SCANDI BOHO? IF I MAY...

Back in November last year I wrote a piece on this here blog that summed up my interiors style and introduced a new portmanteau word to your vocabulary: Indinavian.

To my excitement I have discovered that I am not the only one who appreciates the calming qualities of Scandinavian interiors combined with the decorative flourishes of Indian and Moroccan design.  INDIA MAY HOME is a new online store founded by a kindred spirit, Karen Birchenough.  

Described as Scandi Boho and borne out of a love of travel Karen has curated a stunning collection of hand-crafted pieces, each one unique and with its own story to tell.  India May Home's aesthetic - a muted, monochrome palette full of character and personality in the design - is exactly what I'm going to be attempting to achieve in my new home (more on that soon) and I've already got my eye on a few pieces...

 

Originally designed for drinking lassi, these brass cups make great vases or pen holders. Available in medium or large, from £22.

Photo courtesy of India May Home

Photo courtesy of India May Home

 

I literally gasped at the beauty of these black brass Ishwari trays! Hand-etched by skilled artisans in India they are quite stunning in their simplicity. Want. Now.

Ishwari Trays, available in small, medium or large from £50.

 

Photo courtesy of India May Home

Photo courtesy of India May Home

 

I do love a chevron! This Akriti rug is block printed by hand in Jaipur on to natural cotton and comes in three sizes.  Prices from £95.

Photo courtesy of India May Home

Photo courtesy of India May Home

 

Finally - and I did say I love a chevron! - is this beautiful Rajasthani inlay tray made from ethically sourced camel bone, wood and grey resin.  At £190 it's a definite investment piece but I think it will look gorgeous in the bedroom as a place to hold my perfume bottles.

Photo courtesy of India May Home

Photo courtesy of India May Home

 I am eager to follow them on their journey, who's coming with me?

Kx