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10 Texty Buys

10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk

Years and years and years ago I had an Anthony Burrill ‘Work Hard and Be Nice to People’ print in our London flat. I can’t flipping find the print now – it’s been missing since the move. Anyway, at the time the whole slogan print thing wasn’t particularly fashionable and every time we had visitors round we’d spend a good part of the time discussing the words, the print, the notion of having a ‘statement’ on your wall.

Those days are long gone. It seems to me that words and phrases are now an everyday feature of a modern home, so to keep things stylish I think the key is to not go mad on it, the trick is less is more here I reckon, sometimes like words themselves (although no-one would ever accuse me of that). I keep my slogans fairly low-key with little postcards and on my notebooks (see how you can do it by clicking this link).

Anyway here’s my pick of 10 texty buys available right now…

10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Be Brave Banner Secret Holiday & Co from The Calm Gallery
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Alphabet Pillows from Nubie
10 Texty Buys ellasplace.co.uk
She Believed She Could Print from Not On the High Street
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Ben De Lisi My Side/Your Side Cushion from Debenhams
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Gin Notepad from Of Life and Lemons
10 Texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Liberty And Wire Name Sign from Not On The High Street
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Slogan Votive Candle from Primark
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Love Art Print from Etsy
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Love Mugs Set from Oak Room Shop
10 texty buys ellasplace.co.uk
Slogan Hi-ball (set of four) from George at ASDA

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10 top folky buys

From Marks & Spencer
From Marks & Spencer

You may have noticed that I’m a bit of an old hippy at heart and as an illustrator I can’t help but be drawn to a folky design. I love its simple, yet rather splendid style plus the sense of symmetry and its decorative hand-crafted look. I also like they way that even if you just use small touches, folky styles can give the most austere and coolest of spaces a relaxed edge and an element of informality and, because this style is steeped in history, it can give your spaces a sense of heritage.

It would appear that I am not alone. There are so many gorgeous folk-inspired designs on the market for you to buy to give your spaces that relaxed vibe. Take a look at my top ten (in no particular order) below…

Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From Made.com
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From Rigby & Mac
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From Hinstons Home
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From Marks & Spencer
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From the French Bedroom Companydotcom
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From Dotcomgiftshop
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From BHS
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From Rigby & Mac
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From Linnea
Folky buys ellasplace.co.uk
From the Oak Room