I wanted this Found on Facebook to have a personal touch this week after telling Jenny about the wood-turning and pyrography business that my parents ran when I was growing up in the wilds of the Outer Hebrides. A hunt on Facebook brought up lots of high quality examples of pyrography but Apolonia Pyrography particularly[.....]
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Design fuers Heim or ‘Design for Home’ is a small but mighty design studio run by Maike Timmermann in Munich.
Maike describes the products as ‘a blend of quality, originality and durability’. Inspiration comes from ‘numerous borrowings from abroad and the nostalgic past’.
Maike’s training in architecture is evident in the simple lines,[.....]
I do quite like dual-purpose objects. You know, a pen with a clock on it, a cap with a solar panel fan on it, a fire-alarm with a snooze button on it. And so on and so on.
But I’d say this is the best of the lot. Stewart and Patricia Would from ‘Tree[.....]
Often the most beautiful things are the simplest. The pencil box (top right) is made by hand from white oak. There is no varnish and no coating. Metal components have been kept to a minimum, with a just a few small nails holding the pieces together. The wood will mark[.....]
Using the art of pyrography Si Easton creates richly decorative keepsakes and practical items for the home. All of the above are priced under £15 and would make unusual stocking fillers and Christmas gifts. Find trinket boxes, desk tidies, hairbrushes, chopping boards, picture frames and more on his newly launched online shop.
Go to www.woodtattoos.co.uk.
Some last minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas:
1. CozyBody Goat’s Milk & Honey Body Cream by Cozy Moments
2. I Love You Paper Wreath by Haru
3. Oh for a Love Letter by Little Whims
4. Agnes Necklace by Pouss Jewellery
5. Wrapped Briolette Earrings from Tilly Jane
6. Wooden Heart Shaped Personalised Love Tokens by Wood Tattoos
7. Gold Heart Necklace[.....]
We bought some beautiful black and white bed linen recently and since then everywhere I look I see black and white in clothes, accessories and homewares. I’ve picked out a few indie examples to share.
Top Left – Black Ribbon Tie Bolero by Enamore at Vintage Style
Top Right – Reminisce Necklace by Evod
Middle Left –[.....]
One of the added bonuses of writing for Indie Quarter is that I find lots of unusual gift ideas. I’ve recently added Wood Tattoos to my gift list. Designer Si Easton creates beautiful, hand-decorated wooden gifts from keyrings to furniture and everything in between. Using traditional and pyrography techniques he customises bowls,[.....]