When in London Henen and her husband dragged us (willingly!) along to those delicious antiques shops and question kept nagging me: how come Stockholm don’t have places like these? With hand-picked designer goods, odd curiosities and hearty old furniture? Then by coincidence, I discovered vintage/antiques store Dusty Deco. Had to pay it a visit this […]
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Hello from London! Now both trendey-eds are gathered and yesterday we went for some antiques shopping. Here’s a brief report from trendey’s favourite: Crystal Palace Antiques. This South London haven has four floors of antiques for sale. Everything from Victorian and country chic to ultracool retro classics. I wanted all their original Eames chairs!! And […]
Displays of natural history objects like insects, bones, seashells or just anything quirky and peculiar, along with glass bell jars (big trend alert on these!), statues or anatomical drawings, can create really interesting focal points. I think this Victorian and gothic touch works especially well in otherwise quite modern schemes as it brings out the contrast between new and old. (mouse […]