Thursday, 2 April 2009

Otto Retro in Exeter......



On Tuesday I went here...... Otto Retro



If you live locally & love retro furniture do pay them a visit..... it's fantastic!!!

I've tried not to go because I knew what would happen & I was right!!! I fell in love with everything but I find it expensive. I went 3 weeks ago & saw this.....






I've been looking for one of these since I moved to the new house 3 years ago...I thought it would look great in the porch but now the porch is full!!!!


At £10 I didn't buy it but then spent the next 3 weeks thinking about it so I ran down before going to Brownies. I then had to get it home on the bus....... lots of people were looking at me & I was hoping they were thinking....'wow look at that fantastic plant stand'......however I think they were thinking.....'OMG look at that old piece of tat'!!!!


Now I need to find some plants to go on it..... I'm thinking of getting some nice fakes....what do you think??? Also need to find a home for it......look at those awful wires..LOL!!!



This is what I brought the first time.......






He's a nut cracker...... they had them in Sainsbury's at Christmas & I had it on my Christmas list but didn't get one. They were really cheap which is why they sold out...... this was on sale for £10!!! I managed to knock her down to £6 but I still think it was expensive.


Hope you're all having a good week.





6 comments:

  1. I have not been there yet..but it is on my list of things to do!!

    ;-)

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  2. I can't wait to see your plant stand blooming!

    Victoria xx

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  3. Hello hun!
    Fab finds!

    the wirrel is so cute!
    xxxx

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  4. Hiya!


    The first day I took it out I was scared...I'm so used to bashing my bags about, cos they machine wash or can be wiped down....LOL!
    I'll have to be more elegant with this one!

    xxxx

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  5. ooh, will have to check this place out. Thanks for the link!

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  6. Wow that looks fantastic!! find more Retro Furniture from Casamodern.

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