OFFICIAL BLOG

VICTORIAN WONDERS FOR YOUR HOME

Modern restorations look so beautiful. From botanical gardens to Chinoiserie and curious cabinets, make your palace look very grand indeed.

We love historical styles.

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Georgian gorgeousness.

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From fabulous façades to stately interiors…

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Bohemian & beautiful.

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Make a Victorian display with…glass cabinets, bell jars, cake domes, sandwich towers, rare prints, vases, old apothecary jars or vintage mirrors.

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Perfect for collectors.

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Be a botanist!

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Desk terrarium!
Unlike Queen Victoria, we haven’t got a glass palace for a potting shed, but here’s another fab idea.
A terrarium is a Victorian miniature garden. Simply grab a vase, and grow your own desk-sized greenhouse.

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Happy restoring!

 

 

 

 

 

EASTER BASKETS (A PERFECT PRESSIE IDEA)

This Easter, we’re filling baskets with unique treasure for our friends and their homes. Think Christmas hamper – but more chocolatey!

We call this one ‘The Baker’s Basket’
They love… rustic textures, hand-written recipe cards, scrumptious Easter treats, cake mix in a jar, beautiful bakeware.
Give them… Easter themed cookie cutters, bowls, pie dishes, serving boards, hen’s eggs and flour, homemade hotcross buns (delicious!)

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‘The Domestic Goddess’ Gift Box’
On her Pinterest… fresh linen, spring colours, floral perfume, handwritten notes & indulgent eggs.
Give her… candles, notebooks and thoughtful home accessories. A vase and fresh flowers (we love tulips for spring).

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‘The Homely Hamper’
They dream of… berry picking, farmhouses, feathers, wild flowers, typewriter notes.
Give them… kitchenware to make jam with, a picnic blanket, cups and tea (or hot chocolate for an Easter twist).

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You could also try…
A crate for green-fingers (gardening tools, seeds & pots)
A bookish basket (for lovers of literature)
A chocolate box for kids (filled with eggs, toys and treasure)

Happy Easter, everyone!

 

 

 

WELCOME TO INDONESIA, ISLAND OF INSPIRATION

The HomeSense buyers have been Bali-bound, and they’ve brought back trunkfuls of Indonesian treasure. From wooden furniture to carved accessories and Eastern statues, transform your home into your very own little paradise.

Our island-inspired moodboard from Pinterest.

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Teak chic and wooden textures.

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A place to meditate (oooohm).

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Carvings, statues and beautiful temples.

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Perfect petals…

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Exotic flowers…

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We’re dreaming of Java (just in!)

 

 

 

 

 

5 DIFFERENT WAYS TO DO EASTER

It’s the perfect time to start inviting friends over for Easter, and we’ve got so many ideas to make your annual egg-giving get-together even more special. You see, our buyers travel all over the globe looking for homeware and unique finds. They’ve discovered some very cool new traditions along the way.

Have an Italian celebration.

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Or be Belgian…

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Swap the egg hunt for a luxury truffle tasting instead.

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Pick British spring as your theme.

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Or host a roast like the Greeks (it’s tradition).

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Look, a German egg tree!

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The whole world’s a treasure hunt.