Lovely creations with bold and beautiful colors! While no scientific explanation is required for being drawn to bold clothing choices and colorful home accessories, that doesn’t mean there isn’t one. One print I really like is called the Speed Bird print, which I have in a couple of notebooks. I’m quite petite, so I thought I should learn how to sew so I could alter my own clothes. Manima, who … And for more Black-owned businesses on Etsy, you can check out their dedicated page here. Read on to discover Natalie’s worldly influences, her creative process, and the reason why she loves making lampshades—then shop the collection. Amaaazzzing work! African prints were originally an invention of the Dutch from the days of colonization. "I created Bespoke Binny because I truly believe 'home is where the heart is' and having a home that is a reflection of you is essential to your well-being," she notes on her Etsy page. Photo by Bespoke Binny. Love all the patterns and colours, congrats on the feature and good luck with your shop! Each Etsy seller helps contribute to a global marketplace of creative goods. A cognitive behavioral therapist by trade, Natalie’s inspiration to create was driven in part by her personal experiences growing up surrounded by bright, lively African prints—an expression of her Ghanaian heritage. 120 talking about this. Learn more. Soap Sista, Amanda Preske from CircuitBreakerLabs said 3 years ago, I visited Ghana (all along the coast and up to Kumasi) and couldn't take in enough of the gorgeous country and people. Inject a dash of colour into your home with the kitchen range from Bespoke Binny, all made with beautiful African-inspired patterns, with the aprons lined with thick cotton twill and the mitts suitably filled with heat resistant wadding. Monica from ThreeBarDGifts said 3 years ago. Follow Bespoke Binny on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Rada Danilovic from RadArtaDesign said 3 years ago. Bespoke Binny / Etsy Why it's great: Scrolling through this shop is a feast for the eyes with stunning fabric designs used in a variety of ways. A lot of manufacturers in Holland still make them, and they’re also made in parts of Africa. Bespoke Binny sells homemade African-inspired lampshades, placemats, pillows, bedding, aprons, oven gloves and more. BLACK FRIDAY DEAL: Modern Resin Candle Holder Pair. Saying no will not stop you from seeing Etsy ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive. Studio Nom. Like it very much! You guessed it: blue. What a great story! They’re my favorite African prints to use. Happy Cyber Monday! One Stop Steampunk Shoppe from OneStopSteamShoppe said 3 years ago, Wow! Love it all :) :). GH's Senior Home Editor has had her eyes on the striking patterned African-inspired lampshades that Natalie Manima carries in her Etsy shop, Bespoke Binny. The owner of the Etsy shop in London has “built an eclectic homeware brand rooted in African expression.” Receive 15% off your first order by signing up for Bespoke Binny’s mailing list here. Love your shop! This is beautiful fabric and just beautiful stuff, very nice! Congrats on your lovely feature! But I’ve always been into home stuff—I love watching renovation shows on TV. Lovely work! These technologies are used for things like interest based Etsy ads. Love the designs...The lampshade is awesome! Great! In our Featured Shop series, we shine a light on a standout shop from Etsy’s talented seller community, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at their process and story. Congrats on your feature. I’m going to get on my soapbox now—I think they get seen as something seasonal, for summer, or something tribal, in terms of fashion. Relly from RelsFindsNapaValley said 3 years ago. Growing up, her Ghanian heritage surrounded her with a myriad of vibrant African … I absolutely love your shop! Hema Rao from BEADEDNECKLACESHOPPE said 3 years ago, Priscilla from Gardenmis said 3 years ago, Gorgeous shop! Beautiful works. “I see it as my duty to let people know that an African print is not just a pretty fabric, but something for people to use every day.” Based on her four years of robust sales and ever-growing international customer base, we’d say she’s succeeding. By supporting BespokeBinny, you’re supporting a small business, and, in turn, Etsy! Cheers to much continued success. We all need our moods boosted daily-thanks for your creations to help us achieve the boost! Very beautiful line of art!! You've already signed up for some newsletters, but you haven't confirmed your address. Bespoke Binny is a UK-based, Black-owned Etsy shop established in 2013 that specializes in African-inspired lampshades, pillows, aprons, and fashion… Congrats on the feature. Earthy art prints. So bright and colorful. Bespoke Binny / Etsy Why it's great: Scrolling through this shop is a feast for the eyes with stunning fabric designs used in a variety of ways. Amy Gunderson from amysfunkyfibers said 3 years ago. Well you're in luck, because here they come. I'm so happy to see that you're using it in such a beautiful way :), ronda Tedder from simplethymeprims said 3 years ago. Lamp shades, throw pillows, aprons and oven mitts are the stars of this London-based home goods e-comm shop. The store offers vibrant lampshades, oven mitts, pillows, tablecloths, and other home goods. Etsy/Bespoke Binny 2. Etsy Etsy has a curated ... Or, opt for the Bespoke Binny aprons from our 2020 gift guide, which are 25-percent off right now. Sometimes, how I create is specific to the product. Nicole from KarmaCodeOne said 3 years ago. Beautiful creations, Natalie. But people can use these prints every day. ClassicMemories from ClassicMemories said 3 years ago. People were really receptive to the products, so I thought I could create a line of home goods using African prints. Susan Palomino from CricketnWillow said 3 years ago. BESPOKE BINNY offers high quality and modern African print homeware. This product was designed by Bespoke Binny … Pamela Brue from PBStitches said 3 years ago. Anna from FairyToysWorld said 3 years ago, Mary Robertson from MaggiesInn said 3 years ago. I try to get them in Ghana. We've sent you an email to confirm your subscription. We do this with marketing and advertising partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). Lena's Wicker Furniture from WickerHandmade said 3 years ago. I love mud cloth. Then a few of my colleagues saw what I’d made and said I should try selling them. Binny is actually a nickname that comes from my middle name Obenewa, which is one of my Ghanaian names. So I’ll look on Pinterest, or I’ll go to a homewares shop or a stationery shop. elle and belle Forster from elleandbellejewelry said 3 years ago. Congrats on a swell feature!!! But these prints are for everyday! Feel good homeware and lifestyle products rooted in the beauty of African expression. Beautiful colors! : ), Rachel Bingaman from BingArt said 3 years ago, Vibrant colors! Well you're in luck, because here they come. At Etsy, we pride ourselves on our global community of sellers. It’s not just a sales pitch. You can also find coin purses, passport holders, and wallets in their online selection. I love the white display shelves the way you have them set up. Image: Etsy/xnstudio. Fast worldwide shipping from UK Congrats in the future. Congratulations on the feature! Our lampshades can give any room a new lease of life, or tie together an existing colour palette in your living room, dining room, bedroom or hallway. Now, I would say it’s a close race between the oven gloves, the cushion covers, and aprons. The most common bespoke binny material is cotton. Jennifer and Gary Pierce from LoftAtticEarth said 3 years ago, Great creative, innovative items! Looks like you already have an account! “I believe being around brightness, and having bright things in your home, really does lift your mood,” says Natalie Manima, the London-based founder of vibrant handmade home goods line Bespoke Binny. Each Etsy seller helps contribute to a global marketplace of creative goods. The birth child of Natalie Manima, Bespoke Binny's products range from Pillows, Lampshades, Aprons, Oven gloves, table runners and card holders. And congratulations are in order! By supporting BespokeBinny, you’re supporting a small business, and, in turn, Etsy! Just beautiful! renee and gerardo from GTDesigns said 3 years ago. Shop African print pillows, cushions, aprons and more. 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