Ideas and Trends

It goes without saying that we at Blue Ticking are passionate about a bit of vintage and it seems we aren't the only ones! Over the last decade the love of vintage inspired interiors has grown significantly and people seem to be falling back in love with the wonderfully old, a bit knackered and memory inducing pieces of furniture. Our home is full of the latter and we wouldn't have it any other way. Each piece tells a different story and they tend to be brilliantly made and ...

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  One of my goals in 2016 is to shout about and celebrate our goods more. Each month I have therefore set myself the challenge of highlighting what we call 'hero' products. It seemed fitting that my first 'hero' product ¬†should be the vintage school desk! They are one of our best sellers and a huge hit with both parents and children alike. They never fail to evoke special childhood memories and can bring any room to life. I absolutely love sourcing them and selling ...

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One of my tasks over the last couple of months has been to find the perfect bed for our eldest, Edith. Her cot bed which has served her well from the age of four months was beginning to look a little small! Plus Maggie, who turned two at the end of January only had a cot and so would soon need to go into a bigger bed. I thought finding a bed for Edith would be a relatively simple task, but alas it has proved anything but. Mainly because of the need to make a decision as to ...

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There were many reasons why we set up Blue Ticking, but one of them was to source and create wonderfully practical and beautiful looking storage. This has always been a priority in our home where inbuilt storage is virtually non existent and the piles of toys and clothes only seems to grow. It's also never more apparent after Christmas when suddenly whatever storage you have doesn't seem enough with the new influx. It's therefore on my mind a lot at the moment hence why I thought ...

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