Three Ikea nesting tables

The Ikea nesting tables are now completely restored. Each piece was cleaned and the tops sanded and waxed. The grain has been revealed and is now a key feature. The new colour is fresh and clean and prefect for a contemporary interior. The three together make an ideal piece of flexible living room furniture. And they…

New lease of life for Ikea nesting tables

These Ikea tables have lived in my sister’s living room for over a decade. They have provided for plants, ornaments, coffee mugs and books alike and the dark surfaces suited the ’90s interior. But now they need a little lifting. After a good sanding the surface has revealed a lovely warm grain . With a touch…

1950s Kitchen Chairs in Bermondsey

White and Yellow Kitchen chairs Dumped in the trash outside a renovation in Bermondsey, along with period cabinets sadly in a sorry state, these 1950s kitchen chairs have been given a smart clean look with white gloss paint. The original yellow vinyl seat covers have been cleaned and, although ones sports a cigarette burn, they are un-cracked and fresh-looking. Many…

Cane Bedroom Chair Unearthed in East Sheen

Bedroom Chair – East Sheen Rescued in East Sheen (and then strapped to a rucksack and shuttled home on the back of a bike!), this short-legged mid-century bedroom chair with sheet cane seat and back, has been stripped in the past and spent a goodly amount of time in a warm interior. The wood was thirsty…

Who We Are

Lost & Found London takes delight in searching London’s second hand stores, junk shops, and doorsteps, for unwanted, unloved, unrealized objects, with the potential to become beautiful once again. Rescue, recycle, restore – our mantra. On this site you will find the stories of some of our best finds – where we founds them, what we…