Archive for April, 2011

Theo Paphitis Tweets Bubbledrum

Posted by | Filed under Press | Apr 26, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments

  Theo Paphitis tweeted Bubbledrum as one of his favourite UK small businesses on Sunday 24th April 2011. Theo Paphitis is a highly respected UK entrepreneur and is particularly well known for the business revivals of La Senza and Rymans. He is also famous for being a dragon on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den. Theo has recently launched a new lingerie ...Read more.

Vintage Is In The Garden

Posted by | Filed under Garden, Press | Apr 14, 2011 | Tags: , , | No Comments

With the summer upon us, sit back and relax in a vintage striped deckchair, rekindle those childhood memories and take a sip of carefree past. Bubbledrum offer an ever changing collection of vintage and contemporary outdoor accessories including galvanised pots, planters, watering cans, fruit crates, hooks and buckets. Add some vintage flair to your garden ...Read more.

Vintage Printers Type Case Tray Drawer

Posted by | Filed under Vignettes | Apr 14, 2011 | Tags: , | No Comments

Type case-tray-drawer, one of the terms used by letter press printers in the old days to an item with which they worked. Printers would store each type face in its own type case. The case is divided into small compartments into which the letters were placed-capitals in the top cases, small letters in the bottom cases ...Read more.

You’ve heard of recycling, but how about upcycling, downcycling or just reusing?

Posted by | Filed under Vignettes | Apr 11, 2011 | Tags: , | No Comments

You’ve heard of recycling, but how about upcycling, downcycling or just reusing?  …… and what’s the difference? Well, as a starting point, ‘Recycling’ is making use of waste materials to create a similar product or material. Other outcomes of recycling are upcycling and downcycling. ‘Upcycling’ is the process of reusing unwanted items by converting them ...Read more.

New Arrival. Old Woolworths Shopping Baskets.

Posted by | Filed under Accessories, Storage | Apr 5, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

We have some lovely blue and red shopping baskets from Woolies. For those who are nostalgic for the British high street institution, here’s a great idea to keep it alive in your own home. The baskets can be used in the kitchen, as stylish bedroom/office storage or even as newspaper holders. Woolworths opened its first store in Liverpool in 1909 and shut ...Read more.

Jielde Lamps

Posted by | Filed under Vignettes | Apr 3, 2011 | Tags: , , | No Comments

Jielde lamps were designed by the French engineer Jean-Louis Domecq in the 1950’s. He wanted to produce a more flexible light on his desk and one which was simple and hard wearing. They are made in Lyon and can also be floor standing. They have a real vintage industrial feel. They are practical, look good, ...Read more.

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