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Get the Look Decor: English Countryside

Jan 30, 2011

by Christine Domanic handmade and vintage goods

ChristineThis weekend’s Get the Look Decor is inspired by the rural Staffordshire, England home of Constança and her husband Tiago. Since moving into their countryside home from Lisbon, Portugal this past year, the couple have been taking their time decorating their new home with a mix of secondhand furnishings and unique personal objects like books, art and travel souvenirs.

Constança and her husband are currently painting all of the walls in their home white. She says she loves the way layers of soft furnishings and shades of aqua, grey and red stand out from the white background.

P-Sack – Porcelain Vase

By wapa, $105.


By hairbowswonderworld, $99.

1938 Vintage Penguin Paperback

By bananastrudel, $30.

Vintage Metal Log Carrier

By CopperAndTin, $65.

birch forest – organic wall art

By virtualdesignlab, $80.

Industrial Wire Basket

By calloohcallay, $36.

Hand Forged Iron Fireplace Tools 

By FloridianForge, $100.

old brass fire wood holder

By simplyobjekts, $65.


Vintage Glass Lab Beaker

By havenvintage, $10.

Cherry side or hall table

By julestatum, $500.

Create Your Own Journal

By TheFancyLamb, $22.

Biology Specimen Bottles Set

By gazaboo, $9.50.

snowlight – m

By naochina, $48.

Danish Modern Coffee Table

By andrew908, $100.

Woven Wicker Baskets

By TheOldRedHen, $45.

Mid century modern t.v. stand

By jeremiahcollection, $550.


Set of 3 Beakers

By VintageJunkyStyle, $25.

BUNNY Original water color

By dimdi, $25.

Keep Calm and Carry On Poster

By kreativekoi, $27.

Vintage Greyhound Bus

By luckylittledot, $22.

Brass Ornate Sconces Pair

By greenhearts, $23.

Framed Make Music Not War Print

By liketidalwater, $50.


Large Maple wooden  spoon

By KitchenCarvings, $24.

Crochet Nesting Bowls in Aqua

By reraeshop, $38.

Swedish Stainless Dish

By refugium, $15.

Enamelware Polka Dot Teapot

By WhimsyHouse, $26.

Cream and Blue Cup and Saucer

By WhatsNewOnTheMantel, $4.50.


By violetsandgrace, $28.

bulb kit in upcycled bottle

By bottlecrop, $18.

Handmade Mod cup

By scottjennings, $34.


Dreaming Elephant Teapot Cozy

By factory150, $18.

Cherries and Gingham Bunting

By UrbanMoppets, $30.

Mastermix Hand Mixer

By caffeinequeenie, $10.

Mod Orange Blender

By CathodeBlue, $40.

Blue Polka Dot Handled Cup

By meredithhost, $30.

Polka Dot Full Apron

By prettyinthekitchen, $24.95.

vintage red bundt pan

By stockintrade, $10.25.

Vintage Red Enamel Colander

By whentheylovedorange, $28.


The Falconer – Art Print

By memmori, $20.

Porcelain Polka Dot Teapot

By kristenkswanson, $75.

100 natural wine bottle corks

By petitchateau, $4.50.

Glass Vinegar Bottle

By FlossysTreasures, $24.99.

Sunset Watercolor Painting

By jemsimajes, $70.

Feather Print

By NewDuds, $20.

A self-taught seamstress, Constança also sells her handcrafted accessories and home goods in her Etsy shop, SaidosDaConcha. Check out more photos of Constança’s home on Flickr, and stop by her blog Saídos da Concha where she shares her thoughts and experiences living a simple handmade life.


Looking for more styles and interiors? Check out our video series, There’s No Place Like Here, where creative types show us their unique spaces — infused with their aesthetic and filled with the treasures they collect. Get involved and show us your amazing space in this Flickr pool.

Check out other Get the Look: Home Decor Editions.

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