Never mind the January sales, I always find they encourage me to shop and then I end up browsing and usually buying from the full price, new ranges anyway. That’s kind of what has happened here. I started casually looking for a new floor lamp for my lounge online, and before you know it I’ve created a wish list of home accessories to make the start of this pretty dull and gloomy month a little more sparkly.
Going back to the lamp, it’s something I’ve fancied for a while as the spotlight I currently have just isn’t quite right. It’s too bright when you’re right next to it and much too dark everywhere else. Not exactly relaxing and atmospheric! I’ve had my eye on these lampshades from Welsh brand Peris and Corr for a while and am thinking I might just have to get one.
I first saw their designs when we stopped off for a coffee on the way to Abersoch a few years ago, and struck gold when we parked up in a park which housed this lovely little shop called Adra Home.
My friend Rachel who blogs at The Ordinary Lovely also has one in her stunning home, and if you follow her you may just have seen it in her pictures.
Anyway, that was the start of my browsing, and these things are some of the accessories I window-shopped for along the way.
Top image, clockwise from top left
Ceramic dish, Habitat
Terrarium, Oliver Bonas. did you see them on Kirsty’s Homemade Christmas too? – not sure I would ever make one but I love the glass container.
Drawer handle, Oliver Bonas.
Utensil jar, Wayfair.
This papercut is absolutely gorgeous don’t you think? It’s made by another blogging friend of mine, Caro, who lovingly made a similar one for me at a very sad time in my life last year. Even so, every time I see it in my home I smile.