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Amongst the endlessly mundane interiors stores of South West London churning out the same gift-store-style homewares there is one store that uniquely charms me. It is rarely not on the money and there is always something surprising and eye catching. The items range from the purse pinching to the extravagant. This weeks entry is a passing nod to emporium of faultlessness – The Paint House on Northcote Rd, Battersea.
The buyer at this store has such a good eye when sourcing stock, I have bought so many items from them over the last 18 months, many of which are designed by French company Atelier D’ambiances Chehoma. Here is a brief photographic reconnaissance of the style inspiration I took on my last visit there a fornight ago.
This Starburst miniature mirror on stand is a brilliant concession to a trend I am not daring enough to embrace on large scale and I love this sea anemone coral vase.
I just couldn't leave the store without buying this kitsch Chrysler building model cast and the Pineapple and paperweight on the right are both gorgeous.
I bought some Lobster salt and peppers here last year, this artichoke version is gorgeous. The porcelain mice cheese plate - beyond divine.
This light is a bit too high-end-opulent for our flat, but it is beautiful all the same. Who doesn't need an ostrich feather duster in their lives!
The Paint House, Exterior.