NEW BOOK: Rediscovered Treasures

January 4, 2011

Eee by gum, our first ‘Book of the Week’ for 2011 is a real stunner. Packed full of beautiful photographs and printed on expensive-looking thick paper, it’s written by two Norwegian stylists: Ellen Dyrop and Hanna Kristinsdottir, and out on February 7th. Rediscovered Treasures: A New Life for Old Objects is an absolute treat from beginning to end. And it goes a little something like this…

This beautiful book shows you how to transform old curios into shabby-chic homewares for every room of the house…so start collecting cutlery, biscuit tins and the like, and stock up on super-glue:

I like the idea of using stencils to update old tableware – ‘CARPE DIEM’ in an Emma-Bridgewater-esque font scrawled across a vintage metal teapot filled with fresh flowers– what could be more pleasing?

It’s got a step-by-step ‘how to’ section at the back, with stencils to trace and a useful list of shops you might need, too. It’s out on February 7th, but you can pre-order it on Amazon now for under a tenner. – Ellie

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2 Responses to “NEW BOOK: Rediscovered Treasures”

  1. Marianne Says:

    Thanks for the tip. I thought that this book was only available in Danish (or was it Swedish) and German. This version is also much cheaper. I have to get me a copy.

  2. annawithlove Says:

    glad I found this blog, its very lovely! x
    http://www.annawithlove.com


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