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1940’s Writing Bureau from Out of the Dark

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In need of somewhere to file your household paperwork? Forget filing cabinets and invest in this upcycled 1940's Writing Bureau from Out of the Dark.

Out of the Dark is a social enterprise project which works with disadvantaged young people to revitalise donated second-hand furniture, giving them the opportunity to learn both practical and project management skills.

The writing bureau has been given a new lease of life with a coat of black paint and contrasting handles on the drawers. It measures 75cm (l) x 43cm (w) x 106cm (h) so would fit a narrow alcove.

The bureau costs £400 and is available from bouf.com here.

Categories / Food and Drink

Pintie Milk bottle milk jug by Whosglass

Milk jug
We've featured various ways of re-using old milk bottles in the past, from vases to light shades. These Pintie Milk bottle milk jugs from Whosglass offer a use that's a bit closer to their original function. 

These bottles have been hand-manipulated and made into jugs. They retain their original decoration, so feature charming retro advertising like the one for Kellogg's cornflakes shown in the image above. Other bottles for sale feature adverts for Ready Break, as well as various tea and hot chocolate brands. 

The jugs cost £19.95.

Buy it from Brighton Pod