Tuesday, 24 June 2014

The story of Swhaili baskets and 10 ways to use them.

Don't you just love these baskets?


 They are too cool not to have... and there is a feel-good story behind them to boot.
 Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for nearly 20 years. Founded by an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development and a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse continents. When you buy a Swahili product, you help build strong communities in Africa from the grassroots level. Swahili is a member of the Fair Trade Federation.

10 ways to use a basket in your home

For newspapers and magazines.
For potted plants.

For fresh fruits and veg from the market.

For blankets.

For fireplace logs.
For hand towels and soaps.
For fresh bath towels beside the bathtub.
For herbs and seasalts and spatulas.

By the stairs as a catch-all.

For wools, knitting needles and twine.
For unique decoration on your walls.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Summer Clearance

Scroll down to see great savings on furniture for your cottage or home! 
 Updated on July 31. 2014.

Glass and metal etagere in brass finish Now $699 was $1350

Wing chair in bird and branches fabric NOW $595 was $1542

Navajo inspired chair by Lee Industries NOW $599 was $1461

Wesley hall chair with navy trim on skirt NOW $595 was $2112

Tufted chair for makeup table or desk chair NOW $339 was $1230

Harden chair on castors NOW $595 was $1755

Lee chair in grey fabric NOW $795 was $1962
Kai end table NOW $369 was $562

Semplance chest NOW $1095 was $1647

Verve black tie cabinet NOW $2999 was $4452

Ziva cabinet NOW $1095 was $1647

 Copper top side table NOW $295 was $492

Glass and chrome side table NOW $139 was $250


Monaco side table NOW $229 was $362

Oval glass top table NOW $499 was $900

Bamboo side table NOW $295 was $449

 Deserte side table / night table ( solid wood by Durham Furniture) NOW $495 was $900


Marseille side table NOW $395 was $675


Gemma laquer red Spot table NOW $299 was $555


Concrete and iron table NOW $ 395 was $627


Vintage cocktail table by Ion design NOW $359 was $999


Hekman nesting tables NOW $395 was $850

Hekman round table NOW $295 was $663

Hooker Kenmar round table ( antique silver finish) NOW $329 was $885
Scarborough house Rosewood sideboard NOW $2995 was $4675
 Artistica wide screen credenza NOW $1195 was $1977


First come first serve on all sale items. 
sales @rousseaus.ca