All the best bargains…

I saw this recent news article on twitter. Well worth reading, it just shows that there is so much fun to hunting for unusual items instead of always buying new!

Forget Ikea – all the best bargains are antiques: They’ve fallen so out of fashion that they can be the CHEAPEST choice

  • Research shows the number of people under age 45 buying antiques has risen
  • Radhika Sanghani recounts filling her first home in London using antiques
  • She believes there’s never been a better time to find a serious bargain
  • She recalls turning a 1950s oak desk bought for £250 into a kitchen table 
  • Radhika advised on buying pre-loved items, haggling and attending auctions

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Mid Century Furniture in Vienna


On a visit to the European city of Vienna I was excited to see so many home furnishing stores selling fabulous pieces of Mid Century Modern furniture and accessories. These were premium quality items with high price tags, and although I didn’t make any purchases they did inspire me to search for similar pieces closer to home and more affordable.

If you do get the opportunity to visit Vienna then I recommend you browse the items at Lichterloh and Tony Subal. Both are just a few minutes walk from the stunning St Stephen’s Cathedral.