We all love that perfect find for our homes. And when it's a beautifully crafted vintage or antique piece, we get something that's both truly one of a kind, and has a positive impact on our planet by up-cycling.
The great thing, is that there are many ways to indulge in such pieces without breaking the bank.
Here's some great, affordable, vintage finds that are perfect as a gift to self or someone you love—especially with Mother's Day coming up.
Bring in a bowl
With so many ways to use them, these hand-carved wooden Masala bowls
from India are the ultimate for all sorts of treasures, features, bits and bobs.
Light it up
Bright and Beautiful
Add an elegant touch of colour with these antique Chinese jugs
that feature a rich green glaze. From kitchen to dining, from bathroom to bedside.
Antique glazed pots
These gorgeous glazed pots
are antique wine vessels from the Shanxi region of China. Each one displays hand-styled, and so unique, scalloped markings.
Serve or showcase
Make a statement even when serving. These artisan-carved, round, footed trays
are a great serving piece. Or as a stand to showcase a treasure or even a candle.
Lasting paper mache
Beautifully constructed, layer upon layer, these vintage bowls
were made of paper, and used to store rice. Some painted, some with frills, and each unique.
Step it up
These aged Chinese elm mini stools
are each full of character and history. They're perfect for bathrooms, kitchens, kids rooms or as display shelves.
You'll find these, and other such affordable vintage treasures at Watertiger.com.au
just in time for Mother's Day—or maybe a very deserving gift to self.