Waste, there’s way too much of it. On that we can probably all agree. In however small a way #oldfindsnewstories aims to address that, and make our contribution to combating climate change, in three areas:
- reclaimed garden decor
- preloved items — curated
- creative, bespoke workshops
At Dover-based #oldfindsnewstories we carefully source items from local sellers, as far as possible. When we travel further afield, that’s only when the scale and quality of the finds makes sense.
We take old finds and give them new stories.
From vintage terracotta pots to reclaimed chimney pots, we put together thoughtful combinations of potted flowering bulbs and plants too. Wooden and metal crates to contain groups of terracotta pots? They’re also reclaimed, preloved, secondhand.
Community sale, Dover, Kent
Saturday 10 February in Dover, Kent. On sale: reclaimed terracotta pots, plants for house and garden; also a curated selection of paintings and books. We look forward to seeing you there!More Info
Curated plants & rustic containers
*Sold* We hope the plants help our client, a busy accountancy practice in North Kent, stay chipper, relaxed and productive amid the tax and VAT deadlines. And breathe.Find out more
Feet & paws up: rest is our friend
*Sold* We’re delighted to have sourced a vintage footstool for our upholstery client in West Sussex. We know it will be transformed with creative flair… helping recharge the batteries of its new owner in the process. Lovely!More Info
Moving house or down-sizing?
Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Deal: moving house, down-sizing, or maybe just having a clear-out to make space? If you have unwanted books, garden decor, plant pots or houseplants then we might just be able to help. One more thing sorted.Contact us
Short lets, AirBnB
Holiday let or AirBnB in Dover, Deal, St Margaret’s, Sandwich, Folkestone, Sandgate, Hythe, or nearby? If it’s a cosy, welcoming ambience you want to create in the house or garden, chances are we can help you raise your lettings game. Hygge, it’s a thing, that’s for certain 🙂Let's chat
Other garden decor and houseplant pots get our attention, for sale in person at events and online.
Every quarter or so #oldfindsnewstories selects a new charity to support. Most recently that was Kent Wildlife Trust.
Getting outside often makes any of us feel better. But items for the home certainly have their place in our offering at #oldfindsnewstories, from framed prints to decorative objects via secondhand books.
As for bespoke workshops, those will focus on reclamation and sustainability for local businesses, bringing people together to learn and make new contacts. Watch this space… #oldfindsnewstories
A few blogs that may be of interest:
(Image credits: Abbie Tanner on Unsplash; KAVOWO, ptrabattoni, hudsoncrafted, stokpic; all on Pixabay)