I’m all for indie shopping, as you’ll know if you read my other blog, but sometimes when it comes to homewares it’s hard to know where to start looking. How are you supposed to discover all these gorgeous little design gems, if their creators don’t have big advertising budgets?
That’s why I like sites like Not on the High Street, where you can access a whole bunch of designer makers and retailers (in this case, around 3,000) all under one roof, like the online equivalent of a craft market.
Here are a few of my favourite buys from the new spring catalogue. First up, a tea towel that’s fresh and funny and just perfect for a laid back domestic goddess:
You know I love industrial style, and these frames are such a stunning example – I love how they’re strong yet delicate looking:
A cake that looks like a biscuit. Genius. How could you not like it?
I’m a big fan of these mini milk bottle style bud vases, and the great thing about this buy is that it comes complete with flowers:
Finally, another mug to add to my wish list, with an upbeat message that would make me smile with my morning coffee:
Where do you go to explore new independent designer makers? I’d love to hear your ideas.