Looking to zhuzh up your space this winter? Barnardo’s has you covered

New homewares can be expensive. That is no secret, just take a trip to your local department store and you can practically hear your bank account cry. And the process in which they are produced is far from wholesome, with there being a good chance of harmful chemicals being emitted, raising their carbon footprint significantly. But don’t worry folks, Barnardo’s has the affordable, trendy and sustainable answer.

Launching in all 710 stores across the UK on 9th February 2019, Barnardo’s will be delivering the big interior style trends of 2019 in the form of their own in-store Homeware Edit. From conversation starting statement pieces to quirky vintage accessories, this winter Barnardo’s is claiming to be THE place to find genuine Retro, Vintage and Boho gems at affordable prices.

Alongside the Homeware Edit, Barnardo’s is also launching a booklet that aims to teach and inspire, showing some quick and easy ways to accessorize rooms while also giving a handful of handy hints and tips on how to truly make a space YOUR space.

“Our Homeware Edit celebrates the fantastic range of quality and unique homeware in our shops,” Says Barnardo’s Chief Executive, Javed Khan. “Choosing pre-loved furniture and accessories is an affordable and sustainable way to personalize your home.” 

Window at Barnardo’s, Marylebone. Yellow and pink pineapples (£3 each), Rotary phone (£5.00); Storage Baskets (Small £4.00, Large £8.00); Yellow leather pouffe (£12.00; Chair (£12.00), Fuzzy cushion (£25.00); Candle holders (£1.50) each, Radio (£6.00), wooden coasteers (£2.50 for four); pink/grey vase (£2.00); white/grey vase (£2.50); Cactus light (£4.50); Lightbulb lamp (£6.99).

Sustainability is tipped to be the biggest style trend of 2019 and perhaps thanks in part to Marie Kondo, there’s never been a better time to head down to Barnardo’s charity shops and pick up a bargain or two, but only if it gives you joy, right?

And of course, the Barnardo’s Homeware Edit is not just for big talking pieces; Need a few more plates, a mixing bowl, water jug or something equally as practical? You can be sure to find whatever your looking for in one of the 750 stores located nationwide.

Buying pre-loved homewares, whether it be from a friend or through the like of EBay, is a sustainable and affordable way to zhuzh up any space. But buy from Banardo’s direct and you will be supporting the work of helping vulnerable children, young people, carers and families in the UK , while helping to save the planet at the same time!

Last year 301,100 children, young people, parents and carers were supported by Barnardo’s through more than 1,000 services across the UK, such as young carers, care leavers, foster carers and adoptive parents, training and skills or parenting classes.

To find your local Barnardo’s store go to https://www.barnardos.org.uk/shop/shop-search.htm and to find out how you can get involved visit www.barnardos.org.uk

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