Slide Hello, thank you so much for your continued support during these challenging times. The online shop is currently open, but due to the global pandemic, orders may take longer than normal to reach you. It’s an ever evolving situation but rest assured we are following government guidelines and doing all we can to keep our customers safe. When at our studio John and I have no contact with others and all deliveries will be left outside to further minimise contact. We are assessing the situation constantly and will endeavor to update our customers if and when things change. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us.
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Like many of you I will be spending many an hour at home over the coming weeks so I thought now was a good time to share some of my favourtie vintage pieces of furniture that we own. It will come as no surprise that our house is full of vintage furniture. In every room we have something I would call old or pre loved. They are featured alongside more modern pieces of furniture or decor and each one means a great deal to us and has a story to tell. So here are a few of my ...

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For those of you who have followed us for some time you will know that we are all about furniture with a story to tell. Most of our goods are vintage and have had a colourful life already! We absolutely love this and celebrate it wherever and whenever we can. We enjoy imagining how many people have sat at one of our desks or interacted with a piece of our furniture. Obviously we are a little biased when it comes to vintage, but we thought it might be helpful to pin point why ...

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Over the last year we have seen our business evolve and our offering change slightly to reflect what our lovely customers want and also our desire to stand out from the crowd. One of the major things we have noticed has been an increased up take of customisation with our desks and chairs. Lots of you love a pop of colour so we can now paint chair or desk legs and desk hinges in a range of Farrow and Ball colours. Painting desk hinges for example, is a great way of introducing ...

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Vintage school desks are without doubt our favourites here at Blue Ticking. They are the crux of our business and what you also, along with storage solutions get most excited about. We sell a range of desks to suit every space, age and activity but there is one brand of desk that is a bit of a stand out for us. We love everything Esavian (ESA)! If it has the ESA stamp on it then we will buy it! For those of you who don't know ESA stands for Educational Supply Association ...

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