Tag: unique

All About: Vintage Charpoys

  Vintage charpoys… at grey, wet times like this, we long for those lazy sun-drenched Northumbrian summer days…and thinking that surely Spring must be just around the corner, we thought we’d take a moment to celebrate the arrival of our latest sunshine products: our new collection of vintage Rajasthani charpoys are here!  Charpoys or Indian […]

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Loving- Charpoys

We recently posted a beautiful picture of vintage charpoys in the Indian sunshine on our Instagram page and received, amongst all our lovely comments, one which read  ‘wow- no idea what it is- but it’s beautiful!’.  Which got us all thinking that charpoys were undoubtedly one of our products that deserved further discussion! Charpoys are […]

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10 Mins With: Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush, Co- Founders of Lālla London

Stories. Rug making has always been about stories- of culture, tradition, families and an ancient craft. Emma Sadler and Georgie Rush,  two friends with years of experience working with rugs  established Lālla London, the go-to rug emporium for the very finest hand crafted rugs in 2017. Their love of rugs and their passion for quality, […]

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Celebrating The Start Of Summer

        Today officially marks the start of Summer: a great time to refresh and add some colour to your home. So if you’re searching for seasonal accessories to brighten your outdoor or indoor space then hunt no more: our collection of hand block printed homewares will have you dreaming of long lazy, […]

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Cosy Autumns and Kantha Throws

So it’s farewell to the Summer and time to cosy on down and embrace the Autumn! And as textiles are such a quick and easy way to add comfort to any room, we’re delighted with our latest collection of little vintage kantha quilts (queen size kanthas arriving very soon too..we’ll keep you posted!). Kantha quilts […]

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ibbi Loves: Mother’s Day. Read About Our Favourite 5 (And There’s 20% Off At ibbi Until March 6 2016 Too)

We’re not the biggest gift-givers at ibbi but we do love a Mother’s Day treat! So just in case you’re struggling to find a small something to help you celebrate on March 6th, here’s a few suggestions. We’ve chosen some of our favourite products with interesting stories, all made by artisans in marginalised communities, who […]

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The New Frilly: Don’t Dilly Dally!

Our new handcrafted, hand painted ‘Frilly’ jugs have just arrived from our favourite pottery in South Africa and they’re selling fast. We thought they’d make good pressies this Christmas and you seem to think so too!  They’re perfect for your milk or winter warming custard. Or why not use as a vase:  they look so […]

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New Arrivals From Africa

At ibbi we love our products: they’re not only beautiful but they all have stories to tell. And our new collections of Kiondo baskets from the weaving groups in Kasigau, Kenya are no exception. By buying these products which have been created by small-scale craftspeople, you’re helping to uplift communities, create employment and support sustainability. […]

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So When it Comes To Patterns…

We had such fun at our photo shoot last week (the spectacular autumnal sunshine couldn’t have arrived at a better time!) after our gorgeous, timeless four poster beds and our new vintage kantha collections arrived at ibbi HQ.  And as the block printed quilts, kantha throws and softest kantha bolsters and cushions were casually piled […]

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