The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the evenings are wonderfully light – it must be British summertime! Here at Scaramanga, we love our vintage and retro homewares, but they don’t have to stay inside. In honour of the beginning of the warmer weather, we’ve got together our five top homewares that can spend the summer outside with you.
Vintage Wooden Folding Chairs, £47.50
One of the best things about summer is being able to pick up your plate, and eat outside in the warm early evening sunshine. Whether you’re planning a family feast or a lingering lunch, our vintage wooden folding chairs, £47.50 are the ideal accessory to go with your garden table. Available in a choice of three colours, and with a unique distressed finish, these chairs will add a retro touch to any patio, decking or lawn.
Vintage Wooden Trays, £37.50
Transporting drinks and food outside from the kitchen to your garden has just got so much easier, you’ll love these Scaramanga vintage trays, £37.50, we have them in a variety of colours – A much better option than a plastic tray. Use them for anything, from stands for pots, trays for drinks, small table for the kids toys, the possibilities are endless – these old shabby chic teak tray tables are ideal home to garden accessory.
Indian Metal Fire Bowl, £95
We love to have centre piece to gather round, whether that be you outdoor dining table or one of new in fire bowls. It may be summer but when outside in the UK, we need a some source of warmth, our collection of original Kadai fire bowls includes this mini metal kadai fire bowl, £95 are the answer. Each is made from an old traditional Indian cooking pot called a kadai. Originally these large pots were used for communal cooking across India and can still be seen used for wedding parties. It may be summer but when outside in the UK, we need a some source of heat.
Colourful Doors, £400
Are you fed up with the standard garden decor? Do you want your garden to have a really unique style? Instead of heading to your local garden centre for standard outdoor decor, think outside the box and use our original colourful doors, £400 to add some interest to your outside space. A true conversation piece you know none of your friends will have.
Handwoven Jute Rug, £195
Whether you’re planning a picnic on the grass, or constructing a den with the kids, this handwoven jute rug, £195 will be one outdoor accessory you’ll be glad to have. With various sizes and shapes available, we have a style for everyone. Hardwearing, yet still soft to touch these are the perfect addition to your garden, bringing an extension of your home to the outside.
Vintage Bench, £550
Once the flowers have been planted, and friends and family have been fed, the best thing to do in your garden is relax. Forget cheap plastic, throwaway sun loungers, and instead opt for our beautiful vintage blue bench, £550 – constructed from super strong teak wood, it’ll last a lot longer than the modern alternatives and will look a whole lot better on your lawn. This stunning bench is over 70 years old and will only look better as the years go on.