love for the unique, attention-seeking pink bird. The launch collection included twelve brightly-coloured, super kitsch jar candles each displaying the dapper Florrie the Flamingo. Since the first collection, the range has evolved and grown to include unique, directional and personalised designs all with added sass. Every candle is designed and hand-poured by our team based in South Wales, using natural soy wax, cotton wicks and the most scrumptious fragrances.
home: featured [ Anthropologie ]
Bringing colour and joy to our homes, along side the warmer weather arriving – we love Anthropologie for constantly making our homes happy, stylish and bohemian with their array of patterned, texture and colourful homewares.
Great styling pieces for indoor and outdoor living, plus plenty of practical products – all designed perfectly for function and style.
And their regular sales are not to be missed.
home: featured [Mini Moderns ]
A firm favourite of ours, Mini Moderns is the go to store for Mid-Century design and pattern.
With their huge range of in-house designed wallpapers, soft furnishings and accessories Keith & Mark from Mini Moderns have created a stunning range. A collection that takes you back in time, but with a modern twist.
What we love about Mini Moderns is the story behind every pattern. Keith & Mark show passion through their designs and want to share their memories with us.
‘MADE IN THE UK BY NICE PEOPLE. At Mini Moderns we like to produce in the UK whenever possible. All our wallpapers, fabrics, cushions, tea towels and bags are made in the UK by people with whom we’ve developed long-standing relationships. Producing in the UK also helps to keep our carbon footprint down, by minimising the number of journeys a product makes before it gets to you’
With the success of the brand being sold through other outlets and homeware stores the boys have now got their first book published. Mid-Century Modern Living takes us in a journey through pattern and design and shows us how to bring the timeless Mid-Century style into our own homes.
A great brand with a great ethos, be sure to follow on Instagram and check them out at minimoderns.com
home: made [ DIY Valentines ]
With a couple of days to go until Valentine’s day, why not add some extra love in your home with a personalised gift.
Make and craft some fun Valentine’s inspired gifts & decorations for your loved ones. It’s also great for getting the kids involved.
Check out goodhousekeeping.com with loads of easy tutorials.
home: featured [ FoundLand ]
Our favourite new find is FoundLand store. Quirky, original and full to the rafters of gifts and homeware that you would be hard pushed to easily find elsewhere.
Think of us as your upmarket general store, with an international goods aisle and a smutty top-shelf thrown in for good measure.
We’re Sarah and Arthur, and we run the emporium from London town. Having earned our crusts in retail, running the Monocle webshop and sourcing for some of the major gallery shops in London, we have the inside knowledge on where to find the best gifts across the globe. The hard-to-find, the new releases, the limited editions, the stuff which no-one else has. We pride ourselves on selling exclusive products, and we stock only goodies which we have and we want in our own lives. From traditional Japanese brooms to brassy Italian stationery to wooden spoons hand-carved in an English forest, we’ve found it and now you can find it here too.
home: featured [ A D & I ]
Not done all your Christmas shopping? Run out of ideas? Head to A D & I for beautiful, on trend and incredibly well priced homewares and other gifts.
Their small well curated range is full of decor for your home. Choose from table pieces, soft furnishings, candles and much much more.