Keen to transform your home into a 40s haven? Here are 10 must-have home buys to help you create the perfect forties look!
1. Newgate: Metro Wall Clock
We’ve lusted after this red clock, £55 from John Lewis, for a while now and it always makes us think of romantic meetings at train stations, which is no bad thing to be reminded of, even if you’re just sitting at home.
2. Bakelite-Style Phone
Many people don’t even use their home phone anymore but with this beauty, £79.95 from the Original Gift Company, you’ll want to make old-style phone calls again or just admire it whilst you chat on your mobile.
3. Classic Clothes Airer
Get your drying clothes up and out of the way with this nifty and authentic-looking clothes dryer, available from Pulley Maid, with prices starting at £35.99.
4. White Wood Towel Rail
This wooden towel rail, £26.95 from Victorian Plumbing, is great for drying your smalls, displaying fabric or laying your clothes out for the next day (if you’re very organised!).
5. Traditional Slipper Bath
Imagine slipping into this lovely roll-top bath, £304.99 from Bath Empire, at the end of a long day. It would look great with black and white floor tiles.
6. Nostalgic Tea Towel – Dig For Victory
You could brighten up the washing up with this 40s tea towel, £5.47 from Past Perfect, but if you think it’s too good for that, you could frame it to decorate your walls.
7. Southwold Chair
This cosy chair will add an elegant vintage-style charm to your living room. It’s available from Next with prices starting at £175 and you can choose from a range of prints and fabrics.