Putting my vintage finds in one place, with the tales of how they
were found has definitely been coming for a while. If your heart lifts
when you see an antiques shop or a badly painted ‘bric-a-brac sale’ sign
has you turn the car around, you will hopefully enjoy what’s to follow.
My interest for all things old and pre-loved came primarily from my
family and my upbringing. My dad has been an antiques dealer since I was
tiny. He would cross the channel at least twice a month when I was
little in search of French furniture. I have vivid memories of him
returning with his lorry loaded to the roof with armoires, café chairs,
ornate mirrors… you name it.
So from there, my interest and appreciation for painted furniture was
sparked. I am very much a home bird and my living space is really
important to me so I’ll be sharing how I integrate new items in my space
too. My style is a mixture of rustic country and nautical with a dose
of retro thrown in for good measure. Fundamentally I’m a sucker for good