The Sourcerist

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Edwardian House Living Room

I raided the Sourcerist archive this past weekend looking for before and afters of Edwardian House (aka House Number 1).  The good news is I have found the ‘afters’, the bad news is the ‘befores’ are on the old laptop with the dead battery.  I will resurrect them and add them to this post at a later date, but for now I will present Edwardian House living room in all its glory complete with where to find the goods.


Curtains – Ikea (the only shop that sells pre-made curtains long enough for a bay window, I hate a ‘high water’ look)

Bronze curtain poles and weird angle joints for a 5 sided bay window – Dunelm Mill

Sofa – Levenshulme Antique Village I actually left it there when I first saw it, two streets away and I turned the car around to buy it before someone else did.

French cast iron plant pot (in window) – Willowpool Garden Centre (RIP you had great stuff)

Royal Doulton Chandelier – Homebase (Royal Doulton makes Chandeliers – who knew?)

Print (top left) – Hot Bed Press Open Studio Event

Print of the blog dog (bottom left) – made during a photo etching class at Hot Bed Press

Frames – Arison Picture Framing & Art Gallery, Chorlton

Wall Colour – Wickes, Calico – it’s the ultimate warm latte colour without looking murky or yellow, slightly purple in the right light

Leather Sofa – Arighi Bianchi

Small pillow – John Lewis

Goat skin throw – Willowpool Garden Centre (the rug guy)

Inlaid Coffee table – HomeSense (aka TK Maxx), for similar see Graham and Greene

Mirror – Homesense

Green Murano vase – schlepped back from Den Bosch, Holland

Carved Indonesian Cow Skull – schlepped back from Rosmalen, Holland

Blue Butterfly – Paxton Gate, Portland, Oregon (a great shop!)

all other mantle items – Ebay

Fireplace – came with the house, for similar visit Victorian Fires

Black retro phone – Pottery Barn

Red leather chair – (RIP Little Book of Furniture)

Cow hide rug & floor lamp – (RIP Ilva)

Cast iron radiator – Coventry Demolition Company


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This entry was posted on March 19, 2014 by in Edwardian House, Sourcing and tagged , .
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