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How to shop for vintage


How To Shop Vintage

It goes without saying that the Home Barn team love anything vintage – vintage furniture, vintage accessories, reclaimed pieces, you name it. For us, vintage is a sure fire way to inject storytelling character and originality to the home. The best bit? Vintage doesn’t have to be expensive. There are two types of vintage shopping: when you’re hunting for a specific piece or vintage furniture from a certain era or simply stumbling on a piece you never knew you wanted. True vintage pieces should be at least 30 to 40 years old and anything more than a 100 years old is considered to be antique. We do a lot of vintage hunting to fill the barn so have put together some pointers of how to find those vintage treasures.

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dinner table ware | crockery with grey crackle glaze

Top tips for Easter Entertaining

Easter Entertaining Tips

The long Easter weekend is here and by some miracle, the weather looks set to be a scorcher! Easter marks the perfect time to refresh your home space. The long weekend makes for a great excuse to entertain. It’s the time to make your dining table the showstopper. Whether it’s a lunch or a dinner, we’ve come up with some hints and tips on how to make your dining table look the part. Continue reading…

How to style your coffee table

Coffee table ideas for larger rooms

Aside from the sofa, the coffee table is probably our favourite piece of furniture for the living room. It’s the ultimate finishing touch and can be used in so many different ways. When it comes to styling a coffee table, the table can be placed either centrally amongst seating or up against a wall. The most important thing to consider, is what you’re going to put on it! From your most treasured coffee table books, to candles and of course, cups of tea and coffee!  Continue reading…

homebarn vintage interiors

Our favourite places to shop for vintage and antique furniture

If you’re on the look-out for all things vintage we always recommend getting out and making a day of it – there’s nothing like seeing vintage and antique furniture in the flesh and getting a real feel for each piece.


We always get asked for our top recommendations for places to shop vintage so we’ve pulled together our top six favourites. They’re all absolute gems, packed full of personality and well worth the visit to shop for vintage furniture and accessories. They also all have beautiful Instagram accounts to swoon over so make sure you give them a follow and share the love!

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Home Barn’s 2019 vintage interior trends

Hot off the heels from our trip to Maison&Objet Paris, one of the world’s biggest interior design fairs, we’re full of fresh ideas after spotting some exciting trends. There were some definite themes to the things that caught both of our attention, and they will be popping up in some of the vintage furniture and accessories we’ll be stocking at Home Barn this year.

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