Antique Owl

Beady eyed bird looking for collectables and design stuff

Tag Archives: scandinavian

Rainbow Vintage Home: Curtain de-stash!

Hooray for Instagram, I’ve been an avid Instagrammer for a long time now and have managed to amass over 1400 pics and make some lovely friends along the way. It … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scandinavian Design by Taschen

I bought this beautiful book some time ago, and it’s one of those lovely things which I pull out every once in a while and dip into. Now, I have … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cool retro-ness: Jane Foster

A few months ago I fell head over heels for Devon-based designer Jane Foster. Yes, I know – this does happen a lot. But in my defense, Jane’s designs are … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Discovery: Vintage Heal’s posters

I’m a huge fan of Heals, the heritage, the amazing fabric, wallpaper prints and furniture, the design, the design, the design! So you can imagine how excited I was when … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

design twenty, Mid-century owling, Bedford

I recently spotted this gorgeous little shop in the newly redeveloped Castle Quay area of Bedford after a hearty mexican lunch. On my first visit I’d noticed an awesome mid-century … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Peterborough Antiques Fair

A really foggy morning yesterday didn’t make it exceptionally easy to get up and out of bed to get along to Peterborough Antiques fair, thankfully I was really excited to … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Republic of Fritz Hansen

Working in central London, there are always amazing bits and pieces around the corner, sometimes you just have to go out and find them. On my way out for Vietanmese … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nana Dobbie, Lostwithiel, Cornwall

I’m lucky enough to have parents who own a house in the most gorgeous part of the world, Cornwall. I lived there for three years when I was a student … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · 8 Comments

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