If you head to your local shopping centre, the chances are you will come across the same old stuff. You don’t want your bathroom to look the same as everyone else’s do you? If you want a bathroom full of accessories with character and a story to tell, then it’s time to change how you source bits and bobs to put in your bathroom.
Here’s some places where you can get some really cool and unusual stuff
for your bathroom.
Car Boot Sales
Yes, you heard us. There might be an awful lot of junk at car boot sales, but amongst the rubble, if you search enough, you will find a few hidden gems. People sell some really old and antique stuff at car boot sales, which means they are great places to pick up some vintage bathroom accessories
and things you won’t find anywhere in the shops
Don’t turn your nose up at charity shops, as the things some people don’t want can be quite surprising. Head to some charity shops in an affluent area and you will be amazed at what you can find. The bigger charity shops often have lots of kitchen and bathroom accessories which will definitely appeal to those going for the vintage look.
Not only do craft fairs offer you the chance to purchase homemade crafts
which have been made with love, but you can also pick up some tools to help make your own bathroom accessories. Help out people running small independent businesses and collect some truly unique bits for your bathroom.
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Book tickets to trade shows and you may not find the most unique products, but you will be able to get some high tech gadgets
and see new products before anyone else. Watch product demonstrations, shop until you drop and pick up a few free samples. For example Home and Gift
which will take place in July 2017.
If you like handmade stuff and creative designs
, then you love what Etsy has to offer. It’s a website where people can sell their own creations, and you can get some really unusual and cool staff for your bathroom. Check out their home and bathroom
section for a wonderful selection of quirky bathroom decor.
On Your Travels
There’s no better time to find really unusual stuff than when you are travelling the world. Not only can you buy stuff for your bathroom that will stand out, but it will remind you of fond memories and experiences. Head to market stalls, little boutique shops and places that sell local arts and crafts.
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Independent Local Shops
Instead of shopping at big brand shops like Next and Ikea, visit local independent stores. They won’t have a big stock of the same products, will often sell stuff made by local people
and have lots of unique accessories to choose from.