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    Åry Trays

    by  • Thursday, May 29, 2014 • Look what I found • 2 Comments

    Whenever I spot a lovely birch wood tray with a colourful design I always turn it upside down to check if it has been made by Åry. They’re a Swedish manufacturer and have been handcrafting trays from renewably sourced birch wood since the 1950′s. You may have come across them too as they work with a lot of international brands and designers including the V&A, Ella Doran and Bluebell Gray…

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    Here are some of my favourites…

    Ary Trays, Swedish design, kitcheware, ella doran, V&A, Bluebell Gray

    The trays have no joins; and are made from single sheets of birch providing a high quality finish, perfect for outdoor dining and dishwasher safe too. I think we need one for the office tea round! Åry trays are available at various stores across the UK. Try Heals, Hus & Hem and Berry Red for starters or search online if you’re looking for a particular design. Prices start at £18.

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    Lights, camera, action!

    by  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Look what I found • 2 Comments

    It’s shining bright all over the high street. Turn your home into a glamorous movie set with this micro trend in Hollywood-style lighting…

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     1. Broadway lighting, from £89, Made.com; 2. Cody Camera floor lamp £150; 3. Mini Photography lamp, £18; 4. Star table lamp, £95, all BHS; 5. ‘Love’ letter lights, £140, The French Bedroom Company.

    With designs reminiscent of studio lighting to sparkling stars and letters with a Broadway vibe. A fun and dramatic way to light up your home.

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