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Life Story, Edinburgh  ~~Closed 21-26 April~~ In Wallpaper & Cereal Guides Featured in Elle Decoration 2018 Open Wed-Sun By @susandoherty__

So I mentioned I would do some shopping posts in the few days I am away - next up introducing the Ellsworth earrings with a little discount for you. Just recently launched, these statement earrings are the business believe me, they are the *perfect* shape and size👌🏻 Inspired by artist Ellsworth Kelly, they are made from birch wood and brushed brass with sterling silver backs. The second image gives a bit of context/scale and you can read a bit more by clicking the shopping icon on the image 🖤 #statementearrings .
#wolfandmoon #shoppableinstagram #lifestoryedin #brassjewellery #jewellery

These beautiful timers. Another shopable post too. I sometimes use mine for timing things that I don’t want to use my phone timer for, like meditation, taking breaks and counting to 10 before reacting 😝 I’ve had lots of great conversations with customers about how introducing a non-phone or gadget time keeper helps them in every day life. No bleeping or artificial light, just sand flowing effortlessly. So good for trying to be more mindful of our activities in this mad world. Restocked today - the blue one is new 💎 - and available to buy now through this post 👆🏻and I’ll have it winging its way to you tomorrow! (Carefully wrapped in lots of protective wrap - recycled from incoming orders wherever possible👌🏻) #clickandcollect #shoppable
#haydesign #lifestoryedin
Is shopable a word? Shoppable? Shop-able? 🤔
#interior #instahome #storetraits #homedecor #interior4all #decoration #interiores #homestyle #interiorstyling #archilovers #interior123 #myhome #interiordecor #homedesign #finahem #livingroom #nordiskehjem #shopkeepers #igersedinburgh #thisisedinburgh #shopstagram #ihavethisthingwithshops #ig_scot #iphoneography #iphoneonly #iphonesia

One day of not raining and I’m straight onto the palm tree vibe 🌴 😉
Introducing @fermlivingkids and the Palm cushion (good friends with the Monstera leaf cushion as seen instore 🖤) Here’s a bit of info but check out the link in the image for more: it uses the loop knitting technique that makes the motifs three-dimensional and finished with brass metallic zip detailing and a canvas back. Absolutely for the big kids too. I want one. 🏝🏝🏝
#fermliving #kidscollection #lifestoryedin #monsteraleaf #fermkids #palmtree #loopknitting #loopknit

How happy are we all to have a bit of sun after that 10 month winter 😝😝😝☀️☀️☀️
📷 @wearetrouva
#edinburgh #shopsofinstagram #designingabusiness #storetraits #onegirlband

GIVEAWAY!! I’m delighted to team up with local maker Natalie J Wood in this amazing giveaway. Natalie is a ceramic designer/maker and we’ve been working together since I started sourcing artists at Life Story. Natalie's work is slip cast parian porcelain from plaster moulds she makes herself in her Edinburgh studio 🙏🏻 She believes in simple objects and clean forms that are both decorative and functional. Ditto!
We are giving away a full Detsu set of tableware here - a carafe, cup, hexagonal plate and low pourer.
To be in with a chance of winning this beautiful selection
1. Like this post and its equivalent on @nataliejwooddesigns
2. In the comments, tag a design loving friend or two (enter as often as you like and on both accounts if you like)
3. Follow @lifestoryedin and @nataliejwooddesigns *Giveaway is for UK residents only and ends on Sunday 22nd April at 10pm. The winner will be chosen at random and announced by 24th April. Good luck!
*This giveaway is not endorsed, sponsored or administered by Instagram. By entering, entrants confirm they are 18years of age or over, release Instagram of all responsibility and are adhering to Instagram's Terms of Use *Giveaway is one Detsu carafe, one low pourer, one plate and one cup all in grey and is for UK residents only
Feel free to REPOST in stories or on your grid tagging us to spread the love 💕
#giveaway #lifestoryedin #nataliejwood #edinburgh #competition #ukgiveaway #scandinavianstyle #lifestylestore #competition

◾️Folks, couple of things, going to be taking a little break soon so the bricks and mortar store will be closed for a short time (21-22nd April definitely, maybe longer)
◾️So as not to leave you high and dry, the wee break will be timed with - DRUMROLL - the launch 🚀 of instagram shopping for Life Story ⚡️⚡️⚡️yay yay yay
◾️Shopping posts will be popping up while I’m away, all with special offers
◾️Here’s a taster. First up, the Oval Resin Earrings from @aweatheredpenny which I just got in yesterday - already been super popular and I have only a few sets now. They are all 10% off for you IGers, first come first served. (Edinburgh folk, an option is to pick up in store)
◾️Full product details when you click through 💋More earrings from this range online too ◾️Also, that giveaway where you voted for something for your home as the prize... coming up shortly too 👏🏻
📸 @aweatheredpenny
#statementearrings #tortoiseshell #edinburgh #lifestoryedin #earrings #costumejewellery

Beautiful arrangement by @anderson_carly making me want to light some candles and not leave the house again until it’s warm outside! 🖤 #merakicandles #edinburgh #lifestoryedin #shelfiestyling #stilllife #edinburgh #shadowhunters

Neighbourhood, Day 3 #myshoplife2018
📍London St, ever confused with Broughton Street which it backs right onto fair enough, and on the roundabout ops @mansfieldtraquair, our little corner is home to such lovely neighbours as @the_ox_edinburgh (roast Sunday lunch and Guinness) @moletamunro (furniture and lighting to die for) @casaangelina42 (vegan cakes and lots more) amongst others👌🏻
Photo by @haarkon_ from stories 🔍 (thank you so much for visiting 🌱 go look at their gorgeous feed folks 👀)
#ihavethisthingwithfacades #storetraits #edinburghstory #theshopkeepers #apartmenttherapy #interiorinspo #wearetrouva #thisisedinburgh #myshoplife #storesofinstagram #shoplife #doortraits #archigram #facades #shoptheworld #sharingaworldofshops #storefrontcollective @storefrontcollective

Styling & photography by the clever @notem_studio - in love with these planners and notebooks designed in Copenhagen 📚 all online and instore plus on Life Story’s page on @wearetrouva 👌🏻#stationeryaddict #notemstudio #lifestoryedin

When the timing of your new 💇🏻‍♀️ fits almost exactly with the #myshoplife2018 day theme ‘introducing The Proprietor’🤣🤣 That’s me! I’m Susan and my day to day is everything from product sourcing, curation, visual merchandising, strategy, social media, barista, floor mopping and all the rest that falls in between. The self employed life is challenging and rewarding and I love it. Up until 2 weeks ago I was running Life Story (estd 2014) alongside its big sister business Hula Juice Bar 🌺🌴my first business (estd 2007) and which I’ve sold on to new owners in order to focus on Life Story 🎉 As I brought about this big change so recently (not my hair, the selling of the business, but tbf the subsequent haircut was pretty dramatic too 😂), it’s def going to take me a while to adjust to the ‘new normal’ 🙃and you know what I’m more than ok with that, relishing the moment!! #2018imreadyforyou #myshoplife2018 @pencilmeinshop 👋🏻 #lifestoryedin #selfemployedlife #myshoplife #lifestylestore #scandistyle #alwaysevolving #entrepreneurs #retailtherapy #theshopkeepers

I’m quite taken by these new hooks that I finally unboxed today. Pretty delighted I ordered them because I think you’ll love them. The large one is Agate Moss set in brass and the smaller one White Marble in brass. I can see a row of these holding up bags, accessories or jewellery, or of course as coat hooks, drawer or cupboard door hooks. More to come too. Cardboard box backdrop, models own 😏📦 And look, the evening sun streaming in ☀️#semipreciousstones #brassaccents #homewares #stylingideas #danishdesign #scandinavianstyle

Have you seen this vase in my stories today? Each season we have a vase that becomes the go-to vase and they always share these characteristics: simple, beautiful (with or without flowers) and suitable for many occasions. I think this is the one for 2018. It’s so beautiful, made of glass but with a rough external texture that looks ‘mossy’ is tactile and feels organic in nature. Satisfying the glass and natural vibes all in one beautiful form. Greenish grey with a gold centre 💕 Comes boxed. Online now #linkinbio #housedoctor #scandistyle #objectsofdesire #stilllife #shelflife #lifestoryedin #earthvase #lifestylestore

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