Sunday, 12 January 2014

I wish it were real!

Hello Lovelies,

I did something a little selfish, not totally selfish, but maybe a little selfish. I bought a Christmas present for Dennis that I was totally in love with myself, is that bad?

Now take a look at what it is and you'll see exactly why I love it, it's bright, jolly and full of charm. It makes me extremely happy every time I arrive home and see it in the hallway.

It's a lovely little storage box by the company RICE.


I was smitten the second I saw it and knew that Dennis would love it also.
I love that this box is serving a very dull and boring purpose. yet the box is so UNBORING (if that's even a word) and is overflowing with character. A BOX with CHARACTER!!! 
It's so happy and bright. I love the little details it has embroidered onto its sides.

A little cup in the kitchen window


A rather retro lamp,  I imagine hanging in the bedroom.


Cheery flower boxes and tied back curtains



Some tulips sitting in the window and a flappy awning to protect them from the sun


A storage box, probably full of fishing equipment, tennis rackets, and inflatable dingies ready for some fun and adventure for whoever occupies this caravan.


Outside, A deck chair that looks recently sat in.  I also see an ice cold lemonade with bright coloured straw waiting for the return of it's owner


And if they fancy a trip to the beach, remember not to forget the beach ball.


The one little detail that gets me though:


The Bunting!!! Surely a crafter lives in this caravan. I f I owned a caravan I'd have bunting EVERYWHERE possible.  I'd live in my caravan full of bunting, in a forest of lolly pop trees, with the sun shining over me as I sit in my chair sipping lemonade. I really wish this caravan were real, it's just too cute. 

For now I'll make do with it being a mini storage box and dream about the mini people that really live in it :-)
Happy Sunday!!!!

11 comments:

  1. Ha ha! it comes into the same bracket as booking a little holiday or birthday meal for your partner, then you get to enjoy it too! I made camper van curtains in lieu of the real thing, dreaming, perhaps possible one day?! Fiona

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  2. Hi Matt! I have been away for a while but it is good to be back. This little box is so full of colour inspiration and, as you say, bright and jolly and full of charm. I have a sneaking suspicion that you may be tempted to create something similar yourself?

    B x

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  3. I love it!!! You will have to make the little people to go inside it>

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  4. What a fun bin! Much better than a big cube of plastic! I'm so glad I have my own caravan, it's so fun!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  5. Hermosa caja!! llena de colorido para una personita muy querida y alegre!!
    besos

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  6. Love the caravan. I had an old real one that I fixed up on the inside with quilts for the twin beds, striped curtains with tie backs, and cute knick knacks all around. It was old and beat up a bit on the outside, but so cute inside, people were always asking to have a look. Your little caravan reminds me of mine. Thank you. And you are not bad for buying Dennis something you liked! I'll bet he liked it too! xxoo. JO

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  7. Wow! Love this, it is so bright and cheery, will now have to go and look up RICE!

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  8. What a cute box - I would love to have a little caravan like that and prettify (another REAL word!!) it with gingham curtains and patchwork quilts. xxx

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  9. That is absolutely gorgeous. Almost too lovely to use.

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