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Call me bonkers, but when it get’s to mid July, I start to think about how my home will feel in deep Winter. Sheepskins, throws, thick curtains and rugs are on my mind. Purely because it takes me ages to decide on what to buy and where to find them. Especially if I am sourcing things that are hand made or vintage.
As I am getting older, I am looking to furnish my home with things that have soul. A history behind them. Yes it would be all too easy to step into a well know high street shop, grab a rug from the shelves and come home, but that instant fix is not what I am after. I know I’ll feel no connection with it, and probably get bored of it in a couple of years.
I am after the chase. The hunt for just the right item. Something that has been used and pre-loved. Something that has been made by hand by someone who has loved doing it. Something to cherish for many years to come.
And so…. I am on the look out during the hottest July in years, for the perfect rug. Persian, a kilim. Something that will feel worn and warm under foot in deep January.
Wish me luck!