Not so long ago veneer was regarded as a plastic looking and very dated product, used essentially for cupboards and occasional furniture.
Well, like most things, veneer has come of age and is looking all grown up and rather stylish.
These beautiful lampshades - with handspun glazed pottery bases - are made using a maple veneer and finished with a grossgrain ribbon by Ronda Ruby Ceramics in Chicago. So warm and classy. USD$250 for the pair.
While we're on veneer, I recently aquired a nest of veneer tables from my Nanna and had the talented folk at Retro Modern update them with some laminate and some new age veneer! Here's a before & after:
What do you think??
I have another couple of veneer projects, one complete and one on the go. I'll be sure to report back to continue the veneer cheer!
I'm Stacey and this is a pic of me! I am a Wife, and a Mummy to 2 x little-uns with an un -official title of "House Captain". When I'm not working part-time as a copywriter I spend an inordinate amount of time sourcing, perusing, admiring - and more often than not - purchasing(!!), the perfect item from the online superstore that is the internet. In 2009 I decided that since there are so many ultra talented people out there making clever items by their own hand - and sooo much I'd love to share - then perhaps I'd make a start. My blog became all grown up in Dec 2013, when I established an online shop to sell some of these "finds". I hope my tastes appeal to you too.