home: found this [ ANNANSTANS – IKEA ]

home: found this [ ANNANSTANS – IKEA ]

IKEA are constantly bringing us new collections and challenging design within homeware to keep us coming back.

Their latest is ANNANSTANS, a handcrafted collection of cushions, ornaments and ceramics.

ANNANSTANS has a modern, urban expression, but not because of a machine. The pieces are crafted by hand, so each one is unique

‘In ANNANSTANS, meaning “elsewhere” in Swedish, the contemporary concepts of designer Martin Bergström find new expressions through social entrepreneur artisans in India, Romania and Thailand

Get inspired by the colours, pattern & textures through this range.

[ Cushions from £10 ]

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home: trend [ modern artifacts ]

home: trend [ modern artifacts ]

This season we are seeing a lot of ornaments and accessories adorning shelves and tables in magazines and online.

With influences from Africa, Middle East and vintage pieces the sculptures and busts we are seeing have a strong artifact feel about them, like you picked it up on your travels and are years old.

Heads and busts are everywhere with tribal influences and animals feature heavily too. Mix these ornaments with artwork, plants and vases, to create a curated display.

Guide:

Top row – horse vase from hm.com [ £24.99 ], hand tray from maisondumonde.com [ £7.19 ], ceramic elephantfrom habitat.co.uk [ £35 ]

Middle row – carved sculpture from abigailahern.com [ £116 ], African mask from laredoute.co.uk [ £60 ], tribal head from rockettstgeorge.co.uk [ £45 ]

Bottom row – Buddha statue from audenza.com [ £10.50 ], cut out sculptures from westelm.co.uk [ £9.95 ], vintage vase from made.com [ £29 ]

home: nice price [ display dome ]

home: nice price [ display dome ]

Keep your favourite ornaments protected with this classic shaped display dome. Popularity has grown again for these, displaying everything from animal ornaments to dried flowers.

This example from ikea.com comes in two sizes [ 20cm & 27cm in height ] and are are only £5.50 and £10. Made of glass with a solid Arcadia wood base.

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