Posted on Jan 20, 2014 in Commercial, Projects, Retail

Welcome to my first blog of 2014!

I wanted to start the year off with a wonderful shoot I did just before Christmas at one of my favourite shops.  I have seen people’s eyes light up at the mention of RE in Corbridge, because it is a truly remarkable place to visit. For those who haven’t been there before, you can pretty much guarantee that they will be raving about it when they have discovered its delights. I know few shops that stock such a unique and eclectic collection of gifts and products for the home, and where you can literally spend hours browsing the imaginatively-designed aisles.

From soft furnishings to rustic metal letters; baskets of string to colourful candle cakes; retro stationery and posters to gorgeous chandeliers; natural soaps to funky tea-light holders; kitchen and tableware, old maps, beautiful ribbons, wooden postcards, skull-painted mugs, colander lights, ahhh, I feel like I’m breaking out into The Sound of Music’s favourite things song again!

Who would have guessed such treasures would be hidden down a small passageway next to the petrol station in Corbridge?

Photographing all of these wonderful objets was a very indulgent and fun opportunity for me, so thank you to Jenny and Simon for letting me spend three hours in your shop, purring from behind my camera!

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Lots of ideas for making things for the home

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RE is awash with colour

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From the quirky to the slightly macabre to the religious relics, RE stands out for it’s individualism

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Retro stationery, rusty shapes, colourful ribbons, scented soaps – lots of lovely gifts to choose from


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You can lose yourself in these aisles

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I always feel happy when I come home with one of these paper bags…

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Tucked away down a passageway next to the garage in Corbridge, the hidden delights of RE can be found