{simple home} an apothecary jar

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Friday, 29 May 2015



Sometimes it's the smallest thing that makes the biggest impact. I've been on the search for a vintage apothecary jar for my mantel for quite some time but have never really found one I loved. I didn't want one that was clear and you can find loads of them at antique fairs, but I thought the white walls wouldn't really work well with one of them. I can see those looking great with a grey or black background though - that would be stunning. No, I wanted a brown one. So I've settled for a new one which I've found at the beautiful Covet store in Ilkley. A shop that is stuffed to the rafters with goodies and totally worth the trip if you are in the vicinity. To me that jar brings everything together - colour, warmth, simple and rustic. Teamed with these vibrant scented pink peonies they are making my living room smell incredible.

Other details from left - right (in case you are interested):

Vintage earthenware pot from local junk shop £1
Enamel candleholder from Labour and Wait 
Beeswax stubby candles from Workshop Living 
Vintage plate from Lloyd Loves
Succulent pot from AR ceramics
Yellow Lotus bowl from Lagom
Terrarium from Orchard Lane
Hare print from Cox and Cox (but it seems to have gone from their website)
Vintage Observer books bought at vintage fair
Thyme candle from Baileys Home

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